Hyundai Motor Group and Stagecoach have become partners in the Intelligent Mobility (IM) Accelerator in Milton Keynes, reports SmartHighways.net.
The IM Accelerator programme is designed to attract disruptive start-ups specialising in transport systems with high-growth potential, in order to help them grow into world-leading companies that promote UK business and create UK jobs.
As sponsoring partners, Hyundai Motor Group, (encompassing both Hyundai Motors and Kia Motors), will support startups with associated opportunities for business development and investment, and designate relevant experts to provide appropriate support.
Stagecoach Group, the bus, coach, rail, and tram operator working in the UK, United States and Canada, will provide similar support.
The IM Accelerator programme, which is a partnership between Transport Systems Catapult and Wayra UK, part of Telefónica Open Future. It focuses on Intelligent Mobility, concentrating on areas such as Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, Connected Infrastructure, New Business Models, Transport Data, Mobility, Fin Tech and AI, with a goal to develop companies who will create solutions for the most pressing transport problems.
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