Tech giants plan push for ‘smart’ driving system in Hong Kong


HKT, the city’s largest telecommunications network operator, and the Hong Kong government’s technology research arm plan to hit the road soon with a clutch of advanced technologies designed to help improve road safety and pave the way for autonomous driving.

“As one of the most connected cities in the world, Hong Kong is an ideal place to pioneer the implementation of a smart mobility system to transform urban transport using cellular-vehicle-to-everything, or C-V2X, technologies,” HKT group managing director Alex Arena said on Wednesday. “We want to go to trial [deployments] as fast as possible.”

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