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Relics of the Future (Season 3, Episode 4)
In the fourth episode of Season 3 of "Futurismo," Automotive News' podcast on tomorrow's cars, we trace what this iconic monument to the rise, fall and subsequent resurgence of the Motor City means for a company that needs to shift the conversation when it comes to its autonomous vehicle efforts.
Beginnings (Season 3, Episode 3
In the third episode of Season 3 of "Futurismo," the Shift team profiles the beginning of the autonomous revolution. Host Shiraz Ahmed takes a ride in a self-driving pilot in Las Vegas with Glen De Vos, chief technology officer at Aptiv, the technology supplier, and discusses what the path ahead for autonomous cars looks like. In the second half of the episode, Shift magazine editor Sharon Silke Carty chats with Staff Reporter Mike Wayland about his story on the competition between Waymo...
Whose afraid of AI? (Season 3, Episode 2)
In our second episode of Season 3, "Whose Afraid of AI?" we explore this technology that's affecting nearly every aspect of the auto industry and beyond. Host Shiraz Ahmed interviews Maya Pindeus, the 27-year-old CEO of Humanizing Autonomy, an AI startup focused on human-machine interactions with autonomous cars. Pindeus met a Daimler executive at Ars Electronica, a conference that focuses on the nexus of arts and technology, in Austria, and later began collobarating on a project.
Futurismo - Treasure Map (Season 3, Episode 1)
In the debut episode of Season 3 of "Futurismo," "Treasure Map," the Shift team travels to Austin for South by Southwest, the eclectic arts and technology festival, to find out how the conversation around the future of transportation is bigger than just carmakers.
Gold Rush (Season 3 preview)
In Season 3 of "Futurismo," the Automotive News podcast on tomorrow's cars, we'll go inside an industry being transformed by new technology and new ideas, following the path of startups and gargantuan carmakers to understand how the ecosystem for innovation is changing how we get around.
Detroit (Season 2, Episode 8)
In “Detroit,” the finale of the second season of our Futurismo podcast, we take a look at how civic leaders view the promise of new mobility solutions. We’ll hear from Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto on what Uber gets wrong on self-driving cars, look at what cities want from car-sharing and examine what mobility means for the city that birthed the auto industry a century ago.
Light & Sound (Season 2, Episode 4)
In the latest episode of 'Futurismo,' we investigate how car designers are developing the language self-driving cars will use to exchange information with people in and around them. "Light and color," the fourth episode of our second season, features engineers, designers and researchers tackling some of the thorniest autonomous design problems.
Up in the air (Season 2, Episode 3)
For the airline industry, autonomous technology is an old story. In "Up in the air," we find out how pilots manage automation at 200 mph, and see what lessons we can learn for self-driving cars.
Will you love the car of tomorrow? (Season 2, Episode 1)
The future is filled with unknowns. Will the industry’s bet on green powertrains pay off? Is it enough to assume the public will love self-driving cars? In the debut of Season 2 of ‘Futurismo,’ we get comfortable with uncertainty and frame the tough questions the industry must address.
Byte #5 - EVs 'R Us
In our last (for now) Byte, we talk about how to start children on the path to becoming the next great automotive inventor -- with advice from Tony Fadell, a co-creator of some of Apple's biggest products.
The Ownerless Car (Season 1, Episode 6)
In the Season 1 finale of “Futurismo,” Automotive News’ podcast series about the future of the auto industry, we take a look at how vehicles will change in the age of ride-hailing — how they will work, their level of technology, their very nature. “Futurismo” sat down with experts from Lyft and the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, Calif., to learn about the challenges of designing and engineering this new breed of car, one that will play a vastly different role in society. We also...
Visions Of Mobility (Season 1, Episode 4)
Episode 4 of Season 1 of “Futurismo,” envisions the transportation market as it looks a quarter-century from today. Automotive News staff reporter Hannah Lutz is our future forecaster, chatting with experts in the car ownership and sales realm to examine the potential of mobility. We talk to the self-described Doom Angel of Disruption, meet a car dealer anxious about his business and profile one start-up that trying to make mobility "so easy that it's free."