Plus Selects Aeva 4D LiDAR: Instant Velocity Detection to Increase Overall Safety of Autonomous Trucks

Plus (formerly Plus.ai), a global provider of self-driving truck technology, has announced that Aeva will supply automotive-grade long-range 4D LiDAR for the production of driver-in and fully autonomous trucks powered by the PlusDrive system. Aeva’s LiDAR technology is designed to shorten response times in safety-critical situations and address additional edge cases autonomous trucks might encounter […]

Plus Delivers Initial Self-Driving Production Units to Heavy Truck Manufacturer FAW in China

Plus (formerly Plus.ai), a global provider of self-driving truck technology, has successfully delivered its initial production batch of PlusDrive autonomous driving units to FAW. According to a recent press release, FAW will integrate the units in an effort to launch China’s first driver-in autonomous trucks. The delivery is part of an agreement between FAW and Plus, […]

Plus & Teledyne FLIR to Test Thermal Cameras for Autonomous Trucks

Plus (formerly Plus.ai) will collaborate with Teledyne FLIR on a development project to explore adding thermal cameras to the sensor stack used with Plus’s Level 4 autonomous driving technology. Plus utilizes a multi-modal sensor approach with LiDAR, cameras, and radar to provide trucks powered by its autonomous driving technology a 360-degree view around the vehicle. […]

Plus Selects NVIDIA DRIVE Orin for Next-Gen Autonomous Driving System for Heavy Trucks

Plus (formerly Plus.ai) has announced it will equip the next generation of its autonomous truck driving platform with NVIDIA DRIVE Orin, a software-defined system with high-performance AI algorithms that can support over-the-air updates. According to NVIDIA, the system, known as PlusDrive, can be fitted to newly-manufactured trucks or those already in service. Plus will roll […]

Plus & Ouster Sign Multi-Year Agreement to Support Global Deployment of Automated Trucks

Automated driving systems for commercial trucks are closer to reality now that Plus and Ouster have signed a strategic customer agreement. The agreement includes an initial roll out whereby Ouster will supply a minimum of 2,000 digital LiDAR sensors to Plus for the mass-production of its automated truck system. Ouster also plans to provide additional […]

Full Truck Alliance & Plus to Debut New Self-Driving Truck Technology in China

Plus, formerly known as Plus.ai, is making headway in the Chinese market with its automated driving technology. Cupertino-based Plus recently announced an expanded partnership with the Full Truck Alliance (FTA), a Chinese startup in the Southwestern Guizhou province known as the “Uber of Trucks” (the business model has attracted significant investments from Alphabet Inc. and SoftBank Group). […]