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CES 2024: Accelerating the Future of Autonomous Vehicle Technology with the Indy Autonomous Challenge

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The Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) marked a triumphant return at CES 2024, unveiling its Next Gen Autonomous Racecar – a marvel in autonomous vehicle technology. This event, featuring a spectacular night race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway and participation from 17 international university teams, highlighted the latest strides in autonomous mobility and underscored…

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Safety of Autonomous Vehicles Will Partially Rely on the Public Embracement of its Technology

Autonomous vehicles are more than just a cool idea. They have the potential to revolutionize our transportation systems by making them safer, more accessible, and more affordable. Cities like Phoenix, where Waymo has set up operations, offer an interesting testing ground for autonomous driving. Yet, the deployment of self-driving vehicles has challenges due…

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Self-Driving Robots Deliver the Goods for Several Retailers. Should It Become an Industry Standard?

More and more retailers, from apparel outlets to grocers and c-stores, are experimenting with robot delivery methods for last-mile customer convenience in order to solve delivery inefficiencies. According to reporting out of Restaurant Dive, gig delivery company Postmates found that over the course of seven years, the company delivered 90% of its orders by car…

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Are We There Yet?
Indy Autonomous Challenge Powered by Cisco Race at the Texas Motor Speedway

As the world’s only fully autonomous racing competition, the Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) series defies industry boundaries through connecting and advancing autonomous technology, STEM education, and racing. During the series of challenges, university teams from around the world compete to increase the safety and performance of fully autonomous vehicles using advanced driver-assistance systems.  The…

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As Vehicles Become Autonomous, the Importance of Radar Technologies Increases

The motion that stops a car from moving into the next lane or that applies the brakes just before a fender bender can occur happens all because of radar technology. Are We There Yet? host Grant Harrell spoke with Nathan Mintz, Co-Founder and CEO of Spartan Radar, an automotive radar technology startup company, about the…

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Connected World: Toward a Sustainable Future for Mobility and EV Architectures Part 3 of 3

Ralf Klaedtke, The Chief Technical Officer for Transportation Solutions at TE Connectivity, wrapped his three-part look at autonomous driving on Connected World with a focus on the future. The present-day provides the answers to that future. New players entering the autonomous vehicle space are making their presence known, and their technology solutions can play…

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Connected World: Toward a Sustainable Future for Mobility and EV Architectures Part 2 of 3

Ralf Klaedtke, The Chief Technical Officer for Transportation Solutions at TE Connectivity, continued his discussion on autonomous driving with Connected World’s Tyler Kern. In this second episode, the conversation shifted to the human side of autonomous driving and people’s trust issues with AI. And, as with Klaedtke and Kern’s earlier conversation, safety is the leading…

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Defining Goals, Leveraging Technology, and Planning Ahead are Essential for Successful Promotional Review Meetings
June 20, 2024

Today’s fast-paced business environment demands effective review of promotional content. Ensuring all promotional materials are compliant, accurate, and impactful has become crucial. This necessity has given rise to structured promotional review meetings, a trend essential for maintaining quality and compliance in marketing efforts. These meetings facilitate collaboration, ensure adherence to regulatory standards, and help…

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Moving Forward with Fans First
June 20, 2024

In a compelling conversation on fostering innovation within corporate culture, Jesse Cole of the Savannah Bananas highlights the importance of embracing change as a tool for continuous improvement. Cole underscores that change should not be seen as change for its own sake but as an essential part of striving to better serve customers and…

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Achieving Work-Life Balance and Emotional Sobriety with Matt Seefeld
June 20, 2024

This episode of the Growthwell podcast, hosted by Josh Byrd, focuses on achieving a meaningful work-life balance. The discussion examines trends and personal strategies for balancing professional growth and individual well-being. This episode is particularly relevant in post-COVID work dynamics and the increasing importance of mental health. This episode’s guest is Matt Seefeld, EVP…

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Addressing the Complexities and Opportunities of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)
June 19, 2024

As the energy sector navigates the first year of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), stakeholders are grappling with evolving guidance and incentives. This pivotal legislation aims to accelerate the energy transition, but with its intricate provisions and requirements, many questions remain. Understanding the IRA’s impact is crucial for developers, investors, and policy-makers striving to…

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Connected World: Toward a Sustainable Future for Mobility and EV Architectures Part 1 of 3
March 1, 2022

There’s a lot to be excited about in the world of autonomous vehicles. Still, there are many challenges ahead, including misconceptions to clear up and technology hurdles to climb before EV’s go mainstream. Ralf Klaedtke, The Chief Technical Officer for Transportation Solutions at TE Connectivity, shared his insights on those challenges and the trends shaping…

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The Four Barriers Putting the Brakes on Autonomous Vehicles
February 21, 2022

While Tesla currently leads the race in creating autonomous vehicles with over a decade of innovation, they are not the first to envision a future dominated by autonomous vehicles. In the 1500s, Leonardo da Vinci created a cart that could move along a pre-determined path without human assistance long before cars were invented. Since then,…

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Will the Chip Shortage Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption?
August 30, 2021

As supply chain issues and a worldwide chip shortage continues to plague the auto industries, production levels have been cut down to levels that haven’t been seen in decades. What will be the long term impacts of this drop in production for the automotive industry? I turned to Carl Anthony, managing editor of Automoblog and…

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How Can We Collectively Realize the Autonomous Vehicle Dream?
July 15, 2021

Level 5 advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) are the milestone that would signal we have achieved the dream of autonomous vehicles. But the road to Level 5 ADAS is long. We have yet to master Levels 0-4. In that journey we have yet to achieve Level 3, so there is still a long way to go….

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Apple’s Plans for an Autonomous Vehicle: Will an Apple-Branded Car Sell?
January 14, 2021

As technology gets more and more sophisticated, self-driving vehicles are becoming a more realistic option for the average consumer. And with Apple’s recent announcement, it seems like the tech giant is throwing their hat into the ring as well. With that in mind, what can people expect from Apple in the next few years?…

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Uber Puts Autonomous Vehicle Program in Reverse, Selling to Aurora
December 14, 2020

This week, Aurora, one of the nation’s leading self-driving startups, announced that they will become the new owner of Uber’s self-driving division—Uber Advanced Technology Group (ATG)—which focused on driverless taxis. In addition, Uber plans to further fuel the deal by pumping $400 million into Aurora while retaining a minority stake in the company and…

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Perception and Prediction: How Autonomous Vehicles Utilize Racetrack Strategies for Safer Urban Transportation
September 9, 2020

COAST Autonomous has one mission: to keep people and businesses moving safely. Leveraging a portfolio of proprietary, best-in-class technologies and sensors, COAST offers a variety of efficient, cost-effective, ready to deploy low-speed self-driving fleets that safely move passengers and goods over both the first and last mile. Hosting special guests to discuss unique topics…

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Racing Legends Discuss Propelling City-Center Mobility via Autonomous Vehicles
September 9, 2020

With a purpose to keep the public moving smoothly while giving cities back to the people (and not to cars), COAST Autonomous is a self-driving mobility company with best-in-class software focused on providing Autonomous Vehicle (AV) solutions in low-speed environments, i.e., campuses, cities, airports and more. Through their proven manufacturer and other partnerships, COAST’s…

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Industry Insight: The Current State of Autonomous Vehicle Development
August 19, 2020

While autonomous vehicles may be one of the most hotly discussed technologies in recent years, according to Pierre Olivier, Chief Technology Officer at LeddarTech, in the industry autonomous vehicle development is not a fleeting trend. “As far as serious development, commercial development has been more than 15 years and yet, we’re still looking many…

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