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Kongsberg set to become Norway’s first 5G pilot

A key element for our ability to use new technologies such as autonomous, driverless, vehicles Kongsberg is to become the first town in Norway which Telenor will pilot 5G technology. Autonomous buses, drones, emergency communication and eHealth are just some of the applications which may be trialled. – 5G technology could transform many critical social applications […]

Bringing autonomous transportation into cities

Kongsberg is among 13 partners across 8 countries that are part of a new EU-project called Sohjoa Baltic. The project aim is to bring autonomous transportation into cities around the Baltic Sea. Public transport is not as flexible and accessible as private cars in the Baltic Sea region. The Sohjoa Baltic project works towards increasing the attractiveness of public […]

The Norwegian Minister of Transport and Communications test drove a driverless bus

Autonomous technology is developing faster than anyone could have imagined. “What we thought would happen in 10–15 years is happening now”, says the Norwegian Minister of Transport and Communications, Kjetil Solvik Olsen. In Kongsberg, the Norwegian Minister of Transport and Communications test drove an autonomous bus on a closed test site. Kongsberg will start trials in […]