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Hyundai’s Self-Driving Arm Motional Releases the World’s Largest Open Data Set For Autonomous Vehicle Path Planning

Hyundai’s Self-Driving Arm Motional Releases the World’s Largest Open Data Set For Autonomous Vehicle Path Planning

​Autonomous driving joint venture Motional, which was formed by Hyundai Motor Group and Aptiv to develop autonomous driving technology for the automaker as well as ride-hailing company Lyft, announced the launch of the initial version of a new open dataset called “nuPlan”, which the company says is the world’s largest public dataset for autonomous vehicle prediction and planning.

Eric Walz2021-12-10 10:00 PT

Motional and Lyft Choose Las Vegas for 2023 Robotaxi Launch

Motional and Lyft Choose Las Vegas for 2023 Robotaxi Launch

The joint venture between Aptiv and Hyundai has announced plans to launch its first autonomous robotaxi service in Las Vegas in 2023.

Vineeth Joel Patel2021-11-13 16:00 PT

Lyft & Hyundai’s Joint Venture Motional to Launch a Fully Driverless Ride-Hailing Service in Major U.S. Cities

Lyft & Hyundai’s Joint Venture Motional to Launch a Fully Driverless Ride-Hailing Service in Major U.S. Cities

California ride hailing company Lyft is teaming up with Boston-based Motional on an autonomous ride-hailing service in major cities across the U.S., the companies announced on Wednesday. Motional’s self-driving vehicles will be integrated, operationalized and deployed on the Lyft network. The services will launch in 2023.

FutureCar Staff 2020-12-16 11:30 PT

Hyundai Motor Group and Aptiv Rename Their Autonomous Driving Joint Venture ‘Motional’

Hyundai Motor Group and Aptiv Rename Their Autonomous Driving Joint Venture ‘Motional’

The joint venture between Hyundai Motor Co and self-driving technology developer Aptiv has a new name—”Motional.” The goal of Motional is to combine Hyundai’s expertise in design, engineering, and vehicle manufacturing with Aptiv’s autonomous driving expertise to commercialize a SAE Level 4 and 5 self-driving platform for robotaxi providers, fleet operators and automakers.

Eric Walz2020-08-12 09:00 PT

Automotive Component Supplier BorgWarner to Buy Delphi Technologies for $1.5 Billion

Automotive Component Supplier BorgWarner to Buy Delphi Technologies for $1.5 Billion

Global automotive supplier BorgWarner Inc. announced announced that they have entered into a definitive transaction agreement under which it will acquire rival Delphi Technologies in an all-stock transaction for $1.5 billion. The transaction of the two major auto suppliers represents one of the biggest mergers in the automotive industry in recent years.

Eric Walz2020-01-28 11:55 PT

Hyundai & Aptiv Form $4B Autonomous Driving Joint Venture

Hyundai & Aptiv Form $4B Autonomous Driving Joint Venture

​Hyundai Motor Group and automotive technology company Aptiv announced today that they will form an autonomous driving joint venture. The new joint venture is the latest partnership between an automaker and a tech company, as automakers race to develop self-driving vehicles and other mobility services.

Eric Walz2019-09-23 11:30 PT

Lyft, Aptiv Pass 50,000-Trip Mark With Autonomous Vehicles

Lyft, Aptiv Pass 50,000-Trip Mark With Autonomous Vehicles

The companies have reached another major milestone since starting the self-driving program at last year’s Consumer Electronics Show.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-06-05 05:00 PT