After several years of wrangling, the European Commission approves the 24 GHz frequency for short-range automotive radar in Europe, nearly three years after the U.S. Federal Communications Commission approved the frequency for automobile uses in 2002. The automotive industry beat out the satellite and astronomy industries in a battle over the radar frequencies, allowing car makers such as BMW AG and DaimlerChrysler AG’s Mercedes-Benz to harmonize development and sales of the same ...

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