Cohda Wireless has won a grant from the Australian Government to develop an electronic traffic management system that will allow car-to-car communication.

The system, by Austrialian firm Cohda Wireless, will use roadside radio receivers to monitor wireless signals from vehicles to provide real-time data on road and traffic conditions, according to

The company expects the project to begin with field trials in the US and Europe in six months.

The $453,353 grant comes from the government’s Climate Ready programme, which aims to fund green projects.