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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 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

We’ll be back next week! Sorry!

10/3/2018
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We'll be back soon... like, next week! Sorry! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/autonomous-cars-with-marc-hoag/support

Duration:00:00:36

Ep 55: BMW's autonomous motorcycle; the best route for autonomous trucking; Waymo's milestones

9/21/2018
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Today! We talk about BMW's autonomous motorcycle; the best commercial trucking routes for autonomous trucking; and, we take a step back to look at 9 years of Waymo's biggest milestones. 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 a...

Duration:00:18:32

Ep 54: AVs cheaper, safer, boringer; Volvo's EV AV truck; Tesla's cross-country Autopilot road trip and BMW iNEXT

9/18/2018
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Episode 54: Companies are deploying AVs at a faster and faster pace, but are we going to see safer, cheaper, and boringer? Volvo unveils it's all-electric autonomous truck without a cab; and, Tesla whets our appetite for its fully autonomous cross-country drive with Autopilot 10 alpha, while BMW unveils its iNEXT EV, a concept car slated for 2021 that looks like a buck-toothed rhinoceros with its head transplanted onto a sledgehammer. Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com...

Duration:00:17:47

Ep 53: Uber invests $150M into AVs in Toronto; VW pushes for AV standardizations; my rant against articles against AVs

9/14/2018
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Today, Episode 53! Uber's not out of the autonomous car race after all, with a new $150M investment in a new AV facility working with the University of Toronto; VW pushes for technology standardization for autonomous vehicles to ensure legal protections; and I go on a rant against articles crying out against AVs. 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:00:31:41

Ep 52: GM's Cruise Automation hits roadblock in NYC; Volvo's 360c self-driving bedroom; AV market numbers

9/11/2018
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Today, Episode 52! GM's autonomous car subsidiary Cruise Automation hits a regulatory roadblock to start testing in NYC; Volvo's new 360c fully autonomous bedroom on wheels is the wrong solution to the problem of congested roadways; and, the autonomous vehicle market hits $173 billion by 2023. 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...

Duration:00:20:12

Ep 51: FCA invests $30M into AV test facility; consumers not ready for Level 5 cars; Audi's releases an Aicon

9/7/2018
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Today, Episode 51! FCA gets serious about AVs with a $30M investment in an AV test facility; for the first time in history, technological development seems to be outpacing consumer demand as people get less comfortable with Level 5 full autonomy rather than more comfortable; and, Audi prepares the world for its Aicon autonomous test fleet. 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:00:20:15

Ep 50: Germany takes on Tesla; Universal Basic Mobility; an Apple crashes

9/5/2018
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Today, Episode 50! What a milestone! Germany takes on Tesla; should Universal Mobility be a thing, and if so, how; an Apple gets into a bit of a mess. 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 a supporter of this podcast:...

Duration:00:26:20

Ep 49: Waymo annoys locals; industries disrupted by autonomous cars; China gets serious about EVs and AVs in the US

8/31/2018
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Today, Episode 49! Waymo's autonomous Chrysler Pacifica minivans annoy the locals in Chandler, Arizona; we discuss five industries sure to be disrupted (or invented altogether) by autonomous cars; and, China gets very serious about autonomous electric cars in the US. 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...

Duration:00:20:50

Ep 48: VW's $4B vw.OS investment; AVs destroy (and create) jobs; Toyota invests $500M into Uber

8/28/2018
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Today, Episode 48! VW invests $4B into its new vw.OS mobility platform; autonomous cars will destroy -- and create -- jobs; and Toyota invests $500M into Uber. 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 a supporter of this podcast:...

Duration:00:21:42

Ep 47: VW We, Drive.ai expands, Lyft & Aptiv hit 5000 rides in Las Vegas

8/23/2018
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Today: Volkswagen's We EV car sharing program prepares 2000 cars for Berlin; Drive.ai expands to Arlington, TX; and Lyft & Aptiv hit 5000 rides in their autonomous car sharing program in Las Vegas! 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:00:17:57

Ep 46 - SEASON 2 PREMIERE! Better roads for AVs; no more Uber trucks; BMW gives up on AVs?

8/20/2018
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Welcome back to Autonomous Cars with Marc Hoag as we kick off Season 2! Today, we discuss the need for better roads and infrastructure for AVs; Uber shuts down its autonomous trucking division; and BMW has a second thought about AVs. Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/AutonomousHoag Subscribe to our new YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzDAWTzwkA_MgmqoOKhHYzQ Become a supporter of this podcast:...

Duration:00:21:54

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: https://marchoag.com/ep-45-apple-worker-steals-av-secrets-daimler-bosch-roll-out-av-taxis-fca-goes-after-tesla/ Please remember to visit our new home at MarcHoag.com where you...

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! Read and listen to this episode here: https://marchoag.com/ep-44-vws-ev-car-sharing-av-traffic-woes-people-love-driving/ Please remember to visit our new home at MarcHoag.com where you can...

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? Read and listen to this episode here: https://marchoag.com/ep-43-robomart-levandowski-starts-a-new-thing-an-ai-roadblock/ Become a supporter of this podcast:...

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! Read about and listen to this episode here:...

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! Read about and listen to this episode here:...

Duration:00:12:17