General Motors is bringing AI into the vehicle inspection process
The automaker has made an unidentified "strategic investment" in Israeli startup UVeye.
which creates car diagnostic systems that make use of sensors along with AI to quickly detect problems with damaged parts or issues with maintenance.
This investment into UVeye was done through GM Ventures, the automaker's venture fund, which invests in a range of other AI-related businesses.
As part of the partnership, GM will sell UVeye's technology to its dealer network in order to improve their inspection systems for vehicles.
GM will also partner together with UVeye on a number of projects involving vehicle inspection technology which include used car auctions fleet operations, as well as sales at dealerships.
Based on the images and videos supplied by the company UVeye's technology resembles the body scan scanner at an airport that you can put in your car.
The car is driven through the scanner, with glowing lights inside and within a matter of minutes, service providers will provide a comprehensive analysis of everything that's wrong with your car.
UVeye's system is based on artificial intelligence machine learning, machine learning and high-definition cameras.
That "quickly and accurately" check the tires as well as the vehicle's exterior and underbody for signs of damage or missing parts and other safety-related issues.
GM states that UVeye's technology will be available to 4,000 dealers across the United States.
In the course of this year this year, the Israeli company signed a contract with a major auto retail management system that is used by more than 15,000 dealers across the US.
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