Danfoss, ASI In Autonomous Vehicle Deal
By Mike Osenga07 November 2019
Danfoss and Autonomous Solutions, Inc. (ASI), Petersboro, UT, a provider of automation for vehicles in mining, agriculture, and construction, have signed an agreement for a strategic partnership to collaborate on autonomous technology for mobile equipment applications and adjacent markets.
With the strategic partnership, ASI and Danfoss will work toward a common goal of enabling more customers to adopt autonomous solutions for their applications.
ASI is a longtime Danfoss customer, utilizing the Plus+1 software platform from Danfoss Power Solutions in several of the vehicles it has automated in the past.
“This partnership demonstrates our ambition to invest in autonomy and be the innovative partner for our customers. It’s a promising partnership and we are excited about the potential in vehicle automation,” says Kim Fausing, president and CEO of Danfoss.
Mel Torrie, president and CEO of ASI, says, “ASI has been using the innovative Danfoss components over the last 20 years to support our autonomy development with the world’s leading vehicle OEMs. This new partnership will ensure manufacturers have the needed support to streamline their efforts in making autonomous industrial vehicles a mainstream reality.”
“We align our strengths and secure the relationship between ASI and Danfoss Power Solutions with the partnership. That will allow us to take a leap toward reaching a common goal of enabling more customers to adopt autonomous solutions,” says Eric Alström, president of Danfoss Power Solutions.