Business, Technology, Autonomous, TCA

Qualcomm Completes Purchase of Veoneer’s ADAS Unit

Qualcomm wrapped up its acquisition of Veoneer’s advanced driver assistance/self-driving vehicle software arm on April 4, highlighting the San Diego company’s bid to become a key technology supplier to automakers as it diversifies beyond smartphones.

Mike Freeman | The San Diego Union-Tribune
April 4, 2022
Business, Technology, TCA

Flock Freight Scores $215 Million for Tech That Finds Available Space on Trucks

Flock Freight, an Encinitas, Calif., trucking logistics firm that aims to revolutionize the way freight moves across the country, has landed another $215 million in venture capital.

Mike Freeman | The San Diego Union-Tribune
October 20, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, TCA

Qualcomm Moves Toward Self-Driving Vehicle Tech

SAN DIEGO — After years of supplying Bluetooth and cellular connectivity to automakers, Qualcomm is pivoting toward safety with its new Snapdragon Ride platform, which aims to bring advanced driver assistance features such as automated parking, lane monitoring and highway autopilot to vehicles as soon as 2023.

Mike Freeman | The San Diego Union-Tribune
January 9, 2020
TCA

Lytx, SmartDrive Add Customers as More Truck Fleets Tap In-Cab Video to Improve Safety

Steve Mitgang occasionally sits down with commercial truck drivers for coffee and doughnuts, asking them what they think of having video cameras in the cab to monitor their driving.

Mike Freeman | The San Diego Union-Tribune
March 8, 2017