Category: autonomous driving solutions

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Level 4 vehicle parking system rolled-out

Human Horizons, a leading Chinese smart mobility and autonomous driving research company, announced the rollout of its world-first Level 4 Autonomous Valet Parking (AVP) system on the HiPhi X production vehicle. The launch comes after successful development and testing at the Shanghai research center and marks a milestone in advanced autonomous driving technology research. Human Horizons Founder…
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Self-Driving Tech Is Becoming a Game of Partnerships

BUILDING A SELF-DRIVING car was never going to be easy. But Karl Iagnemma says he didn’t expect it to be this hard. “Vehicles are these massively complex systems, and to [build self-driving cars], we need to integrate them with another very complex system and do it in a way that’s reliable and cost-optimized. It’s really, really hard,”…
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Continental & NVIDIA partner on self driving tech

No self-driving cars are available today, but like it or not, they’re coming. Automakers and supplier companies around the world are hard at work developing the technology that will enable these autonomous machines. Accelerating its own efforts, German firm Continental has set up a new supercomputer specifically for developing advanced driver-assistance technologies. The unit in question is built around…
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Ford expands partnership with Mobileye

Ford is expanding its partnership with Mobileye, the Intel-owned autonomous driving technology business, the companies announced Monday. Ford plans to customize Mobileye’s vision-sensing technology to improve its existing driver-assist features, such as forward collision warning; vehicle, pedestrian and cyclist detection; and lane centering.  The two companies have worked together for years, but this agreement marks…
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Waymo and Lyft Team Up

Waymo, the self-driving unit of Google parent company Alphabet, is teaming up with Lyft to work on bringing autonomous vehicle efforts to market, the New York Times reports. Details on what this partnership entails remain a little fuzzy, but sources told Times reporter Mike Isaac the two companies would be working together on pilot projects and product…
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5G & V2X tests in smart city

LGU+, a South Korean mobile carrier, has partnered with Autonomous a2z, a domestic self-driving technology solution developer, to develop upgraded autonomous vehicle technology and test a newly-developed unmanned driving solution on actual urban roads. LGU+ and Autonomous a2z have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate for joint demonstration in the central city of Sejong,…
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Autonomous bots disinfecting streets

Ouster, Inc., a leading provider of high-resolution lidar sensors for autonomous vehicles, robotics, security, and mapping announced a partnership with Chinese robotics leader iDriverplus for autonomous cleaning and sanitation robots used to safely sanitize and disinfect potentially contaminated sidewalks and public areas. In February, after China entered into a state of emergency due to COVID-19,…
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GM self-driving unit Cruise cuts jobs as pandemic hits sector

Auto giant General Motors (GM), the main shareholder in autonomous car company Cruise, confirmed Friday that the business will cut 160 jobs, or eight percent, of its workforce. “It was a very prudent action,” GM chief Mary Barra told an online conference organized by Bank of America, noting that the layoffs will not involve technical…
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Velodyne Lidar Announces Agreement with EasyMile

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. have announced a three-year agreement with EasyMile, a global leader in driverless technology and smart vehicle solutions. EasyMile uses Velodyne lidar sensors in production of its EZ10 autonomous passenger shuttles that are deployed on public and private roads in more than 30 countries around the world. EasyMile will enhance its EZ10 shuttle…
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Webinar on Autonomous Vehicles – Tues May 12th

Reuters Events Automotive launch their latest webinar ‘The Autonomous Future: HD Mapping, AI, Mobility for All’. Sign up here https://bit.ly/2XRXpOl As an industry, we all want to achieve safer roads through autonomous vehicles and make mobility accessible to all. In order to achieve these goals, we must unite to ensure as an industry we challenge…
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