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NJ lawmakers announce plan to counteract NYC’s congestion pricing

Lawmakers in New Jersey plan to fight fire with fire should New York City go through with its congestion-pricing plan that would add a hefty surcharge on Garden State motorists coming into the Big Apple using the George Washington Bridge.

At a press conference early Monday, New Jersey Congressman Josh Gottheimer joined state lawmakers to announce plans for New Jersey’s own round of extra charges for out-of-state drivers. Legislation is in the works to create a so-called relief fund; the legislation would be dropped if NYC were to choose to back off its project that’s expected to cost regular GWB

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Navya and REE Automotive announce that they have signed an agreement to develop a level 4 autonomous system including REE corner technology and Navya self-driving solutions USA – English USA – English

REE is revolutionizing the e-Mobility industry through its highly modular and disruptive REEcorner technology which integrates critical vehicle components (steering, braking, suspension, powertrain and control) into the arch of the wheel. REE’s proprietary x-by-wire technology challenges century-old automotive concepts by being agnostic to vehicle size and design, power-source and driving mode (human or autonomous). Platforms utilizing REEcorners can present significant functional and operational advantages over conventional EV “skateboards” currently available in the market.

Navya is a leading player in level 4 autonomous driving systems for passenger and goods transport. Since 2015, Navya autonomous mobility solutions have been first to market

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Navya and REE Automotive announce that they have signed an agreement to develop a level 4 autonomous system including REE corner technology and Navya self-driving solutions

REE is revolutionizing the e-Mobility industry through its highly modular and disruptive REEcorner technology which integrates critical vehicle components (steering, braking, suspension, powertrain and control) into the arch of the wheel. REE’s proprietary x-by-wire technology challenges century-old automotive concepts by being agnostic to vehicle size and design, power-source and driving mode (human or autonomous). Platforms utilizing REEcorners can present significant functional and operational advantages over conventional EV “skateboards” currently available in the market.

Navya is a leading player in level 4 autonomous driving systems for passenger and goods transport. Since 2015, Navya autonomous mobility solutions have been first to market

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General Motors And SAE Announce AutoDrive Challenge II University Teams

General Motors and SAE International recently announced the university team lineup for the latest AutoDrive Challenge II competition. Following he success of the first AutoDrive Challenge, the AutoDrive Challenge II competition helps to promote STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) through the development of autonomous vehicle (AV) technology.

The colleges set to participate in the latest AutoDrive Challenge II competition include:

  • Kettering University
  • Michigan Technological University
  • North Carolina A&T University
  • The Ohio State University
  • Penn State University
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • Queens University
  • Virginia Tech

Each team is tasked with developing AV technology

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Dive Technologies and Metron Announce Partnership to Commercialize Advanced Autonomy Software on DIVE-LD | Business

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 6, 2021–

Dive Technologies, Inc., a Boston-based subsea robotics designer and manufacturer, today announced a commercial partnership with Metron, Inc. This partnership will directly support the commercialization of Metron’s Autonomy, Navigation, Command & Control (ANCC) software suite on Dive Technologies’ large displacement autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), the DIVE-LD. Initial sea testing of the DIVE-LD with ANCC software was completed in December 2020.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210406005280/en/

Dive Technologies Commercial Large Displacement AUV (Photo: Dive Technologies)

“The DIVE-LD is pier-launched and designed to stay at sea for up to ten days. The

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Innoviz Technologies and Collective Growth Corporation Announce Closing of Business Combination

The successful completion of the business combination will allow Innoviz Technologies to meet the booming demand of the auto industry, which has been waiting for the LiDAR technology to mature. Innoviz is engaged in multiple automotive programs with multiple partners across the globe, and is growing.

Innoviz is pleased to announce today, after years of development and rigorous testing, the ramp-up towards high-volume automotive-grade fully automated production of InnovizOne, which will serve the BMW series production, among other customers, and is expected to provide meaningful future revenues. In parallel, the Company will continue the introduction of the new generation LiDAR

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