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Propulsion

Volvo Touts Safety Tweaks for Its EV Platform

Volvo Car Corp. claims the upcoming all-electric variant of its XC40 compact crossover will be one of the safest vehicles the company has ever built.   The vehicle, which is Volvo’s first full EV, will be unveiled next month.

Autonomous Vehicles

Geely Chooses Zenuity for Autonomous-Car Software

China’s Geely Auto Group has selected Sweden’s Zenuity AB as its preferred supplier of software for driver-assist and autonomous vehicle software.

Autonomous Vehicles

Nvidia Touts Supercomputer for Autonomous Vehicle Development

Nvidia Corp. says its new DGX SuperPOD processing system’s 9.4 petaflops of processing power can speed the development of self-driving car systems.

Design

Sweden Opens AI Innovation Center

Sweden’s Innovation Agency has opened a technical center in Gothenburg that will focus on developing artificial intelligence, deep learning technologies and related applications.

Mobility

Volvo Gets Okay to Test Autonomous Cars on Swedish Roads

Sweden’s transport agency has granted permission to the Volvo Car Group to test self-driving-vehicle systems on public highways in Sweden.

Autonomous Vehicles

Volvo, Nvidia Ink Deal for Automated Vehicle Processors

Nvidia Corp. has agreed to supply its latest Drive AGX Xavier autonomous vehicle technology to Volvo Car Corp.

Business

Lidar Takes Flight

The advent of advanced driver-assist systems and autonomous vehicles opens the door for several new technologies and the suppliers developing them.

Mobility

GM, Waymo Race to the Lead in Autonomous Vehicle Rankings

Navigant Consulting Inc.’s latest autonomous vehicle report ranks General Motors and Google’s Waymo unit in a “dead heat” when it comes to leadership in developing and deploying self-driving cars.

Mobility

Autoliv, MIT Partner on Deep-Learning Research

Sweden’s Autoliv Inc. is launching a two-year research program with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s AgeLab to develop a prototype semi-autonomous vehicle system with “human-centered” artificial intelligence.

Interiors & Electronics

Adient, Autoliv Team Up on Self-Driving Car Interiors

Adient plc and Autoliv Inc. are collaborating on seating and other interior systems for autonomous vehicles.

AI

Nvidia Inks Deep Learning Development Deals with Volvo and VW

California chipmaker Nvidia Corp. has signed separate agreements with Volvo Car Group and Volkswagen AG to develop “deep learning” artificial intelligence systems for autonomous vehicle technologies.

Business

Volvo, Autoliv Ramp Up JV

Volvo Car Corp. and Autoliv Inc. on Tuesday officially launched their newly formed Zenuity joint venture company.

Intelligent Transportation

Study Ranks Ford and GM as Autonomous Vehicle Leaders

Navigant Consulting Inc.’s latest autonomous vehicle report says Ford and General Motors are leading the way when it comes to developing and deploying automated vehicle technologies.

Mobility

Volvo, Autoliv Finalize Autonomous Tech JV

Volvo Car Corp. and Autoliv Inc. have finalized their agreement to jointly develop software for autonomous driving and driver assistance systems (ADAS). The 50:50 venture will be called Zenuity and based in Gothenburg, Sweden.