PAVE study shows that the industry has a long way to go to convince people AVs are the way to go
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Deal increases funding for further development and commercialization of lidar
Velodyne Lidar Inc. says its new Alpha Prime sensor for autonomous vehicles significantly outperforms its previous-generation lidar.
Hyundai Mobis Co. has agreed to work with Velodyne Lidar Inc. to supply lidar systems for Level 3 autonomous vehicles, starting in 2021.
Velodyne Lidar Inc. has accused two Chinese companies of infringing on its patents for rotating 3D sensors used by autonomous vehicles to detect objects around them.
Expanded partnership with lidar startup Luminar paves way
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San Jose, Calif.-based Velodyne Lidar Inc. has hired bankers to evaluate a possible public stock offering as the company prepares to ramp up for mass production, Business Insider reports.
This is where the future of autonomous vehicle engineering is going to come from.
“It speaks a lot of the advantages of having a tremendous amount of vertical integration to allow you to do concurrent engineering.”
Camera giant Nikon Corp., which invested $25 million in Velodyne Lidar Inc. last year, will produce lidar systems for the California-based company through its Sendai Nikon subsidiary in Japan.
The winners of this year’s PACE Awards (Premier Automotive Suppliers’ Contribution to Excellence) for innovation consisted of 13 suppliers from around the world.
Lidar isn’t just to help autonomous vehicles perceive their surroundings.
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One of the advantages that the Toyota Research Institute (TRI) has in its pursuit of developing automated driving technology is that it is part of Toyota.
The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance is making an unspecified investment in WeRide.ai, a Chinese startup company specializing in autonomous vehicle technology.
New research and big plays from Local Motors, Volvo, Mobileye and ZF
The advent of advanced driver-assist systems and autonomous vehicles opens the door for several new technologies and the suppliers developing them.
Silicon Valley-based startup Pony.ai and Guangzhou Automobile Group Co. (GAC) have agreed to develop self-driving technology and other new mobility systems.
Bosch's passive 3D technology; Optimus Ride uses Velodyne’s lidar sensors in its entire fleet of self-driving vehicles; NDIR gas sensors; 3D Systems/Toyota Motorsport developing new 3D printers, materials and software.
Give or take a few degrees, the temperature on the surface of the Sun is 9,940°F.
General Motors Co. captured three of this year’s six Autonomy+Mobility Awards, which are presented by Automotive Design & Production and AutoBeat Daily.
Ford Motor Co.’s Argo AI unit has acquired lidar specialist Princeton Lightwave Inc.
Autoliv Inc. is buying lidar and high-tech camera developer Fotonic i Norden AB.
When you think about technology developments in autonomy, you probably think of companies like Uber or Velodyne or Continental or Delphi.
The new wave of lower-cost lidar sensors being developed for self-driving vehicles may not provide sufficient performance to allow for hands-free driving at highway speeds, reports the MIT Technology Review.