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Israeli Developer’s Software Reads the Road to Maximize Vehicle Performance, Efficiency

Tactile Mobility’s technology uses information from existing vehicle sensors to more precisely control acceleration and braking. Porsche is among the start-up’s key backers.

ADAS Autonomous Vehicles

Thermal Imaging Could Play Role in ADAS, Autonomy

Israeli start-up AdaSky makes the case for adding thermal sensors into the mix with lidar, radar and cameras to make automated driving technology as safe as it can be.

Autonomy ADAS

Developer Says Its Digital Radar Sets New Performance Bar

U.S.-based Uhnder says its digital radar on a chip will be less expensive than competing technologies and could be in production vehicles for 2022. Tier 1 supplier Magna has committed to using the device.

Autonomy ADAS

Cybersecurity Start-Up Upstream Lands Key OEM Backers

Drawing investment from several automakers is considered a big win for the Israeli firm, which is tackling vehicle cybersecurity through the cloud.


Production in Sight for AEye’s Solid-State Lidar

The start-up says it is bidding on production programs from Tier 1 suppliers aimed at next-generation advanced driver-assistance system applications and soon will begin pilot builds of its solid-state lidar for testing.
Autonomy ADAS

Internal-Combustion Engine Dormant, Not Dead

Automakers are all-in on electrification, and few want to spend money and resources on new or significantly revamped gasoline engines. That has supplier Delphi focusing on technology that improves ICE efficiency without requiring a lot of engineering effort.

Propulsion Engines
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