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Forbes Honors Plus Startup Again

Forbes Honors Plus Startup Again

For the second year running, Plus has earned a spot on Forbes’ prestigious list of America’s Best Startup Employers in 2024, celebrating the company’s continued excellence and innovation in the autonomous driving sector. This recognition underscores Plus’s commitment to advancing…

Kentucky Resists Autonomous Trucks

Kentucky Resists Autonomous Trucks

In a strong show of unity, Teamsters alongside firefighters, police officers, and elected officials convened at the Kentucky Capitol, voicing opposition against House Bill 7. This contentious bill seeks to authorize driverless trucks within the state, sparking concerns over job…

Forterra: Pioneering Autonomy Innovation

Forterra: Pioneering Autonomy Innovation

Robotic Research Autonomous Industries (RRAI) has officially rebranded as Forterra, marking a significant evolution in its focus towards developing advanced autonomous technologies for both defense and commercial sectors. This strategic shift underscores Forterra’s dedication to leading the charge in ground-based…

AV Bill Seeks Human Operators

AV Bill Seeks Human Operators

In Sacramento, California, Teamsters, state legislators, and labor advocates have rallied together to reintroduce a pivotal bill aimed at integrating human oversight into the operation of autonomous vehicles (AVs). The legislation, Assembly Bill 2286 (AB 2286), mandates the presence of…

STRADVISION's New Chief Business Officer

STRADVISION’s New Chief Business Officer

STRADVISION, a leader in AI-based vision perception technology for the automotive industry, has announced Philip Vidal as its new Chief Business Officer (CBO). Vidal, with a notable background at Motional and Tesla, is set to spearhead the company’s global expansion…

Hesai Fights DoD Designation: Lidar Leader Challenges "Unjust" Military Label

Hesai Fights DoD Designation

Hesai Technology, a leading lidar company, is contesting its inclusion on the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) list of “Chinese Military Companies Operating in the United States.” CEO Yifan “David” Li declared the designation “unjust” and “meritless,” emphasizing Hesai’s exclusive…

Cyngn Enhances Autonomous Vehicle Tech

Cyngn Enhances Autonomous Vehicle Tech

Cyngn Inc., a leader in autonomous vehicle technology, has unveiled its latest innovation: Auto-unhitch capabilities for industrial autonomous vehicles. This groundbreaking feature allows for the automatic detachment of cargo, streamlining the tugging workflow and significantly boosting operational efficiency. The Auto-unhitch…

Autonomous Delivery: Faction and Point One

Autonomous Delivery: Faction and Point One

Point One Navigation teams up with Faction to pioneer in the autonomous delivery sector, promising to make driverless delivery vehicles a common sight by ensuring they are safe, affordable, and profitable. This collaboration is detailed in their latest case study,…

Hesai Refutes U.S. Military List Inclusion

Hesai Refutes U.S. Military List Inclusion

In a recent statement, Hesai Technology, a leading lidar solutions provider, expressed its profound disappointment over being designated as a “Chinese Military Company” by the U.S. Department of Defense. The company firmly asserts that this classification is “unjust, capricious, and…

U-M's ARC Secures $100M Funding

U-M’s ARC Secures $100M Funding

The University of Michigan’s Automotive Research Center (ARC) has recently secured a new five-year agreement worth up to $100 million from the U.S. Army. This deal marks a significant increase in the federal government’s investment in autonomous vehicle technologies, potentially…

Cyngn Integrates Nvidia AI in DriveMod

Cyngn Integrates Nvidia AI in DriveMod

Cyngn Inc., a notable player in autonomous industrial vehicles, has announced a significant shift in its technology strategy. The company, recognized on the Nasdaq as CYN, is set to adopt Nvidia AI computers for its DriveMod autonomous vehicle fleet. This…

Cyngn's 2023 AI Autonomous Vehicle Breakthroughs

Cyngn’s 2023 AI Autonomous Vehicle Breakthroughs

Cyngn Inc., a trailblazer in autonomous vehicle technology, has announced a series of significant achievements in 2023, setting the stage for a transformative year ahead. The company’s focus on commercializing AI-driven autonomous industrial vehicles has yielded impressive results, including strategic…

Kempower Drives Efficiency with Electric Robot Bus

Kempower Drives Efficiency with Electric Robot Bus

Kempower, a leading provider of DC fast-charging solutions for electric vehicles (EVs), has taken a significant step towards a more efficient and sustainable future with the introduction of an electric robot bus. This innovative vehicle will transport goods between Kempower’s…

dSPACE Elevates IAC Racing with SIL

dSPACE Elevates IAC Racing with SIL

dSPACE, a global leader in simulation and validation technology, is enhancing its collaboration with the Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC). This strategic partnership now incorporates exclusive software-in-the-loop (SIL) technology support for IAC’s university racing teams, alongside existing hardware contributions. This significant…

Pebble Reimagines RVing with AI-Powered Travel Trailer

Pebble Reimagines RVing with AI-Powered Travel Trailer

Pebble, a California-based startup, is transforming the recreational vehicle (RV) industry with its innovative Pebble Flow electric travel trailer. Powered by the NVIDIA DRIVE Orin system-on-a-chip, the Pebble Flow boasts cutting-edge technology that promises to make RVing easier and more…

Nuro & Foretellix Team Up to Fast-Track Safe AV Deployment

Nuro & Foretellix Team Up to Fast-Track Safe AV Deployment

Leading last-mile delivery innovator Nuro and safety-driven verification and validation (V&V) pioneer Foretellix have joined forces to expedite the safe, large-scale rollout of autonomous vehicles (AVs). This strategic partnership focuses on urban environments, leveraging Foretellix’s cutting-edge Foretify™ platform and Nuro’s…