A collaboration between Ericsson, Telia and Einride is trialling an autonomous transport ecosystem at a DB Schenker logistics facility in Jönköping, Sweden. This marks the first commercial application of Einride’s autonomous electric transportation (AET) technology in its T-pod driverless vehicle, which will operate continuously at the facility. The Einride T-pod will be supervised by a Read More..
Audi is working with Ericsson to explore the application of 5G communication in vehicle production. The two firms have signed a memorandum of understanding, and will run field tests at a technical center at Audi’s ‘Production Lab’ in Gaimersheim, Germany. 5G is said to offer network characteristics that serve the increasingly flexible and complex production Read More..
Two demonstrations have been carried out marking advances in C-V2X (cellular vehicle-to-everything) technology. The ConVex Consortium, a collaboration between Audi, Ducati, Qualcomm, SWARCO and Technical University Kaiserslautern, has shown Europe’s first demonstration of C-V2X communications between motorcycles, vehicles and infrastructure. The ConVex (Connected Vehicle to Everything of Tomorrow) trial in Ingolstadt, Germany, featured Audi Q7 and Read More..
Three German automakers have joined forces with telecommunications and IT companies to accelerate the commercial availability of 5G mobile connectivity. The automakers – Audi, BMW and Daimler – have formed the “5G Automotive Association” together withÂ Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, Nokia and Qualcomm. The group’s aim is to test and promote 5G and agree on standards for Read More..
Volvo Cars has appointed Oedgaerd Andersson to succeed Thomas Mueller as vice president electrics, electronics and chassis. Andersson will start in her new job October 1. Andersson, who worked at telecommunications equipment maker Ericsson for almost 20 years, will bring highly relevant expertise to Volvo, the Swedish premium car group said. â€œHaving been part of Read More..
LAS VEGAS — Volvo Cars and technology company Ericsson are developing intelligent, high-bandwidth streaming capabilities for cars, the Swedish automotive group said. On the eve of the CES consumer electronics show, Volvo said the technology will be important for autonomous cars and will also provide infotainment benefits for drivers and passengers. Autonomous driving, which most Read More..
Ericsson will help Volvo Cars speed up the roll-out of new connected car services, as the Chinese-owned Swedish automaker plans to boost its competitiveness in the global premium car market. Volvo said in a press release it will rely on Ericsson’s Multiservice Delivery Platform to provide cloud-based infotainment, apps and communication services in its upcoming Read More..
Volvo is joining a cross-industry research group that wants to develop a smart on-board concept for controlling measuring and paying for electricity when charging electric-vehicle batteries. The Swedish research initiative, which is called ELVIIS (Electric Vehicle Intelligent Infra Structure), groups Volvo, telecommunications company Ericsson, utility Goeteborg Energi and the Viktoria Institute, a non-profit research facility Read More..