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Welcome to the November 2017 issue of VTS Mobile World—your IEEE Vehicular Technology Society newsletter. This issue contains a report from IEEE VTC2017-Fall, held in Toronto 24–27 September. We will also introduce a member of the VTS Board of Governors members, Fabrice Labeau, who was re-elected for a three-year term 2017–19. Fabrice also reports on one of the most interesting and popular VTS member services: the Distinguished Lecturer program.

This issue of VTS Mobile World include informative technical reports on motor vehicles, connected vehicles, mobile radio, and transportation systems—all major activities of the Society.

As usual, I look forward to receiving your feedback on how we are doing and how we can better serve all VTS members in future.  You can contact me directly by email at a.jamalipour@ieee.orgRead more...

Society
VTS Distinguished Lecturers and Speakers Program
Fabrice Labeau, VP—Membership

One of the largest such programs within IEEE, the VTS DL program provides members all around the world with unique opportunities to get to know experts within VTS’ fields of interest, and to learn about the latest developments. Read more...

Standards
Spectrum Licensing
Edward Au

We look at frequency spectrum and its licensing process. Spectrum together with transmission power constitute the main resources for a telecommunication system. Frequency spectrum is facing shortage due to extensive use of wireless applications, so licensing will be more important in the future. Read more...

From the IEEE VTS Resource Center
Energetic Efficiency of Connected Vehicles • Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Fundamentals

VTS members can enjoy—for FREE—a brand-new webinar brought to you by VTS Executive Vice-President, Alex Wyglinski, as part of our International Summer School on Energetic Efficiency of Connected Vehicles 2017. Go to the VTS Resource Center, and sign in with your IEEE account to view. Read more...

Motor Vehicles
Electric Vehicles and the Smart Power Grid
Christian Wietfeld, TU Dortmund University, Germany

The increased share of electric vehicles, a key element of a future environmentally friendly form of mobility, will challenge the capacity of the power grid. EVs and the Smart Power grid will need to talk to each other to make the E-Mobility (r)evolution work. Read more...

Connected Vehicles
European Cross-Border Experiments on Connected and Automated Driving
Elisabeth Uhlemann

The European ministers acknowledge the importance of cross-border cooperation and the need for CAD to develop in a “learning-by-experience approach.” Read more...

Mobile Radio
5G Technologies
Matthias Pätzold

Pre5G Massive MIMO 2.0 has been launched in China and Japan and is expected to be commercially available on the global market in 2017. Read more...

Transportation Systems
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) Goes Solar
Harvey Glickenstein

SEPTA approves four transport stops for roof-mounted solar panels, marking the company’s biggest solar initiative to date, and one of the largest installations in Philadelphia, PA. Read more...

Conference Report
IEEE VTC2017-Fall, 24–27 September 2017, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Halim Yanikomeroglu, VTC2017-Fall General Chair

This year’s fall edition of VTS’ flagship conference, VTC2017-Fall, was held in downtown of Toronto in September. The conference attracted a large number of attendees for some interesting keynotes from experts in the field, industry panels, and hundreds of technical paper presentations. Read more...

Call for Papers
IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine Special Issue on Next Generation Softwarized Wireless Networks
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