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Cruise vs. Waymo: Autonomous Ridesharing About to Arrive in San Francisco

The titans of autonomous ridesharing services are squaring off to grab a slice of the ARS market with rides starting in earnest in San Francisco in 2022 and expanding to other cities in 2023

Autonomy Autonomous Vehicles Mobility as a Service

Vertical Integration – an Evident Trend in the New Mobility Era

Technological advances in both hardware and software components have increased their strategic value in automotive. Moving away from a purely mechanical industry, where the expertise and intellectual property of traditional OEMs reside, electronics and software are becoming key assets. Consistent with this, Wards Intelligence is observing an evident trend at various levels of the automotive supply chain: strategically increasing the value of goods developed in-house through vertical integration, hence increasing control and margins while also reducing costs.

Mobility Autonomy

Autonomous Vehicles from Hype to Reality 6: AV Market Outlook

Companies and investors are pumping billions of dollars into the autonomous vehicle sector for the chance to score big in this nascent market. Early movers are getting a jump on the competition with partnerships, pilot projects and production. This article analyzes survey results related to the market and sales outlook for AVs, including a Wards Intelligence forecast.

Autonomy Autonomous Vehicles

Automakers Accelerating Software-Defined-Vehicle Timetable

In this brief article, I will present an overview of next-generation vehicle platforms around the world.

Autonomy Mobility

Cruise vs. Waymo: Autonomous Ridesharing About to Arrive in San Francisco

The titans of autonomous ridesharing services are squaring off to grab a slice of the ARS market with rides starting in earnest in San Francisco in 2022 and expanding to other cities in 2023

Autonomy Autonomous Vehicles

Autonomous Vehicles from Hype to Reality 5: Impact of AVs

Companies and investors are pumping billions of dollars into the autonomous vehicle sector for the chance to score big in this nascent market. Early movers are getting a jump on the competition with partnerships, pilot projects and production. This article analyzes survey results related to the impact of AVs on the industry and society.

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Autonomous Vehicles from Hype to Reality 4: AV Hardware Challenges

Companies and investors are pumping billions of dollars into the autonomous vehicle sector for the chance to score big in this nascent market. Early movers are getting a jump on the competition with partnerships, pilot projects and production. This article analyzes survey results related to AV hardware technologies and development.

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Hardware Consolidation: The Key to Reducing Costs, Achieving Long-Term Sustainable Business.

Across the automotive supply chain, software-defined architectures appear to be following a clear path to ensure future-proof vehicles. With software architectures disrupting the traditional hardware-based automotive industry, progress in semiconductor component development is essential to consolidate and achieve the desired system simplification and cost effectiveness for the mobility industry of the future.

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Luminar Scores Lidar Homeruns With Heavy Hitter OEMs and Tier 1s

Luminar becomes a true luminary in the AV sector after scoring investments and agreements with major OEMs and Tier 1s for integration of its technology in future ADAS and autonomous vehicles.

Autonomy ADAS

Eat Your Heart Out, Detroit: Autonomous Volvo SUV With Ride Pilot to Debut in California First

Volvo Cars plans to debut its new unsupervised Ride Pilot system in California with testing to begin in 2022, and will offer the feature as a paid subscription to consumers after it is validated.

Autonomy Mobility

Six Minute Webinar Episode 17 Robotaxis Taking to Streets as Self-Driving Technology Accelerates

Billions of dollars and intense competition define this early market for autonomous vehicles. Listen and find out how Robotaxis are creating a new mobility paradigm.

Autonomy Autonomous Vehicles

Arm Strengthens Automotive IP Portfolio with SOAFEE

On Sept. 15, Arm announced a new direction in its IP and technology portfolio to address the transformation of the automotive industry whose center of gravity is rapidly moving toward software, rather than hardware, components.

It appears evident that open-software platforms are of strategic import for the new mobility era. This role is evident not only from different bodies and companies investing in them, but also the effect on regional interests that are characterizing the automotive industry lately, with counterposing economic powers trying to dominate.

 


Mobility Autonomy

BlueCruise: Ride the Pony Hands Free as 2022 Mustang Mach-E GT Takes to Streets

Ford’s BlueCruise is a strong addition to the Level 2+ driver assistance sector, scoring a solid “B” in performance and promising more reliable hands-free driving in more locations as the technology evolves.

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