Valeo Comfort and Driving Assistance  

About Valeo Comfort and Driving Assistance

Valeo is an automotive supplier, partner to all automakers worldwide. As a technology company, Valeo proposes innovative products and systems that contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions and to the development of Intuitive Driving. In 2019, the Valeo Group generated sales of €19.2 billion and invested over 13% of its original equipment sales in research and development. Valeo has 191 plants, 59 research and development centers and 15 distribution platforms, and employs 114 700 people in 33 countries worldwide.

The Business Group Valeo Comfort & Driving Assistance is leading the development of research projects and innovative solutions in the fields of Advanced Driving Assistance Systems, Automated Driving, User Experience, Telematics and Digital services.

The team Driving Assistance Research, based in Bobigny, France, will contribute to the SHOW project. This team is more specifically working on the future Driving Assistance functions preparing the Connected and Automated Driving functions. Thanks to the broad portfolio of Valeo sensors like cameras, ultrasonics, radars and laser scanners, the team develops the new technologies such as Perception with Deep Neural Networks, Machine Learning, Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM), Trajectory planning. These new developments are integrated, tested and demonstrated on state-of-the-art demo cars which have the authorization to be tested on open roads.