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StradVision Closes Series C Funding for Autonomous Vehicle Perception
StradVision, whose SVNet is designed to help advanced driver-assist systems and different models of self-driving cars see objects more quickly, has raised $88 million to continue R&D.

Embark Trucks Demonstrates Self-Driving Vehicle Emergency Interaction Capability
Embark said it has demonstrated a traffic stop of an autonomous truck on a public road, marking completion of a milestone on its capabilities and commercialization roadmap.

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Cyngn Automated Systems Increase Productivity by 33% in Las Vegas Warehouse
Taking advantage of Cyngn's Stockchaser and other autonomous technologies, Global Logistics was able to have a 64% reduction in human labor costs when compared to using forklifs.

Stratom Launches RAPID System for Autonomous Refueling, Recharging, and Liquid Transfer
Stratom said it is the only U.S. company delivering customized autonomous refueling capabilities to enhance safety and resource optimization in logistics and transportation applications.

Cyngn Launches Enterprise Autonomy Suite v8.0 for Industrial Robots
From teleoperation to fleet management, the features in Cyngn's new software platform was designed to maximize customers' ROI.

TuSimple Partners with Hegelmann Group to Equip Trucks With Its Autonomous Technology
After successfully completing its first fully autonomous semi-truck run in 2021, TuSimple continues to innovate on its technology with new partnerships.

Husqvarna Automowers to Host Worldwide Birthday Celebration for NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover
Husqvarna has pushed out a software update to its 100,000 Automower robotic lawnmowers worldwide to enable them to chime "Happy Birthday" to Curiosity on its 10th birthday.

TIER IV Raises Series B Funding Toward Autonomous Driving Technology
TIER IV has received Series B funding from investors including Yamaha Motor as well as the Japanese government as it develops open-source software for autonomous vehicles.

Outrider Releases Next-Generation Kit for Scaling Distribution Yard Automation
Outrider, which has worked with NVIDIA, Ouster, Yaskawa, and Orange EV technology, has released its latest autonomy kit for growing fleets of electric yard trucks in logistics operations.

Baidu to Reveal Latest Updates for Autonomous Driving, AI Cloud, Large AI Model at Baidu World 2022
The company's new technology takes advantage of machine learning, artificial intelligence and more to operate.

Robotics Company Setbacks Belie Industry Strength, Say Experts
Robotics companies recently announced layoffs, but they reflect misaligned expectations, noted industry observers, who said they're still bullish on technologies that solve real problems.

May Mobility Closes $111M Series C Funding to Develop Toyota Autonomous Mobility Platforms
May Mobility has raised funding to continue deploying mobility as a service with autonomous vehicles with partners including Toyota, MONET Technologies, and SoftBank.

XPENG Robotics Completes $100 Million Series A to Develop Ridable Robots
XPENG is in the business of making rideable quadruped robots. With the recent funding, the company said it will be able to expand its research and development efforts.

Indy Autonomous Challenge to Take Another Lap at CES 2023 With Self-Driving Racecars
After January's successful race, the Indy Autonomous Challenge and Consumer Technology Association are again teaming up to enable teams of innovators and universities to compete.

Waymo and J.B. Hunt Joined by Wayfair in Autonomous Trucking Pilot in Texas
Waymo's pilot with J.B. Hunt is expanding to include the first autonomous freight hauls for Wayfair with the goal of making self-driving transport commercially viable.

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.

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.

AGCO to Use Apex.OS SDK for Fendt Xaver Self Driving Agricultural Vehicle
AGCO, which previously invested in Apex.AI, will use the Apex.OS software development kit with its Fendt Xaver autonomous farming robot concept.



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