Savari’s Technology Powering Econolite’s V2X 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 are happy to work with Savari to achieve that goal - Gary Duncan, CTO, Econolite

The Mobility Transformation Centre has participation from large automotive OEM and Tier I suppliers apart from others. 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 utilized in key demonstrations in collaboration with Econolite. 

Savari provides both the StreetWAVE™, the only Road Side Unit to be deployed as part of the UMTRI Safety Pilot and the On-board units. Gary Duncan, CTO, Econolite, says, "We feel that the level of research and the opportunity for collaboration offered through MCity is necessary to reach our goal that the intersections of the future are collision free and safer for all roadway users. We are happy to work with Savari to achieve that goal”.

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 Econolite
Established in 1933, Econolite is a leading provider of comprehensive traffic management solutions, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), and engineering services. Committed to the advancement of connected vehicle and other leading-edge technologies, Econolite’s solutions ease traffic congestion, enhance transit operations, provide safer mobility, and improve quality of life. For more information:

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