ASI Logistics, SICK Tout Ability for Autonomous Reversing for Yard Operations
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ASI Logistics, SICK Tout Ability for Autonomous Reversing for Yard Operations

ASI Logistics and SICK, Inc., have announced a milestone in the development of autonomous yard truck operations, claiming that they have solved the issue of reversing into trailers autonomously. The two companies said this is one of the final steps for completing fully autonomous yard truck operations. ASI Logistics used its Vehicle Automation Kit (VAK)…

Outrider Raises $73M to Accelerate Adoption of Autonomous Distribution Yard Operations
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Outrider Raises $73M to Accelerate Adoption of Autonomous Distribution Yard Operations

Outrider, which develops autonomous yard operations for logistics hubs, has announced it closed $73 million in Series C financing led by FM Capital. New investors include a wholly owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) and NVentures, NVIDIA’s venture capital arm. Existing investors participating in the round include Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT) and New…

Ottopia Raises $14.5M to Advance Teleoperation Technology
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Ottopia Raises $14.5M to Advance Teleoperation Technology

Israel-based Ottopia has announced it raised $14.5 million in a Series A funding round. The company’s mission is to enable autonomy in multiple industries, including mobility, logistics, freight, last-mile delivery, agriculture and construction. The company’s teleoperation software enables autonomous vehicles and machines to do things they otherwise cannot, while also allowing developers to cut their…

PoliMOVE Wins CES 2023 Autonomous Challenge, Sets New Racetrack World Speed Record
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PoliMOVE Wins CES 2023 Autonomous Challenge, Sets New Racetrack World Speed Record

The Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) team PoliMOVE from Politecnico di Milano (Italy), and the University of Alabama (Alabama) won the second annual Autonomous Challenge @ CES, reaching max speeds of 180 mph, a new autonomous speed world record for a racetrack. Pushing boundaries of head-to-head autonomous racing, PoliMOVE competed at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway against a…

BENTELER Group to Debut HOLON Electric Passenger Mover at CES 2023
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BENTELER Group to Debut HOLON Electric Passenger Mover at CES 2023

HOLON, a BENTELER Group brand, said it will debut its autonomous, electric mover for at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2023 in Las Vegas. The vehicle is built to automotive standards for “safety, ride comfort, and production quality.” The HOLON mover operates autonomously with a maximum speed of 60 km/h (37mph). It has a range of…

Cepton Launches Vista-X120 Plus Slim Lidar
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Cepton Launches Vista-X120 Plus Slim Lidar

Cepton, which develops high-performance lidar solutions, has announced its new lidar, the Vista-X120 Plus. The slim, software definable top-end automotive lidar aims to provide real-time adaptive 3D perception. Cepton said it will showcase the technology this week at CES 2023 in Las Vegas. Expanding on Cepton’s commercially scalable Vista-X90 lidar, the X120 Plus version offers…

Continental to Present Sensor Solution for Autonomous Trucks at CES
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Continental to Present Sensor Solution for Autonomous Trucks at CES

Continental has announced a new sensor solution designed for commercial vehicle, which it will demonstrate at CES 2023 later this week in Las Vegas. The Continental Sensor Array provides an answer to the growing number of intelligent and automated driving systems in commercial vehicles, as its multi-sensor system can be mounted above modern vehicle windshields…

LG Innotek to Show Camera Modules for Autonomous Driving at CES 2023
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LG Innotek to Show Camera Modules for Autonomous Driving at CES 2023

LG Innotek said it will introduce its ‘High-magnification Optical Telephoto Zoom Camera Module’ at CES 2023. The High-magnification Optical Telephoto Zoom Camera Module has received the CES 2023 Innovation Award and will be revealed to the public for the first time. LG’s booth will include four zones with optical solution products:, the ‘Automotive Solution Zone’,…

SOSLAB to Show 3D Solid-State Lidar in Automotive Lamps at CES
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SOSLAB to Show 3D Solid-State Lidar in Automotive Lamps at CES

SOSLab has announced the release of its next-generation 3D solid-state lidar for automotive lamps. The ML-X lidar will be demonstrated at the CES 2023 event later this week. The ML-X minimizes size while enhancing range performance and resolution by more than double compared to its previous version, SOSLAB said. The ML-X tripled angular resolution (0.5…

Davinci Motor Launching Futuristic Electric Motorcycle at CES 2023
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Davinci Motor Launching Futuristic Electric Motorcycle at CES 2023

Davinci Motor, a Chinese manufacturer of high-performance robotic electric motorcycles, said it will showcase its futuristic DC100 electric motorcycle at the 2023 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). It will be the first time that the company’s products will have been shown in the U.S. market. The new DC100 motorcycle is designed to rival traditional 1,000 cc…

RoboSense to Show New Smart Lidar Sensor Systems at CES 2023
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RoboSense to Show New Smart Lidar Sensor Systems at CES 2023

RoboSense, which develops smart lidar sensor systems, said it will showcase its latest products at CES 2023 in Las Vegas from Jan. 5-8, 2023. RoboSense said it will exhibit its first solid-state, short-range flash lidar, RS-LiDAR-E1 (E1) at Booth #5461, West Hall, Tech East, LVCC. Attendees will learn about E1’s performance characteristics, deployment solutions and other details. E1 will…

Aurora Releases Driver Beta 5.0 on Journey to Commercial Launch
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Aurora Releases Driver Beta 5.0 on Journey to Commercial Launch

Pittsburgh-based Aurora Innovation has announced the release of Aurora Driver Beta 5.0, the latest version of its integrated hardware and autonomy system, to its autonomous trucking fleet in Texas. With a more performant Aurora Driver, the company said it is advancing toward commercial launch and continues to increase its weekly freight hauls for pilot customers…

Veuron Technology Launches  Eco-Friendly Autonomous Cold-Chain Delivery Truck
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Veuron Technology Launches  Eco-Friendly Autonomous Cold-Chain Delivery Truck

South Korean lidar and autonomous driving startup Vueron Technology has announced it will launch an eco-friendly autonomous truck delivery business, with an exclusive partnership with the leading cold-chain logistics platform in Korea. Founded in 2019, Veuron specializes in developing lidar solutions and autonomous driving technology. It provides VueOne, an automotive lidar solution, and VueTwo, a…

WPI Launches Autonomous Vehicle Mobility Institute
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WPI Launches Autonomous Vehicle Mobility Institute

Faculty members Vladimir Vantsevich and Lee Moradi have established an Autonomous Vehicle Mobility Institute (AVMI) at Worcester Polytechnic Institute that is expanding the university’s interdisciplinary research into autonomous vehicle technologies and boosting educational opportunities for students. Professor Vantsevich and Professor Moradi are both in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering.  Vantsevich and Moradi said they are building on their…

LG Innotek Develops Hybrid Lenses for Autonomous Driving
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LG Innotek Develops Hybrid Lenses for Autonomous Driving

South Korea’s LG Innotek has announced it has developed new types of high-performance hybrid lenses for autonomous driving that have reduced size and thickness, while increasing price competitiveness compared to existing products on the market. The company said it developed new lenses for its driver monitoring system (DMS) and advanced driver assistance system (ADAS). LG…

Outrider Equips Robot Arms to Autonomous Trucks for Logistics Yards
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Outrider Equips Robot Arms to Autonomous Trucks for Logistics Yards

Outrider, which develops autonomous yard operations for logistics hubs, has announced TrailerConnect – a technology that robotically attaches needed brake and electric lines from yard trucks to semi-trailers and chassis. Based on deep learning technology, TrailerConnect is now available as part of the Outrider System, which automates distribution yards for large, logistics-dependent enterprises. The company…