SEASON 3 PREMIERE, Ep 75: CES 2019!

The good folks over at HERE Technologies (Twitter; Facebook) invited me to join them in Las Vegas for CES 2019 and help moderate a few days of talks and conduct a few interviews. This is my account of CES 2019 generally; some exclusive interviews with various AV companies at CES including Innoviz CEO Omer Keilaf; and an insider look at what HERE Technologies are up to with their open and neutral platform of self-healing, realtime HD maps.

MEET ME AT CES 2019 NEXT WEEK IN LAS VEGAS!

First things first: I hope you all had a wonderful holiday break and 2019 is off to a great start; happy new years! So then, just wanted to make sure you all got the memo: The good folks over at HERE Technologies (@Here) have invited me to join them at CES 2019 next week in Las Vegas! I’ll be there Monday through Thursday, so if you’ll be there and if you’d like to meet up, you can easily schedule a 15- or 30-minute meeting with me using the Calendly scheduler below! Cheers!

Ep 74: SEASON 2 FINALE! — Listener QA; FAA for AVs; Tesla driver falls asleep

Today, Episode 74, THE SEASON 2 FINALE! Today: I make a few announcements; I answer some listener-submitted questions; we discuss whether autonomous vehicles will eventually need a government body like the FAA/ICAO/IATA for aviation; and, we talk about the Tesla driver who fell asleep, and why it’s such an incredibly strong validation for a future of autonomous vehicles.

Ep 73: Teslas go door-to-door without human input; VW & Ford; the transition to AVs

Today, Episode 73! Teslas will soon get you door-to-door with no human intervention at all; Ford & VW partner up on AV tech; and we talk about the transition from human-driven to autonomous cars in the coming decades.

Ep 71: Should governments slow AV deployment; US Fed relaxes regulations; AV endgame is boring

Today, Episode 70! GM focuses on AVs and EVs and replace Cruise Auatomation’s CEO and co-founder with GM’s president; Daimler & Bosch prepare to roll out a fleet of autonomous S Class sedans in San Jose, CA next year; and Volvo & Luminar announce their partnership to the world, along with Luminar’s incredible ultra long-range lidar.

Ep 70: GM focuses on AVs and EVs; Daimler & Bosch ready AV car sharing; Volvo & Luminar

Today, Episode 70! GM focuses on AVs and EVs and replace Cruise Auatomation’s CEO and co-founder with GM’s president; Daimler & Bosch prepare to roll out a fleet of autonomous S Class sedans in San Jose, CA next year; and Volvo & Luminar announce their partnership to the world, along with Luminar’s incredible ultra long-range lidar.

Ep 69: SPECIAL GUEST Martin Adler, PhD

Today, thrilled to have Martin Adler, PhD, join us from Amsterdam, on an incredibly fascinating interview that was meant to go just 15-20 minutes, but instead ended up going nearly half an hour long!

Ep 68: A special UK special edition! British startup Wayve; who’s testing where in the UK; FiveAI

Today, a very special UK special edition! We discuss Wayve’s machine learning algorithms designed to let cars better learn their environments; we get an overview of who’s testing what, where, throughout the UK (hint — there’s a lot!); and, we look at FiveAI’s plan to test in London in 2019.

Ep 67: Steering wheel or no steering wheel? China gets its first solid state LiDAR AV; so does BMW

Today! We discuss whether you’d be more comfortable getting into a fully autonomous car (read: driverless; no human backup driver) that had the usual steering wheel, pedals, and shifter, or whether you’d be prefer something that looked truly unique and different, without such driver inputs; China launches the world’s first solid state lidar-equipped AV; and BMW readies its own solid state lidar-equipped cars with Innoviz.