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Gov’t Launches Cooperative Self-driving Week to Foster Technology Development

Gov’t Launches Cooperative Self-driving Week to Foster Technology Development

SEJONG, Nov. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean government will arrange events to encourage the development of technologies for cooperative autonomous driving. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport will hold a cooperative self-driving week Monday through Friday, where it will conduct an infrastructure inter-compatibility test and demonstrate technology for a platoon driving system. [...]

Hyundai Mobis to Invest $50 mln in U.S. Auto Sensor Firm

Hyundai Mobis to Invest $50 mln in U.S. Auto Sensor Firm

SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Mobis Co., South Korea’s biggest auto parts maker, said Wednesday it will invest US$50 million in a U.S. light detection and ranging (LiDAR) company for autonomous driving technologies. Hyundai Mobis has recently partnered with Velodyne Lidar, a world-leading LiDAR sensors provider, in order to mass-produce Level 3 autonomous [...]

Hyundai Develops AI-based Self-driving Technology

Hyundai Develops AI-based Self-driving Technology

SEOUL, Oct. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Group said Monday it has developed an artificial intelligence-based autonomous driving technology and will apply it in its models. The South Korean automaker has developed the smart cruise control-machine learning (SCC-ML) technology, in which the vehicle analyzes the driver’s driving patterns and allows partial autonomous driving under [...]

5G Autonomous Driving Technology to be Demonstrated in Seoul

5G Autonomous Driving Technology to be Demonstrated in Seoul

SEOUL, May 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The world’s first combination of the 5G next-generation mobile technology and autonomous driving will be publicly demonstrated in Seoul next month, officials said Wednesday. Indigenously developed self-driving cars operating with 5G will be unveiled to the public during an autonomous driving technology festival in western Seoul on June 22, [...]

S. Korea to Develop Radar Technology for Autonomous Driving and Indoor Navigation

S. Korea to Develop Radar Technology for Autonomous Driving and Indoor Navigation

SEOUL, May 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea plans to develop cutting-edge smart radar technology that will enable autonomous driving sensors, indoor navigation, disaster management, and security. The Ministry of Science and ICT opened radio research centers in four locations including Seoul National University (SNU), Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Pohang University [...]

SKT to Create 5G-based HD Map for Autonomous Driving in Songdo

SKT to Create 5G-based HD Map for Autonomous Driving in Songdo

SEOUL, Apr. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. said Monday it will create a high-definition (HD) map based on its 5G network for autonomous driving in Songdo. The country’s leading mobile carrier signed a memorandum of understanding with the Incheon Free Economic Zone (IFEZ) to collaborate on the 5G-based HD map in an area [...]

Renault, S. Korean Researchers Develop Autonomous Car Tech

Renault, S. Korean Researchers Develop Autonomous Car Tech

SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Renault S.A. will join forces with South Korean businesses and researchers to develop autonomous driving technology, with an aim to apply the knowhow to the French carmaker’s electric vehicles, the trade ministry said Tuesday. In a business meeting attended by government officials from the two countries in Seoul, the [...]