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

August 6, 2019
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

March 20, 2019
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

March 15, 2019
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

February 7, 2019
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

November 5, 2018
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

March 1, 2018
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

January 29, 2018
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

November 28, 2017
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

November 2, 2017
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

June 22, 2017
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

June 13, 2017
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

October 12, 2016
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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