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Yandex and Grubhub Partner for Robot Delivery on US College Campuses

Yandex autonomous delivery robots will expand Grubhub’s delivery capabilities, including in campus areas only accessible by foot Yandex Self-Driving Group, a leading autonomous vehicles developer, today announced a multi-year partnership with Grubhub, the leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery platform on college campuses. The partnership between Grubhub and Yandex SDG will create faster and more… Read More »

A New Era in Mapping: DeepMap to be Acquired by NVIDIA

Message from DeepMap’s Co-Founders James Wu and Mark Wheeler Dear DeepMap colleagues, customers, partners, and supporters: Today we are thrilled to announce that DeepMap has agreed to be acquired by NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA). This is an incredibly exciting and transformational opportunity for our company and for the industry. We founded DeepMap in 2016 because we saw a… Read More »

Scott Madden joins autonomous delivery vehicle company Udelv as VP of Sales

Udelv, a Silicon Valley venture-backed company, announced today that Scott Madden has joined the company as Vice President of Sales.  Udelv produces middle- and last-mile autonomous delivery vehicles called Transporters and last month announced a major partnership with Intel’s Mobileye. Udelv will produce more than 35,000 Mobileye-driven Transporters by 2028, with commercial operations beginning in… Read More »

Aeva announces addition of veteran Apple and Volkswagen executives to newly formed advisory board

Aeva Technologies, Inc., a leader in next generation 4D LiDAR sensing and perception systems, announced the addition of automotive and consumer technology veteran industry executives from Volkswagen and Apple to its newly-created Advisory Board. Aeva’s Advisory Board is welcoming former Apple senior executive Steve Zadesky and automotive leader and Senior Vice President at Volkswagen, Alex… Read More »

A Promising Breakthrough in LiDAR Sensors in Korea could be a huge benefit to Apple’s Project Titan and Autonomous Vehicles in General

Earlier this morning Patently Apple posted a report about Apple Vans are out in full force this morning mapping out the streets of Hong Kong. These vans use massive LiDAR sensors on the roof of the vans to capture 360º images. Earlier this year Bloomberg had reported that Apple was in discussions with multiple suppliers… Read More »

The Station: Einride preps for a US expansion, Argo AI reveals its lidar specs and a Tesla Autopilot reality check

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello and welcome back to The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to all the ways people and packages move (today and in the future) from Point A to… Read More »

Tesla refutes Elon Musk’s timeline on ‘full self-driving’

What Tesla CEO Elon Musk says publicly about the company’s progress on a fully autonomous driving system doesn’t match up with “engineering reality,” according to a memo that summarizes a meeting between California regulators and employees at the automaker. The memo, which transparency site Plainsite obtained via a Freedom of Information Act request and subsequently… Read More »

Autonomous vehicle pioneers Karl Iagnemma and Chris Urmson are coming to TC Sessions: Mobility 2021

Long before the multi-million-dollar acquisitions and funding rounds pushed autonomous vehicles to the top of the hype cycle, Karl Iagnemma and Chris Urmson were researching and, later, developing the foundations of the technology. These pioneers, Iagnemma coming from MIT, Urmson from Carnegie Mellon University — would eventually go on to launch their own autonomous vehicle… Read More »

Faraday Future Selects Velodyne as Exclusive Supplier

Faraday Future Selects Velodyne as Exclusive Lidar Supplier for Flagship FF 91 Luxury Electric Vehicle Utilizing Velodyne Sensors, Faraday Future Will Bring Advanced Safety and ADAS to FF 91 SAN JOSE, Calif. (April 29, 2021) – Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced it has been selected by Faraday Future (FF) as the exclusive supplier of lidar for… Read More »