Suzuki and Applied EV, the platform for autonomous electric vehicles arrives, press office source Suzuki Italia
Suzuki Motor Corporation and the Australian Applied EV develop a platform for autonomous electric vehicles. Applied EV is an Australian technology company. This specializes in the development and design of software and electronics for ready-to-use autonomous vehicles.
Suzuki and Applied EV, the collaboration signed in September 2021
Suzuki has entered into with Applied EV a collaboration agreement in September 2021. Invested in Applied EV in 2022, evaluating since then the possibility of developing a joint project. In the co-development project, Applied EV Blanc Robot autonomous vehicle platform. This will be integrated with the strong and unmistakable trellis frame of the iconic Suzuki Jimny off-road vehicle.
Suzuki and Applied EV, the platform for autonomous electric vehicles arrives, source Suzuki Italia.jpg
This electrified by Applied EV and controlled by its central control system, Digital Backbone. The two companies intend to develop the Blanc Robot project. Then develop business models to expand the adoption of autonomous electric vehicles and improve brand awareness.
Before this deal. Suzuki has made further investments in Applied EV. Through the company’s venture capital fund, Suzuki Global Ventures. The two companies will further strengthen their relationship and promote next-generation mobility.