Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), a collaborative cross-industry effort
developing an open source platform for connected car technologies,
announced seven new members. SAIC Motor has joined as a Silver member,
and German Autolabs, KPIT, MontaVista, OTAinfo, OUTCERT and Ovo
Automotive join as Bronze members.
Robledillo de la Jara is a village with 90 inhabitants located 80
kilometres from Madrid in the mountains surrounding the capital. Its
landscape is made up of oak and pine trees, golden eagles, and of
recently…drones and IoT technology. SEAT, Telefónica, DGT, Ficosa and
Aeorum have rolled out a pilot project featuring a drone and a connected
car that can detect cyclists and obstacles on the road.
To anticipate and support the deep changes in lifestyles and consumption
patterns, Groupe Renault has been involved in new mobility services for
the past four years by developing car services with or without drivers
(Renault MOBILITY, Zity in Madrid, Moov’in.Paris, Marcel) and by making
highly targeted acquisitions and equity investments in various start-ups
specialised in this field (Karhoo, Yuso, Como, iCabbi, Glide).
HERE Technologies, a global leader in mapping and location platform
services, and HYUNDAI MNSOFT, a Hyundai Motor Group subsidiary
specialising in mapping technology responsible for the Hyundai KIA
Motors infotainment system, announced the intention to enter into a
broad global alliance to ensure competitiveness in HD mapping and
In the coming winter, in cooperation with the district of Zollernalb,
Mercedes-Benz will test how safety on wintry roads and the efficiency of
municipal winter services can be improved with car-to-X communication.
Honda R&D Co., Ltd., a research and development subsidiary of Honda,
announced that it has acquired all of the outstanding shares of the
California-based Drivemode, Inc., in order to further strengthen Honda’s
new value creation in the areas of digital and connected mobility
Vitesco Technologies, the former Powertrain division of Continental,
announced it has signed agreements with Groupe PSA and Hyundai to supply
the first fully integrated electric axle drive system for various
Toyota announced that it will supply up to 20 specially-designed “Tokyo
2020 Version” e-Palette vehicles to support athlete mobility at the
Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, where it will provide
automated, loop-line transportation in the Olympic and Paralympic
villages for athletes and related staff.
StradVision, an industry pioneer in vision processing technology for
autonomous vehicles, has announced a partnership with a leading global
Tier 1 supplier to develop custom camera technology for autonomous