Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous

Volvo, Aurora Pair for Autonomous Trucking Service

Volvo Aurora truck Volvo Group

Volvo Group will partner with Aurora Innovation Inc. to develop and commercialize autonomous Class 8 trucks in North America.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
March 30, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Aurora Partners With Toyota in Bid to Bring Autonomy to Masses

Aurora vehicle The first model that will be equipped with the Aurora Driver, the company’s hardware, software and sensor suite, is the Toyota Sienna minivan. (Aurora Innovation Inc.)

Aurora Innovation Inc., a Silicon Valley-based autonomous-driving startup with at least a $10 billion valuation, has agreed to a long-term strategic partnership with Toyota Motor Corp. and its supplier Denso Corp. that aims to mass produce autonomous vehicles and launch them on ride-hailing networks, including Uber’s, over the next few years.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
February 9, 2021