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Navya to Assemble Urban Utility Vehicles With Autonomous Potential for Muses Europe
Navya is joing Muses Europe's technology network to add its autonomous capability to a modular electric mobility platform. It plans to assemble 300 delivery vehicles in France.

Einride Pod Picks Up Federal Approval to Operate Autonomously on U.S. Public Roads
Einride plans to begin testing its Autonomous Electric Transport Pods on U.S. roads with client GE Appliances in the third quarter to show its value for commercialization.

EV Safe Charge Previews ZiGGY Mobile Robot for Charging Electric Vehicles
EV Safe Charge said its ZiGGY robot can charge electric vehicles in commercial and residential parking lots and structures while displaying ads without additional infrastructure.

SiLC Partners With Cloud Light for Volume Manufacturing of Eyeonic Vision Sensors
SiLC has turned to Chinese optical module manufacturer Cloud Light Technology as it scales up production of its Eyeonic Vision Sensor.

Vayyar Imaging Captures $108M in Series E Funding for 4D Radar on Chip
Vayyar Imaging, which provides 4D imaging radar, plans to enhance its machine learning capabilities, grow across verticals including robotics, and extend its global reach.

SICK Demonstrates Sensors for Precision Automation and Production at Automate
SICK is demonstrating digital twin and 3D safety concepts, part localization for bin picking, and lidar localization for mobile robots and autonomous vehicles this week in Detroit.

Genesis Electronics Plans to Pursue Business Agreements With Autonomous Technology Makers
Looking to join the autonomy wave, Genesis Electronics Corp. has announced a plan that will help it make deals with companies developing next-generation hardware and software.

AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2022 Focuses on Use Cases, Regulation, and Workforce of the Future
AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2022 panelists discussed the importance of public safety for drone and autonomous truck developers and operations, as well as the need for more skilled workers.

Sensible 4 Receives European Investment Bank Funding to Develop Sustainable Self-Driving Transport
Sensible 4, which has been developing a software stack to enable autonomous shuttles to operate in challenging weather conditions, has received funding toward commercializing its technology.

Aurora and FedEx Expand Autonomous Trucking Pilot in Texas Ahead of Schedule
Aurora Innovation and FedEx have expanded their autonomous trucking pilot program to a second route in Texas after successfully completing 60,000 miles of daily freight hauls.

AutoX Chooses SiLC Eyeonic Vision Sensor for Autonomous Taxi Fleet
AutoX, which claims to be operating the largest fleet of autonomous robotaxis in China, will be using SiLC's FMCW lidar sensor in its vehicles later this year.

Warehouse Associates Report Improving Working Conditions Amid Labor Shortage, Finds Zebra Study
Zebra Technologies and Azure Knowledge found warehouse associates welcoming to robotics as a retention tool, as operators consider inventory visibility as a differentiator.

Nordic Unmanned to Buy 55% of Shares in ‘Drone in a Box’ Provider DroneMatrix
Nordic Unmanned said its investment in DroneMatrix will strengthen their European market share, serve multiple verticals, and accelerate DroneMatrix's technology development.

8 Autonomous Trucking Stories From This Week
From DHL piloting Volvo's Autonomous Vehicle System to the announcement that Covenant and Aurora are working together, the autonomous trucking space saw a lot of activity this week.

AB Dynamics Driving Robots Provide Next Gen Crash Testing for NASCAR
AB Dynamics provided three robots that conducted a controlled crash at the Talladega Superspeedway to within 2 cm and 1 degree of the prescribed impact point and angle at 130 mph.

Teraki Integrates DriveU.auto Connectivity Platform for Remote Control of Delivery Robots
Teraki is integrating its delivery robots with DriveU.auto's teleoperation technology to make sure that communications and teleoperation are robust enough for public safety.

Logistics Robots Have Arrived, Finds 2022 Robotics Survey
Logistics automation and warehouse robotics continue to spread apace, found a Peerless Research Group survey around MODEX 2022. It examined areas of interest and barriers to adoption.

Apex.AI Receives Strategic Investment From Daimler Truck for ApexOS Autonomy Technology
Apex.AI said Daimler Truck's strategic investment will help it continue developing its ApexOS safety-certified software suite for autonomous trucks, other vehicles, and mobile robots.

Fictiv Raises Series E Funding to Accelerate Digital Manufacturing Adoption
Fictiv, which has raised $100 million, said its digital manufacturing ecosystem can rapidly deliver pricing, design feedback, and manufacturing and business services to speed time to market.

Autonomous EV Maker ICONIQ to Enter SPAC Merger With East Stone Acquisition
ICONIQ, an autonomous and electric vehicle manufacturer that now does business as NWTN, is establishing a new subsidiary with East Stone Corp.



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