Savari’s Technology, Fuelling, and Xerox VPDS Demonstrations at the University of Michigan’s Grand Opening of MCity

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Savari, an affiliate member of MCity, is pleased to announce the use of its V2X products in the demonstrations at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor starting July 20, 2015. MCity is slated to be the largest test site for connected and automated vehicles in the world.

'We were able to utilize Savari’s DSRC enabled technology to provide a seamless way to notify the drivers regarding the approval status from the infrastructure.' - Joe Averkamp, Xerox

The Mobility Transformation Center has participation from large automotive OEM and Tier I suppliers in addition to infrastructure providers, insurance companies and technology providers. The key charter is to implement a connected and automated mobility system on the streets of Southeastern Michigan by 2021. As a way of providing a test bed for consumer behavior and explore market opportunities in the near future, MCity is expected to deploy V2X solutions in more than 20,000 cars, trucks and buses across Southeastern Michigan. Savari’s V2X products are being utilized in key demonstrations in collaboration with Xerox. 

Xerox has launched their Vehicle Passenger Detection System™, a HOV/HOT lane compliancy detection system that uses Xerox video analytics to determine whether a vehicle is HOV/HOT compliant or not. “We were able to utilize Savari’s DSRC enabled technology to provide a seamless way to notify the drivers regarding the approval status from the infrastructure. We see the ability to support in-vehicle signage as a potentially high-value use of DSRC,” said Joe Averkamp, senior director, technology, policy, and strategy for Xerox transportation.

About Savari 
Savari is mobilizing Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) with a complete range of cost-effective hardware and software solutions that enable V2X based connectivity. Savari conducts extensive research in the V2X domain and is actively involved in creating various centers of excellence at top University Transportation Centers (UTC) for various applications ranging from safety to mobility. Savari V2I solutions are used in numerous ITS test beds and model deployments and is a preferred vendor for the US DOT. Savari is working closely with automotive OEMs to integrate V2V solutions into their Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). They maintain close partnerships with tier-1 suppliers, UTCs, traffic controller companies, system integrators, and semiconductor chipset vendors. For more information, visit

About Xerox
Since the invention of Xerography more than 75 years ago, the people of Xerox (NYSE:XRX) have helped businesses simplify the way work gets done. Today, we are the global leader in business process and document management, helping organizations of any size be more efficient so they can focus on their real business. Headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., more than 140,000 Xerox employees serve clients in 160 countries, providing business services, printing equipment and software for commercial and government organizations. Learn more at

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