What is the European Network Exchange (ENX)?
An online 'pipeline' that can be used to securely transmit data as simple as an e-mail and as complicated as technical drawings.
What is ANX?
The US equivalent. Proponents of the two systems want to link them by the end of this year to create a trans-continental exchange.
How do they work?
Suppliers or carmakers pay a monthly sum to use the network. Fees depend on the complexity of information sent over the system.