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  • Volvo Cars to embed Google Assistant, Google Play Store and Google Maps in next-generation infotainment system

    Volvo Cars and Ericsson sign further five-year deal for Connected Vehicle Cloud


    Image: Volvo Cars The Ericsson Connected Vehicle Cloud (CVC) platform will be provided to Volvo Cars worldwide in a five-year deal which extends the two firms’ existing agreement. This is Ericsson’s largest supply contract for the CVC yet, and will form the basis for Volvo’s provision of ...

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    Ericsson 5G tech on trial in Einride T-pod autonomous truck


    Image: DB Schenker 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 ...

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    Audi and Ericsson prepare 5G for application in automotive production


    Image: Audi 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 ...

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    C-V2X demos incorporate motorcycles, vehicles and infrastructure, communications between carmakers


    Image: 5GAA 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 ...

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    Automakers join forces to develop 5G connectivity


    (Photo: Volkswagen Group) 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 with Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, Nokia and Qualcomm. The group's aim is ...

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    Volvo Cars appoints Ericsson exec to head electronics


    Oedgaerd Andersson (Photo: Lindholmen Science Park) 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 ...

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    CES: Volvo, Ericsson develop "intelligent" media streaming


    Volvo believes that autonomous cars require better connectivity technology (Photo: Volvo) 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 ...


    Ericsson to manage Volvo's connected car ecosystem


    Volvo wants to take a leading position in car connectivity (Photo: Volvo) 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 ...

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    Volvo in smart-charging EV partnership


    Volvo wants drivers to manage EV charging from their smartphone (Photo: Volvo) 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 ...