US: Intel’s Mobileye Planning to Launch Self-Driving Shuttle in 2024

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The Mobileye unit of Intel Corp has been planning to build and deploy the self-driving electric shuttles with partners of the company in the United States in 2024 in a bid for the purpose of scaling up the company’s automated driving system beyond the delivery vehicles and taxis.

The Mobileye along with Beep and Benteler EV Systems is going to be launching the on-demand driverless shuttles that is going to be featuring 12 to 14 seats without pedal or steering. Hinrich Woebcken, a mobility service provider and advisory board member for Beep said, the vehicle is going to be operated in the areas of contained geo-fenced where the limits of the speed have been 35 miles an hour or less.

The company ‘Mobileye’ has been planning to deploy the robotaxis in the countries including Israel and Germany by the end of the year 2022 along with a pending approval from the regulatory, and the company is also working with Udelv, a startup company in the Silicon Valley for the purpose of putting the automated electric delivery vehicles into the service in the United States by the year 2023.

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Johann Jungwirth, VP of Mobility-as-a-service (Maas) at Mobileye said, the company ‘Mobileye’ is going to be proving the federal and state regulators of the United States that, the self-driving system is going to be more safe than a real human driver, and he also said that, on the perspective of technology, they are now feeling very bullish and staring that the technology has actually been close to be ready.