Autoliv partners with global automaker on radar for autonomous driving

August 31, 2017 Autoliv

Autoliv, Inc., 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.”

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