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Autonomous Driving LiDAR Tech Innoviz Gets Series B Funding from Delphi and Magna

Autonomous Driving LiDAR Tech Innoviz Gets Series B Funding from Delphi and Magna autonomous vehicle urban mobility

Strategic partners Delphi Automotive and Magna International join new and existing investors to back Innoviz’s groundbreaking solid-state LiDAR technology on heels of strong adoption KFAR SABA, Israel, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Innoviz Technologies, a leading provider of LiDAR sensing solutions designed for the mass commercialization of autonomous vehicles, announced today that it has raised $65 million in Series B funding as its groundbreaking

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Mercedes-Benz Vans Partners Via to Offer Ride-Sharing Shuttle Services in Europe

The joint venture will also partner with public transit operators across Europe, licensing Via’s On-Demand Shuttle Operating System to enable cities to significantly improve urban mobility while reducing congestion without incurring any additional infrastructure costs. STUTTGART, Germany, Sept. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Mercedes-Benz Vans is entering the ride-sharing sector. To this end, the van division of Daimler AG is setting up a joint

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TomTom and Baidu Join Forces to Develop Unified High Definition Maps for Autonomous Driving

TomTom and Baidu Join Forces to Develop Unified High Definition Maps for Autonomous Driving HD autonomous vehicle unified standard

Move to global standard in high definition maps to accelerate future of driving. BEIJING–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Baidu Create AI Developer Conference, Beijing, China – TomTom (TOM2) and Baidu (BIDU) announced today that they have joined forces to develop high definition (HD) maps for autonomous driving. Their collaboration on the development of a global HD map service combines TomTom and Baidu’s expertise in HD

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TomTom Bosch Announces Radar Localisation Map Layer for Autonomous Driving

TomTom Bosch Announces Radar Localisation Map Layer for Autonomous Driving Radar Road Signature

TomTom (TOM2) and Bosch today announced the creation of an HD map with integrated Radar Road Signature layer for the localisation of vehicles in autonomous driving. The Radar Road Signature layer will allow automated vehicles to determine their exact location on a road down to a few centimeters, working in conjunction with the TomTom HD Map.   Bosch Radar Tech

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Mitsubishi Electric Develops Technologies for Automated 3D Mapping

Combination of AI and proprietary Mobile Mapping System could help hasten autonomous driving March 15, 2017 10:10 PM Eastern Daylight Time TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that it has developed technologies for automated mapping and extraction of transitions in mapping landscape based on artificial intelligence (AI) and the company’s own Mobile Mapping System (MMS) for highly precise three-dimensional

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Intel to Acquire Mobileye

Brings together Mobileye’s leading computer vision expertise with Intel’s high- performance computing and connectivity expertise to create automated driving solutions from cloud to car.  Positions Intel to accelerate innovation for automakers and to capture fast-growing market opportunity, estimated to be up to $70 billion by 2030.  Acquisition expected to be accretive to Intel’s non-GAAP EPS and free cash flow immediately.

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Daimler is looking into the Future at the World’s largest Digital Conference in Austin

Daimler AG Chairman will be explaining why maps will lead the way into the data-driven future of individual transportation. Super-accurate location information has the power to unlock the full potential of autonomous, connected, shared and emission-free cars – and a whole new world of services. STUTTGART, Germany, March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Daimler AG and its brands smart, moovel and car2go are guests at the

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TomTom Selected by Volvo Cars to Power Drive Me Programme

TomTom today announced that Volvo Cars Corporation selected TomTom’s HD Map to power the first phase of the Volvo Drive Me programme. Drive Me is Volvo’s groundbreaking research project into autonomous driving wherein real drivers will integrate autonomous driving into their daily lives on public roads. The first group of drivers will be recruited in Gothenburg, Sweden, with further pilot

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TomTom acquires Autonomos, a Berlin-based autonomous driving start-up

AMSTERDAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TomTom (TOM2) announced that it has acquired Autonomos, a Berlin-based autonomous driving start-up. The acquisition strengthens TomTom’s position in autonomous driving. Autonomos has provided Research & Development consultancy services for automated vehicle assistance systems and has built up expertise and technologies in the process, including a full demonstration-level autonomous driving software stack, 3D sensor technology, and digital image processing. The

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CES 2017 – OSVehicle Partners with Groupe Renault to Open Source Twizy EV Hardware Platform

CES – Las Vegas, Jan 5t h 2017 – OSVehicle is part of the four Groupe Renault strategic technology partners – together with ARM, Pilot and Sensoria – that will present new engaging open-innovation and open-source projects at CES this week, illustrating new ways of making mobility as technology meets transportation. With an open-approach to innovation, OSVehicle, Renault and its

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