Kongsberg Automotive signs a collaboration agreement with Chassis Autonomy in Sweden
Zurich, August 25, 2022: Kongsberg Automotive (KA) has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with the Swedish company Chassis Autonomy SBA AB and its UK affiliate Chassis Autonomy Limited on a potential long-term commercial collaboration for development, manufacture, and sales of groundbreaking electromechanical actuation products for autonomous vehicles.
Chassis Autonomy specializes in design, development, and manufacture of steer-by-wire and brake-by-wire systems for use in L4 and L5 autonomous vehicles. With this collaboration, KA and Chassis Autonomy see significant opportunities for bilateral leveraging of competency, capacity and facilities between the parties for the growing autonomous market segment.
“This collaboration fits with KA’s Shift Gear program that focuses on attractive innovations, new products, and future applications,” says Joerg Buchheim, President & CEO, “I am looking forward to the collaboration on the development of pioneering steering products for autonomous vehicles.”
The LOI signed between KA and Chassis Autonomy provides the framework for detailed discussions concerning the cooperation and the support structure between the parties. The future legally binding agreement(s) will set out the collaborative structure and may include that KA takes an equity stake in Chassis Autonomy.
The aforementioned discussions are expected to commence immediately.
About Kongsberg Automotive ASA
Kongsberg Automotive provides cutting-edge technology to the global vehicle industry. We drive the global transition to sustainable mobility by putting engineering, sustainability, and innovation into practice. Our product portfolio includes driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products. Find more information at: kongsbergautomotive.com
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About Chassis Autonomy
Chassis Autonomy is a deep technology start-up with a vision to enable autonomous mobility through actuation. Our fail-operational, steer and brake-by-wire systems will set the benchmark and define the new state-of-the-art for safe actuation systems that are used in highly automated and fully autonomous vehicles. For more information, please visit: chassisautonomy.com.
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