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Optimus Ride is One of the First 100 to Join The Climate Pledge
Boston, MA

In celebration of Earth Week, we are thrilled to announce Optimus Ride is one of the first 100 signatories to join The Climate Pledge and commit to net-zero carbon by 2040 or sooner.

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How Self-Driving Vehicles Could Transform Boston
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Optimus Ride and Polaris Announce Partnership to Bring Custom Designed, Fully Autonomous GEM Electric Vehicles to Market
Boston & Minneapolis

Partnership aims to accelerate the future of urban mobility within commercial and microtransit markets

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Optimus Ride Launches Electric Mobility Service in DC at Brookfield Properties’ The Yards
Washington DC

On-demand vehicle scheduling experience to connect tenants and residents to Capitol Hill and Barrack’s Row

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Optimus Ride Announces Sean Harrington As New CEO
Boston, MA

Startup veteran joins Optimus Ride as it scales up its autonomous vehicle technology system.

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The Yards to Deliver 5,000 Free Meals Prepared by Bluejacket with Optimus Ride Autonomous Vehicles to DC Families In Need
Washington, D.C.

The Yards and Optimus Ride Launch Food Delivery Service by Delivering “One Week” Meal Boxes Containing 3 Meals Per Day at 2,000 Calories

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Self-Driving Vehicle Systems in a Post COVID-19 World

After COVID-19, it becomes even more of an imperative to reach the driverless milestone.

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Brookfield Breaks Ground on Halley Rise, a New $1.4 Billion Mixed-Use District in Reston, VA
Reston, VA

Optimus Ride Showcases Self-Driving Vehicles At Halley Rise, Providing Office Tenants With Access To Convenient, Efficient Mobility around the Site

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Optimus Ride Launches New York State’s First Commercial Self-Driving Vehicle System at the Brooklyn Navy Yard
Brooklyn, NY

Innovative, public-private partnership enables multi-modal transportation and streamlines the commute for thousands.

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Optimus Ride Announces Self-Driving Vehicle Deployments at the Brooklyn Navy Yard and Paradise Valley Estates
Boston, MA – Brooklyn, NY – Fairfield, CA

Optimus Ride’s deployment at the Brooklyn Navy Yard marks the first commercial self-driving vehicle deployment in New York state.

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Optimus Ride Announces Renee Kennedy as Head of Talent Acquisition
Boston, MA

Renee Kennedy, formerly Senior Manager of Talent Acquisition at Amazon, joins Optimus Ride to scale the company’s team as it deploys its self-driving vehicle systems at new sites across the country.

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Optimus Ride Announces Strategic Partnership with Brookfield Properties
Boston, MA – Reston, VA

Optimus Ride will deploy its self-driving vehicle system with a new program at Brookfield’s Halley Rise this summer, providing users with access to convenient, efficient self-driving mobility.

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Optimus Ride Selects NVIDIA DRIVE AGX Xavier for Autonomous Vehicle Fleet
Boston, MA

High-performance, energy-efficient compute solution from NVIDIA helps Optimus Ride on its mission to full autonomy.

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Driving development: How self-driving cars of tomorrow are shaping today's projects
Boston, MA

Rapidly changing transportation technology presents a unique combination of challenges and opportunities for developers and urban planners.

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Optimus Ride Wins NextGEN Award
Boston, MA

State House Innovation Day 2018 celebrates "Megatrends and the Future of Tech in Massachusetts", recognizing tech firms and organizations that are leading and innovating in their field.

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Optimus Ride and LStar Ventures Partner on Autonomous Vehicle Pilot Program
Boston, MA

Optimus Ride announced a first of its kind partnership with renowned real estate developer LStar Ventures, to provide Union Point’s residents with access to self-driving vehicles.

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Fully Autonomous Vehicle Developer Optimus Ride Raises $18 Million in Series A Funding
Boston, MA

Leading Venture Capitalists Invest in MIT Spinoff’s Vision and Differentiated Approach to Self-Driving Technology; Funds Will Scale Vehicle Fleet and Increase Employee Headcount

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MIT Spinoff Creates Autonomous Mobility-on-Demand Systems for the Masses
Boston, MA

Boston is known for many things: The Red Sox baseball team, fresh lobster, the highest density of universities in one city. “Autonomous vehicles” can now be added to the list.

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Boston Welcomes Optimus Ride Driverless Vehicles to City Streets
Boston, MA

Today, Optimus Ride, a MIT spinoff company developing self-driving technology, announced it has received approval from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) to test highly automated vehicles in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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Optimus Ride Closes Series Seed of $5.25M
Cambridge, MA

Optimus Ride, an MIT spinoff company that develops self-driving technology, has raised a series seed investment of $5.25M co-led by NextView Ventures and FirstMark Capital.

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how Self-Driving Vehicles Could Transform Boston
Driving into the future: self-driving shuttle to launch in NYC
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The Boston Startup Leading The Charge on Self-Driving Cars
Optimus Ride Bloomberg Technology
Perkins School Visits Optimus Ride HQ

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