Russia, China to equip trucks with Glonass and Beidou

Russia and China are currently working on a joint project to develop “a navigation device with Glonass/Beidou support” to equip commercial carriers crossing Russia’s border with China. These plans were aired last week by Alexander Bondarenko, Head of the Glonass International Projects Department, at a conference in Novosibirsk.


“The users will be provided with equal service in China and in Russia. A truck driver will be able to contact tech support, get help on the road, find the closest gas station and use other services supported by the satellite navigation systems,” Russian online portal Sputnik quoted Bondarenko as saying.


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