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..
The 5G Automotive Association (5GAA), Audi, Ford and Qualcomm Technologies have demonstrated Cellular Vehicle-To-Everything (C-V2X) real-time direct communications. This will be compatible with future 5G cellular technology, is said to promise benefits for road safety, automated driving and traffic efficiency, and could be ready for industry deployment by 2020. The showcase in Washington DC, involving Read More..
The annual CES exhibition, the first major consumer electronics exhibition of the year, officially starts in Las Vegas on January 5. But press events already beginÂ on January 3, when electric-vehicle startup Faraday Future and several other companies plan toÂ announce new-product unveilings. CES, the world’s biggest technology, has in recent years featured a growing automotive presence, Read More..
NXP will test test Trillium’s SecureCAR cybersecurity software in its next-generation microcontroller platform, as the chipmaker steps up its efforts to buildÂ embedded technology that can withstand cyber attacks. NXP said Trillium’s software complements its own hardware and expands its position in automotive cybersecurity. For Trillium, a Japanese software company founded in 2014, the joint test 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..
Daimler said it has joined forces with Qualcomm Technologies to explore wireless electric-vehicle charging. In the first phase of the new cooperation, the maker of Mercedes-Benz cars and trucks will work with Qualcomm to improve 3G and 4G connectivity inside the car and investigate wireless charging possibilities. Qualcomm is a wireless technology specialist with a Read More..
Volvo Cars is confident that cordless electric-vehicle charging has a “promising” future. The Sweden-based premium car group said results from a research project in which it participated showed that the technology can help make EV charging simpler, easier and more efficient. “Inductive charging has great potential,” Lennart Stegland, vice president, electric propulsion system at Volvo, Read More..
Renault will join forces with Qualcomm in a London trial of the US company’s wireless electric vehicle charging technology. The two companies said the purpose of the trial will be to see whether Qualcomm’s Halo technology is commercially viable and can be used in electric vehicles built by Renault and other carmakers. The French automotive Read More..