Toyota has announced plans to supply a fleet of its e-Palette automated vehicles to help move athletes and staff around the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo next year. The carmaker says that the plans reflect the company's ongoing transition to becoming a mobility company that will combine electrification, connected networks and advanced driving technologies to support new shared mobility businesses and business models.
Groupe Renault, Waymo and the Paris Region (Région Île-de-France) have announced plans to explore setting up an autonomous mobility service linking the French capital’s Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport with its La Défense business district. The announcement follows the signing of an agreement earlier this year between Groupe Renault and Nissan with Waymo on autonomous mobility services in France and Japan.
Chipmaker Arm has become a founding member of the Autonomous Vehicle Computing Consortium (AVCC) – a new industry group that is seeking to accelerate the delivery of safer and affordable autonomous vehicles at scale. The company said that the AVCC – whose members include General Motors, Toyota, DENSO, Continental, Bosch, NXP and Nvidia – understands the technological complexities and obstacles that need to be overcome for the deployment of autonomous vehicles and aims to work together to address these challenges.