autonomous-vehiclesAutonomous Vehicles

Autonomous Vehicles

Next-Generation Mapping and Navigation for Autonomous Driving

Report Summary:

Mapping and navigation for autonomous vehicles is rapidly scaling in the automotive industry while new mapping techniques are introduced. This update focuses on introducing a new type of mapping and navigation in the automotive industry, namely mapless navigation, as well as the automakers and Tier 1s strategic plan and decision on how to control the mapping stack for autonomous driving.  

Table of Contents

  1. Executive Summary
    1. Average costs for HD Mapping
    2. Best Metric for HD Mapping
  2. Automakers
    1. Ford
      1. Argo AI’s Argoverse for HD Maps
    2. General Motors
      1. General Motor’s Super Cruise is being Powered by Ushr
      2. Cruise Automation (a GM Company)
      3. General Motor’s Investments, Partnerships and Acquisitions for Mapping
    3. Mercedes-Benz
      1. Mercedes-Benz partnership with HERE Technologies for HD Mapping
      2. Mercedes-Benz and NVIDIA for Next-generation Mapping
    4. Tesla
      1. Tesla is Attempting Object Avoidance Through Voxel Mapping
      2. Analyst’s Thoughts on Tesla’s Voxel Mapping
    5. Toyota Motor Corporation
      1. Toyota’s Woven Planet Holdings
      2. Woven Planet’s Automated Mapping Platform (AMP)
      3. Toyota’s Investments, Partnerships and Acquisitions for Mapping
    6. VinFast
      1. VinFast Collaborates with HERE for In-car Navigation
    7. Volkswagen Group
      1. Volkswagen Group and Mobileye
      2. Volkswagen Group Subsidiary CARIAD and Bosch Partnership
      3. Porsche, HERE and Vodafone Partnership
    8. Xpeng Motors
      1. Xpeng Motors Partnership with Amap
      2. Xpeng Motors Acquisition of Jiangsu Zhitu Technology
  3. Mapping Providers
    1. AutoNavi
      1. NIO Partnership with Gaode Map
      2. Xpeng Motors Partnership with Amap
    2. MapmyIndia
      1. MapmyIndia HD Maps
      2. MapmyIndia Partnerships, Announcements and Funding
    3. Mapbox
      1. Mapbox Automotive
      2. Mapbox Partnerships, Announcements and Funding
    4. HERE Technologies
      1. HERE HD Live Map Layers
      2. HERE’s Partnerships, Announcements and Funding
    5. Sanborn Map Company
      1. Sanborn M-Map, Advanced HD Maps for Autonomous Driving
      2. Sanborn’s Partnerships, Announcements and Funding
    6. TomTom
      1. TomTom HD Map Development with RoadDNA
      2. TomTom Partnerships, Announcements and Funding
    7. Zenrin
      1. Zenrin’s HD Map Data
      2. Zenrin’s Line of Products
      3. Zenrin’s Partnerships, Mergers and Announcements
  4. Suppliers and Technology Companies
    1. Apple
      1. Apple High-Definition Mapping Approach
    2. Baidu Apollo
      1. Baidu HD Map
    3. Bosch
      1. Bosch Acquisition of Mapping Start-up Atlatec
    4. DMP (Dynamic Map Platform)
      1. DMP’s Partnerships, Announcements and Funding
    5. GPR (Previously WaveSense)
      1. GPR’s Global Positioning RADAR Solution
      2. Launch of GPR’s New Aegis RADAR
    6. Hyundai Mobis
      1. Who is Zendar and Why Hyundai Mobis is Interested in Imaging RADAR Technologies
    7. Mitsubishi Electric
      1. Mitsubishi Mapping System (MMS)
      2. Mitsubishi MMS Partnerships and Deployments
    8. Mobileye
      1. Mobileye’s Strategy
      2. Mobileye’s Roadbook and REM
      3. Mobileye’s REM and Mapping Volumes
      4. Will Mobileye Spin-Off its Mapping Division?
    9. NVIDIA
      1. NVIDIA’s Acquisition of the HD Map Start-up DeepMap
    10. PolyExplore
      1. PolyExplore HD Mapping Service
      2. PolyMapper
      3. PolyFusion
      4. PolyExplore’s Partnerships, Investments and Business
    11. Qualcomm
      1. Snapdragon Ride Platform and Integration with Arriver’s Software Stack
      2. Qualcomm’s Partnerships on Mapping
    12. Waymo (an Alphabet Company)
      1. How Waymo Maps a Geofenced Area
  5. Mapless Navigation
    1. Imagry
      1. Imagry’s Bio-inspired Vision Approach for Autonomous Technologies
      2. Imagry’s Software Stack Technology
  6. Analyst Contacts
    1. Other Contacts:

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