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Silicon Valley Startup Aurora to Work with Fiat Chrysler on a Self-Driving Platform

Silicon Valley Startup Aurora to Work with Fiat Chrysler on a Self-Driving Platform

Silicon Valley-based autonomous driving startup Aurora Innovation Inc, co-founded by three industry veterans in 2017, today announced that it will supply automaker Fiat Chrysler with a self-driving platform.

Eric Walz2019-06-10 13:33 PT

Amazon Enters the Self-Driving Car Space with Investment in Aurora

Amazon Enters the Self-Driving Car Space with Investment in Aurora

Silicon Valley self-driving startup Aurora Innovation Inc. has secured an additional $530 million in its latest Series B funding round. Participating in the investment round is retail giant Amazon. The latest funding values the startup at $2.5 billion and will help Aurora to further develop its autonomous driving technology.

Eric Walz2019-02-07 13:26 PT

Byton Begins Road Testing its M-Byte Prototype

Byton Begins Road Testing its M-Byte Prototype

Chinese Automaker Byton received a fair amount of attention when it showed off its new M-Byte vehicle at this year’s CES in Las Vegas. Now, Byton has announced its new vehicle is ready for real-world testing. The electric vehicle startup has started tests of its Byton M-Byte model on public roads in the Chinese city of Nanjing.

Derrick Smith2018-08-29 16:57 PT

BYTON Reveals New Electric K-Byte Concept Car at CES Asia

BYTON Reveals New Electric K-Byte Concept Car at CES Asia

China-based Intelligent electric vehicle startup BYTON unveiled its premium electric sedan Concept during a global debut event today at CES Asia in Shanghai. The new concept showcases the brand’s design vision for next-generation electric vehicles.

Eric Walz2018-06-12 11:38 PT

Electric Carmaker BYTON Secures $500 Million in Series B Round

Electric Carmaker BYTON Secures $500 Million in Series B Round

BYTON, the EV startup that is going up against Tesla with its luxury electric SUV, today concluded its successful Series-B fundraising round of $500 million from multiple major investors that include FAW Group, Tus-Holdings and CATL.

Eric Walz2018-06-11 10:39 PT

Stanford Panel Experts Predict Driverless Cars 10 Years Away

Stanford Panel Experts Predict Driverless Cars 10 Years Away

Last night at Stanford University, some of the brightest minds in the autonomous vehicle industry gathered to talk about the technology, practicality and safety of self-driving cars.

Jeremy Carlton2018-05-25 12:15 PT

Hyundai & Aurora Partner to Bring Level 4 Autonomous Vehicles by 2021

Hyundai & Aurora Partner to Bring Level 4 Autonomous Vehicles by 2021

Hyundai Motor Company and Aurora, a startup working on autonomous vehicle technology, today announced a strategic partnership to bring self-driving Hyundai vehicles to market by 2021. This partnership will incorporate Aurora’s self-driving technology into Hyundai vehicles starting with models custom-developed and launched in test programs and pilot cities.

Eric Walz2018-01-04 11:28 PT

Aurora Innovation Plans to Bring Driverless Cars to California

Aurora Innovation Plans to Bring Driverless Cars to California

Startup Aurora Innovation, which is the brainchild from Tesla, Uber, and Google, has received a permit to test its cars in California and plans to hold testing on public roads in the near future.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-08-11 08:00 PT

Silicon Valley Self-Driving Start-Up 'Aurora' Gears Up for Business, Posts New Website.

Silicon Valley Self-Driving Start-Up 'Aurora' Gears Up for Business, Posts New Website.

Silicon Valley California based autonomous start-up Aurora, whose mission is “safe efficient mobility” has a new website and many jobs posted, a sign that they are beginning operations.

Eric Walz2017-05-03 16:11 PT