2019-07-10 - Nitin Dahad

A Week in European Automotive: Startups Reinventing the Car

European auto startups are putting a complete car platform in a wheel and solving last mile delivery with autonomous vehicle.

2019-06-28 - Colin Barnden

It’s Better if you Forget about L3-L5 Autonomy

Let's apply the SAE automation levels to the mass-market cars. Nobody should be surprised how the future of autonomous vehicles…

2019-06-27 - Junko Yoshida

What if a Waymo Robotaxi Causes a Fatality?

"Autonomous" taxis still have human backups watching out. Some AV company just bought watch-the-watcher technology. Was it Waymo?

2019-06-26 - Jeff VanWashenova

Blog: Autonomy Aspirations Pivot

We see a noticeable retreat on the availability of SAE levels 4 and 5. Are we dropping autonomy? No, we…

2019-06-25 - Junko Yoshida

Is Your AV Safe? Prove It

Credible claims of safety require proof. It won't cut it for companies such as Waymo, Uber or GM to simply…

2019-06-21 - Junko Yoshida

Bringing Robocar Fans Back Down to Earth

The industry has reassessed the state of AV technology after several self-driving accidents and a shocking fatality

2019-06-18 - Junko Yoshida

HD Mapping & Data Ownership

HD mapping isn't a convenience; it can be critical for AVs, car OEMs and high-tech companies. There's a high-stakes game…

2019-06-05 - Junko Yoshida

Where Does NXP Stand on its AI Strategy?

NXP's AI strategy has been a mystery since CEO Richard Clemmer revealed in 2016 the company has had "no internal…

2019-04-26 - Junko Yoshida

Understanding Tesla’s Deceptive Announcements

Here's what Tesla announced, what the company did not say, and which claims left some industry observers skeptical

2019-04-12 - Junko Yoshida

AV: Are Disengagements the Wrong Metric for Testing?

Did the autonomous vehicle industry learn the right lesson from the first AV test fatality a year ago?