Magna launches MAX4 system, aims to scale autonomous driving broadly
Magna, a large contract manufacturer and supplier to the auto industry, launched an integrated autonomous driving system that will make its way through the supply chain.
Magna International, a leading supplier to automakers, rolled out MAX4, an autonomous driving system that could go a long way toward scaling the technology.
Autonomous driving systems have received a lot of attention from technology players such as Google, Intel, and Nvidia, as well as automakers including Ford and General Motors. Magna's MAX4 in theory could have a wider impact on autonomous driving adoption since it works with nearly all of the automakers to provide modules and parts.
Simply put, Magna could make including an autonomous driving platform as easy as a drive train or roof system. In addition to being a supplier, Magna is the contract manufacturer behind certain Jaguar, Land Rover, BMW, Mini, and Mercedes-Benz models, to name a few.
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