Coast Autonomous Signs Lease to Remain in Pasadena, California

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Self-driving vehicle technology company chooses to remain in Los Angeles County

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Our many design, technology, and innovation tenants are an integral part of our neighborhood, and Coast Autonomous is a significant member of that important community. -Steve Mulheim, Old Pasadena Management District President & CEO

Coast Autonomous, a self-driving vehicle technology company, announced today that it has signed a lease agreement to have its headquarters remain in Pasadena, California.

After meeting with Pasadena City Councilmember Andy Wilson (District 7), Old Pasadena Management District President & CEO Steve Mulheim, current and former members of the research and scientific communities at Caltech and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, representatives from the ArtCenter College of Design, and leaders of Pasadena’s engineering and tech business communities, Coast Autonomous decided that Pasadena, located in the heart of Los Angeles County, is the ideal innovative hub to continue to develop its best-in-class self-driving vehicle technology.

“In relatively close proximity to USC, UCLA and our colleagues in Silicon Valley, and with world-class resources located in the city itself, greater Pasadena has an extremely rich and deep technology and design talent base from which to recruit and collaborate,” said Coast Autonomous CTO Pierre Lefevre, the father of low-speed autonomous vehicles. “Our team of engineers, roboticists, mapping scientists, and vehicle fleet management and supervision experts have been made to feel right at home in Pasadena and are always eager to return. Pasadena is a great place to innovate.”

“Old Pasadena Management District is very pleased that Coast Autonomous has decided to remain in the historic Old Pasadena district,” said Mulheim. “Our many design, technology, and innovation tenants are an integral part of our neighborhood, and Coast Autonomous is a significant member of that important community.”

About Coast Autonomous:
Coast Autonomous is a software and technology company focused on delivering AV solutions for low-speed environments. At the center of one of the fastest and most profound disruptions to impact the transportation and logistics industries, Coast has developed a complete suite of Autonomous Vehicle (AV) software that includes mapping & localization, robotics & artificial intelligence (AI), fleet management and supervision systems. Partnering with proven manufacturers, Coast can provide a variety of vehicles equipped with its best-in-class software to offer Transportation-as-a-Service (TaaS) solutions to cities, theme parks, campuses, airports and other low-speed environments. Based in Pasadena, California, Coast’s team is recognized for its experience and expertise in all aspects of implementing and operating AV fleets while prioritizing safety and the user experience. To learn how Coast Autonomous can help you power autonomous transportation in your environment, please visit


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