$500 Billion Lost Due to Lockdowns & Supply Chain Shortages Examined In Avnet Silica Study

Over the past two years, the pandemic and supply chain shortages undoubtedly took a bite out of automotive manufacturers’ earnings. But exactly how much did these delays and supply shortages cost automakers? Avnet Silica, a semiconductor distributor and specialist division of Avnet, Inc., analyzed financial records to understand the true cost to automakers. The study results […]

Dataspeed Kinetic Kits Debut for Startups & Educational Institutions

Detroit-based autonomous vehicle engineering provider Dataspeed Inc. has launched three new autonomous hardware and software platforms for small companies and educational institutions. The starter packages, officially called Dataspeed Kinetic Kits, provide flexibility and adaptability with the company’s proprietary array of by-wire systems, sensors, computing platforms, and in-house software. “Having explored, tested, and integrated a multitude […]

XenomatiX Launches Next Generation XenoTrack for Pavement Digitization

XenomatiX has announced its latest version of XenoTrack, a solid-state road profile LiDAR that can identify road conditions and geometry and small and nearly invisible objects. According to the company, XenoTrack provides improved accuracy with millimeter precision and resolution, along with a sleek, new design.  How XenoTrack Works The new XenoTrack has enhanced functionality with its integrated […]

Jaguar Land Rover & NVIDIA Announce Partnership to Develop Next-Gen Automated Systems

Jaguar Land Rover and NVIDIA have announced a multi-year strategic partnership with the intent to develop next-generation automated driving systems along with AI-enabled services and experiences. As part of the announcement, Jaguar Land Rover stated that all of its new vehicles will be built on NVIDIA DRIVE by 2025. The software-defined platform will enable a […]

AEye & AutoVision News Partner for “Live with AEye: Virtual CES 2022” Webcast

AEye and AutoVision News are teaming up for the “Live with AEye: Virtual CES 2022” webcast series. The virtual experience features the latest news and exclusive interviews with the thought leaders currently working to validate and implement autonomous technology across different industries. Live with AEye: Virtual CES 2022, hosted by AutoVision News editor Carl Anthony, will be broadcast across […]

Volvo Cars Tech Fund Invests in Optical & Imaging Start-Up Spectralics

Volvo Cars has invested in Spectralics, an optical and imaging technology start-up based in Israel. According to a press release, the investment, made through the Volvo Cars Tech Fund, provides the automaker with access to promising safety technology at its early stage of development. As described by Volvo, Spectralics leverages its aerospace background to develop […]

BMW Group & Qualcomm Extend Joint Technology Collaboration to Include Automated Driving

BMW Group will leverage Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Ride Platform for its next-generation ADAS and automated driving platforms. According to a joint press release, BMW Group and Qualcomm Technologies will extend their existing relationship to deliver safe and sophisticated driving experiences for BMW Group customers. BMW’s latest automated driving stack will be based on the Snapdragon Ride […]