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General Motors has announced that it will hire 3,000 new employees as it works to develop autonomous and electric vehicles. The carmaker plans to recruit the new employees across engineering, design and IT between now and the first quarter of 2021. As more people continue to work remotely, GM will offer an increasing number of remote opportunities as it continues its focus on autonomous and electric vehicles, and the development of...
Autonomous vehicle software developer Oxbotica has revealed that it is employing successful video game developers to create the autonomous software required for the vehicles of the future. Game developers who have previously launched flight simulators, racing games and sports titles have helped to create the simulated world in which Oxbotica is testing its autonomous software – whether driving on an urban street or off-road in a...
These days, graduates with the skills required to develop autonomous and electric vehicle technologies are in high demand. And when it comes to what they’re looking for in their careers developing the next generation of transportation, topping the list are ‘trustworthy’ employers who offer career advancement opportunities. That’s the finding of a recent study by collegiate engineering competition EcoCAR, which...
Automotive company Geely Auto Group has opened a new research and development centre in Germany, focused on new propulsion systems and next-generation mobility technology. The Geely Auto Technical Deutschland (GATD) facility at Raunheim, close to Frankfurt airport, is expected to employ around 300 engineers and technology specialists within the next few years, as the group increases its presence in electrification and new energy vehicles....
Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development (TRI-AD) has announced that it is now recruiting for positions at its new office for automated driving software development in Tokyo. TRI-AD aims to translate its research in artificial intelligence for automated driving into real products to support mobility around the world. The company is now recruiting for “passionate, talented candidates” who wish to develop their careers...
TOYOTA Connected has announced its expansion with the launch of TOYOTA Connected Europe (TCEU), a London-based start-up technology company that will harness data science to develop new mobility solutions for European consumers. The company plans to recruit up to 50 data scientists, engineers and software developers to join its UK team. TCEU will be based in London to take advantage of the area’s high concentration of data scientists,...
Electric vehicle developer SF Motors has announced that it will open a new R&D facility in Milpitas, California, allowing it to tap into Silicon Valley’s proximity to vendors, and to the area’s talent. The company will add engineering and manufacturing jobs at the new facility in late 2018. SF Motors’ R&D and low-volume manufacturing efforts at the site will be led by Chief Technology Officer Yifan Tang, with a...
Autonomous vehicle mapping provider HERE Technologies has opened a new R&D facility in Boulder, Colorado, where it is recruiting engineers to work on processes that allow the company’s high definition map to ‘self-heal’. The company will use crowdsourced data from live car sensors to validate and update its live map, improving its accuracy. The site will bring together experts in geospatial engineering, machine...