(MULN) – Mullen Automotive Partners with DSA Systems for OTA Tech, System Diagnostics

Mullen Automotive (NASDAQ: MULN), an emerging electric vehicle (“EV”) manufacturer, has announced a key partnership with DSA Systems, a leading international provider of vehicle system diagnostics and remote OTA technology. The partnership calls for the two companies to collaborate on Mullen’s strategic FIVE EV Crossover Program. MULN is working on its Mullen FIVE offering, which is built on an EV crossover skateboard platform that provides multiple powertrain configurations and trim levels in a design that is Strikingly Different(TM).

In the announcement, MULN noted that DSA is a global leader in equipping automotive OEMs with vehicle diagnostics and connectivity, building a renowned reputation for providing monitoring and supporting technologies throughout the entire life cycle of vehicles. The company anticipates using DSA’s underpinning diagnostic technology in all future vehicle programs. “We intend for the Mullen FIVE to have the best 5G OTA technology from DSA, allowing us to remotely diagnose and

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Every Car Made After 2027 May Have Drunk Driving Monitoring System

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Buried deep in the 2,700-page bipartisan infrastructure bill is a provision that mandates all cars manufactured from 2027 onwards be equipped with a drunk driver monitoring system, in the hopes of ending a behavior that results in about 10,000 deaths in the U.S. every year. If passed with this provision, the bill would give a firm release date to a research program the federal government and an automotive industry group have collaborated on for more than a decade.

Since 2008, an alphabet soup of acronym organizations have been working on a public-private partnership to invent a new technology that can prevent drunk driving. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) partnered with the Automotive Coalition for Traffic Safety (ACTS), an industry group representing all the major automakers, to form the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety Program, which goes

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