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Iveco indicators MoU with Plus to develop autonomous vans | Automotive Business Information
Iveco has introduced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Plus, a number one world autonomous trucking firm, to collectively develop autonomous vans.
Beneath the phrases of the non-binding MOU, Iveco and Plus will combine Iveco’s latest-generation S-WAY heavy-duty truck with the PlusDrive full-stack autonomous driving system. The cooperation may also discover utilizing Iveco’s liquefied pure fuel (LNG) engine system to energy the collectively developed autonomous vans.
The partnership combines Iveco’s experience in heavy-duty truck improvement, manufacturing, and gross sales with Plus’s autonomous driving expertise.
Marco Liccardo, Chief Expertise and Digital Officer, Iveco stated: “The cooperation with Plus represents a wonderful alternative to speed up the event of the best ranges of automation of heavy vans. Iveco is already engaged on ADAS options along with chosen corporations, however with regards to stage 4 autonomy, it’s essential to create an ecosystem of companions. Because of its expertise management, its non-linear considering, and established relationships with the identical key element suppliers, Plus is the proper accomplice for accelerating on this course of.”
“We’re thrilled to accomplice with Iveco, who shares our imaginative and prescient for a safer and extra sustainable future by autonomous vans,” stated Shawn Kerrigan, COO and Co-founder, Plus. “Our groups will work carefully to develop and deploy autonomous vans,together with one that’s powered by pure fuel. Iveco’s world footprint in over 160 international locations will allow us to speed up our industrial deployment and amplify the influence of our autonomous driving expertise.”
Plus, headquartered in Silicon Valley, says it’s making use of full-stack self-driving expertise to vans ‘to allow giant scale autonomous industrial transport’.