NIO picks Keysight to verify 5G and C-V2X connectivity in EVs

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NIO will be able to emulate and verify hardware-in-the-loop drive test scenarios in a lab environment

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Keysight Technologies has announced that NIO has selected its solutions to verify 5G and cellular vehicle to everything (C-V2X) connectivity, according to a company press release on 29 September. NIO has picked Keysight’s solutions to advance development of premium electric vehicles (EVs) primarily for the mainland Chinese market.

Keysight will help verify 5G and C-V2X designs according to the latest 5G new radio (NR) and C-V2X specifications as defined by 3GPP and other standards organizations. Its solutions will enable NIO to emulate and verify complex hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) drive test scenarios in a lab environment.

“Automakers, such as NIO, are at the forefront of driving next generation technologies in connectivity, autonomous driving and artificial intelligence. We're pleased to support NIO, an innovator in automotive smart connectivity and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), with test solutions that enable the automaker to address the market demand in China and abroad,” said Thomas Goetzl, VP and GM for Keysight's Automotive and Energy Solutions business unit.

Significance: Keysight offers automotive solutions for verifying wireless connections, interoperability, electromagnetic compatibility, cybersecurity and functional safety and has partnerships with vendors of chipsets, sub-assemblies and vehicles, and automotive test houses automotive.

“Keysight enables NIO to confidently verify the performance equipment designed for deployment on board our electric vehicles. Thanks to Keysight's integrated portfolio of test solutions across multiple cellular technologies, NIO can quickly and cost-efficiently deliver EVs that maximize safety for passengers and road users alike,” said Wang Wei, senior manager at NIO.

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