ZF Friedrichshafen AG has acquired a 60% share of 2getthere B.V. The
company offers complete automated transport systems and is located in
Utrecht/Netherlands, with offices in San Francisco, Dubai and Singapore.
Molex has joined the Networking for Autonomous Vehicles (NAV) Alliance
to collaborate with other industry leaders in the development and
adoption of next-generation multi-gig Ethernet automotive networking.
Southern California-based automaker Karma Automotive celebrated its
five-year anniversary by continuing major investments in its US
operations and by sharing a glimpse of an all-new 2020 Revero
Kia Motors America (KMA) began a new programme with Amazon to provide
plug-in vehicle customers with easy, one-stop shopping for a home
charger and installation services using the same easy digital Amazon
shopping experience they have come to love.
The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Auto Alliance), a trade
association representing 12 automakers, honoured David Hall, Chief
Executive Officer and Founder of Velodyne Lidar, Inc., as an Autos2050
RoboSense, a provider of LiDAR perception technology solutions, has announced
that it has provided cold-resistant all-weather LiDAR for the world’s
first autonomous driving shuttle bus for all weather conditions, Gacha.
Using the unique sensing technology from Finland's Sensible 4 and the futuristic aesthetic design from Japan's MUJI, the self-driving shuttle bus GACHA has been demonstrated as a working prototype. They are looking for investors to take the business to the next level, and manufacturers to build the buses.
Geotab, a provider of IoT and connected transportation, announced a
strategic partnership with Goupil Industrie, part of the Polaris Group,
to connect the company’s Electric Vehicles (EV) to the Geotab platform.
Nissan Futures in Hong Kong brought forward three mobility trends for
the Asia and Oceania region: cars as energy assets, the human role in
autonomous driving systems and the importance of safety in mobility
Michelin, world leader in tyres and sustainable mobility, and Faurecia,
technology leader in the automotive industry, announced the signing of a
Memorandum of Understanding to create a joint venture bringing together
all of Michelin’s fuel cell related activities – including its
subsidiary Symbio – with those of Faurecia.
Eyesight Technologies, a provider of computer vision solutions,
announced that it has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with
Chinese Tier 1 automotive manufacturer Hefei Zhixin Automotive
Technology (HZAT). The initial deal marks the start of a broader
strategic partnership between the two companies.