The American Center for Mobility
The American Center for Mobility near Ypsilanti, Mich., has been selected by the U.S. Dept. of Transportation as one of 10 facilities to validate technologies used in self-driving cars.
Andy Smart, chief technology officer for the site, notes that the 330-acre facility currently under development will have low- and high-speed roads and areas that simulate traffic conditions in urban, commercial, residential and rural areas.
The goal is to give carmakers and other developers a safe off-road environment in which to test and verify autonomous driving features in various conditions before putting them on public roadways, Smart says.
Visteon Corp. is developing DriveCore, an open platform to control and operate autonomous vehicles.
Hyundai Motor Co. is looking for a domestic partner to mass-produce the fold-up Ioniq electric scooter it unveiled at last year’s CES show in Las Vegas, a source tells The Korea Herald.