Chinese LIDAR manufacturer opens U.S. headquarters in Plymouth

PLYMOUTH—RoboSense, the autonomous vehicle technology brand of China’s Suteng Innovation Technology Co. Ltd., has opened its North American headquarters in Plymouth.

Attending the opening ceremony and providing remarks were Peipei Zhao, vice president of strategy; Ken English, RoboSense senior director of automotive business; Plymouth Township Supervisor Kurt Heise; and Luz Meza, Wayne County director of economic development.

Also attending were other representatives from Plymouth Township, the Plymouth Community Chamber of Commerce, Wayne County Economic Development, the Michigan Economic Development Corp., Michigan Department of Transportation, and representatives from North American car companies that RoboSense is working with to deliver autonomous technology.

At the opening ceremony, Mark Qiu, co-founder and executive president of RoboSense, said: “This grand opening is an important milestone in the development of RoboSense. It shoulders the strategic mission of providing high-quality products and services for the automotive industry in North America. As a fundamental company goal, we will always pursue innovation and keep promoting the advancement of mobility. We look forward to the new collaboration opportunities enabled by this key company milestone.”

RoboSense’s North American headquarters will form a joint force with its branch in San Jose, Calif., focusing on the mass production and market application of RoboSense LiDAR technology, and will continue to collaborate with local companies

Robosense provides LIDAR (laser-based radar) sensor systems with applications in the future of autonomous transportation. More at

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