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Driverless – The VOD of Today?

It was an honor to be on the Smart Driving Car podcast with Cade Metz, Fred Fishkin, and Alain Kornhauser for a thoughtful discussion of what makes driverless different than an Internet app. Inspired by Metz’s recent New York Times article, The Costly Pursuit of Self Driving Cars Continues On and On and On, the […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Smart Driving Car Summit

Safety First at the “Fully” Smart Driving Car Summit*

It is important to distinguish between those features that enhance safety versus those that provide safety and convenience is how Princeton’s Dr. Alain Kornhauser set the stage for the Smart Driving Car Summit session, Incentivizing Through Regulation. Regulations must ensure that the comfort features, such as Automatic Cruise Control (ACC), do not degrade safety. He […]

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Automated Driving Technologies – Driving Change in Insurance

It is in the insurance industry’s best interest to use automated driving technology to make things safer through crash avoidance, not just crash mitigation. Unlike crash mitigation, crash avoidance saves the insurance company money. This was Alain Kornhauser’s premise for the Smart Driving Car Summit, Incentivizing Through Insurance. The trillion-dollar question is whether the incentives […]

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Viodi View – 03/03/21

Halfway through a semester is what it feels like in covering Princeton’s ongoing Smart Driving Car Summit. In many ways, it seems like there are more questions than answers and, as has been said before on these virtual pages, the autonomous driving space feels like broadband did 20-years ago. In the meantime, broadband has matured […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Smart Driving Car Summit

Level 3 – The Tech Is Here, But the Problem Is Us

For consumers, SAE Level 3 automation could be like “having their cake and eating it too,” so says Princeton’s Dr. Alain Kornhauser. Simply, Level 3 offers the promise of a traditional hands-on driving experience or robo-chauffeur led journey. At the same time, visions of new revenue opportunities associated with Level 3 excite and are prodding […]

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