Toyota Research Institute (TRI) will introduce the TRI-P4 automated
driving test vehicle at CES 2019. The P4 is based on the all-new
fifth-generation Lexus LS flagship sedan and will be used in TRI’s
two-track Guardian and Chauffeur automated driving system development.
SafeRide Technologies, an automotive cybersecurity company, announced the launch of vXRay, a behavioural profiling and anomaly detection technology for connected vehicles’ Security Operation Centres (SOC).
- The event will include 2 co-located conferences and a shared exhibition looking at all the key topics surrounding connected and autonomous vehicle (CAVs), Electric Vehicles (EVs), Energy/Battery and Infrastructure technology and how this fits into a new future for mobility. - The event is being organised by Angel Business Communications in partnership with Coventry University and WMG/University of Warwick and has already attracted an array of leading international experts.
At the upcoming CES trade show, Nissan will unveil its future vision for a vehicle that helps drivers “see the invisible” by merging both real and virtual worlds, creating the ultimate connected-car experience.
The world’s second-largest mobility supplier Denso and Dellfer, a
cybersecurity company, have entered into a Joint Development Agreement
(JDA) to bring ZeroDayGuard 1.0, a cyber security product to market for
the automotive industry.
Cruise and DoorDash announced that they are partnering to pilot food and
grocery delivery by Cruise’s autonomous vehicles through the DoorDash
platform. The testing program will begin in early 2019 with an initial
focus on the San Francisco market.
Delphi Technologies PLC, an advanced automotive propulsion solutions provider, announced a collaboration with TomTom, a leader in navigation, traffic and map products. The two companies will collaborate on electronic and software applications designed to further optimise vehicle fuel efficiency and emissions through the use of real-time mapping data.
XenomatiX, provider of true solid-state LiDAR technology and AGC, a creator of multi-functional automotive glazing technology, partner together to build the next generation of integrated LiDAR sensors for ADAS and autonomous driving
Xevo Inc., a provider of connected car software and smart automotive user experiences, announced that its SmartDeviceLink (SDL) smartphone-and-vehicle-linking technology has become available in entry head unit models as an embedded solution in Toyota vehicles in Japan in early December.
Unity Technologies, creator of a widely used real-time 3D development
platform, announced a collaboration with Baidu Inc., China’s leading
Internet Giant, to develop a real-time simulation product that creates
virtual environments allowing developers to test autonomous vehicles in
simulated real-world situations.
Nuance Communications, Inc., introduced new innovation in its Dragon Drive platform that transforms it into a conversational, humanised mobility assistant that will be core to the digital, button-free car of the future.
Chinese carmaker Great Wall Motor launched the second EV model under its new NEV brand, ORA, at the in Beijing. The subsidised price of the new model, ORA R1, ranges from RMB59,800 to RMB77,800 ($8,680 to $11,293).
Cohda Wireless has been announced as a key partner in the largest C-ITS
(Cooperative Intelligent Transport System) trial in Australia to date.
The Ipswich Connected Vehicle Pilot, being delivered by the Queensland
Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) will involve around 500
public and fleet vehicles which will be retro-fitted with Cohda
Wireless’s On-Board Unit (OBU).
Innoviz Technologies, a provider of high-performance, solid-state LiDAR sensors and perception software, announced a host of milestones it has achieved including expansion into four new countries, enhanced manufacturing abilities, significant personnel growth and more, aligning with the company’s mission to provide LiDAR solutions that are available and affordable at a massive scale.
HAAS Alert, a Chicago-based startup building the real-time roadway hazard streaming data service, and Zenuity, a Sweden-based ADAS and automated driving (AD) software company, announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership to enhance their respective automotive product offerings.
With the hand-over of the first fully electric Freightliner eM2, Daimler Trucks has started day to day-operation testing of heavy-duty and medium-duty e-trucks in the United States. On December 20th, 2018, Daimler’s subsidiary Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) handed over the first medium-duty Freightliner eM2 to US customer Penske Truck Leasing Corporation in Los Angeles.