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  • Apple's Cook Paints Himself into an Autonomous Corner

    by Roger Lanctot | Apr 12, 2021
    These days tech journalists and analysts appear confident of one thing. Apple is working on an autonomous car. There’s a “Garbo Talks” qu... ...
  • Tesla's License to Kill

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 31, 2021
    Even as Honda Motors puts a so-called Level 3 semi-autonomous vehicle on the road in Japan – 100 of them to be exact – the outrage grows over semi... ...
  • Wirelss Carriers Face FOMO vs. FOBFA Test

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 22, 2021
    (NOTE: The author is participating this week in the four-day Future Networked Car event put on by the International Telecommunications Union. Details here:... ...
  • Honda Asserts Automated Driving Leadership

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 08, 2021
    When Honda Motor Co. tied up with General Motors almost a year ago to collaborate on vehicle propulsion technology, connected car tech, and assisted driving, ob... ...
  • Managing Map Change During COVID

    by Roger Lanctot | Feb 24, 2021
    Carmera is a tiny location technology company having a giant impact. That impact has been amplified by the onset and persistence of COVID-19. Carmera&rsquo... ...
  • Qualcomm Takes the Wheel

    by Roger Lanctot | Feb 01, 2021
    Qualcomm took center stage in the automotive industry this week to state its intention to dominate future dashboard infotainment systems. Long known for ... ...
  • CES 2021: GM's Zero Vision

    by Roger Lanctot | Jan 20, 2021
    General Motors CEO Mary Barra kicked off the annual Consumer Electronics Show this week touting GM’s virtual “Exhibit Zero” to describe the ... ...
  • The Pardon of Anthony Levandowski

    by Roger Lanctot | Jan 20, 2021
    Among the 143 last minute pardons issued by outgoing President Donald Trump is one for Anthony Levandowski. Levandowski's pardon raises important questions rega... ...
  • Car Wars 2021

    by Roger Lanctot | Jan 08, 2021
    A strange narrative took hold in the U.S. at the end of 2020 that vehicle sales were in decline, that cars weren’t selling. The reality is something ... ...
  • 2021: New Priorities for Map Makers

    by Roger Lanctot | Jan 06, 2021
    A new year finds the transportation industry facing new priorities and new metrics to measure success. “Mobility” changed the focus of transpor... ...
  • NHTSA: Unsafe at Any Speed

    by Roger Lanctot | Dec 31, 2020
    FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recently announced that he will step down from his post on January 20th, the day President-elect Joseph Biden will be sworn in. Pai... ...
  • New Dawn for U.S. DOT under Biden

    by Roger Lanctot | Dec 21, 2020
    The U.S. DOT and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration need a reset and a new business model. The arrival of the Biden Administration in Janua... ...
  • Uber ATG's Legacy

    by Roger Lanctot | Dec 21, 2020
    Uber Technologies has sold its Advanced Technologies Group (ATG) subsidiary to Aurora Innovation putting its fatally flawed autonomous driving endeavors in the ... ...
  • Tesla: The Eyes Have It

    by Roger Lanctot | Dec 07, 2020
    David Zipper of Harvard’s Kennedy School writes in Slate that the incoming Biden Administration should “bring the hammer down” on Tesla Moto... ...
  • Marvell Brings Custom Silicon to Automotive to serve Centralized Architectures and Enable Scalable Autonomy

    by Asif Anwar | Nov 20, 2020
    Marvell recently introduced custom silicon solutions targeting the growing market for data processing and AI accelerated solutions for the data center and autom... ...
  • COVID-19 Puts Kibosh on Cruise

    by Roger Lanctot | Oct 23, 2020
    Within months of its post-CES announcement of the Cruise Automation Origin robotaxi, General Motors found itself face to face with an operational design domain ... ...
  • Elon Musk's Aspirational Autonomy

    by Roger Lanctot | Oct 23, 2020
    Tesla Motors kicked off the release of its latest earnings with news of record results and the release of the company’s Full Self Driving beta.  Lead... ...
  • Automakers and In-House Software Development: What Does the 2020 Automotive Survey Tell Us?

    by Ian Riches | Oct 15, 2020
    The 2020 Automotive Software Survey was carried out jointly by Strategy Analytics and Aurora Labs. This blogpost examines the responses to two of the twenty que... ...
  • Autonomous Vehicles: Avoiding Obstacles and Responsibility

    by Roger Lanctot | Sep 21, 2020
    The headline screams off of the page and challenges all that we know about the fatal crash in Tempe, Ariz., that took the life of Elaine Herzberg two and a half... ...
  • Polestar 2 First Drive – A Socially Distant Test of the Electric Performance Car from the Geely/Volvo Group

    by Angelos Lakrintis | Sep 01, 2020
    Polestar, a sports car joint venture between Volvo Car Group and its parent company Geely, hosted a test drive event at Farnborough airport in the UK and Strate... ...

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