South China Morning Post
Why 5G is an essential part of China’s road map for autonomous driving
When Chinese autonomous driving start-up WeRide conducted a remote driving test using 4G wireless networks two years ago, the results were underwhelming: the top speed reached within safety parameters was only 5km per hour.
There is everything that goes into self-driving cars, but there is also what exists outside of them. Here the team at SCMP looks at the importance of 5G to autonomous vehicle startups in China.