Byton partners with Aurora for self-driving technology
Byton announced a partnership with Aurora in order to help the fledgling electric vehicle marker incorporate level 4 (L4) autonomous-driving vehicle capabilities.
Over the next two years, Byton and Aurora plan to jointly conduct pilot deployment of Aurora’s level 4 autonomous driving systems. Additionally, Byton and Aurora will explore the use of Aurora’s self-driving system in Byton’s series production vehicles.
Dr. Daniel Kirchert, president and co-founder at Byton, added, “I’m confident that Aurora will be instrumental in helping Byton achieve its objectives as an innovator of smart, premium electric cars with level 4 and level 5 autonomous driving.”
Byton revealed its first concept vehicles, which is scheduled for production and sales to being in China in 2019, earlier this month at CES 2018 in Las Vegas. Sales are set to begin in China in 2019, and sales in the United States and Europe to start in 2020.