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Missy Cummings on AV testing and levels of autonomy (Episode 18)

11/11/2019
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Missy Cummings, a professor of engineering at Duke University, discusses her time as a fighter pilot, the role of safety drivers in AV testing and her thoughts on the levels of autonomous driving.

Duration:00:43:57

PSA’s Larry Dominique on car-sharing, Peugeot’s U.S. return (Episode 17)

10/28/2019
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PSA’s Larry Dominique talks about the company’s return to the U.S. after a two decade absence. He also discusses Free2Move, the company’s car sharing service which currently has operations in Washington, D.C.

Duration:00:36:20

AV sensors with WaveSense CEO Tarik Bolat (Episode 16)

10/14/2019
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WaveSense CEO Tarik Bolat talks about sensors needed for widespread autonomous vehicle adoption and the work his company is doing with ground-penetrating radar.

Duration:00:36:25

Motor City mobility with Mark de la Vergne (Episode 15)

9/30/2019
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Mark de la Vergne, chief mobility officer for the City of Detroit, discusses a recent grant the city received from the US Department of Transportation and city’s new mobility efforts, including scooters and e-bikes.

Duration:00:40:25

Ford’s Marcy Klevorn on transformation and transportation (Episode 14)

9/16/2019
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In her last interview before retirement, Ford chief transformation officer Marcy Klevorn discusses her career at Ford, along with the company’s past, present and future mobility efforts.

Duration:00:37:38

Anita Sengupta on air taxis and landing on Mars (Episode 13)

9/2/2019
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Airspace Experience Technologies co-founder and Chief Product Officer Anita Sengupta joins Pete and Leslie to talk about her past at NASA helping the Curiosity rover land on Mars and her current role in getting personal air transportation off the ground.

Duration:00:30:54

AV safety expert Robbie Miller on self-driving “science fiction“ (Episode 12)

8/19/2019
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In this episode, Leslie and Pete talk to Robbie Miller, chief safety officer at Pronto, a company developing advanced driver assistance systems for trucks. He discusses how he became a whistleblower at Uber, why miles driven may not be the best way of measuring safety, and what he’s up to now.

Duration:00:38:43

CAR’s Carla Bailo on mobility, union negotiations and what’s next for MBS (Episode 11)

8/5/2019
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In this episode, Pete and Leslie sit down with Carla Bailo, president and CEO of Center for Automotive Research, who previews this year ’s Management Briefing Seminars. She also talks about smart cities, industry trends and what’s next for MBS.

Duration:00:53:18

July 27, 2019 | Caddy seeks 'Xennials'

7/26/2019
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Cadillac's latest brand 'reset' includes the launch of the long-awaited XT6. Will the big CUV help Caddy find its identity?

Duration:00:10:34

Argo AI’s Bryan Salesky on VW partnership, DARPA lessons and approach to AVs (Episode 10)

7/22/2019
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On this episode, Leslie and Pete speak to Bryan Salesky, co-founder of Argo AI about the company’s partnership with Volkswagen. He also discusses how lessons learned from the DARPA challenge and his work at Google helped form his approach to building a self-driving system.

Duration:00:41:50

Airless tires and upcoming AV deployments (Episode 9)

7/8/2019
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On this episode, Pete discusses V2X, the role of data in mobility and upcoming autonomous vehicle deployments with ITS America CEO Shailen Bhatt. Later, Leslie sits down with Michelin’s Cyrille Roget to examine the company’s recent airless tire announcement.

Duration:00:43:41

Waymo's John Krafcik on Lyft partnership, self-driving trucks and more (Episode 8)

6/24/2019
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Pete talks with John Krafcik on the latest developments from Waymo, including the company's fifth-generation self-driving system and international aspirations. Leslie and Pete share takeaways from the Shift event held in Mountain View, California, earlier this month.

Duration:00:38:29

DARPA champion and Magna CTO on self-driving vehicles (Episode 7)

6/10/2019
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On this episode, Pete and new Shift editor Leslie Allen talk to famed roboticist Red Whittaker on his past as a DARPA Urban Challenge champion and his views on the state of autonomous vehicles. They also talk to Magna CTO Swamy Kotagiri about the company’s AV developments and his predictions for AV tech.

Duration:00:50:32

Aurora and Aggieland: Advancing Connected and Autonomous Technology (Episode 6)

5/27/2019
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In this episode, Pete talks to Aurora Innovation co-founder Sterling Anderson about the company’s big lidar-related acquisition. Pete also discusses the precarious state of life-saving connected-car tech with Greg Winfree, executive director of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.

Duration:00:52:13

Self-driving shuttles, and the rise of China as an auto-tech power (Episode 5)

5/13/2019
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On this episode of Shift, Pete talks to Alisyn Malek of May Mobility about the company’s latest self-driving shuttle deployment and its aim of solving first-mile, last-mile challenges. He also spoke with Michael Dunne of ZoZo Go about the Trump administration’s ongoing tariff battle with China, and its larger impact on the country’s ambitions to be the dominant player in tech.

Duration:00:48:49

AVs, anthropology and the Moral Crumple Zone (Episode 4)

4/29/2019
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On this episode of Shift, Pete talks to Jessica Robinson from the Michigan Mobility Institute about the region’s talent pipeline. That’s followed by a conversation with anthropologist Madeleine Clare Elish about her research paper Moral Crumple Zones: Cautionary Tales in Human-Robot Interaction.

Duration:00:50:06

AV leaders with Navigant Research’s Sam Abuelsamid (Episode 3)

4/15/2019
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On this episode of Shift: A podcast about mobility, Sharon and Pete talk to Sam Abuelsamid from Navigant Research about the company’s automated driving vehicle leaderboard. They also discuss mobility challenges in urban areas and ways to combat them.

Duration:00:38:31

Uber crash implications, one year later (Episode 2)

4/1/2019
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On this episode of Shift: A podcast about mobility, Sharon and Pete talk to Claudia Laughridge from Terry Reid Auto Group. They also discuss the recent one year anniversary of the Uber crash in Tempe, Arizona, which claimed the life of a pedestrian and continues to have big implications for the autonomous vehicle industry.

Duration:00:37:08

SXSW: Tattoos, tacos and Toyota’s Jim Adler (Episode 1)

3/18/2019
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On this episode of Shift: The Mobility Podcast, Sharon and Pete talk to Jim Adler from Toyota AI Ventures. They also discuss South by Southwest, Navigant Research’s leaderboard for automated vehicles, the DOT’s response to a GM request and AAA’s study on consumer attitudes toward self-driving cars.

Duration:00:40:07

Coming soon — Shift: A podcast about mobility

3/12/2019
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Starting March 18, Futurismo will become Shift: A podcast about mobility. Every other week, Automotive News reporters Sharon Carty and Pete Bigelow will take an optimistic yet skeptical eye at the new tech and business models planned for the auto industry. Join Sharon and Pete for a recap of the news of the week and a chat with a leading newsmaker in the industry.

Duration:00:01:32