Luminar introduced the industry’s most advanced LiDAR perception technology that enables safe driver-out-of-the-loop autonomy. This is achieved via deep integration of LiDAR sensing, software and
compute, enabling the industry to transition from isolated component
testing to successful commercialisation for Level 3 and 4 autonomous
applications beginning on highways.
Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., recently launched a
new programme featuring publicly available electric vehicle (EV)
charging stations, rebates for both residential and multifamily charger
installations, and incentives for EV charging during off-peak hours.
SOS LAB, a LiDAR startup for self-driving cars, and ON Semiconductor, a
world-class supplier of semiconductor-based solutions, signed a LiDAR
collaboration memorandum of understanding to advance the development and
commercialisation of LiDAR technology for the automotive and smart
Carnavicom, a South Korean automotive supplier producing an array of
Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) components used in automotive
markets, participated at the CES 2020 for the fourth consecutive year.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced a new venture capital
fund, Goodyear Ventures, with $100 million targeted for new investments
in future mobility solutions over the next 10 years, at the CES 2020.
Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., announced a new
strategic relationship with Ford Motor Company that integrates Garmin’s
world-renowned navigation technology into the recently announced Ford
next-generation SYNC communications and entertainment system.
Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), a cross-industry effort developing an open
source platform for all connected car technologies, announced that the
Subaru Starlink infotainment platform on the all-new 2020 Subaru Outback
and the 2020 Subaru Legacy uses open source software from the AGL
Unified Code Base (UCB) platform.
Oxbotica, global leader in vehicle autonomy, and Navtech, a global radar
solution company, have announced their joint product development of a
radar-based navigation and perception system to be launched in 2020.
BlackBerry Limited announced that it has teamed up with Amazon Web
Services, Inc. (AWS) to demonstrate a connected vehicle software
platform for in-vehicle applications that combines the safety and
security of BlackBerry’s QNX real-time operating system with AWS’
Internet of Things (IoT) Services in the cloud and in the car.
With sales close to $1 billion in 2019 and expected to rise
double-digits this year, Mobileye’s global ambitions in advanced
driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous mobility-as-a-service
(MaaS) came into sharper focus with two agreements announced by the