Friday June 5, 2020

‘Weather makes Ireland a great place to test self-driving cars’

Philip McNamara, Voxpro vice-president of business development for North America, tells Emmet Ryan why he sees this country as a perfect test bed for his company

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
6th May, 2018
Phillip McNamara, vice-president of business development for North America at Voxpro Picture: Fergal Phillips

It’s perhaps not the most obvious marriage, but support technology business Voxpro is taking a serious look at how it can get involved in the self-driving car sector.

The Cork-based company, which was sold for €150 million last year, is hosting the MobilityX conference in Dublin and Achill Island later this month, looking at where automation is going.

The unusual combination of locations and tech sectors makes sense for Philip McNamara, vice-president of...

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