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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

The Real Reason for Driverless Vehicles – A Brief Book Review

The reason to implement driverless technology is to improve mobility for those with limited transportation options. In a nutshell, that is what authors, Alain Kornhauser and Michael Sena argue in their recently published book, The Real Case for Driverless Mobility.  Sena and Kornhauser make the case that providers of driverless mobility should focus on those […]

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Viodi View – 04/13/23

Navigating CES, which stretches through multiple Las Vegas convention halls and venues, is challenging. That journey is exponentially more difficult when one is in a wheelchair. Skip to the end of this issue to hear from Cruise’s Michele Lee and Google’s Sasha Blair-Goldensohn as they provide a first-hand look at the challenges and some of […]

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Viodi View – 02/18/23

“Alain has amazing energy. If we can hook a generator to him, energy crisis solved.” Dr. Stephen E. Still Professor of Practice, University of Buffalo, Stephen Still Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics. It is a two-way street, as his students (Still is one of those former students) seem to energize and inspire Princeton Professor […]

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Viodi View – 02/04/23

In this issue, we catch up with an old friend whose idea of retiring is service, service, and more service. While the autonomous vehicle world is in turmoil, credible companies displayed shared, electric, autonomous shuttles at CES2023 that could impact the way some of us get around in some places in a few years. Finally, […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment CES2023 Electric Vehicles

From A to ZF – An End-to-End Autonomous Mobility Approach

“It’s proven to work, and it works really well, today,” states Tony Sapienza. Speaking in the above interview Sapienza, Head of Communications for North America at ZF Group, is talking about their latest generation autonomous, electric shuttle which made its debut at CES2023. As a proof point, Sapienza points to the 62 million road miles […]