GM commits to 5G connectivity in all 2022 Chinese Cadillac models

August 24, 2020
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by Josh Kern
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The announcement also included most models of Buicks and Chevrolet vehicles sold in China for the same model year. The move lines up with China's leadership in rolling out 5G and V2X infrastructure across its country to support connected and autonomous vehicle applications. We've already seen similar announcements in China from OEMs like BMW, while others like Ford have committed to including cellular V2X in all U.S. vehicle models by 2022. While commitments from these automakers are one step toward ubiquitous connectivity in vehicles, the construction of infrastructure will be the bigger barrier. Like Level 4 autonomous vehicles, clients should expect future applications of connected vehicles to first roll out on a city-by-city basis.

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