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  • LiDAR maker Innoviz raises $65M from Delphi, Magna and more

    LiDAR maker Innoviz raises $65M from Delphi, Magna and more

    Innoviz, a company making LiDAR sensors to support the development and deployment of autonomous driving, has raised a new $65 million in Series B funding, from strategic partners and leading auto industry suppliers Delphi Automotive and Magna International, along with other investors. The vote of confidence from Magna and Delphi is especially noteworthy, however, because both stand ready to… Read More

  • Magna’s new MAX4 self-driving platform offers autonomy up to Level 4

    Magna’s new MAX4 self-driving platform offers autonomy up to Level 4

    Top tier 1 automotive industry supplier Magna has introduced a new functional autonomous driving platform concept it’s showing off to automaker customers, which it says can work with any vehicle without impact to either car design or looks, and which can add scalable self-driving capabilities all the way up to SAE Level 4 (highly automated self-driving, which does not require human… Read More

  • BMW and Daimler abandon Apple Car talks

    BMW and Daimler abandon Apple Car talks

    If Apple really is working on a car, it won’t be the Ultimate Driving Machineā„¢. BMW and Daimler have discontinued talks with Apple over a potential automotive collaboration, Handelsblatt reports. Read More

  • Magna's AcoustiVision Turns Rear-Windows Into Subwoofers

    A new technology called AcoustiVision hopes to put some Boom Boom Pow into your rear window. All car subwoofers rattle the entire car — rear window included — but Magna says their technology can use the rear window to make sound. AcoustiVision uses two exciters at the base of the window with power fed from amps in the trunk, which are said to boost a stereo signal from 12 to 200 volts. Read More