Aptiv's Self-Driving Experience

“Aptiv is a technology company that will usher in the next generation of active safety, autonomous vehicles, smart cities and connectivity. We bring decades of experience in solving our customers’ most difficult challenges, with the spirit and ingenuity of a start-up.”

Kevin Clark, President & Chief Executive Officer

Vehicle automation levels

The building blocks for autonomous vehicles are already on the road today – 
systems like lane keeping, adaptive cruise control, park assist – to name a few. 
We are on the path to an autonomous future. 

0

No
automation

Zero autonomy; the driver performs all driving tasks.

1

Driver
assistance

Vehicle is controlled by the driver, but some driving assist features may be included in the vehicle design.

2

Partial
automation

Vehicle has combined automated functions, like acceleration and steering, but the driver must remain engaged with the driving task and monitor the environment at all times.

3

Conditional
automation

Driver is a necessity, but is not required to monitor the environment. The driver must be ready to take control of the vehicle at all times with notice.

4

High
automation

The vehicle is capable of performing all driving functions under certain conditions. The driver may have the option to control the vehicle.

5

Full
automation

The vehicle is capable of performing all driving functions under all conditions. The driver may have the option to control the vehicle.

The Path to Automated Driving

Aptiv’s Milestones in Automated driving technology

The Path To Automated Driving

Aptiv Autonomous Vehicle: Our Sensors Explained

We're considering not only the technology, but the aesthetics of a self-driving car.

Our vehicle INCLUDES:

  • 4 short-range LiDARs
  • 5 long-range LiDARs
  • 6 electronically scanning radars (ESR)
  • 4 short-range radars (SRR)
  • 1 trifocal camera
  • 1 traffic light camera
  • 2 GPS antennas
  • Dedicated Short Range Communications antenna (DSRC)
  • 2 computer and software stacks for redundancy and safety, plus ControlTec CT-Edge data communications system
automated driving

 

User Experience

Infotainment, connectivity, mobility and services

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Who we are

Aptiv is a global technology company that develops safer, greener and more connected solutions enabling the future of mobility. Headquartered in Dublin, Aptiv has 150,000 employees and operates 14 technical centers, as well as manufacturing sites and customer support centers in 45 countries.