David E. Zoia
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Dave writes about manufacturing, vehicle technology, management issues and international trends.
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ZF is among the first Tier 1 suppliers to offer stand-alone middleware, a key component in software-oriented architectures to enabling higher-tech, more easily updated vehicle platforms of the future.
AdaSky believes its night-vision sensor can make pedestrian-crash-avoidance technology work more reliably. A push in the right direction from regulators and other testers could help convince automakers.
The new sensor suite is scalable from basic forward-sensing applications to more sophisticated high-definition 4D radar, accommodating everything from entry-level ADAS features to fully automated Level 4-5 technology.
The U.S.-based start-up also adds two auto-industry veterans to its board of directors.
The combination of Daimler’s trucks and brands with Waymo’s driverless technology vaults the pair to the forefront of the AV commercial-vehicle sector.
The developer has just completed a new round of funding and says it is on the verge of a deal with a Tier 1 supplier to produce and market its Luneberg-based radar for applications as early as 2022.