Autoliv partners with global automaker on radar for autonomous driving
(Stockholm, Sweden, August 31, 2017) – Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE: ALV and SSE: ALIVsdb), the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, has been selected by a Global automaker to supply industry leading 77GHz high-resolution radar systems for autonomous driving.
As a leading automotive manufacturer in the race to bring more automated and ultimately autonomous vehicles to the market, Autoliv is recognized for its commitment and unique strength in ADAS development.
Autoliv’s high-resolution radars, located on the four corners of the vehicle, allow for increased detection points, leading to improved ability to understand free space, better object separation in multiple target environments, and more precise detections in Blind Spot Warning and Rear Cross Traffic Alert.
Autoliv’s 77GHz radar systems see oncoming vehicles and autonomously manage lane changes during highway driving. The front and rear radars provide different functions for the vehicle; the front corner radars support object and free space detections, while the rear corner radars contribute to object detection, blind spot warning, and rear cross traffic alert.
“With our vision of saving more lives and quality first as guiding lights, we continue our journey to further strengthen our leadership in automotive safety,” says Johan Löfvenholm, President, Autoliv Electronics. “We have developed state-of-the-art radar systems that are critical to the advancement of autonomous driving.”
Thomas Jönsson, Vice President Corporate Communications. Tel: +46 8 587 206 27
Autoliv, Inc. is the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, and through its subsidiaries develops and manufactures automotive safety systems for all major automotive manufacturers in the world. Together with its joint ventures, Autoliv has more than 80 facilities with 70,000 employees in 27 countries. In addition, the Company has 22 technical centers in ten countries around the world, with 19 test tracks, more than any other automotive safety supplier. Sales in 2016 amounted to about US $10.1 billion. The Company's shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ALV) and its Swedish Depository Receipts on Nasdaq Stockholm (ALIV sdb). For more information about Autoliv, please visit our company website at www.autoliv.com.
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