One sure bet for driverless: 5G, being pushed in Europe

Driverless fleets will need to communicate with each other with huge amounts of data every second. That will require 5G technology. European car companies are teaming up with telcos to urge the EU forward:

BMW, Daimler, Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson have urged the European Commission to back a technology for connected cars they belieA technology named C-V2X, which enables cars to communicate via cellular networks to other connected devices, is a better option than a rival wifi-based technology known as ITS-G5, which, despite its name, has no relationship to 5G technology and certainly no evolutionary path toward compatibility with 5G.

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