Autonomous Vehicles

Velodyne partners with UMS for autonomous vehicle testing in South Korea

Velodyne is partnering with Unmanned Solution (UMS) of South Korea to integrate its advanced LiDAR sensors into UMS’ autonomous technology development program. UMS’ autonomous program...

Volvo to sell ‘tens of thousands’ of autonomous vehicles to Uber

Volvo has signed a non-exclusive framework agreement with Uber, to sell 'tens of thousands' of autonomous driving compatible base vehicles between 2019 and 2021,...

Insitu inks remotely piloted aircraft services contract with QGC

Insitu,  a wholly-owned subsidiary of Boeing, has announced a contract with QGC, to leverage Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems.

Renovo, Velodyne ink LiDAR partnership

Renovo, Velodyne partnering to include Velodyne LiDAR as the preferred sensor provider for AWare powered highly automated vehicles.

AutoNation signs vehicle maintenance deal with Waymo

Automotive retailer AutoNation has partnered with Waymo, the self-driving technology company from the Alphabet stable, in a multi-year agreement to support its autonomous vehicle program. AutoNation...

Toyota creates “Connected Technologies” team under CIO Zack Hicks

Toyota is forming a new group in US focused on user experiences and new technologies for its Toyota and Lexus vehicles. The newly formed...

EY launches blockchain-based mobility platform

EY has launched Tesseract, a mobility platform for blockchain technology. The platform can facilitate fractional vehicle ownership, shared use and seamless multimodal transport, says...

ANSI launches unmanned aircraft systems standardization collaborative

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has announced the launch of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems Standardization Collaborative (UASSC), with a kick-off meeting scheduled for...

Fiat Chrysler joins BMW, Intel, Mobileye to build driverless cars

Fiat Chrysler is joining BMW, Intel and Mobileye to build driverless cars. The companies have signed a memorandum of understanding on autonomous driving, which...

Oryx raises $50 million

Israeli automotive LiDAR company Oryx has raised a $50 million Series B funding round. Third Point Ventures and WRV led the rinvestment, which was...

Baidu to use Microsoft cloud for self-driving cars outside of China

The self-driving car alliance formed by Chinese Internet search giant Baidu will be using Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform. As a member of the Apollo alliance,...

Nvidia, Baidu ink artificial intelligence partnership

Nvidia and Baidu have inked a broad partnership on artificial intelligence technology, for cloud computing, self-driving vehicles and AI home assistants. The announcement was...

Autoliv to develop, market LiDAR sensors with Velodyne

Automotive safety systems company Autoliv has signed an agreement with Velodyne, where the company will develop auto-grade LiDAR sensors using Velodyne's 3D software technology and...

Swift Navigation raises $34M

San Francisco-based Swift Navigation, a company working on GPS positioning technology for autonomous vehicles, raised a $34 million Series B financing round. The investment...

Drive.ai raises $50 million

Drive.ai, a company founded by former lab mates out of Stanford University’s Artificial Intelligence Lab, and working on creating AI software for autonomous vehicles,...