The Road to Autonomy Insights
Want to stay ahead of the trends and influences shaping the emerging sector of autonomous vehicles and logistics? The Road to Autonomy Insights provides weekly articles that take behind-the-scenes deep dives into developments in the industry.
Researched and written by Grayson Brulte, a recognized authority in this dynamic sector, The Road to Autonomy Insights help readers understand the context behind the headlines and the strategies of the newsmakers making them. The articles also watch closely the performance of the 38 publicly-traded companies that comprise The Road to Autonomy Index.
Created by Mr. Brulte with Standard and Poor’s Dow Jones Indices as the custom calculation agent, The Road to Autonomy Index 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.
California Embraces The Autonomy Economy
By Grayson Brulte | September 24, 2023
On Friday, September 22, 2023 history was made in California. Governor Newsom stood up to special interests and paved the way for The Autonomy Economy in California.
If AB 316 was signed into law, jobs would have been lost, companies would have relocated and an entire industry would have shuttered overnight. It would have the makings of economic armageddon, as investors would think twice about investing in California.
From Surfing to Skiing, The Future of Autonomy is Experiences
By The Road to Autonomy | July 28, 2023
The future of autonomy will be defined by brands and experiences. Imagine a world where in the future an autonomous vehicle will recommend and drive you to a great surf spot. In that same future, we imagine a world where Vail Resorts integrates an autonomous vehicle service to the overall guest experience and introduces a program called Epic Pass+.
What is The Road to Autonomy Index
By The Road to Autonomy | July 1, 2023
The Road to Autonomy Index is an autonomous vehicle index comprised of 38 publicly-traded companies. The Index is a rules-based equity benchmark index that measures the performance of a basket of global companies that are involved in the development and commercialization of autonomous driving technologies.
First Vision Pro, Next Apple Car
By Grayson Brulte | June 14, 2023
Apple’s Vision Pro isn’t about the headset — it’s about the future of the car as a platform for experiences that seamlessly integrates the physical and digital words. The headset is merely just the starting line for what is to come with the Apple Car.
The Emerging Market of Personally Owned Autonomous Vehicles
By Grayson Brulte | May 31, 2023
Consumers have spoken with their wallets by purchasing Tesla’s Full Self-Driving software and other global automakers are taking notice. Personally owned autonomous vehicles are coming to a driveway near you soon and it might even just be a self-driving Porsche.
Tapping into Culture: A Louis Vuitton Autonomous Vehicle Service
By Grayson Brulte | May 24, 2023
The dawn of full autonomy is upon us, but up until now the final business model has yet to be finalized. Today’s business model is built around moving passengers from Point A To Point B in a safe and reliable manner. Tomorrow’s business model will be one that is built around brands, experiences and culture.
Introducing The Road to Autonomy Index
By Grayson Brulte | April 25, 2023
The Road to Autonomy Index is the first of its kind to measure the performance of the autonomous vehicle industry, which includes these segments: autonomous vehicles, autonomous trucks, off-road specialty vehicles that are utilizing autonomy and companies that have identified autonomy as a key component of their business strategies.