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    Audi’s AID subsidiary to partner with Luminar on LiDAR for autonomous vehicles, aims for 2021 deployment

    2018-12-21T12:37:00Z

    Image: Luminar Audi’s AID (Autonomous Intelligent Driving) subsidiary, formed in 2017 to supply autonomous technologies to the Volkswagen Group brands, will leverage LiDAR technology from Luminar for its first on-road deployments of autonomous vehicles in 2021. It will source forward-facing high-fidelity and long-range LiDAR from Luminar, which ...

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    Bosch announces autonomous electric shuttle, series of connected services

    2018-12-19T17:02:00Z

    Image: Bosch Bosch will display a driverless electric shuttle at CES 2019 in Las Vegas next month, to be offered fully-integrated with a full suite of hardware, software and related digital services. The concept shuttle, whose outer shell is constructed of display screens and glass, effectively comes ...

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    EV start-up Rivian reveals R1T truck and R1S SUV, connected and with self-driving capabilities; BMW hides its tech in iNEXT

    2018-11-28T18:08:00Z

    Image: Rivian Californian electric vehicle start-up Rivian Automotive, founded 2009, has hit the headlines this week with the unveiling of two tough-looking, load-carrying, active-outdoors models: the R1T, a five-seater pick-up truck , and the R1S, a seven-seater SUV [pictured]. These are both to be built in ...

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    Volvo Cars and Luminar demonstrate LiDAR for autonomy in LA

    2018-11-28T17:25:00Z

    Image: Volvo Cars Volvo Cars is showing no actual cars at the Los Angeles auto show (now known as Automobility LA) this week – it has instead elected to “demonstrate its vision” for the future of mobility – but it is exhibiting the LiDAR sensor and perception ...

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    Veniam and Denso to collaborate on connected vehicle software

    2018-11-21T16:02:00Z

    Image: Veniam Veniam, a young provider of networking software for connected vehicles and mobility systems, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Japan’s long-established Denso. The planned joint project will explore the integration of Veniam’s intelligent data networking features into Denso’s communication management systems: this will, says ...

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    Ericsson 5G tech on trial in Einride T-pod autonomous truck

    2018-11-13T13:09:00Z

    Image: DB Schenker A collaboration between Ericsson, Telia and Einride is trialling an autonomous transport ecosystem at a DB Schenker logistics facility in Jönköping, Sweden. This marks the first commercial application of Einride’s autonomous electric transportation (AET) technology in its T-pod driverless vehicle, which will operate continuously ...

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    Renault Alliance invests in Transit mobility app, WeRide.ai for Level 4 AVs

    2018-11-06T15:53:00Z

    Image: Transit Alliance Ventures, the venture capital division of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, has made two new strategic investments. Its latest is in Transit, a multi-modal transport app firm based in Montreal, Canada, which has produced an app functional in over 175 metropolitan areas around the world. ...

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    Volkswagen announces self-driving MaaS venture in Israel, joins Baidu Apollo consortium in China; Volvo also to collaborate with Baidu

    2018-11-02T16:23:00Z

    Image: Volkswagen Volkswagen Group is to establish a self-driving Mobility as a Service (MaaS) venture in Israel with partners Mobileye and Champion Motors. It will provide a fleet of electric vehicles for the New Mobility in Israel operation; Mobileye will provide its Level 4 AV hardware, map ...

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    BMW Group signs up with KPIT and TTTech for autonomous software partnerships

    2018-10-26T14:16:16Z

    Image: BMW BMW Group has signed up KPIT and TTTech as software partners in its autonomous driving programme. The collaboration will involve the development of a scalable autonomous driving platform and functions at autonomous driving Levels 3 and 4/5 (Highway Pilot and Urban Pilot). KPIT is a global cross-industry ...

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    Toyota forms mobility JV with SoftBank; Honda and Ford announce more mobility and autonomous collaborations

    2018-10-04T16:58:39Z

    Image: Toyota Toyota Motor Corporation and SoftBank Corporation are to establish a joint venture company, MONET Technologies Corporation, by the end of the 2018-19 fiscal year. The aim is to create new mobility services, co-ordinating Toyota’s connected-vehicles Mobility Services Platform (MSPF) and SoftBank’s IoT platform, which collects and analyses ...

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    NVIDIA opens Drive Constellation platform, launches DevKit

    2018-09-14T14:23:41Z

    Image: NVIDIA NVIDIA has opened up its Drive Constellation simulation platform to partners for virtual testing and validation of autonomous driving hardware and software. Partners are invited to integrate their world models, vehicle models and traffic scenarios to create real-world representations of unpredictable and complex environments, which will in ...

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    BYD launches open-source platform, ‘developer version’ of AV model

    2018-09-10T07:00:14Z

    Image: BYD BYD has launched an open-source platform it calls ‘D++’ and a ‘developer version’ of its Qin Pro, claimed to be the world’s first autonomous car open to third-party developers. It announced these at its worldwide developer conference in Shenzhen, China, attended by representatives from companies including Baidu, ...

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    Perceptive Automata joins Renovo AWare ecosystem

    2018-09-05T08:00:57Z

    Image: Perceptive Automata The latest partner to join the Renovo AWare ecosystem, Perceptive Automata adds its expertise in human behaviour prediction software to the AWare OS for automated vehicles. The young company claims to have developed algorithms “understanding the human mind”, giving vehicles “the ability to anticipate what people ...

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    Hyundai Autron calls on Wind River for safety-critical IoT software

    2018-09-05T08:00:05Z

    Image: Hyundai Autron Hyundai Autron has selected Wind River of Alameda, California, to collaborate on safety-critical IoT software for autonomous vehicles. Intellectual property from both companies will be used to create a platform to integrate features such as advanced sensing, ethernet-based communication, and artificial intelligence applications. Wind River describes ...

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    Jaguar Land Rover autonomous pods ‘see’ through virtual eyes

    2018-08-28T14:02:30Z

    Image: Jaguar Land Rover Jaguar Land Rover is working with cognitive psychologists to study how pedestrians prepare to cross a road, and how they might safely interact with an autonomous vehicle. In this part of the Autodrive project supported by the UK government, autonomous pods are running on a ...

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    Toyota ties up with Uber, plans to invest $500 million

    2018-08-28T13:34:46Z

    Image: Toyota Toyota Motor Corporation and Uber Technologies are expanding their partnership, with Uber to deploy purpose-built Toyota vehicles on its fleet. Toyota is also investing $500 million in the ride-hailing firm, subject to regulatory approval. The collaboration aims to advance, commercialize and scale up technologies for autonomous ride-sharing. ...

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    Renovo and HERE form partnership for open interfaces

    2018-08-14T08:36:46Z

    Image: HERE Technologies/Renovo Auto Mobility software company Renovo and mapping and location services specialist HERE Technologies have formed a partnership to develop and deploy open interfaces for automated vehicles. For highly and fully automated vehicles, these will have open standards for interoperability and data exchange across the transportation ecosystem. ...

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    Luxoft buys Objective Software GmbH, specialists in autonomous and connected mobility

    2018-08-13T09:36:23Z

    Image: Objective Software Luxoft, a global IT service provider based in Zug, Switzerland, has acquired Objective Software GmbH, a 20-year-old consultancy with its headquarters in Munich, Germany plus offices in Turin, Italy; Luxembourg; and Wroclaw, Poland. Objective specializes in software development for the automotive industry, with a focus on ...

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    Daimler restructures for Project Future, prepares for more partnerships

    2018-07-26T14:36:12Z

    Image: Daimler AG Daimler AG is restructuring its business divisions in a strategy which will see the reassignment of over 700 subsidiaries in over 60 countries. This is described as a move making the Daimler Group “fit for the future” and, according to supervisory board chairman Manfred Bischoff, positions ...

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    Bosch outlines predictive road conditions product

    2018-07-26T13:22:36Z

    Image: Bosch Bosch has developed a cloud-enabled predictive road conditions technology for automated and connected vehicles, incorporating weather data from Finnish firm Foreca. This will alert drivers to hazards including wet roads, snow and ice before a critical situation occurs, warning them to take back the wheel from a ...