Nokia will deploy a 5G trial network on FAW’s campus in Changchun, the capital of northeast China’s Jilin province, to support R&D in autonomous driving and connected car applications.
As well as the commercial 5G solution, Nokia will provide security, big data, cloud and 5G slicing technology to accelerate FAW’s digital transformation, according to a company statement.
The Chinese automotive sector is quickly pivoting to electric and autonomous vehicles and FAW, which is China’s oldest and largest automobile company that produces passenger cars, buses and heavy commercial trucks intends to ensure its dominant position by taking a lead in cutting edge digital technologies such as autonomous driving, as well as revolutionizing its manufacturing processes with IIoT and smart manufacturing.
Nokia will provide a trial 5G network based on the Nokia commercial 5G solution. It will also provide security, big data, cloud and 5G slicing technology. Nokia technology will be leveraged by the FAW group as part of its digital transformation. Nokia will provide the end-to-end system integration, helping FAW to implement smart manufacturing with automation solutions such as autonomous AGVs, AR/VR machine vision and AI-enhanced quality inspection.
In addition, Nokia will provide end-to-end system integration, helping FAW to implement smart manufacturing with automation solutions, such as autonomous AGVs, AR/VR machine vision, and AI-enhanced quality inspection.
FAW, together with eight automobile OEMs including Guangzhou Automobile Group and Dongfeng Motor Group, has recently acquired a combined 31.2% in Smart Connection Technology, the Internet of Vehicle unit of China Unicom.