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Set Alert for Autonomy

Interview With May Mobility

May provides insight into their ridesharing operations and plans in a recent email interview.

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General Motors’ Ultra Cruise Sensor Suite, Processor Revealed

Deep dive into General Motors’ Ultra Cruise Level 2+ system which employs long-range cameras, long- and short-range radars, lidars, a driver monitoring system and a powerful compute platform to build a complete picture of the vehicle’s surroundings.

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The AV Hype Cycle: Is the Thrill Gone?

Where we are on the AV hype cycle, where we are headed as it plays out over time, and a look at market sentiment.

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Autonomous Vehicles Hype Fizzles Out, OEMs Rethink Autonomy Goals

2022 marked a turning point in the autonomous vehicle sector, with the cancellation of major AV projects by Volkswagen and Ford, and the closure of Local Motors, Optimus ride and others. Find out from Glenn Sanders how automakers are responding by switching strategies and diverting resources away from AV development to focus more on improving and expanding the ADAS features that customers are demanding today.

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AutoTech Check: ’23 ID.4 Raises ADAS Standard to New Level

The ’23 Volkswagen electric ID.4 SUV gives the one of the best ADAS performances yet in our test drive, handling every highway curve without disengagement and providing a great overall driving experience.

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San Francisco Hits Brakes on Cruise, Waymo Expansion Plans

San Francisco wants to slow the rollout of Cruise and Waymo robotaxi services due to traffic flow and safety concerns as the two companies compete to expand their service areas.

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First SAE Level 3 Approved in Nevada for Mercedes S-Class and EQS

Mercedes is pushing the autonomy envelope by being the first automaker to receive approval from a U.S. state for a Level 3 feature in the 2024 S-Class and EQS models as Nevada confirms compliance with state regulations.

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Mobility Surveys Part 1: AEye-PAVE Survey Highlights Concerns and Solutions

AEye and PAVE partnered in November to conduct a Safer Mobility Survey to identify issues drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists are concerned about on the roads and in cities, and how technology and city planning might enable safer streets for us all.

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AutonoMap Shows Many Autonomous Vehicles Operating Globally

Despite falling into a trough of disillusionment in 2022, the AV sector is still alive, and a number of autonomous vehicles already are cruising our roads and highways.  Internet veteran Brad Templeton created AutonoMap to show that autonomous vehicles are not something for the distant future, but are already operating in several places around the world.

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Forvia Says Has Size, Breadth to Tackle Industry’s Affordability Issues

In pulling together Faurecia and Hella to form Forvia, executives say they have created a Tier 1 supplier with the size and breadth to continue to innovate. A key, they believe, will be developing products consumers really want and can afford.

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Sensors: Luminar Continues Major Wins With Volvo Deal

Luminar scores another major customer as Volvo will include Luminar’s Iris lidar in its 2024 flagship EX90 electric SUV as part of Volvo’s plan to incorporate all the hardware needed for Level 4 capability in the future.

Autonomy ADAS

CES Sensors: SiLC Demonstrates Eyeonic Lidar at CES 2023

SiLC unveils its latest Eyeonic Vision System in a live event at Westgate Las Vegas to demonstrate a turnkey SoC lidar solution for AVs, robotics and smart cameras.

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CES Sensors: Arbe Phoenix Product Wins Innovation Award Nomination at CES 2023

Arbe wins awards from CES, FastCompany and Gartner for its high-resolution Phoenix 4D radar solution, and customers that include Hyundai, SAIC, Veoneer and Valeo.

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Autonomous Vehicles:
from Hype to Reality

Our team of analysts and researchers keeps close tabs on the latest trends in autonomy. We compile market data internationally, stay current on policy and regulations, offer detailed forecasts of ADAS technology and AV adoption, as well as track developments in the global autonomous-vehicle ecosystem.