Einride partners with Ericsson and Telia on 5G

2018-07-20
Einride has partnered with Ericsson over 5G. The partnership begins with the installation of a 5G network (4G radio with 5G core) in collaboration with Telia - a leading telco in the Nordic-Baltic region - at a DB Schenker location in Jönköping, Sweden, where it will provide connectivity for the world's first commercial application of Einride's Einride pod.

"Einride’s driving mission is to lead the sustainable transition of road freight transportation. 5G provides the connectivity and reliability we need to safely introduce the Einride pod on public roads, paving the way for a 90 percent reduction in CO2 emissions and an elimination of NOx emissions" says Robert Falck, CEO, and founder of Einride.

"There is a paradigm shift going on in the transport industry and 5G with its high data speeds and ultra-low latency is powering a new world of autonomous vehicles that takes fleet management to the next level. Einride’s transportation solution, is a perfect example of how 5G can drive cost efficiencies, improve safety and create a sustainable future" says Åsa Tamsons, Senior Vice President and Head of Business Area Technologies & New Businesses, Ericsson.

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Read the full press release here.