Ridecell announced that its self-driving vehicle division, Auro, is now licensed to test autonomous vehicles on public roadways in California.

Auro’s L4 autonomous driving vehicles will initially target low-speed urban use cases focused on solving last mile transportation. Designed to improve carsharing operations, these use cases include late night carshare fleet rebalancing to high demand urban locations, as well as fleet movement for parking, cleaning and maintenance.

Combining 3D Lidars, cameras, navigation sensors and 3D mapping with proprietary software algorithms. The company’s real world trials will start on Ford Fusion vehicle platforms equipped with Auro’s Autonomous Driving System.