UK-based Delphi Automotive Plc (DLPH - Get Report) , one of the world's largest automotive parts manufacturers, said on Friday that it has partnered with Innoviz Technologies, a maker of remote sensing solutions, to enhance safety in autonomous vehicles, Reuters reports.

Innoviz's LiDAR technology allows self-driving vehicles to locate objects from a far away distance, giving them the ability to travel at higher speeds safely.

LiDAR technology is widely considered a fundamental part of the overall self-driving car, the report said.

Shares of Delphi Automotive were higher in afternoon trading on Friday. 

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