PRESS RELEASE: Hyundai Motor and Plus Announce Collaboration to Demonstrate First Level 4 Autonomous Fuel Cell Electric Truck in the U.S.
04.24.24  |  Press Releases

Plus Named 2024 Edison Award Gold Winner for Innovative Autonomous Driving Software

Santa Clara, California — April 24, 2024 — Plus, a global leader in autonomous driving software solutions, announced today that it has been recognized as a Gold winner of the 2024 Edison Awards for its supervised autonomy software solution, PlusDrive®, in the Innovative Services & Software Solutions category. The Edison Awards™, often referred to as “the Oscars of Innovation,” celebrate the most innovative products and business leaders that will shape our world for the better.

PlusDrive® is among the suite of autonomous driving software solutions offered by Plus to help OEMs and Tier 1s accelerate the development of next-generation vehicles. Built on Plus’s foundational Level 4 autonomous driving software platform, PlusDrive® offers a highly automated driving experience with capabilities such as advanced lane centering, merge and cut-in handling, traffic jam assist, and driver-initiated or system-suggested safe lane change. In addition to reducing the total cost of ownership, PlusDrive® improves road safety and fuel efficiency while also reducing carbon emissions. PlusDrive® is already being used by the world’s largest fleets to deliver commercial freight nationwide.

Other innovative Plus products include PlusVision™, AI perception software designed to be used in advanced safety systems, ADAS applications, and higher levels of autonomy. PlusVision™ utilizes the latest advancements in deep neural networks, including transformer-based models, to provide cutting-edge perception capabilities. The software is compatible with all vehicle types and supports a diverse range of hardware and compute platforms.

Plus also has a Level 4 self-driving software solution, SuperDrive™, which is being deployed in the U.S., Europe, and Australia in partnerships with global commercial vehicle and transportation powerhouses IVECO, Scania / MAN / Navistar of the TRATON GROUP, and Transurban. 

“We are honored to receive this esteemed award. It reaffirms our position as an autonomous driving technology leader. It also validates our differentiated strategy to deploy a full suite of autonomous driving software solutions to support the industry’s transition to increasing levels of autonomy,” said Shawn Kerrigan, COO and Co-Founder at Plus. “We are incredibly proud of being the autonomy partner of choice for top global OEMs, Tier 1s, and infrastructure providers, and the work we’re doing with these partners to bring our breakthrough innovations to market in the U.S., Europe, and Australia. We are also grateful for our immensely talented team who continue to push the envelope in autonomous driving technology every day.”

About Plus

Plus is a global provider of autonomous driving software solutions that span AI-based perception software PlusVision™ to next-gen safety systems, highly automated PlusDrive®, and driver-out SuperDrive™. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, California with operations in the U.S., Europe, and Australia, Plus is named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Startup Employers and by Fast Company as one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies. Plus’s Open Platform for Autonomy is already powering vehicles in commercial use today. Partners including Bosch, dm-drogerie markt, DSV, IVECO, Luminar, Nikola, Scania / MAN / Navistar of the TRATON GROUP, and Transurban are working with Plus to accelerate next-generation transportation solutions. For more information, visit www.plus.ai.

Up Next

04.18.24
Press Releases
Plus Unveils PlusVision™, Deep Neural Network-Based AI Perception Software for Next-Generation Vehicles