Huawei and Audi Group to Jointly Explore the Future Of Interconnected Car Technology
Huawei today announced a partnership with Audi Group to jointly explore the future of interconnected car technology at the Consumer Electronics Show Asia (CES Asia) 2015. Huawei’s LTE modules provide the new Audi Q7 SUV with the ability to support 2G, 3G and 4G networks, TDD-LTE and FDD-LTE standards. Enabling lightning fast data transfers with download speeds of up to 100Mbps, the partnership provides users with internet-enabled key features for an enhanced driving experience.
Automobiles are set to become the next big devices after smartphones and wearables as communications between cars and urban infrastructure is realized. One industry report says that 90% of cars will have Internet connectivity by 2020 and that this will be a major element in expanding the Internet of Things. In 2014, Huawei was named the official partner for Audi Group for its leading expertise in the telecommunications and interconnected car technology solutions.