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Ericsson, Volvo achieve 5G network vehicular handover over country borders

The AstaZero test track includes a 5G corridor between France, Germany and Luxembourg Ericsson and Volvo Cars have carried a successful test handover of connected cars between two mobile 5G networks in different countries at the AstaZero test track in Sweden, proving that seamless continuity...

NVIDIA unveils next-gen autonomous driving SoC, extends partnership with Volvo

At this year’s GTC, NVIDIA Founder and CEO Jensen Huang announced updates to its system-on-a-chip (SoC) for autonomous driving DRIVE Orin, as well as the unveiling of DRIVE Atlan, an AI-enabled SoC that will be available to automakers for their 2025 models. The SoC integrates...

Ericsson, Telia, Volvo test 5G network for industrial use

  The partners will operate a 5G network at Volvo CE’s research facility in Sweden Ericsson, Volvo Construction Equipment and Telia said they are already operating what they claim is Sweden’s first 5G network for industrial use. Operated with a test license, the 5G network is comprised...

Volvo adding proximity sensors to buses for pedestrian detection

Volvo to launch new sensor-based monitoring system Volvo Buses unveiled the first pedestrian and cyclist detection system for the bus industry. Launching at the IAA in Hannover, Germany, the system will be on Volvo’s European city bus fleet in 2017. “Accidents involving buses and unprotected road-users seldom occur,...

Uber tests self-driving cars amid legislation changes

As self-driving cars are being tested, legislation on autonomous driving is starting to change. But, much remains to be done before driverless cars can become mainstream. It was only a matter of time before Uber brought self-driving cars onto the streets. On Thursday, the ride-hailing company...

IoT-centric, usage-based insurance set to surge

IoT-centric, usage-based insurance is finally coming of age and it is turning the traditional car insurance sector upside down. "Internet of Things" adoption in various vertical markets is set to disrupt traditional industries by introducing new business models. IoT-centric, usage-based insurance, which uses real-time information...

Google and Fiat Chrysler partner on self-driving cars

Google and Fiat Chrysler self-driving car partnership to double Google's self-driving car fleet. Fiat Chrysler Automobile announced it was teaming with Google on self-driving technology. It is the first time Google has worked directly with a car maker to integrate its technology into a passenger vehicle....

The Truck is Leaving the Station, Industrial IoT transforms Distribution and logistics

The impact of platooning on the global economy will be far-reaching and profound The Netherlands was treated to a fleeting glimpse of the future in April. The successful trial of high-tech truck convoys on the motorways of Europe flagged how the Industrial Internet of Things...

IIoT/5G: Volvo to launch UK’s largest autonomous driving trial

Premium car maker Volvo is swinging into high gear with the launch of the UK’s largest autonomous driving trial to date, following similar moves in Sweden and China Volvo Cars is set to launch an autonomous driving trial in the U.K. next year, going under...

Volvo wants deathproof vehicles by 2020

The grand vision of autonomous driving is for intelligent vehicles, coupled with smart infrastructure, to use real time communications to make traffic accidents and congestion a thing of the past. But, given the outlook on development and deployment of these technologies, that future is...

Ericsson, Volvo partner on smart public transit

Real-time traffic and passenger information management systems in development for LatAm market Networking giant Ericsson is partnering with Volvo’s Latin American business unit that sells buses for public transit to bring electronic intelligence to traffic and passenger management systems. Ericsson will develop, deploy, support and maintain...

EMEA: Odd connections on the IoT

Widely hailed as the next digital revolution, the "Internet of Things" means that many objects are now being wirelessly connected to the Internet and to each other. You can tell when a trend really starts to take off when it stretches the limits of...

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