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S. Korean Chipmakers Gearing Up for Fledging Autonomous Vehicle Market

S. Korean Chipmakers Gearing Up for Fledging Autonomous Vehicle Market

SEOUL, Jun. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — For a car to truly drive itself without user control, it needs to be continuously aware of surroundings and make split-second decisions in any situation via the vehicle’s autonomous driving system. As a self-driving car’s system must be based on complex data sets to navigate the road and electronics [...]

Hyundai Motor Invests in U.S. Autonomous Auto Startup Aurora

Hyundai Motor Invests in U.S. Autonomous Auto Startup Aurora

SEOUL, Jun. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Group said Thursday it has invested in U.S. self-driving car startup Aurora Innovation to enhance its autonomous vehicle technologies. In the partnership, the South Korean auto group will jointly develop autonomous vehicle technologies in order to come up with an optimal self-driving platform for models produced by [...]

COAST Autonomous Optimizes Self Driving Vehicle Safety with LeddarTech’s Cocoon LiDAR

COAST Autonomous Optimizes Self Driving Vehicle Safety with LeddarTech’s Cocoon LiDAR

QUEBEC CITY, Jun. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — LeddarTech®, an industry leader in automotive and mobility LiDAR technology, is pleased to announce that COAST Autonomous has selected LeddarTech for its autonomous shuttles. COAST Autonomous, founded by veterans of the self-driving industry, chose LeddarTech’s technology because of its ability to deliver enhanced safety for COAST Autonomous’ vehicles. [...]

Hyundai Mobis to Secure Image Detection Technology This Year

Hyundai Mobis to Secure Image Detection Technology This Year

SEOUL, Mar. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Mobis Co., South Korea’s biggest auto parts maker, said Sunday that it aims to secure an advanced deep learning-based camera image detection technology by the end of this year. The company said it plans to apply the technology, required to build safe self-driving systems, to the front camera [...]

Gov’t to Ease Regulations on Autonomous, Hydrogen Cars

Gov’t to Ease Regulations on Autonomous, Hydrogen Cars

SEOUL, Jan. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will “significantly” ease regulations involving autonomous and hydrogen vehicles as part of its broad emission-control policies, the transport ministry said Friday.  In a meeting with auto industry associations and car manufacturers, officials from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said the government will further ease regulations [...]

SK Telecom to Develop Autonomous Public Transportation System

SK Telecom to Develop Autonomous Public Transportation System

SEOUL, May 25 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. said Friday it will participate in a government-led project to develop a public transportation system based on self-driving automobile technology. The 35.9-billion-won (US$33.2 million) project, spearheaded by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, is aimed at conducting detailed research on the country’s public transportation system [...]

Hyundai to Up Stake in U.S. Wireless Tech Firm

Hyundai to Up Stake in U.S. Wireless Tech Firm

SEOUL, May 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co. said Wednesday it will expand its investment in U.S. wireless technology company Metawave for an improved partnership on autonomous vehicles. Hyundai Motor made an initial investment in Metawave last year in a bid to jointly develop cutting-edge radar technology for autonomous vehicles. This year, it will [...]

Upstream Security Revs Up Cloud-Based Cybersecurity for Connected and Autonomous Car Fleets with $9M Series A

Upstream Security Revs Up Cloud-Based Cybersecurity for Connected and Autonomous Car Fleets with $9M Series A

HERZLIYA, Israel, Dec. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Upstream Security, pioneer of the cloud-based cybersecurity platform for connected cars and autonomous vehicles, today announced the closing of $9 million in Series A funding, led by CRV (Charles River Ventures). The round included expanded investments from Israeli-based Glilot Capital Partners and Maniv Mobility. Following a $2 million [...]