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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment CES2022 Robots

The Modern Day Carhop – #CES2022

Is the solution to long-drive thru lines a robotic carhop?1 That is just one of the many potential use cases for Ottonomy’s delivery robots. Ottonomy CEO, Ritukar Vijay explains that the focus of their two-year-old company is the following segments: With their initial deployment, at the Cincinnati International Airport, they are able to avoid the […]

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Moving Forward with Trenton MOVES

Dr. Alain Kornhauser’s vision of bringing equitable, sustainable, and affordable mobility to the people of Trenton took another step forward with the February 9th, 2022 announcement (Facebook) of a $5 million NJDOT Local Transportation Planning Fund Grant for the Trenton Mobility & Opportunity: Vehicles Equity System (MOVES) Project (PDF). The significance of this event goes […]

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Autonomous Shuttle Pilots in Europe, AMD Aspirations in Austin

Comprising an area approximately twice the size of New Jersey, the Netherlands punches above its weight, to use a boxing metaphor, in the piloting and implementation of autonomous vehicles. This is one takeaway from the recent TU-Delft webinar, Deployment potential of automated minibuses for first/last mile transport.  Professor Bart van Arem explains that TU-Delft’s mission […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment CES2019

The Complete AV Transit Solution #CES2019

Patricia Villoslada EVP Transdev Autonomous Transport Systems, explains how they are integrating last-mile autonomous transport as part of a complete end-to-end mobility solution. Working with partners, including ZF. e.Go and Torc Robotics (Daimler recently purchased a majority stake in Torc), Transdev also introduced new autonomous shuttle intended for solving connectivity for public transit deserts. Given […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Electric Vehicles

The Invisible Chauffeur #CES2019

A four-wheel autonomous vehicle that travels up to 5 MPH, with a range of 10 miles and is a great option for moving people in closed environments, such as airports, is what WHILL debuted at CES2019. It will map the route, has collision avoidance, and swappable batteries to minimize downtime. The consumer version is sub-$4,000 […]