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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

#113-AVs on real estate; AVs for the hyper-rich? Tesla Hardware v3.0 starts to roll out

9/13/2019
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Today.... Episode 113 on Friday the 13th... an unusually long episode, this, in which we talk about the impact on real estate by autonomous vehicles; we address an article by Professor Lance Eliot (UCLA; USC) on whether AVs will be reserve for only the hyper-rich; and Tesla starts a (very) limited deployment of its Hardware v.3.0. Have a great weekend! ALSO: My full 19-minute Tesla Model 3 review is live; watch it here and be sure to subscribe to my channel! Read, listen, and discuss this...

Duration:00:33:04

#112-Ford deals with bugs; Japan readies AVs for the Olympics; Didi Chuxing deploys AV ridesharing

9/10/2019
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Today: Ford develops a system to remove splattered bugs from its autonomous vehicle sensors and cameras; Japan set to release 100 AVs shuttling people around the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo; and China's Didi Chuxing prepares to deploy Level 4 ridesharing in Shangahi. ALSO: My full 19-minute Tesla Model 3 review is live; watch it here and be sure to subscribe to my channel! Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/AutonomousHoag Follow...

Duration:00:18:42

#111-Apple testing AV without lidar? TomTom doing HD maps; Feds pissed at Tesla again

9/6/2019
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Today, Episode #111: Is Apple now testing an AV with computer vision? TomTom claims to have an L5 AV and is getting into the HD mapping game; and the Feds are (incorrectly) pissed at Tesla again. ALSO: My full 19-minute Tesla Model 3 review is live; watch it here and be sure to subscribe to my channel! Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/AutonomousHoag Follow us on Instagram at instagram.com/autonomoushoag Like us on Facebook:...

Duration:00:22:27

#110-Training AVs with local customs; Optimus Ride rolls out; AV renaissance in Detroit and Pittsburgh?

9/3/2019
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Today: When in Rome... so how do you train AVs to blend in with the driving customs around the world? Optimus Ride rolls out in Boston and seems to be playing the right strategy. And, it looks like the AV revolution may indeed bring about a much-needed renaissance in Detroit and Pittsburgh. ALSO: My full 19-minute Tesla Model 3 review is live; watch it here and be sure to subscribe to my channel! Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at...

Duration:00:20:24

#109 - AVs in LA; Sidewalk cages; Lidar is a crutch

8/30/2019
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#109 - Today, I suggest that if cities embrace Uber, then they will embrace AVs; I rip apart the ridiculous article suggesting that sidewalks will become cages to protect humans from AVs (and vice-versa); and, yes, lidar is (apparently) a crutch, at least according to Chris Urmson. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/autonomous-cars-with-marc-hoag/support

Duration:00:22:51

#108 - Season 4 Premiere: The FAVA

8/27/2019
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After three months on break, I'm baaaaaaaack! Season 4 is HERE! Today, a bit of a recap on my amazing 1 month stint in DC, followup with a deep dive into my FAVA proposal. Also, if you'd like to read the article that underpins this episode, head over to Medium.com/@MarcHoag and look for "The FAVA: Federal Autonomous Vehicle Administration." --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/autonomous-cars-with-marc-hoag/support

Duration:00:33:59

#107 - SEASON 3 FINALE: Interview with 3 PhDs Martin Adler; Justin Schorr; Henning Lategahn

5/17/2019
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As promised, we're closing out Season 3 in a big way: I'm joined by three PhDs from around the world, Justin Schorr (Philadelphia); Martin Adler (Netherlands); and Henning Lategahn (Germany) as we dive into an absolutely fascinating, all-encompassing discussion on nearly every angle surrounding autonomous vehicles. From the technology, to the societal impacts, and everything in between, it's the perfect way to wrap up what's been by far the greatest season yet, while offering a glimpse into...

Duration:00:50:16

#106 - Mike Pinelis, PhD - Microtech Ventures' MEMS AV applications

5/14/2019
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The penultimate episode of Season 3! A fascinating conversation with Mike Pinelis, PhD, of Microtech Ventures, coming at us from Detroit, in which we discuss MEMS applications to autonomous vehicles, and much more besides. ALSO: My full 19-minute review of the Tesla Model 3 with Enhanced Autopilot is now live! Watch it here and be sure to subscribe to my channel! Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/AutonomousHoag Follow us on...

Duration:00:48:31

#105 - Michael DeKort, Owner & CTO, Dactyl: The need for simulation testing

5/10/2019
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Michael brings an entire career of aerospace/DOD research and experience to building an aerospace/DOD-caliber simulation for autonomous vehicles; his views on why simulation is absolutely essential for AVs. ALSO: My full 19-minute review of the Tesla Model 3 with Enhanced Autopilot is now live! Watch it here and be sure to subscribe to my channel! Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/AutonomousHoag Follow us on Instagram at...

Duration:00:50:33

#104 - Interview with Henning Lategahn, PhD, Atlatec, on 3D mapping without lidar

5/7/2019
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A fascinating conversation with Henning Lategahn, PhD with distinction from the University of Karlsruhe for Technology, and his startup, Atlatec, which produces 3d maps for autonomous driving and simulations without lidar; they use computer vision cameras only. Also, two cool announcements to share with you. ALSO: My full 19-minute review of the Tesla Model 3 with Enhanced Autopilot is now live! Watch it here and be sure to subscribe to my channel! Read, listen, and discuss this episode at...

Duration:00:35:32

#103 - More on Tesla Autonomy Day; AVs and congestion pricing; more assertive AVs will be safer

5/3/2019
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We dive into some more details surrounding several of Elon Musk's claims during Tesla Autonomy Day; AVs will require increased congestion pricing (or penalties for driving around without passengers); AVs need to get more assertive in order to be safer. ALSO: My full 19-minute review of the Tesla Model 3 with Enhanced Autopilot is now live! Watch it here and be sure to subscribe to my channel! Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at...

Duration:00:25:24

#102 - Interview with Henry Bzeih, SVP & CTO, Flex

4/30/2019
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Henry Bzeih, SVP & CTO of Flex, a large manufacturing firm with roots dating back to 1969, joins us to discuss his bird's eye view of the autonomous vehicle industry; where things are headed; and all the challenges and difficulties getting there. ALSO: My full 19-minute review of the Tesla Model 3 with Enhanced Autopilot is now live! Watch it here and be sure to subscribe to my channel! Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at...

Duration:00:36:44

#101 - Interview with Adham Ghazali, Founder & CEO, Imagry

4/26/2019
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Lo and behold, just days after Elon Musk's bombshell that maps aren't necessary for autonomous vehicles, Adham Ghazali, Founder & CEO of Israel-based startup Imagry, talks about how their company is doing precisely that. ALSO: My full 19-minute review of the Tesla Model 3 with Enhanced Autopilot is now live! Watch it here and be sure to subscribe to my channel! Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/AutonomousHoag Follow us on...

Duration:00:43:16

#100 - Tesla Autonomy Day

4/23/2019
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To celebrate my 100th episode, a special 30 minute account of the most crucial takeaways from yesterday's Tesla Autonomy Day, during which Tesla announced to the world their breakthroughs with Autopilot Hardware 3.0 and their upcoming robotaxi Tesla Network. ALSO: My full 19-minute review of the Tesla Model 3 with Enhanced Autopilot is now live! Watch it here and be sure to subscribe to my channel! Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at...

Duration:00:35:49

#99 - Apple sourcing AV sensors; EU mandates ADAS by 2021; GM's Cruise Automation hits road bumps

4/19/2019
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Today, on the eve of our 100th episode(!), we discuss Apple's ongoing work with its autonomous vehicle Project Titan; the EU mandates 11 ADAS systems for all new cars from 2021; and GM's Cruise Automation may miss their promised 2020 deployment of its first truly Level 5 robotaxis with no steering wheels, but honestly, it doesn't matter; alternatively, here's how they can still make that deadline. ALSO: My full 19-minute review of the Tesla Model 3 with Enhanced Autopilot is now live!...

Duration:00:25:08

Ep 98: INTERVIEW: Jeff Everson, Ph.D., one of the earliest pioneers of ADAS

4/16/2019
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Thrilled to share with you today our special guest Jeff Everson, Ph.D., one of the founders of ADAS, who pioneered research in the field in the 1990s. ALSO: My full 19-minute review of the Tesla Model 3 with Enhanced Autopilot is now live! Watch it here and be sure to subscribe to my channel! Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/AutonomousHoag Follow us on Instagram at instagram.com/autonomoushoag Like us on Facebook:...

Duration:00:43:15

Notre Dame: A few words / quelques mots

4/16/2019
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EN: For the French, losing Notre Dame would be like losing the White House or the US Capitol here: it isn't just a cultural icon admired by humanity around the world, it's a physical manifestation of the very fabric of France and all her history. FR: Pour les français, perdre Notre Dame c'est comme perdre le White House ou le US Capitol: c'est pas simplement une icône culturelle qui est admirée par humanité autour du monde, c'est un manifestation physique du tissu vrai de la france et toute...

Duration:00:01:20

Ep 97: INTERVIEW: Abdo Mahmoud, Senior Product Manager Affectiva, on Driver Monitoring Systems

4/12/2019
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I'm pleased to have as our special guest today Abdo Mahmoud, Senior Product Manager at Affectiva, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company developing an incredibly powerful driver (and passenger) monitoring system for L3 and L4 cars. Have a listen! ALSO: My full 19-minute review of the Tesla Model 3 with Enhanced Autopilot is now live! Watch it here and be sure to subscribe to my channel! Read, listen, and discuss this episode at MarcHoag.com Follow us on Twitter at...

Duration:00:34:07

EP 96: Driver monitoring systems need to be mandatory; China builds AV-only freeway; what AVs can learn from elevators

4/9/2019
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Today, I suggest that semi-autonomous vehicles like Tesla could make people more careless, thereby reinforcing the need for driver monitoring systems sooner rather than later; China readies a 100 km (62 mi) freeway with AV-only lanes; and we discuss what autonomous vehicle makers can learn from elevators. Yes, elevators. ALSO: My full 19-minute review of the Tesla Model 3 with Enhanced Autopilot is now live! Watch it here and be sure to subscribe to my channel! Read, listen, and...

Duration:00:24:36

Ep 95: INTERVIEW: Rudy Burger, Founder & Managing Partner, Woodside Capital Partners

4/5/2019
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I'm immensely honored to welcome to our show Rudy Burger (Twitter; LinkedIn), the founder and managing partner of Silicon Valley venture firm Woodside Capital Partners. With an absolutely astonishing academic pedigree spanning Yale to Cambridge including a PhD in Digital Imaging; numerous companies under his belt, including a stint as VP at Xerox, he also founded the MIT Media Lab's Europe branch. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the next 40 minutes with Rudy Burger. ALSO: My full 19-minute...

Duration:00:45:54