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Welcome to Autonomous Cars with Marc Hoag, the world's first podcast entirely dedicated to autonomous cars! We'll discuss the products, tech, brands, and even the societal impact of self driving cars as they start to become a thing in our everyday lives. Participation is encouraged, so feel free to leave (productive, constructive) messages, and let's have fun discussing what is sure to be the greatest step change in humanity since the Industrial Revolution! NB. Please don't forget to like, subscribe, and share with your friends and colleagues!

Welcome to Autonomous Cars with Marc Hoag, the world's first podcast entirely dedicated to autonomous cars! We'll discuss the products, tech, brands, and even the societal impact of self driving cars as they start to become a thing in our everyday lives. Participation is encouraged, so feel free to leave (productive, constructive) messages, and let's have fun discussing what is sure to be the greatest step change in humanity since the Industrial Revolution! NB. Please don't forget to like, subscribe, and share with your friends and colleagues!
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Welcome to Autonomous Cars with Marc Hoag, the world's first podcast entirely dedicated to autonomous cars! We'll discuss the products, tech, brands, and even the societal impact of self driving cars as they start to become a thing in our everyday lives. Participation is encouraged, so feel free to leave (productive, constructive) messages, and let's have fun discussing what is sure to be the greatest step change in humanity since the Industrial Revolution! NB. Please don't forget to like, subscribe, and share with your friends and colleagues!

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Episodes

Ep 45: Apple worker steals AV secrets; Daimler, Bosch roll out AV taxis; FCA goes after Tesla

7/12/2018
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Episode 45! Our final episode of the season before going on a brief summer break: A (now former) Apple employee steals Apple's autonomous car secrets; Daimler and Bosch get ready to roll out a test autonomous taxi service; and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles declare war against Tesla. Read and listen to this episode here: [coming soon] Please remember to visit our new home at MarcHoag.com where you can comment and discuss individual episodes! If you like this podcast, share it with you friends...

Duration:00:18:06

Ep 44: VW's EV car sharing, AV traffic woes, people love driving

7/6/2018
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Today! We talk about VW's new EV car sharing program "WE"; we discuss the paradox of increased traffic caused by AVs; and (some) people will always love driving. PLUS: I spotted that mysterious, unmarked, debadged, white Subaru autonomous test vehicle roaming the streets of SF! Photo over at marchoag.com! Please remember to visit our new home at MarcHoag.com where you can comment and discuss individual episodes! If you like this podcast, share it with you friends and colleagues; if you're...

Duration:00:15:00

Ep 43: RoboMart, Levandowski starts a new thing, an AI roadblock

7/4/2018
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Today, Episode 43! RoboMart.ai is the autonomous grocery store on wheels you didn't know you needed; Anthony Levandowski of Google/Waymo/Uber fame, and creator of lidar, has just launched a new thing; and, are autonomous cars about to plough into a brick wall in the form of an AI roadblock?

Duration:00:17:59

Ep 42: World's first podcast recorded while driving a Tesla Model S with Autopilot?!

6/29/2018
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Today! A very special podcast episode -- and quite possibly the world's first! -- recorded inside a Tesla Model S while driving from San Francisco to Palo Alto with Autopilot engaged, complete with my personal thoughts, feedback, and critique! Also: Ford releases an interesting test about active cruise control's ability to avoid unnecessary traffic jams, and what it means for a fully autonomous car future! Please remember to visit our new home at MarcHoag.com where you can comment and...

Duration:00:18:30

Ep 41. May Mobility launches autonomous electric shuttle service; the GM AV1; Faraday Future gets $2B investment!

6/27/2018
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Today, Episode 41! (Sorry for being a bit late, and short, this one...) We discuss the very cool, imminent launch (as in, tomorrow) of Ann Arbor-based May Mobility fully autonomous, electric, 6-seater shuttle bus; GM trademarks the name "AV1"; and, Faraday Future is back from the brink of death with a whopping $2B investment! NB. Please let me know if you'd like me to create a YouTube channel for this podcast, essentially, just a video version of the audio track, with closed captioning of...

Duration:00:12:17

Ep 40. Paradoxes: AVs and environment; AVs and car brands; AVs and cities

6/22/2018
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Today, Episode 40! We discuss paradoxes! Specifically: With AVs making it easier for people to drive more places more frequently and more distances, what does this mean for the environment? What do AVs mean for more drive-oriented, enthusiast car brands? And, with AVs effectively killing all sorts of driving infractions including moving violations and parking tickets, what will cities do to avoid going bankrupt? Please remember to visit our new home at MarcHoag.com where you can comment and...

Duration:00:22:04

Ep 39. Apple hires ex-Waymo engineer; Volvo invests in Luminar Lidar; Enterprise partners with Voyage; rideOS

6/19/2018
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Today! Apple hires a former ex-Waymo engineer for its Project Titan autonomous car project; Volvo invests in lidar maker Luminar; Enterprise and Voyage partner up for autonomous car rentals; and we briefly discuss rideOS and a listener's feedback. Please remember to visit our new home at MarcHoag.com where you can comment and discuss individual episodes! If you like this podcast, share it with you friends and colleagues; if you're listening on iTunes Podcasts, leave 5 stars; you can leave me...

Duration:00:15:09

Ep 38. MarcHoag.com launches; remote cars; BYTON; comma.ai

6/15/2018
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Autonomous Cars with Marc Hoag gets its new home on the web over at MarcHoag.com ! Please check it out and share with your friends and colleagues! Today: Remote control cars -- basically drone cars -- help automated systems in the first and last mile of driving; another electric AV startup, Byton, announces it's all new concept the K-BYTE (as a successor to its previous concept, the M-BYTE); and comma.ai successfully retrofits a pre-2014 Tesla with Autopilot to more or less drive itself....

Duration:00:23:03

37. Police Pulling over AVs; Dehumanizing AVs; Autopilot 9

6/11/2018
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Episode 37: Today (1) We wonder how police will pull over an autonomous car; (2) We ponder ways to make autonomous cars socially acceptable (3) Tesla announces full self-driving features coming in August Please remember: If you like this podcast, share it with you friends and colleagues; if you're listening on iTunes Podcasts, leave 5 stars; you can leave me voicemails here on Achor.fm (I promise to reply!); and you can write me on Twitter @MarcHoag and find me on LinkedIn! Cheers!

Duration:00:23:27

Ep 34, Part 2: AV rollout, Waymo, Cruise Automation

6/4/2018
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Today! We loop back to Episode 34 to do Part 2, in which we discuss the roll out of automation in the commercial shipping space first; Waymo's 100x increase in Chrysler Pacifica self driving minivans and their plans to license their tech; and Cruise Automation's infusion of $2.25B from SoftBank. Please remember: If you like this podcast, share it with you friends and colleagues; if you're listening on iTunes Podcasts, leave 5 stars; you can leave me voicemails here on Achor.fm (I promise to...

Duration:00:11:50

SPECIAL: UC DAVIS PROFESSOR SPERLING "3 REVOLUTIONS" PRES.

6/1/2018
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SPECIAL! If there's one episode you listen to on this podcast, make it this one. I had the privilege of attending a presentation by Professor Daniel Sperling, the Distinguished Blue Planet Professor, and Founding Director, Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California, Davis; and Board Member, California Air Resources Board. Professor Sperling talked about his new book highlighting the "3 revolutions" -- autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles, and carpooling -- and...

Duration:00:24:11

Ep 34, Part 1: Jaguars prove humans need AVs; Apple + VW

5/30/2018
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Episode 34, Part 1: The one where we ran out of time discussing Jaguar's theoretical Jaguar I-PACE SVR with 0-60 times of less than 2 seconds; and, Apple & VW's new love affair. Please remember: If you like this podcast, share it with you friends and colleagues; if you're listening on iTunes Podcasts, leave 5 stars; you can leave me voicemails here on Achor.fm (I promise to reply!); and you can write me on Twitter @MarcHoag and find me on LinkedIn! Cheers!

Duration:00:20:24

33. Car data privacy; Autopilot deceptive; Uber quits AZ

5/26/2018
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Episode 33: GDRP goes live and we take a look at the implications for the connected car; consumer groups attack Tesla for "Autopilot" name; Uber gives up on autonomous car testing in Arizona. Please remember: If you like this podcast, share it with you friends and colleagues; if you're listening on iTunes Podcasts, leave 5 stars; you can leave me voicemails here on Achor.fm (I promise to reply!); and you can write me on Twitter @MarcHoag and find me on LinkedIn! Cheers!

Duration:00:16:12

32. City design; Americans scared of AVs; Aviation & AVs

5/22/2018
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Episode 32: We talk about the impact AVs will have not just on city design, but on building design, too; I go on a mini-rant about the 73% of Americans that are scared of AVs; and we discuss what we can learn about AVs from studying airplanes. Please remember: If you like this podcast, share it with you friends and colleagues; if you're listening on iTunes Podcasts, leave 5 stars; you can leave me voicemails here on Achor.fm (I promise to reply!); and you can write me on Twitter @MarcHoag...

Duration:00:24:59

31. Autopilot common sense; Apple's AVs; MobilEye

5/18/2018
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Episode 31. We talk common sense when using semi-autonomous systems like Autopilot; Apple now the #2 autonomous vehicle company by number of CA testing permits(!); Intel's MobilEye lands an 8 million car deal. Please remember: If you like this podcast, share it with you friends and colleagues; if you're listening on iTunes Podcasts, leave 5 stars; you can leave me voicemails here on Achor.fm (I promise to reply!); and you can write me on Twitter @MarcHoag and find me on LinkedIn! Cheers!

Duration:00:16:04

Ep30: Drive.ai AVs talk to peds; BMW AVs; Ohio hearts AVs

5/15/2018
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Episode 30: Drive.ai autonomous vehicles communicate with pedestrians; BMW clarifies its view on AVs; Ohio embraces AVs. Please remember: If you like this podcast, share it with you friends and colleagues; if you're listening on iTunes Podcasts, leave 5 stars; you can leave me voicemails here on Achor.fm (I promise to reply!); and you can write me on Twitter @MarcHoag and find me on LinkedIn! Cheers!

Duration:00:22:57

29. INTERVIEW: James Newton - AVs the killer app of IoT/5G?

5/11/2018
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Episode 29: Our first ever guest interview! James Newton is British, has been living in France for just over 30 years and has had an eclectic career developing business in industries focused on IoT, Telematics and Automotive. I've learned he is also passionate about gardening and quantum gravity, in that order. Today, we discuss his article "Will autonomous vehicles be the killer IoT application?" which you can find on LinkedIn at...

Duration:00:26:00

SNEAK PREVIEW: Join us Friday 7AM PT for our first guest!

5/9/2018
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Join us Friday, May 11, 2018, for our first ever guest! James Newton, a veteran of the automotive and IoT industries, joins us from Toulouse France, to discuss his article "Will Autonomous Vehicles be the Killer IoT App?" (https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/autonomous-vehicles-killer-iot-application-james-newton) and much more besides. Be sure to tune in! Please remember: If you like this podcast, share it with you friends and colleagues; if you're listening on iTunes Podcasts, leave 5 stars;...

Duration:00:00:50

27. Uber's software error; Volvos talk; no maps for MIT AVs

5/7/2018
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Episode 27! Today: Uber's crash the result of a software calibration error; Volvo's cars and trucks talk together; MIT's autonomous cars don't need maps. Please remember: If you like this podcast, share it with you friends and colleagues; if you're listening on iTunes Podcasts, leave 5 stars; you can leave me voicemails here on Achor.fm (I promise to reply!); and you can write me on Twitter @MarcHoag and find me on LinkedIn! Cheers!

Duration:00:17:03

26. AVs get hot; FB dreams of AVs; BMW plays with lasers

5/3/2018
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Episode 26. Today: Thermal imaging cameras help autonomous cars see the world around them; Facebook's game plan with autonomous cars; and BMW finds a laser supplier for its ride sharing autonomous car fleet slated for release in 2021. Please remember: If you like this podcast, share it with you friends and colleagues; if you're listening on iTunes Podcasts, leave 5 stars; you can leave me voicemails here on Achor.fm (I promise to reply!); and you can write me on Twitter @MarcHoag and find...

Duration:00:22:00