The automaker has been utilizing the digital Safety Cloud warning system from Haas Alert that notifies drivers of close by emergency autos and hazards in actual time by messages on the dashboard display. Stellantis debuted the expertise, which it calls the Emergency Vehicle Alert System and might run on autos from 2018 and later, at CES in January.
Trpko Blazevski, Stellantis’ supervisor of world digital innovation, stated the automaker first tried sending warnings with no audible beep throughout testing. It added beeps to seize a driver’s consideration based mostly on buyer suggestions.
The Haas Alert staff was on-site in the course of the early testing rounds working with Stellantis, Blazevski stated in the course of the startup presentation.
Tavares stated Stellantis’ objective is to present startups area to work — to not management them, lavatory them down or stifle their creativity. But the automaker will probably be there when its manufacturing and engineering experience are wanted.
“We stay at some distance to make sure that we not in any way, shape or form damage their agility or limit their speed of progress,” Tavares stated. “We are an enabler and we don’t want to be in a control mode.
“Of course, issues occur. The startup may have extra help, together with monetary help, then issues can occur by way of shareholdings, however that is not the first objective.”
Tavares said collaborating with startups will help them grow while enabling Stellantis to transform itself into an “automotive tech firm.”