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Author Archives: Lauren Isaac
Is Mobility-as-a-Service (MAAS) the Next Transportation Silver Bullet?
Since I first started working in the driverless space, I’ve heard about how driverless vehicles will solve everything…. the transportation silver bullet we’ve all been waiting for! Thankfully, that line of thinking has dissipated and there have since been many … Continue reading
Automotive Industry Disruption: A Forecasting Challenge
Rahul Kapoor is a Professor at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He is working in collaboration with Professor John Paul MacDuffie to study the disruption in the automotive ecosystem, to which he asks for your participation. News headlines … Continue reading
Posted in Driverless Car Future, Driverless Car Impacts Tagged automotive, disruption, driverless, electric vehicles, forecasting, technology 3 Comments
The Challenge in Establishing Driverless Regulations
It has been a fascinating couple of months monitoring the evolution of the U.S. federal regulations. In early September, the House of Representatives passed an AV bill with unprecedented bi-partisan support (summary found here). Today, the Senate is developing a … Continue reading
Dialogue is the Path to Success
I’m happy to report that Steve Kuciemba is back with another guest blog post. Steve Kuciemba is the National Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Practice Leader for WSP USA. The other day I was asked by a public agency client … Continue reading
The Importance of Driverless Pilots
Now that I’ve been at EasyMile for over a month, I’ve recognized how important it is for cities and public transit agencies to develop driverless pilots. The time is now! The technology is here, but so many other important milestones … Continue reading
Possibly the Most Important, Yet Most Forgotten Driverless Mode: the Driverless Shuttle!
The vast majority of the media regarding driverless vehicles is focused on passenger cars. The challenge with this mode is that people expect their personal vehicles to take them everywhere, which requires a Level 5, fully automated driverless vehicle. Right … Continue reading
The Unintended Consequences of Driverless Vehicles
We often hear about the really positive consequences that are likely to come from driverless vehicles, including safety and improved mobility, and the negative consequences, including potential increased congestion and loss of jobs, but there are a host of other … Continue reading
Do We Really Need to Own Driverless Cars?
I don’t even want to own a manual car today, so I certainly don’t want to own a driverless car in the future, but will others want to? The car companies would, seemingly, want us to keep buying vehicles (driverless … Continue reading
Posted in Driverless Car Future Tagged car ownership, cars, driverless, driverless cars, driving, mobility, self-driving car, technology 3 Comments
Driverless Cars are Going to be More Than Just Cars
During my Monday morning commute, I’d love to take a driverless vehicle that includes a spinning class. On Friday evening, I’d love to take a four wheel drive driverless shared vehicle to Tahoe for skiing. And if I weren’t already … Continue reading
Posted in Driverless Car Future Tagged chrysler, disruptive technology, driverless cars, Lyft, mercedes, panasonic, self-driving car, technology, tesla, Uber 3 Comments
What is the Potential Impact of ‘Smart Trucks’ Within the Trucking Industry?
I’m happy to introduce Justin Fox, a graduate from the University of Kent, who is my next guest blogger. Casting an eye to the future, Justin has identified automation as one of the primary issues set to dominate international affairs, , as … Continue reading