13 novembre 2017

Auto tech startups struggle to gain traction

WHY AUTO TECH STARTUPS HAVEN’T BEEN A HOT INVESTMENT LATELY: 240 different startups focused on connected and autonomous car technologies have raised just over $5 billion from both corporate and private investors in recent years, according to a new Reuters analysis of funding in the space. But that is just a fraction of the money that has been spent on these technologies — Reuters estimated that automakers and tech giants have collectively spent $40-50 billion on developing autonomous and semi-autonomous car technologies.... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2016

Ontario urged to invest $65M in driverless cars

Ontario urged to invest $65M in driverless cars Ontario urged to support driverless car industry to secure future auto jobs in the province. The Ontario government is being urged to make a major investment in the development of driverless car technology to help the province’s auto industry compete on a global scale. The proposed program would see the province invest $65 million to stimulate a range of projects, including a real-life driverless test centre, likely in Stratford, according to a confidential report obtained by... [Lire la suite]