Ford launches testing of recent self-driving fleet in Detroit, Auto Information, DFL
Detroit: Ford Motor Co’s majority owned autonomous car subsidiary, Argo AI, launched its new fleet of self-driving check autos – Ford Fusion Hybrid – in Detroit on Wednesday, increasing its presence to 5 U.S. cities.
The brand new vehicles are outfitted with upgraded sensors, together with radars and cameras with larger decision and vary, the corporate mentioned.
The No. 2 U.S. automaker is in talks with German automobile maker Volkswagen AG to develop self-driving autos as its autonomous autos unit competes for funding and engineering expertise with friends in addition to expertise firms.
Normal Motors’ majority owned Cruise robotaxi enterprise, Aurora, lately introduced a partnership with Fiat Chrysler Vehicles, whereas Alphabet and Uber are additionally investing of their self-driving tasks.
Argo already operates autos in Pittsburgh, Palo Alto, Miami and Washington D.C.