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London autonomous vehicles testbed to use O2 5G Connectivity

O2 has signed an agreement to provide 5G connectivity for the testing of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) in the Smart Mobility Living Lab (SMLL) in London. The government backed connected and autonomous vehicles testbed, based in the Royal Borough of Greenwich and Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, has been created to further test self-driving vehicles […]

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EU to vote on technology standard for autonomous cars

The European Parliment Transport and Tourism Committee are getting ready to vote on an act that would make WiFi technology the standard for autonomous vehicles as opposed to the alternative approach of using 5G technology. Concerns have been raised that a move back to a WiFi-based approach would hinder future 5G technology, as the systems […]

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China’s leading autonomous driving company, Momenta, receives new funding of over $1 billion

Momenta, the autonomous driving company, has recently announced that it has secured a new round of funding from strategic investors and government funds at a valuation of over $1 billion. Existing investors NIO Capital and Pagoda Investment increased their investments. Strategic investors included Tencent, China Merchants Group, CCB International, and government funds from Shanghai and […]

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Sweden Unveils World’s Most Advanced Testing Facility For Autonomous Vehicles

A Swedish government owned company has unveiled the AstaZero 5G proving ground, claiming it is the world’s most advanced testing facility for self-driving vehicles. The site is owned and operated by the Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE), a state-owned enterprise, in partnership with the local Charmers University. The facility was originally established in 2014 as […]