1 month ago
PHOTO BY YENDER FONSECA FROM PEXELS In recent years, autonomous vehicles have moved from a fanciful science fiction topic to actual reality, with real cars driving on real streets with real people inside. However, as per usual with technology, when concept meets reality, things never go as intended. In particular, this past year has seen multiple fatal incidents involving autonomous vehicles at a range of levels of autonomy, from Tesla’s AutoPilot, which is nominally a Level 3 autonomous vehicle (read…

1 year 5 months ago
By Kathleen Walch  |  May 21, 2018 Kathleen Walch is Co-Founder and Senior Analyst at Cognilytica Have you ever dreamed of the day where your car could drive for itself freeing you to do other things, such as reading, catching up on emails, watching a movie, or sleeping rather than focusing on the road while in the car? Automotive manufacturers and transportation technology vendors are rapidly progressing us to that goal. Indeed, we discuss that “Autonomous Everything” is one of the four key parts of…

1 year 7 months ago
By Charles Moore, NextGen Global Executive Search  |  March 10, 2018 For years we have been hearing that driverless cars will soon be dominating our highways as autonomous vehicles are developed.  Not since the advent of the horseless carriage have we been faced with such a disruption in personal travel. But the adoption of vehicle automation will likely take longer than many have thought. There may be a more gradual increase over several years through several stages. That will come with further…