Companies - Automotive Autonomy
Many companies are working on automotive autonomy; however, twenty of them are given below.
6. Tri. Ad
7. Optimus Ride
11. Varden Labs
15. Auro Robotics
17. Swaayatt Robots
20. Ati Motors.
Below, we have presented the list outlining their website links, their location, what they are working on, their availability and any successes they have experienced.
To address the research question adequately, we have included the companies based on pre-compiled lists that are available publicly. Since there are no specific criteria provided for the companies other than automotive autonomy, we have included companies which are specifically working on the artificial intelligence systems which render autonomy in a vehicle.
AutoX is a self-driving grocery delivery service customers can order delivery through the company's app to be delivered by the self driven car. The company's website is accessible by clicking here. Autox is located in San Jose, California with offices also in Hong Kong. They have gained success by partnering with a few grocery companies an ecommerce company known as GrubMarket as well as retail companies such as Whole Foods, Blue Apron, Hello Fresh and Chipotle.
2. Drive. AI
Drive.AI is a self driving public transportation service. The company's website is accessible here. Drive AI is located in Mountain View, California. Drive AI has received success by partnering with a Singapore based Uber rival known as Grab and has gain enormous amounts of funding since its founding.
NuTonomy is located in Boston, MA. The company's goal is to provide a fleet of driverless vehicle for public transport. The company's website is accessible by clicking here. Recently NuTonomy has started testing out vehicles in the Boston seaport district by providing rides to Lyft user and gaining more traction towards changing the way people get around.
Carvi is installed in vehicles and fleets to help companies track their vehicles; it provides real time warning to drivers of possible danger. The company's website is accessible here. Carvi is located in San Francisco, and their users include auto insurers, fleet services and families. The company is working with consumers, industry and regulators to help bring these technologies to market, ensuring safety remains a top priority.
Cruise is building advanced self driving vehicles. The company was founded in San Francisco, California. The company's website is accessible by clicking here. They currently have driverless cars in California, Arizona and Michigan. In 2016, the company teamed up with GM and had invested almost $14 million in developing a research and development facility in California.
It is a joint venture between Toyota, Denso and Aisint. The company's website is accessible by clicking here. The company is based in Tokyo, Japan and is aimed at delivering the world's safest fully automated vehicles that are beautifully designed. The company will create a “fully-integrated, production-quality software for automated driving,” according to Toyota. Toyota, Denso and Aisint plan to invest $2.8 billion dollars into the start up.
7. Optimus Ride
Optimus Ride is a company that creates self driving vehicles for Geo fenced locations, and the company is located in Boston. The company’s website is accessible by clicking here. The company has received the green light to test their cars in Massachusetts; they have been driving people from train stations to local housing developments.
WAYMO was started as an exploration of self driving vehicles. They have since become their own company focused on creating safe driverless vehicles. They are located in Mountain View, California. The company’s website is accessible by clicking here. WAYMO has already been making an impact in the Phoenix area by providing test rides locally.
ZOOX is located in Foster City, California. The company is different from other self driving vehicle companies because they are creating autonomous vehicles independently from scratch. The cars are developed for ride share purposes. The company’s website is accessible by clicking here. They are currently in the developmental stages and are set to release finished vehicles in 2020.
Nauto creates AI technology for commercial fleets. The Nautos intelligent system reduces the possibility of distractions by keeping drivers attentive. The company’s website is accessible by clicking here. The company has recently installed its software into 99% of a Minnesota based transportation companies fleet.
11. Varden Labs
Varden Labs is a stealth self driving company and it is dedicated to providing autonomous shuttles for university campuses located in Waterloo, Canada. The company's website is accessible by clicking here. The company recently raised $4.5 million in funding. There’s very little known about the startup, but the site and past coverage of the company focus on developing autonomous technology and they are currently still in the process of raising funds for the project.
Pony. AI is a self driving startup located in Silicon Valley and China. The company has raised $100 million in start up capital. The company’s website is accessible by clicking here. The company recently unveiled a test project for a product-ready autonomous driving fleet within a geo-fenced area in Guangzhou, China.
Fisheyebox is a tech startup based in Kolkata, India the startup is aimed at making relatively low tech car loaded with technology. The company’s website is accessible by clicking here. They are currently in a conceptual stage and is seeking investments to move forward.
14. High Tech Robotic Systems
High Tech Robotic Systems is a self driving startup located in India. The company's website is accessible by clicking here. The company launched a completely autonomous vehicle in 2016 called Novus Drive the car lets passengers set their destinations.
15. Auro Robotics
Auro Robotics started in India and it is working on an autonomous shuttle that is currently running at the University of Santa Clara. The company's website is accessible by clicking here. They aim at bringing self driving solutions into college campuses and residential communities.
NIO is located in China; it is an automobile manufacturer located in Shanghai. They specialize in designing and developing autonomous vehicles. The company’s website is accessible by clicking here. NIO has been a finalist in the Automotive News Pace Awards. They have won Automotive News PACE Innovation Partnership Awards previously.
17. SWAAYATT ROBOTS
Swaayatt is developing on and off-road robots self driving technology that works in an extremely difficult traffic scenario. The company's website is accessible by clicking here. They are located in India. They are currently testing technology that is said to be able to de-clutter the environment.
18. Omnipresent Robot
Omnipresent Robot is one of the leading robotics companies in India. The company's website is accessible by clicking here. They are working relentlessly in the arena of driver less cars that use a combination of ID laser sensors, stereo cameras and combine their data through sensor fusion to generate 3D maps. Omnipresent Robot has won the gold medal for Innovative Gold Medal in 2012 & 2013.
Netradyne uses artificial intelligence to improve road and driver safety. The company is based in Bengaluru and San Diego. The company’s website is accessible by clicking here. Netradyne offers a powerful camera that analyses driving patterns and can help determine the cause of an accident. Netradyne started offering VisionPRO camera that provides up to eight different views of a commercial truck; this helps fleet managers see the side and rear of their vehicles.
Ati Motors is based in Bangalore, India and has been founded by V. Vinay, Saurabh Chandra and Saad Nasser. They design autonomous electric cargo vehicles. The company’s website is accessible by clicking here. It is currently focused on producing a prototype and testing phases.
These companies are currently working on various projects and have had some level of success since they started this journey towards autonomous driving.