To enhance its capabilities in the field of ADAS, leading supplier in the automotive space, Magna, announced that it has added more than 120 employees of Optimus Ride, a provider of autonomous vehicle and mobility solutions located in Boston.
The contributions expected from the Optimus Ride employees will be valuable as the company builds on its strengths and position as a global ADAS provider with comprehensive capabilities.
The team remains in Boston’s Seaport district, establishing a Boston-based engineering centre and presence for Magna in a community rich in engineering talent, leading academic institutions and robotics.
John O’Hara, President, Magna Electronics, said, “Growing our engineering bench strength in sensing hardware and software helps accelerate our path forward in a rapidly growing ADAS market.”
“As advancements in autonomy continue, we saw an opportunity to bring in additional expertise to support current programs as well as future customer needs. We are happy to welcome the Optimus Ride employees to the Magna family,” he added.