Tag Archives: autonomous driving

Safety-critical positioning for autonomous driving: with ESCAPE the first fully integrated device is on its way

BARCELONA, Spain, 19-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Autonomous driving is the hot topic of todays’ mobility and transportation world. Safety is the most fundamental requirement and, at the same time, the greatest concern about autonomous driving applications.  The major perceived concern … Read the full press release

ZF unveils the latest model of its automotive supercomputer ZF ProAI

ZF ProAI RoboThink is the most powerful AI-capable processing system in the automotive field ZF’s modular and scalable ProAI product family accommodates various software stacks and processors for automated driving ZF introduces its own software stack designed for new mobility … Read the full press release

ZF will unveil a steering wheel and pedal-free robo-taxi at CES 2019

Robo-taxi featuring ZF technology at CES 2019 provides a preview of autonomous ride-hailing Mobility-as-a-Service is one of the biggest drivers of the development of autonomous driving ZF offers automotive systems competence for innovative mobility providers Friedrichshafen, Germany / Las Vegas, … Read the full press release

Continental at CES 2019: Mobility at your service. Freedom to Live

Demonstrates real-world Intelligent Intersection in Walnut Creek, California Unveils broad portfolio for smart cities including City Fleet Management, Autonomous Shuttle (CUbE), Intelligent Street Lamp and Intelligent Wearables Displays how City Data as a Service enables Continental to provide interoperable, integrated … Read the full press release

JAC Volkswagen Automotive Co., Ltd. held groundbreaking ceremony for the New Energy Passenger Vehicle Project R&D Centre located in Hefei, Anhui Province, China

The R&D centre will be located in Hefei and will focus on key areas such as electrification, connectivity and autonomous driving Thanks to the strong support of shareholders, among them SEAT, JAC Volkswagen will continue moving forward with its innovation-driven … Read the full press release

ZF Friedrichshafen AG acquires 35 percent stake in engineering services provider ASAP Holding GmbH

ZF buys 35 percent stake in ASAP Holding GmbH which has over 1,100 employees at 11 locations ASAP Group, headquartered in Gaimersheim near Ingolstadt, Germany, offers engineering services with a focus on e-mobility, autonomous driving and connected cars ZF expands … Read the full press release

BP and RocketSpace announce start-ups selected to test and explore advanced mobility technologies with industry leaders

LONDON, UK/ SAN FRANCISCO, CA, USA, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BP and RocketSpace, founders of the Mobility Tech Innovation Collaborative, are shaping the future movement of people, goods, and services in collaboration with global mobility and smart transportation industry leaders.  Today … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group China, FAW Group, China Intelligent and Connected Vehicles (Beijing) Research Institute Co. Ltd. partner over e-mobility, connectivity, mobility services and autonomous driving

Volkswagen Group signs letters of intent with the FAW Group and China Intelligent and Connected Vehicles Research Institute (ICV) during the state visit of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Berlin Political discussions held about the role that China plays as … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group China, Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group Corp. and SEAT to establish new R&D center on developing electric vehicles, connectivity and autonomous driving technologies

Volkswagen Group China, the car company JAC and SEAT will together set up a new R&D center for developing electric vehicles, connectivity and autonomous driving technologies by 2021; launch of a competitive BEV platform in planning SEAT to become a … Read the full press release

Leoni celebrates topping-out ceremony of Factory of the Future

Completion of building shell – plant will combine state-of-the-art cable production with a high-tech laboratory and development centre NUREMBERG, 05-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leoni, a global provider of energy and data management solutions in the automotive sector and other industries, … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group to invest EUR 34 billion in e-mobility, autonomous driving and digital networking of all road users by 2022

200 “Future Heads” from all over the Group are picturing urban mobility in the year 2030+ Cooperation with Kuka: “CarLa” is first mobile charging robot for electric automobiles Partnerships with cities are important incubator for individual mobility solutions MOIA shuttle … Read the full press release

WEF, Bain & Company report calls for the urgent integration of urban-energy-mobility patterns to accelerate the ability of cities to meet climate goals

A new approach to electric mobility is needed to stimulate economic growth and reduce carbon emissions, says new Forum report Electrified autonomous vehicles (AV) will revolutionize urban mobility by reducing travel costs by up to 40% and cut down CO2 … Read the full press release

Volkswagen I.D. BUZZ to rely on NVIDIA Technology for AI Co-Pilot Capabilities

Las Vegas / Wolfsburg, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen and NVIDIA today (08 January 2018) shared their vision for how AI and deep learning will shape the development of a new generation of intelligent Volkswagen vehicles. At the kickoff of the … Read the full press release

ZF Friedrichshafen AG and Chinese Baidu to partner over autonomous driving, telematics and mobility services

Partnership aims to develop extensive technical solutions for autonomous driving in China ZF contributes ZF ProAI, its vehicle control system developed with Nvidia Baidu brings expertise in artificial intelligence, big data and cloud-based service solutions, and will provide the key … Read the full press release

TomTom, Baidu to develop high definition (HD) maps for autonomous driving

Move to global standard in high definition maps to accelerate future of driving Beijing, China, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) and Baidu (BIDU) announced today that they have joined forces to develop high definition (HD) maps for autonomous driving. Their … Read the full press release

TomTom covers all highways in Western Europe in its High Definition (HD) Map

With US Interstates and Highways, now 360,000km covered globally AMSTERDAM, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today announced that it has completed the expansion of its High Definition (HD) Map product to cover all highways in Western Europe. That’s 175,000km of … Read the full press release

TomTom to develop ultra-fast lane level traffic technology supporting autonomous driving and smarter mobility

AMSTERDAM, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today announced it is developing ultra-fast lane level traffic technology supporting autonomous driving and smarter mobility. Research will be done in cooperation with Cisco to leverage roadside data captured by Cisco’s array of sensors, … Read the full press release

ZF Friedrichshafen AG CEO delivers keynote address at the CAR Symposium

Systems supplier ZF sees vehicle safety as an “enabler” for automotive megatrends Network integration will help to make “Vision Zero” possible Friedrichshafen/Bochum, 15-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — “Demands to vehicle safety are becoming increasingly complex due to new vehicle architectures and flexible … Read the full press release

The path towards the autonomous vehicles passes through the European satellites

PRAGA, Czech Republic, 16-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The future of the autonomous driving is “made-in Europe”. The European Agency for the global navigation satellite systems (GSA) has kicked-off ESCAPE, a three-year and 5.4 M€ project to exploit the services offered … Read the full press release

ZF’s CEO Dr. Stefan Sommer at CES 2016: In the coming decade, our technologies will decisively shape the path towards autonomous driving

The technology company is paving the way for autonomous driving After its acquisition of TRW, ZF now offers a unique technology portfolio for intelligent mechanics First joint appearance at CES Friedrichshafen/Las Vegas, 7-1-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — During its first appearance at … Read the full press release

China’s Vice Premier Ma Kai met with Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft board members in Volkswagen Group headquarters in Wolfsburg; electro-mobility and autonomous driving key topics

Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn informs high-ranking delegation about Volkswagen electro-mobility campaign Key topic digitalization / presentation on autonomous driving WOLFSBURG,  20-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Ma Kai, Vice Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, visited the Volkswagen … Read the full press release