Hands-off with the new approval for Zenuity

January 28, 2019: Zenuity, gets approval for self-driving tests on public roads in Sweden.

Göteborg, Sweden, January 28, 2019: Zenuity, gets approval for self-driving tests on public roads in Sweden.

Transportstyrelsen, the Swedish Transport Agency, has approved the application from Zenuity, the joint venture between Veoneer and Volvo Cars, to do tests with self-driving cars on Swedish highways. The tests will be done by trained drivers, with their hands off the steering wheel at a maximum speed of 80 km/hour.

The routes that have been approved are E4 between Stockholm and Malmö, road 40 between Jönköping and Gothenburg, and E6 between Gothenburg and Malmö.

“This approval takes us one step closer towards unsupervised cars on the roads in the future. They are also essential for collecting important data and improve our active safety functions in order to make it real”, says Dennis Nobelius, CEO at Zenuity.

For more information, please contact:

Catarina Falkenström, communication manager Zenuity, Tel: : +46 733 331 194, mail: catarina.falkenstrom@zenuity.com

About Zenuity:

Zenuity is a leading developer of software for self-driving cars (Autonomous Driving, AD) and driver-assisting technology (ADAS, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems). Our flexible approach helps us integrate closely with our clients within the automotive industry, resulting in quick delivery of new technologies. Zenuity was founded in 2017 and currently has more than 600 employees in Sweden, Germany, USA and China.

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