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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

MEET ME AT CES 2019 NEXT WEEK!

1/3/2019
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The good folks over at HERE Technologies have invited me to join them at CES 2019 next week in Las Vegas! I'll be there Monday through Thursday, so if you'll be there and if you'd like to meet up, let's do it! Just schedule a 15- or 30-minute block of time with this link (https://calendly.com/autonomoushoag) and I'll see you then! Cheers! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/autonomous-cars-with-marc-hoag/support

Duration:00:00:51

Ep 74: SEASON 2 FINALE! -- Listener QA; FAA for AVs; Tesla driver falls asleep

12/14/2018
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Today, Episode 74, THE SEASON 2 FINALE! Today: I make a few announcements; I answer some listener-submitted questions; we discuss whether autonomous vehicles will eventually need a government body like the FAA/ICAO/IATA for aviation; and, we talk about the Tesla driver who fell asleep, and why it's such an incredibly strong validation for a future of autonomous vehicles. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/autonomous-cars-with-marc-hoag/support https://flipboard.com/

Duration:00:24:46

Ep 73: Teslas go door-to-door without human input; VW & Ford; the transition to AVs

12/12/2018
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Today, Episode 73! Teslas will soon get you door-to-door with no human intervention at all; Ford & VW partner up on AV tech; and we talk about the transition from human-driven to autonomous cars in the coming decades. Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/AutonomousHoag Like us on Facebook: fb.com/autonomoushoag Subscribe to our new YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/channel/UCzDAWTzwkA_MgmqoOKhHYzQ Support this podcast with easily monthly...

Duration:00:18:33

Ep 72: The optimal strategy to roll out AVs; Waymo launches world's first AV taxi; Uber strikes back

12/7/2018
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Today, Episode 72! We talk the best strategy for autonomous vehicles, and it may not be what you think; Waymo rolls out the world's first autonomous taxi revenue service; and Uber strikes back... sort of(ish). Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/AutonomousHoag Like us on Facebook: fb.com/autonomoushoag Subscribe to our new YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/channel/UCzDAWTzwkA_MgmqoOKhHYzQ Support this podcast with easily monthly...

Duration:00:25:15

Ep 71: Should governments slow AV deployment; US Fed relaxes regulations; AV endgame is boring

12/4/2018
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Today, Episode 71: Should governments around the world slow the deployment of autonomous vehicles to help save jobs; The US government relaxes regulations on AV deployment; the end game of autonomous cars is boring. Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/AutonomousHoag Like us on Facebook: fb.com/autonomoushoag Subscribe to our new YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/channel/UCzDAWTzwkA_MgmqoOKhHYzQ Support this podcast with easily monthly...

Duration:00:27:52

Ep 70: GM focuses on AVs and EVs; Daimler & Bosch ready AV car sharing; Volvo & Luminar

12/1/2018
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Today, Episode 70! GM focuses on AVs and EVs and replace Cruise Auatomation's CEO and co-founder with GM's president; Daimler & Bosch prepare to roll out a fleet of autonomous S Class sedans in San Jose, CA next year; and Volvo & Luminar announce their partnership to the world, along with Luminar's incredible ultra long-range lidar. Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/AutonomousHoag Like us on Facebook: fb.com/autonomoushoag Subscribe to...

Duration:00:14:34

Ep 69: SPECIAL GUEST Martin Adler, PhD

11/28/2018
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Today, thrilled to have Martin Adler, PhD, join us from Amsterdam, on an incredibly fascinating interview that was meant to go just 15-20 minutes, but instead ended up going nearly half an hour long! Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/AutonomousHoag Like us on Facebook: fb.com/autonomoushoag Subscribe to our new YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/channel/UCzDAWTzwkA_MgmqoOKhHYzQ Support this podcast with easily monthly contributions at...

Duration:00:31:10

Ep 68: A special UK special edition! British startup Wayve; who's testing where in the UK; FiveAI

11/20/2018
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Today, a very special UK special edition! We discuss Wayve's machine learning algorithms designed to let cars better learn their environments; we get an overview of who's testing what, where, throughout the UK (hint -- there's a lot!); and, we look at FiveAI's plan to test in London in 2019. Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/AutonomousHoag Like us on Facebook: fb.com/autonomoushoag Subscribe to our new YouTube channel at...

Duration:00:19:31

Ep 67: Steering wheel or no steering wheel? China gets its first solid state LiDAR AV; so does BMW

11/16/2018
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Today! We discuss whether you'd be more comfortable getting into a fully autonomous car (read: driverless; no human backup driver) that had the usual steering wheel, pedals, and shifter, or whether you'd be prefer something that looked truly unique and different, without such driver inputs; China launches the world's first solid state lidar-equipped AV; and BMW readies its own solid state lidar-equipped cars with Innoviz. Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on...

Duration:00:24:46

Ep 66: SPECIAL: Insider tour of HERE Technologies' Berkeley, CA garage offices!

11/13/2018
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Last week I had the great privilege to be invited to a special, invite-only media event at HERE Technologies' garage offices in Berkeley, CA, to learn everything about their "self healing HD maps." Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/AutonomousHoag Subscribe to our new YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/channel/UCzDAWTzwkA_MgmqoOKhHYzQ Support this podcast with easily monthly contributions at anchor.fm/autonomous-cars-with-marc-hoag !...

Duration:00:18:19

Ep 65: SPECIAL GUEST INTERVIEW: Elaina Farnsworth, CEO The NEXT Education

11/9/2018
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Today, Episode 65: Elaina Farnsworth, CEO of The NEXT Education (thenexted.com), on her mission to educate and empower the world's talent for this new era of autonomous and connected mobility. Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/AutonomousHoag Subscribe to our new YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/channel/UCzDAWTzwkA_MgmqoOKhHYzQ Support this podcast with easily monthly contributions at anchor.fm/autonomous-cars-with-marc-hoag ! Become...

Duration:00:27:13

Ep 64: Illogical humans; iSee brings common sense to AVs; Cruise Automation still on track

11/6/2018
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Humans will apparently always be illogical; iSee is developing software that brings common sense "understanding" to autonomous vehicles; Cruise Automation still on track to roll out fully autonomous cars on the streets of San Francisco by next year. Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/AutonomousHoag Subscribe to our new YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/channel/UCzDAWTzwkA_MgmqoOKhHYzQ Support this podcast with easily monthly...

Duration:00:16:19

Ep 63: Waymo goes truly driverless in Califoria; Volvo & Baidu buddy up; Tesla Summon, FaradayFail

11/1/2018
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Waymo gets approval to test its autonomous cars without backup drivers in California; Volvo & Baidu team up to work on L4 autonomous taxis in China; Tesla readies Summon, while Faraday Future becomes Faraday Failure. Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/AutonomousHoag Subscribe to our new YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/channel/UCzDAWTzwkA_MgmqoOKhHYzQ Support this podcast with easily monthly contributions at...

Duration:00:20:21

Ep 62: More trolly paradoxes; Tesla's Navigate on Autopilot; countries' preparedness for AVs

10/30/2018
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We'll discuss why the trolly paradox isn't a real issue after all, or at least, why it shouldn't be; Tesla's Autopilot V9.0 with Navigate on Autopilot is a game changer; and we look at countries' preparedness for an autonomous future round the world. Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/AutonomousHoag Subscribe to our new YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/channel/UCzDAWTzwkA_MgmqoOKhHYzQ Support this podcast with easily monthly...

Duration:00:23:33

Ep 61: The Trolly Paradox, again; GM's Cruise Automation can't see pedestrians; VW's strategy

10/26/2018
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Today, Episode 61! We talk again about the trolly paradox, and the need to program autonomous to mirror various cultures' social norms, conventions, and expectations; GM's Cruise Automation has a small problem in that it's not so good at detecting pedestrians (oops); and, we discuss VW's strategy towards besting Tesla at it's own game... by 2020. Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/AutonomousHoag Subscribe to our new YouTube channel at...

Duration:00:29:56

Ep 60: AVs to replace London cabbies by 2021; Lyft gets autonomous; Apple's Peloton concept

10/23/2018
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Today, Episode 60! Autonomous taxis start replacing beloved London cabbies by 2021; Lyft pushes ahead with its Level 5 autonomous Fords; and, Apple submits another AV patent, this time, for a peloton -- autonomous platooning -- concept. Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/AutonomousHoag Subscribe to our new YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/channel/UCzDAWTzwkA_MgmqoOKhHYzQ Support this podcast with easily monthly contributions at...

Duration:00:17:53

Ep 59: Tesla removes "fully self driving" on order form; the Apple Car; 6 cities' approach to AVs

10/19/2018
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Today, Episode 59: Tesla (Elon Musk, really) has just removed the rather confusing "fully self driving" functionality option on Tesla cars' order forms; we learn a few bit of details -- without much detail, honestly -- about the Apple Car; and I discuss an interesting article on how six US cities are preparing for the AV car revolution. All this, right now! Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/AutonomousHoag Subscribe to our new YouTube...

Duration:00:18:59

Ep 58: Volvo & Nvidia; self-driving cars will make us fatter; Waymo readies revenue service

10/16/2018
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Today, Episode 58! Volvo and Nvidia partner up for improved autonomy in Volvo's early 2020 vehicles; self driving cars pose a serious health risk; and, Waymo racks up 10 million miles of on-road tests (and 7 billion simulated miles!) and prepares for its first revenue autonomous taxi service. Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/AutonomousHoag Subscribe to our new YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/channel/UCzDAWTzwkA_MgmqoOKhHYzQ Support...

Duration:00:22:20

Ep 57: SPECIAL GUEST INTERVIEW: Dan Piatkowski from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

10/12/2018
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TODAY! Thrilled and honored to have special guest Dan Piatkowski join me on the show! Dan's the Assistant Professor of Regional Planning at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and we'll be discussing his article (discussed in the second segment of the previous episode) suggesting that autonomous vehicles and pedestrian-friendly cities may be mutually exclusive goals; that we can have perhaps just one or the other, but not both. Become a supporter of this podcast:...

Duration:00:25:05

Ep 56: Feds embrace AVs; AVs to impede ped-only zones; Cruise Automation gets $2.75B from Honda

10/9/2018
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Annnnnd.... we're back with Episode 56! Sorry for the brief, unscheduled break the last two weeks, but let's dive in and pick up where we left off! Today: a brief discussion on our last #FridayPollDay on Twitter, and then: the Feds get serious about autonomous cars (in a good way); autonomous cars may actually get in the way of pedestrian-friendly urban cores; and GM's Cruise Automation gets a further $2.75 billion from Honda! All this... right now. Read, listen, and discuss this episode at...

Duration:00:17:45