podcast | may 29, 2024

Exploring Tesla’s Potential Entry Into the Rideshare Market with The Rideshare Guy

Exploring Tesla’s Potential Entry Into the Rideshare Market with The Rideshare Guy - The Road to Autonomy

Harry Campbell aka The Rideshare Guy joined The Road to Autonomy podcast to discuss the potential of Tesla entering the rideshare market both with human driven vehicles and autonomous vehicles.

autonomy insights | may 27, 2024

Why Trucking Insurance Costs Are Skyrocketing: The Impact of Nuclear Verdicts

Why Trucking Insurance Costs Are Skyrocketing: The Impact of Nuclear Verdicts - The Road to Autonomy

The skyrocketing costs of commercial vehicle insurance in the trucking industry is a pressing issue that is causing economic harm. Commercial insurance premiums rose a staggering 9.8% in Q1 2024, driven by three main factors: the proliferation of nuclear verdicts over $10 million, a shortage of experienced drivers, and inflated vehicle repair costs.


NEWSLETTER | may 26, 2024

I Believe Self-Driving Cars, Automatic Cars are The Future

I Believe Self-Driving Cars, Automatic Cars are The Future - The Road to Autonomy

This Week in The Autonomy Economy, The Road to Autonomy Index declined 0.94%, Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson took a 45-minute drive with his family in a Tesla with FSD Supervised mode engaged in Los Angeles, where he stated the words; “I Believe Self-Driving Cars, Automatic Cars are The Future” while riding in the vehicle.


autonomy economy | May 23, 2024

Economics of Electrifying Commercial Fleets

Economics of Electrifying Commercial Fleets - The Road to Autonomy

Paul Gioupis, Founder & CEO, Zeem Solutions joined The Autonomy Economy podcast to discuss the economics of electrifying commercial fleets and the current state of the electric commercial fleet market.


podcast | may 22, 2024

Nothing Runs Like an Autonomous Deere: Increasing Efficiency on Farms

Nothing Runs Like an Autonomous Deere: Increasing Efficiency on Farms - The Road to Autonomy

Aaron Ticknor, Product Manager, Large Ag Autonomy, John Deere joined The Road to Autonomy podcast to discuss the future of autonomous tractors on farms.


autonomy insights | may 20, 2024

Autonomous Trucking is Closer Than You Think, With Favorable Regulations Already in Place

Autonomous Trucking is Closer Than You Think, With Favorable Regulations Already in Place - The Road to Autonomy

In 2019, the U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT) issued guidance through their AV 3.0 framework that specifically stated that going forward, federal trucking regulations from the FMCSA will no longer assume that a commercial vehicle driver must be a human present in the vehicle. This cleared the way for self-driving trucks to operate legally, as long as they comply with existing trucking regulations.


NEWSLETTER | may 19, 2024

Gatik Takes The Next Step

Wayve Catches a Billion Dollar Wave - The Road to Autonomy

This Week in The Autonomy Economy, The Road to Autonomy Index returned 1.13%, Gatik announced a production deal with Isuzu that was accompanied with a $30 million dollar equity investment, Waymo got entangled in geopolitics and Cruise began supervised autonomous driving in Phoenix.


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autonomy economy | May 16, 2024

Tesla’s Robotaxi Gamble: License FSD to Automakers or Go At It Alone

Tesla’s Robotaxi Gamble: License FSD to Automakers or Go At It Alone - The Road to Autonomy

Pete Bigelow, Senior Reporter, Automotive News joined The Autonomy Economy podcast to discuss Tesla’s robotaxi gamble and the prospects for Tesla to license FSD.

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