FCA US and Aurora have signed a memorandum of understanding laying the groundwork for a powerful partnership to develop and deploy self-driving commercial vehicles.
The Aurora Driver is Aurora’s self-driving platform that comprises the hardware, software, and data services. Delivering level 4 autonomy, Aurora Driver is composed of technology that is able to sense and navigate the environment without human intervention.
Through this proposed partnership, FCA and Aurora would integrate the Aurora Driver into FCA commercial vehicle lines. This would allow for a variety of customized solutions for commercial vehicle customers at a time when changing lifestyles and online shopping patterns are creating logistical opportunities.
Aurora was founded in 2017 its investors include Amazon, Sequoia, Greylock and more.
Source: Press Release