DINPAS consortium paves way for fully autonomous systems with ‘globally available, highly accurate’ positioning

Thalwil, Switzerland. 20 January 2022 – Autonomous vehicles, machines, drones, and other automated systems rely on sensors to accurately locate themselves in their environments. While autonomous systems primarily rely on absolute position data for navigation, future applications will also use it to share sensor data with other systems and the infrastructure. Moreover, accurate absolute positioning

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HHI Group and ABS to collaborate on real-life trials of autonomous ship technologies

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. 9 Jan 2022 – Avikus, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Group’s subsidiary specialising in autonomous navigation technologies for ships, partners with the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) to collaborate on real-life trials of autonomous ship technologies.

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HERE powers Scania trucks connected navigation solution

3 January 2022 – HERE Technologies, the location data and technology platform, announced that Scania, a provider of transport solutions, has chosen HERE to power its next generation infotainment platform.

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TuSimple to operate driver out, fully autonomous semi-truck on open public roads

San Diego. 29 Dec, 2021 – TuSimple, a global autonomous driving technology company, successfully completed the fully autonomous semi-truck run on open public roads without a human in the vehicle and without human intervention.

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Waymo and Zeekr to collaborate on all-electric, fully autonomous ride-hailing vehicle

Hangzhou , China and San Francisco, Calif. 28 Dec 2021- Geely Holding Group‘s electric brand, Zeekr, will collaborate with Waymo on the development of a new pure electric vehicle for deployment in the Waymo One autonomous ride-hailing fleet in the United States.

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RoboSense reached partnership with Horizon Robotics

Shenzhen, China – RoboSense announced a strategic partnership with Horizon Robotics, a global provider of edge AI computing platforms. The two partners will mobilise their respective technological capacity and mass production experience to roll out in-depth cooperation focusing on advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), autonomous driving, robotics, new intelligent transportation infrastructure and other applications.

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Darwin and Telefónica Tech collaborate on cybersecurity of connected autonomous vehicles

Madrid. 22 December 2021 – Communications R&D company Darwin Innovation Group and Telefonica Tech, Telefonica’s digital business unit, have signed a strategic agreement to develop a security solution for connected autonomous vehicles (CAV) with technology that combines satellite and terrestrial channels to achieve greater coverage.

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IVECO and Plus announce autonomous trucking pilot in Europe and China

London, UK and Cupertino, CA, USA. 20 December 2021 — IVECO, the commercial vehicles brand of CNH Industrial, joined Plus (formerly Plus.ai), a global provider of self-driving truck technology, as their European partner for the launch of a pilot in Europe and China, to begin the validation and integration of Plus’s autonomous trucking technology with

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Samsung begins production of comprehensive automotive memory solutions

Samsung Electronics, the provider of advanced memory technology, unveiled an extensive lineup of cutting-edge automotive memory solutions designed for next-generation autonomous electric vehicles.

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GPR appoints former Daimler Trucks president and CEO Roger Nielsen to advisory board

Somerville, Mass. 16 December 2021 – GPR, the provider of Ground Positioning Radar for precise vehicle localisation, announced Roger Nielsen, former president and CEO of Daimler Trucks North America, has joined the company’s advisory board.

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Seegrid partners with Applied Intuition for AMR simulations

Seegrid Corporation, the provider of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) for material handling, and Applied Intuition, a simulation and software tools provider for autonomous vehicle development, announced an agreement to collaborate on creating 3D virtual warehouses, factories, and distribution centres in support of accelerating advancements in autonomous technology for the material handling industry.

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Pony.ai begins autonomous driving public road testing in Shenzhen

Pony.ai, a global autonomous driving technology company, announced it has received a permit to conduct road tests in Shenzhen.

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Plus selects Aeva 4D LiDAR for the volume production of autonomous trucks

Plus (formerly Plus.ai), a global provider of self-driving truck technology, has selected Aeva, a provider of next-generation sensing and perception systems, to supply automotive grade long-range 4D LiDAR for the production of driver-in and fully autonomous trucks powered by the PlusDrive system.

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ZF takes 5% stake in Oxbotica as it deploys autonomous passenger shuttles in major cities

ZF is expanding its expertise in the future field of autonomous driving in line with ZF’s “Next Generation Mobility” strategy. To this end, ZF has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Oxbotica, a global provider of autonomous vehicle software, to develop a Level 4 self-driving system which will initially be deployed in passenger shuttles in

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Alibaba’s self-driving robots deliver more than 1 million orders

Alibaba DAMO Academy, a global research initiative set up by Alibaba Group, reports that the last-mile logistics vehicle “Xiaomanlv”, developed by its autonomous driving lab, has delivered over one million shipment orders as of September 2021.

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Long-term self-driving transport service launches north of the Arctic Circle

In February 2022 two custom-built, fully electric Toyota Proaces will hit the roads of the city of Bodo in Northern Norway. The service will be driven on public roads in mixed traffic, along a 3,6-kilometre long route in the city centre and support the public transportation system.

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