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Ford Forms New Subsidiary, Announces Self-Driving Truck

The race is on.  Ford CEO Jim Farley just declared that you should be able to sleep, make a call or do whatever you want while your truck drives for you.  The company’s new Latitude subsidiary is tasked with making this and other marvels happen.

Autonomy ADAS Mobility

Connected Car Report 2023

This comprehensive report looks at the connected car landscape exploring the impact of 5G, new architectures and the ascendancy of eSIMs as the OEM and CSP relationships develop.

Connectivity Autonomy

Robotaxis Invade More Cities

More robotaxis are taking over streets in more cities of the U.S. and elsewhere as local regulators approve permits for self-driving vehicles in expanded areas.  This article provides a brief update on four leading robotaxi companies: Cruise, May, Waymo and Zoox.

Autonomy Autonomous Vehicles

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.

Autonomy ADAS

Interview With May Mobility

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

Autonomy Autonomous Vehicles

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.

Autonomy Autonomous Vehicles

Connectivity at the Heart of Automotive Digital Transformation

The launch of three automotive connectivity trackers highlights the impact of the technology

Connectivity Connected Services and Apps

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.

Autonomy Autonomous Vehicles

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.

Autonomy ADAS

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.

Autonomy Autonomous Vehicles

OEMs, Suppliers Voice Concerns About Inflation Reduction Act

Regulations in the Inflation Reduction Act have caused a hot debate among OEMs and suppliers around the globe, either excited by the benefits, or complaining about the requirements.  The fact that nearly all AVs will be EVs makes this debate of vital importance to tax credits that could help stimulate AV growth in the U.S. market.

Mobility Autonomy

Sibros & Sono Motors’ Collaboration – Shaping the Future

Why the solar-assisted EV from Sono Motors, connected by Sibros, might be the right car at the right time.

Connectivity Electrification

Flying Taxis Preparing for Maiden Commercial Flights as Early as 2024

Archer Aviation, Beta Technologies, Eve Air Mobility, Hyundai, Joby Aviation, Vertical Aerospace, Volocopter, Wisk and others are vying to be the first in the air to transport packages and passengers.  Investors are pumping significant money into this emerging sector, as major airlines and logistics companies preorder thousands of units that are expected to take off by 2026.

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Our team of analysts and researchers keeps close tabs on the latest trends in Mobility, including emerging transportation strategies, advanced technology developments (autonomy, electrification and connectivity) and key public-policy initiatives.

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