Vicinity Motor Corp. announced a new partnership with ADASTEC to create an SAE Level-4 automated Vicinity Lighting EV transit bus (the Vicinity Automated Lightning EV) for the North American market. The collaboration marks a substantial leap in the realm of transportation, with a strong emphasis on automated, connected, and shared solutions, driving innovation, accessibility, and sustainability.

The partnership brings together Vicinity's expertise in medium-duty, accessible, fully electrified low-floor transit vehicles with ADASTEC's SAE Level-4 automated driving software platform, Together, they aim to revolutionize the mobility sector and make a lasting impact on communities and passengers. The groundbreaking partnership between Vicinity and ADASTEC represents a monumental shift in the world of transportation and urban planning for smart cities.

Together, they are committed to driving innovation, accessibility, and sustainability, with a vision to create advanced and environmentally friendly transit solutions that integrate seamlessly into the fabric of smart cities. This partnership is set to reshape the mobility industry, offering communities and passengers a more connected and sustainable urban future.