Aurora Innovation became a publicly listed company on November 4, 2021 after completing a business combination with Reinvent Technology Partners, a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company. Forge no longer actively tracks this company.
Self-driving technology company Aurora plans to go public through a special-purpose acquisition company backed by founders from LinkedIn and Zynga Inc., in a transaction that values the startup at $11 billion. The combined company will be named Aurora Innovation Inc., and will be listed on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol AUR.
Global heavy truck manufacturers are lining up technology partners to help build out self-driving systems for long-haul freight that could see widespread commercial service well before self-driving robotaxis.
The autonomous vehicle startup Aurora Innovation said Tuesday it has reached an agreement with Volvo to jointly develop autonomous semi trucks for North America. The partnership, which the two companies say will span several years and is through Volvo’s Autonomous Solutions unit, will focus o…