AutoMobility LA Selects Top 10 Startups

Steve Plumb

The organizers of the Los Angeles auto show’s AutoMobility LA conference have selected the finalists for this year’s Top Ten Automotive Startup Competition.

The overall winner will be announced next week. This year’s contenders are:

  • Acerta Analytics Solutions (Kitchener, Canada) — machine learning data management
  • Chanje (Los Angeles) — last-mile electric vehicle delivery systems
  • GBatteries Energy (Ottawa, Canada) — artificial intelligence-based EV charging systems
  • GuardKnox Cyber Technologies (Ramla, Israel) — cybersecurity and personalization technologies
  • Humanising Autonomy (London) — AI-based pedestrian detection technology
  • Silicon Mobility (Valbonne, France) — advanced semiconductors to improve EV efficiencies
  • StreetScooter (Aachen, Germany) — electric scooter and charging technology provider
  • TriEye (Tel Aviv) — low-visibility imaging for autonomous and advanced driver-assistance technologies
  • TuSimple (San Diego) — self-driving commercial trucks
  • Wunder Mobility (Hamburg) — mobility services developer

More than 160 startups worldwide applied for the award, which is in its sixth year. This year’s award is co-sponsored by Michigan Economic Development Corp.'s PlanetM mobility initiative and Plug and Play, an innovation platform that connects startups with industry partners.