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Category Archives: Driverless Car Development
Can Autonomous Vehicles Ride the Electric Vehicles Wave?
I’m excited to see that electric vehicles are getting more and more attention lately. President-Elect Biden is making them a political priority (link here), they continue to be an area of strategic focus for automakers (see examples here and here), … Continue reading
How Coronavirus Might Impact Society and, Ultimately, Driverless Vehicles!
Lately, it seems like people are spending a lot of time pondering what society will be like post-Coronavirus. While everyone is craving going back to the world we knew, we are also acknowledging that the world will never be the … Continue reading
The Car Transformations that will Greatly Influence Driverless Vehicles
It’s no secret that driverless vehicles are coming to society a lot later than the media suggested. Articles with headlines like “It’s 2020. Where are our Self-Driving Cars?,” “Self-Driving Cars: Hype-Filled Decade Ends on a Sobering Note,” and “Driverless Cars … Continue reading
Will the Driverless Movement Slow Due to Coronavirus?
In some ways, the slowing of the driverless movement is inevitable – since just about everything in our society is slowing (besides the purchasing of toilet paper and Purell); however, I think this is a nuanced question that needs a … Continue reading
My Reflections on CES 2019
I just returned from my first CES experience. People are not kidding when they say that the crowds, the lines, and the sheer magnitude of the conference are on another level; nothing could have prepared me! I was, however, mentally … Continue reading
Posted in Driverless Car Development, Driverless Car Future Tagged aptiv, audi, Bell, Byton, CES, CES2019, continental, disney, driverless vehicles, easymile, Hyundai, intel, kia, news, nissan, self-driving car, technology 1 Comment
Do Driverless Vehicles Require Drivers?
This may seem a bit counter-intuitive, but just about every driverless vehicle deployment has at least one operator in the vehicle. This article highlights how all Uber test vehicles will have “two employees in each autonomous vehicle.” Lyft and Aptiv … Continue reading
Posted in Driverless Car Development, Government Considerations Tagged autonomous, autonomous vehicles, driverless cars, driverless vehicles, ford, gm, Lyft, regulations, sae level 5, safety, technology, testing, Uber, waymo 5 Comments
The Need for Industry Standards in the Driverless Vehicle Industry
There’s never a dull moment in this industry. The technology is advancing (see examples here and here), government regulations are being developed (see update on U.S. regulations here), and new partnerships continue to be formed (e.g., Ford teaming with Walmart … Continue reading
Our “Gateway Drugs” to Driverless Vehicles
Today, we see non-stop articles about society’s willingness to ride in a driverless vehicle. Companies and academic institutions have conducted countless studies globally that show a range of likelihood and circumstances that would enable people to accept this new technology. … Continue reading
Posted in Driverless Car Development Tagged autonomous, driverless vehicles, Lyft, public acceptance, self-driving car, technology, Uber 3 Comments
Will We Ever See Level 5 (Fully Automated) Driving?
I think this gets at the heart of the “driving towards driverless” question… Vehicles that fall into SAE levels 1-4 are available today, but the leap to true fully automated driving is non-trivial. See Wired article here for SAE levels … Continue reading
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