Self-driving technology company Coast Autonomous has signed a memorandum of understanding with DG Cities to provide AV consultancy services.
The partnership between Coast and DG Cities will focus on spatial planning and strategic designs for cities; digital infrastructure and new technologies; new mobility services and future vehicles.
DG Cities, a subsidiary of London’s Royal Borough of Greenwich, is an urban innovation company focusing on smart cities.
Managing director Trevor Dorling said, “Coast’s unique technology, practical approach and ambition present a real opportunity to accelerate the take-up of autonomous vehicles and deliver benefits for cities and their citizens. Technology itself is not enough, and our expertise in smart city integration and design, alongside Coast’s capabilities in self-driving vehicles for urban environments, means we can offer a full service to clients looking to achieve meaningful impact.”
Pierre Lefevre, chief technology officer of Coast, added, “Through our partnership, we are able to offer clients our world-leading technology and vehicles, alongside expert advice on how to utilize the technology to best address city needs.”