Business, Technology, Autonomous

Ford-Backed Argo Sees New Sensor as Key for Self-Driving Cars

Argo AI Argo's new sensor. (Argo AI)

Argo AI, the self-driving startup backed by Ford Motor Co. and Volkswagen AG, has developed a sensor it believes will be key to commercializing autonomous transportation in cities, suburbs and on the highway.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
May 4, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Self-Driving Startup Argo Completes $2.6 Billion Tie-Up With VW

Cameras are seen on the roofs of Argo AI modified Ford Fusion autonomous vehicles. Cameras are seen on the roofs of Argo AI modified Ford Fusion autonomous vehicles in the company's headquarters in Pittsburgh. (Justin Merriman/Bloomberg News)

Argo AI, the self-driving startup tightly aligned with Ford Motor Co., completed an expected tie-up with Volkswagen AG involving a $2.6 billion investment from the German automaker.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
June 2, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous, TCA

Ford to Begin Autonomous Vehicle Testing in Texas

Ford Logo Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News

Ford Motor Co. will begin testing self-driving cars in Austin, Texas. The automaker said Sept. 25 it will begin testing there in November, when hybrid Ford Fusions equipped with hardware and software developed by self-driving partner Argo AI will hit Austin roads.

Ian Thibodeau | The Detroit News
September 30, 2019
Business, Technology, Autonomous

VW, Ford Extend Collaboration to Electric, Self-Driving Cars

Argo Justin Merriman/Bloomberg News

Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Co. will cooperate on electric and self-driving car technology, sharing costs on a global scale to take a major step forward in the industry’s disruptive transformation.

July 12, 2019
Business, Technology, Autonomous, TCA

Pittsburgh Tech Firm Argo AI, Carnegie Mellon Team on Autonomous Research Center

Argo ArgoAI headquarters in Pittsburgh (Justin Merriman/Bloomberg News)

Carnegie Mellon University is teaming with a Pittsburgh self-driving vehicle company to create a research center geared toward handling challenging road conditions, including changing weather patterns and construction zones.

Bob Bauder | The Tribune-Review, Greensburg (Pa.)
June 27, 2019