Arrival selects HERE SDK for its electric vehicles

  • HERE Technologies to power the Arrival onboard navigation solution
  • ICI SDK to calculate routes and timetables and run shared mobility solutions

May 19, 2021

London and Amsterdam – Arrival, the company that is reinventing the automotive industry with its all-new approach to electric vehicle (EV) design and assembly, has selected HERE Technologies, the leading location data and technology platform, to feed its on-board human. Machine interface navigation solution (HMI).

Arrival has been developing its own proprietary hardware, software and robotics since 2015 and uses these technologies to enable the production of electric vehicles through its unique, small footprint, low capex, micro-invoices that can be rapidly deployed to serve local communities. Electric vehicles benefit from predictable routes and overnight charging in depot, integrating perfectly into commercial fleets. With the rise of e-commerce, accelerated by COVID-19 and the demand for same-day delivery, the global commercial fleet market is expected to grow. Responding to the urgent need to reduce carbon emissions, Arrivée’s integrated transport ecosystem provides cities and businesses with the tools they need to achieve their sustainability goals.

HERE’s SDK goes far beyond standard mapping, routing, and search functionality. It offers real-time visibility of the geographic location of mobile assets and offline features that include route calculation, location search and step-by-step navigation. Using a highly compressed data format, HERE SDK provides fast download times and a seamless user experience that can be personalized by incorporating private points of interest (POIs).

“After a thorough benchmarking process, Arrival has come to the conclusion that HERE’s Navigation SDK is one of the best around. The quality of the location data coupled with the customization capabilities of the SDK means that HERE is the ideal partner for us. As a result, we are delighted to provide drivers of arrival vehicles with the best technology to do their jobs comfortably and efficiently, ”said Valentin Anisimov, HMI system manager in arrival technology.

“We are extremely proud to partner with Arrival to meet the challenge of our time – zero emission transport. With HERE SDK, Arrival can now offer its drivers a top-notch routing experience. We look forward to helping Arrival achieve its goal of making cities cleaner and delivering faster, ”said Knuth Sexauer, vice president of automotive at HERE Technologies.

Together, Arrival and HERE are poised to improve the performance of commercial electric fleets and have a dramatic impact on climate change as a result.

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About HERE Technologies
HERE, a location-based data and technology platform, advances people, businesses and cities by harnessing the power of location. By leveraging our open platform, we enable our customers to achieve better results – helping a city manage its infrastructure or a business optimize its assets to guide drivers safely to their destinations. For more information HERE, please visit and

About the arrival
Arrival (NASDAQ: ARVL) is reinventing the automotive industry with its all-new approach to the design and assembly of electric vehicles. Low-capex and rapidly scalable micro-factories, combined with in-house developed components, materials and software, enable the production of top-notch vehicles at competitive prices compared to fossil fuel variants and with a total cost of significantly lower possession. This transformative approach provides cities around the world with the solutions they need to create sustainable urban environments and great experiences for their citizens. Arrival is a global company founded in 2015 and headquartered in London, UK and Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, with over 1900 employees worldwide in offices in USA, Germany , the Netherlands, Israel, Russia and Luxembourg. The company is rolling out its first three micro-factories in North Carolina, the United States, South Carolina, the United States and Bicester, United Kingdom in 2021.

Forward-looking statements

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities laws, including statements regarding the products offered by Arrival and the markets in which it operates, Arrival’s ability to produce electric utility vehicles which will render the cleaner and safer city mobility. and more equitable, expectations regarding the benefits of the Arrival micro-factories, the projected future Arrival results and the timing of testing and production of the Arrival vehicles. These forward-looking statements are generally identified by the words “believe”, “plan”, “expect”, “anticipate”, “estimate”, “intend”, “strategy”, “future”, “opportunity”, “Plan,“ may ”,“ should ”,“ will ”,“ would ”,“ will ”,“ will continue ”,“ will probably result ”, and similar expressions. These statements are made in accordance with the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and are based on the opinions or management’s interpretation of currently available information. Forward-looking statements are predictions, projections and other statements about future events that are based on current expectations and assumptions and, therefore, are subject to risks and uncertainties. There are many factors that could cause actual future events to differ materially from the forward-looking statements contained herein, including, but not limited to: (i) the impact of COVID-19 on Arrival activities; (ii) the risk of downturn and the possibility of rapid change in the highly competitive industry in which Arrival operates, (iii) the risk that arrival and its current and future employees will not be able to develop and market with successful products or services or the Arrival experience. significant delays in this regard, (iv) the risk that arrival will never reach or maintain profitability; (v) the risk that arrival will encounter difficulties in managing its growth and expansion of its operations, (vi) the risk that third-party suppliers and manufacturers may not be able to fully and timely fulfill their obligations; (vii) the risk that the use of Microfactories will not provide the expected benefits due to, among other things, the inability to locate suitable buildings to use as Microfactories, Microfactories requiring a larger than expected factory footprint and Arrival’s inability to deploy Microfactories on schedule; (viii) the risk that orders placed for vehicles, including the UPS order, may be canceled or amended; (ix) the risk of product liability or regulatory lawsuits or proceedings relating to Arrival products and services; and (x) the risk that arrival will need to raise additional capital to execute its business plan, which may not be available on acceptable terms or not at all; and (xi) the risk that arrival will not be able to guarantee or protect its intellectual property. The above list of factors is not exhaustive. You should carefully consider the above factors as well as the other risks and uncertainties described in the “Risk Factors” section of the prospectus filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on February 26, 2021 and other documents filed by Arrival with the SEC from time to time. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, and Arrival assumes no obligation and does not intend to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Arrival does not give any assurance that arrival will meet its expectations.

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