Leading firms pressure the EU to back connected car standard
Companies including the likes of BMW, Daimler, Ericsson, and Deutsche Telekom are pressuring the EU to back a connected car standard.
The companies want the European Commission to put its weight behind the C-V2X (Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything) standard instead of the WiFi-based alternative ITS-G5.
By adopting C-V2X, the companies believe Europe will be in a better position to speed up the rollout of 5G networks.
In a letter addressed to EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and other commissioners, the...