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Cosworth's Vision for an Automotive Autonomous Future Tapped by UK Consortium for Development of Collision Avoidance Systems


Cosworth, the leading automotive technologies company, is extending its
range of camera and data systems to provide vision solutions for
Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) and autonomous vehicles.

Its expertise in the field of intelligent vision software will be used
as part of an automotive consortium looking at the development of a
collision avoidance system, which will improve the operation and safety
of autonomous and connected vehicles.

The Multi-Car Collision Avoidance project (MuCCA)
will use artificial intelligence and vehicle-to-vehicle communications
to help autonomous vehicles make co-operative decisions to avoid
potential collisions in highway environments.

Cosworth's contribution will center on vision and data logging
technologies, whose foundations over three decades in car racing have
been more recently applied in the wider automotive industry.

The company has spent years developing high-quality cameras and vision
software, which have been developed and refined over many years as part
of Cosworth's hugely successful AliveDrive ecosystem. The performance
electronics units have been rolled out to the mainstream automotive
industry in recent years, with 40,000 supplied to General Motors

The MuCCA project will take Cosworth's know-how and expertise into
ground-breaking new territory to prepare for an autonomous future. Led
by automotive services provider Applus+ IDIADA and also involving
Cranfield University, Westfield Sports, Secured by Design and the
Transport Systems Catapult, the consortium has been awarded UK
government funding towards the development and trial of technologies
that could radically reduce multi-car collisions on highways.

"We are proud to be a partner in the pioneering MuCCA project,
delivering the video camera, lidar sensor, data fusion and data logging
technologies that will provide the view of the world for each vehicle,"
explains Cosworth's Director of Automotive Electronics Dr. Pio

"We are excited about the crucial role that the technologies, in which
we specialise and have expertise, will play in the delivery of vehicles
with increasingly capable Driver Assistance Systems. We believe this
will ultimately lead to the delivery of fully autonomous vehicles."

"Cosworth was the first company to introduce products to the motorsport
market that successfully fused video and data. We have since become the
first to introduce it to the consumer vehicle market. It perfectly
encapsulates Cosworth's race to road ethos," Dr. Szyjanowicz concludes.

About Cosworth:

Cosworth is a globally recognized brand that has been leading automotive
technology innovation for 60 years. As a trusted tier-one supplier,
Cosworth is proud to work with a number of leading OEM's shaping the
landscape for the car of the future focused on performance,
efficiency, connectivity and automation technology.

From high efficiency engines to groundbreaking sensors, Cosworth has
developed a range of automotive hardware and software solutions that has
secured long term contracts through to 2026 with a pipeline value over
US$1 billion.

Cosworth is a globally focused business with offices in the UK, Detroit
and Indianapolis.

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