18 mai 2018

Navya vs EasyMile – Who will conquer the Autonomous E-Shuttle Market?

Navya vs EasyMile – Who will conquer the Autonomous E-Shuttle Market? The two French startups Navya and EasyMile fight for supremacy in the autonomous e-shuttle market. Who will prevail? Both companies have a similar concept: Both provide autonomous minibuses with a capacity of around 12 persons. The shuttles are powered by electricity and reach a top speed of 20 km/h. They navigate independently and recognize obstacles. Application fields will be public areas like airports and parks or commuter traffic. Navya and... [Lire la suite]
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03 janvier 2018

5 Companies Working On Driverless Shuttles And Buses

5 Companies Working On Driverless Shuttles And Buses As an alternative to building fully autonomous passenger cars, a number of private companies are working to field self-driving electric shuttles and buses. Momentum in auto tech is at an all-time high, with investors funding private startups in the field at a record pace. Of course, much of the buzz has revolved around autonomous driving software, with startups like Zoox seeing $200M funding rounds, tech corporates looking to capitalize, and major automakers working... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2017

The car of the future isn’t a car at all

Minivans and autonomous shuttles take center stage as automakers try to understand the future of driving   This week, a subsidiary of Volkswagen called Moia unveiled a new concept vehicle in Berlin: a six-seater all-electric van. Blandly brown in color and retaining none of the flash typical of other concept vehicles, the Moia EV probably flew under the radar for most people. But what’s interesting about it is that the vehicle is designed for ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft, and more specially for carpooling. And... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2017

France’s Navya unveils Autonum Cab, a Level 4 autonomous taxi now available for orders

France’s Navya unveils Autonum Cab, a Level 4 autonomous taxi now available for orders Navya, a French company known for its self-driving shuttles, has taken the next step in autonomous vehicles by introducing a self-driving cab. At a splashy even in Paris, the company rolled out the Autonum Cab, a Level 4 autonomous vehicle designed without any interior features that would allow a human driver to take control. In other words, there is no steering wheel, mirrors, or brakes. The company has been testing these vehicles on... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2017

5 Companies Working On Driverless Shuttles

5 Companies Working On Driverless Shuttles Momentum in auto tech is at an all-time high, with investors on pace to pour a record level of deals and dollars into private companies in the space. Of course, much of the buzz has revolved around autonomous driving software, with startups like Zoox seeing $200M funding rounds, tech corporates looking to capitalize, and major automakers working feverishly to catch up. Cracking the problem of fully autonomous passenger cars will be challenging, with RAND estimating that... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2017

Self-driving hits the strip: First driverless shuttle buses on US streets begin trials in Las Vegas

Self-driving hits the strip: First driverless shuttle buses on US streets begin trials in Las Vegas Navya shuttle carries 12 people who can travel for free, and can reach 45 km/h 10-day test runs along Fremont Street in the downtown entertainment district There's a new thrill on the streets of downtown Las Vegas. High and low rollers alike can climb aboard what officials say is the first driverless electric shuttle operating on a public U.S. street. The oval-shaped shuttle that carries 12 people began a 10-day, free pilot... [Lire la suite]
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23 décembre 2016

France’s Navya raises $34M for its self-driving shuttle bus, reportedly at a $220M valuation

France’s Navya raises $34M for its self-driving shuttle bus, reportedly at a $220M valuation When it comes to self-driving cars, the public tends to focus on developments for private vehicles for individuals, but there are also some significant advances underway in other categories such as shuttle busses. In the latest piece of news, Navya, a startup out of France that makes driverless shuttles, has raised $34 million (€30 million) in funding to build out its team, technology and sales. The funding is... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2016

Velodyne LiDAR Pucks to Serve as 'Eyes' for NAVYA Driverless ARMA Shuttles

Initial Two-Vehicle Test Could Pave Way for Autonomous Mass Transit in SwitzerlandSwiss Public Transit Provider PostBus Acquires First Two Fully Autonomous Electric Vehicles, Equipped with Compact VLP-16 LiDAR Sensors credit photo Navya Velodyne LiDAR announced that, in the first deployment of fully autonomous production vehicles, driverless technology specialist NAVYA will implement Velodyne's real-time 16-channel 3D VLP-16 LiDAR Pucks as part of a two-year, two-vehicle test with Swiss public transport company PostBus Switzerland... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2015

Groupement ADAS members contributed to the new Arma by Navya : 100% autonomous, driverless and electric

Congratulations to CAR & D which signficantly contributed to the design of the Automobile part of this Autonomous Shuttle and to FH Electronics & Intempora which  provided the necessary basic technological building blocks. One more contribution of the groupement ADAS members on the path toward autonomous vehicle !         Know more about Navya :http://navya.tech/?lang=en