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Veoneer JV wins for hands-off self-driving truck tests in Sweden

STOCKHOLM's Veoneer's joint-venture for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving software, Zenuity, has won approval for self-driving tests on public roads in Sweden

Veoneer JV wins for hands-off self-driving truck tests in Sweden

STOCKHOLM's Veoneer's joint-venture for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving software, Zenuity, has won approval for self-driving tests on public roads in Sweden

31 January 2019 - 19:00

STOCKHOLM's Veoneer's joint-venture for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving software, Zenuity, has won approval for self-driving tests on public roads in Sweden.

Transportstyrelsen, the Swedish Transport Agency, has approved that Zenuity, the joint venture between New York-listed Veoneer and Volvo, to test with self-driving cars on Swedish highways, Veoneer announced.



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 Malmo, Road 40 between Jonkoping and Gothenburg, and E6 between Gothenburg and Malmo.



'The approval to do real-life tests is essential for gathering important data and test functions. It is a strong proof-point for the progress of Zenuity's self-driving capabilities,' said Veoneer chief technology officer Nishant Batra



Stockholm-based Veoneer designs and manufactures products and solutions for active safety, autonomous driving, occupant protection and brake control. Veoneer and its joint-ventures has 8,300 employees in 13 countries.


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