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Oxbotica hires new VP of Risk and Insurance to accelerate autonomy transition for global businesses

Oxbotica, a global leader in autonomous vehicle software, today announced seasoned industry executive Rebecca Marsden has joined the company’s leadership team as Vice President of Risk and Insurance.

Oxbotica raises US$140 million Series C investment to deploy its operating system for Universal Autonomy™ around the world

Oxbotica, a global leader in autonomous vehicle software, announced today that it has raised US$140 million in Series C investment to deploy its operating system for Universal Autonomy™ in multiple commercial and industrial domains around the world. The Series C funding accommodates growing demand from new and current shareholders, with additional investors expected to sign on before the funding round closes in a few months.


Oxbotica appoints VP Global Marketing Communications to accelerate Universal Autonomy

Oxbotica, a global leader in autonomous vehicle software, is accelerating the commercialisation of its Universal Autonomy platform with a new hire on the Executive Team.

Sheelpa Patel has been appointed Vice President Global Marketing Communications and will help Oxbotica scale globally, across multiple new commercial and industrial domains.

Oxbotica MetaDriver uses ‘metaverse’ to detect rare and unusual scenarios 1,000 times faster than actual driving

Oxbotica, a global leader in autonomous vehicle software, is using advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the metaverse to accelerate the safe and efficient deployment of AV technology, reducing carbon emissions generated by vehicles driving actual miles.

Oxbotica MetaDriver is a suite of tools that includes virtual world simulation, automated discovery of challenging scenarios, and real-time data expansion. It is designed to help AVs answer three core questions: ‘Do I see it right?’, ‘Am I doing it right?’, and ‘Can I trust myself right now?’.

Europe-first zero-occupancy autonomous vehicle journey on-road completed by Oxbotica

Oxbotica has completed the first safe and sustainable deployment of a zero-occupancy, fully autonomous, new-type electric vehicle on publicly accessible roads in Europe.

The all-electric AppliedEV vehicle, driven by Oxbotica, is operating in Oxford with no on-board driver, marking the next step in commercialising AV technology. The target for the first public on-road business deployment with Ocado Group, with a goods delivery variant, completing customer orders will be from 2023 onwards.

Oxbotica partners with NEVS to reshape the future of urban mobility with fleet of shared, self-driving, all-electric vehicles

Oxbotica and NEVS have signed a long-term strategic partnership to develop a fleet of self-driving, all-electric vehicles to be deployed on public roads by the end of 2023, revolutionising urban mobility and enabling communities to reduce carbon emissions.

Oxbotica board appoints Graham Budd as part of its growth strategy

Oxbotica, global leader in configurable autonomous vehicle software, today announces the appointment of Graham Budd to its board of directors.

Oxbotica appoints former Microsoft and Amazon Web Services MD Gavin Jackson as CEO

Gavin Jackson starts new role as CEO at Oxbotica with immediate effect. The appointment will help accelerate and scale commercial deployment of autonomous vehicle software.

ZF invests in Oxbotica to deploy autonomous passenger shuttles in major cities

ZF invests and takes a five per cent share in Oxbotica, a global leader in autonomous vehicle software. The companies have also signed a strategic partnership agreement to develop a Level 4 self-driving system for autonomous shuttles to transport people and goods.

Oxbotica appoints new VP of Product to accelerate commercialisation of autonomous vehicle technology

Oxbotica, a global leader in autonomous vehicle software, is delighted to announce the appointment of Derek Potter to its leadership team as VP of Product.

Oxbotica and AppliedEV to develop fully autonomous multi-purpose vehicle

Oxbotica and AppliedEV have announced a collaboration to develop a fully autonomous, multi-purpose electric vehicle capable of being deployed in a wide range of environments for a variety of commercial applications. he first deployments will be in industrial logistics and automated goods delivery with the potential to scale the fleet across multiple industries and locations in the future.

Oxbotica achieves safety landmark with autonomous vehicle assessment

Oxbotica has become the first company to have its autonomy safety case assessed by BSI against the requirements of the UK Code of Practice 2019, PAS 1881:2020 and PAS 1883:2020, certifying the safety conformity of its autonomous vehicle trials and testing.

Project Endeavour concludes with autonomous vehicle passenger rides in London

Project Endeavour concludes its multi-city demonstration of autonomous vehicle (AV) services with a final on-road trial in Greenwich, London.

Project Endeavour arrives in Birmingham for next stage of autonomous vehicle trials on public roads

Project Endeavour arrives in Birmingham this week, with the UK’s second largest city hosting the next phase of autonomous vehicle trials on public roads.

Oxbotica and TRL pilot safety framework for off-highway autonomous vehicle deployment

Oxbotica and TRL have piloted the use of the first Code of Practice for the safe and cost-effective deployment of autonomous vehicles in unstructured off-highway environments, with a live trial conducted in a quarry using a number of off-road vehicles.

Oxbotica and Navtech launch Terran360: a world-first radar-based localisation system

Oxbotica and Navtech have launched Terran360, the world’s first all-weather radar localisation solution for industrial autonomous vehicles, with the pioneering technology typically accurate to <10cm on any vehicle, in any environment.

Ocado Group announce investment in and joint collaboration with Oxbotica to develop autonomous integrated mobility solution

Ocado invests in autonomous vehicle software company Oxbotica, and announces plans to develop a range of vehicles that will be integrated into the Ocado Smart Platform

The SHIFT Autonomous Vehicle Deployment Report

A report identifying the potential impact of the deployment of autonomous vehicle (AV) services on major UK cities in the future has been published by Oxbotica, Imperial College London and Transport for London (TfL).

bp and Oxbotica complete industry-first autonomous vehicle trial at German refinery

bp has successfully completed an autonomous vehicle trial at its Lingen refinery in Germany, working with Oxbotica, a global leader in autonomous vehicle software. The trial was a world-first in the energy sector and the latest addition to the bp ventures technology portfolio.

Oxbotica raises $47 million to deploy autonomy software platform around the world

Oxbotica, a global leader in autonomous vehicle software, has announced the completion of a $47 million Series B investment with partners across the globe led by bp ventures.

  • "Since being spun out of the University of Oxford in 2014, Oxbotica has grown from a small-time robotics firm to become one of the world's leading autonomous driving software companies.”

    Business Insider


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