Automotive Coatings Manufacturers Helping Autonomous Cars ‘See’

Paint makers are coming up with ways in which autonomous vehicles could use their coatings to detect where they are on the road.

Automotive paint manufacturers PPG and Axalta are just two of the suppliers that are working with car makers to help autonomous cars “see” as they drive down the road.

According to a story in Bloomberg Business Week, the paint makers are coming up with ways in which those autonomous vehicles could use their coatings to detect where they are on the road and other helpful features.

“Autonomous cars create some significant issues from a paint standpoint,” says says Barry Snyder, chief technology officer of Axalta Coatings Systems. “But you have technology going into smart cars today that already creates challenges we need to respond to.”

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