AUTONOMY INSIGHTS | june 24, 2024

Warehouse Automation: An Emerging $150 Billion Market

Warehouse Automation: An Emerging $150 Billion Market - The Road to Autonomy

Discover why major Fortune 100 companies are doubling down on warehouse automation and learn why it’s no longer reserved for early adopters. Josip Cesic, CEO & Co-Founder of Gideon joined Autonomy Insights to explain the driving forces behind this trend, including labor shortages, changing workforce desires, and the quest for operational efficiency.


NEWSLETTER | june 23, 2024

Wall Street Agrees, Autonomous Vehicles are a Trillion Dollar Plus Market

Wall Street Agrees, Autonomous Vehicles are a Trillion Dollar Plus Market - The Road to Autonomy

This Week in The Autonomy Economy, The Road to Autonomy Index returned 0.44%, Wall Street is beginning to once again view autonomous vehicles as an investment opportunity, Tesla has been granted permission to test FSD in Shanghai and political maneuvering continues to undermine economic growth.


podcast | june 18, 2024

NHTSA’s New AEB Mandate: A Stumbling Block or Stepping Stone to Full Autonomy?

NHTSA AEB Mandate - The Road to Autonomy

Dr. Matt Markel, Business Leader, Radar & Autonomy Expert with experience at Waymo and in the defense industry joined The Road to Autonomy podcast to discuss the NHTSA mandate requiring AEB (automatic emergency braking) systems in all new light vehicles by 2029 and what impact this mandate will have on the development of autonomous vehicles.


NEWSLETTER | june 16, 2024

Houston is Hot Tonight, Cruise is in Town

Houston is Hot Tonight, Cruise is in Town - The Road to Autonomy

This Week in The Autonomy Economy, The Road to Autonomy Index returned 0.40%, Cruise expanded manual driving to Houston, the peanut gallery of naysaying autonomy continues to trumpet their agenda and China is keeping their foot on the autonomy accelerator as BYD commits $14 billion to autonomous driving. 


podcast | june 11, 2024

Daimler Truck’s Vision for Autonomous Trucking

Daimler Truck's Vision for Autonomous Trucking - The Road to Autonomy

Joanna Buttler, Head of the Global Autonomous Technology Group, Daimler Truck North America joined The Road to Autonomy podcast to discuss the introduction of the autonomous battery electric Freightliner eCascadia demonstrator, Daimler’s 2027 autonomous truck commercial launch and the company’s vision for the future of autonomous trucking.

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A weekly newsletter featuring insight and analysis on the autonomy economy™ and how the financial markets are viewing its emergence. 

NEWSLETTER | june 9, 2024

If You’re Ever Down in Dallas, Look Up Cruise

If You’re Ever Down in Dallas, Look Up Cruise - The Road to Autonomy

This Week in The Autonomy Economy, The Road to Autonomy Index returned 0.85%, Cruise expanded manual driving to the Big D, Zoox expanded testing to the Magic City and Bat City, while Waymo expanded their service area in the Valley of the Sun to 315 square miles. 


podcast | june 4, 2024

Risky Business: Navigating Risk Aversion in an Autonomous World

Risky Business: Navigating Risk Aversion in an Autonomous World - The Road to Autonomy

Matt McLelland, VP of Sustainability and Innovation, Covenant joined The Road to Autonomy podcast to discuss why certain trucking companies aversion to risk could slow down innovation and have negative economic consequences on their businesses if they delay the rollout of autonomous trucks.

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The Road to Autonomy IndeX

The Road to Autonomy Index® is a high-definition lens into the emerging world of autonomous vehicles. It is the world’s first and only pure-play rules-based index designed to measure the performance of the autonomous vehicle/truck market. The index, comprised of 39 publicly-traded companies, measures the performance of the autonomous vehicle and logistics ecosystems, including autonomous vehicles, trucks and off-road specialty vehicles, as well as transportation, technology, industrial and services companies that have identified autonomy as a key component of their growth strategies.

NEWSLETTER | june 2, 2024

Licensing on Waymo’s Mind

Licensing on Waymo’s Mind - The Road to Autonomy

This Week in The Autonomy Economy, The Road to Autonomy Index returned 0.10%, Waymo has licensing on their mind, trucking has officially entered into a recession and Alain Kornhauser, Faculty Chair, Princeton Autonomous Vehicle Engineering hosted his annual SmartDrivingCar Summit in Princeton.

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A weekly newsletter featuring insight and analysis on the autonomy economy™ and how the financial markets are viewing its emergence. 

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