Based on preliminary information, the report says the NHTSA currently estimates the V2V equipment and supporting communications functions (including a security management system) would cost approximately $341 to $350 per vehicle in 2020.
The cost could decrease to approximately $209 to $227 by 2058, as manufacturers gain experience producing this equipment.
Estimated costs for the security management system range from $1 to $6 per vehicle, rising over time to support an increasing number of vehicles with V2V technologies. The communications costs range from $3 to $13 per vehicle.
The report says that estimates are not expected to change significantly with the inclusion of V2V-based safety applications, since the applications themselves are software, and their costs are negligible.
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