13 Dec 2022
Autonomous Vehicle Trends & Milestones In 2022 & Expectations for 2023
They may not be ubiquitous yet, and the day-to-day advantages that they will start to provide may not be noticeable, but automated technologies across the automotive industry are starting to come of age.
28 Sep 2022
Three Biggest Hurdles Faced by Roboshuttles
Roboshuttles like those from EasyMile and Navya are a new and exciting mobility solution that have grown in interest during the past decade. However, in the past few years, IDTechEx has observed a slump in roboshuttle sales and a reduction in the number of active roboshuttle companies.
1 Sep 2022
Torc: An Autonomous Technology Company in Roboshuttles and Trucks
Torc has a history in robotics and autonomous technology development. It has worked on autonomous roboshuttles and autonomous trucks.
30 Aug 2022
Autonomous Trucks Will Deliver in the Heavy-Duty Vehicles Market
The new IDTechEx report, "Heavy-Duty Autonomous Vehicles 2023-2043: Trucks, Buses & Roboshuttles", has found significant activity in the autonomous heavy-duty and commercial vehicle space.
17 Aug 2022
EasyMile: Roboshuttle Leader
EasyMile is a French-based roboshuttle company that was founded in 2014. It has been one of the leaders in the roboshuttle space, but these vehicles still aren't catching on and trial deployments are not converting to fleet orders.
15 Aug 2022
Another Step on the Path to Widespread MaaS
The automotive industry and many robotics start-ups have been promising that autonomous cars are just a couple of years away for many years now. It feels like this "just a couple of years" has been perpetually kicked down the road, with only incremental gains each time. However, Cruise, the robotaxi arm of General Motors, has recently been given approval to start charging passengers in San Francisco. So, is this an enormous leap forward for robotaxis, or just another incremental gain?
12 Aug 2022
Waymo: Autonomous Trucking
Waymo is one of the key players and leaders in both autonomous trucking and robotaxis. It has backing from Alphabet (parent company of Google). Waymo is running daily commercial trips (with a safety driver) for potential partners and expanding its fleet and operations ready for full autonomous missions.
23 May 2022
Partnered to develop ICON Digital Radar, capable of scanning the environment in four dimensions and with MIMO capabilities. Uhnder and Magna have partnered to supply radars to Fisker.
28 Mar 2022
Stellantis - Electrification and Autonomy Overview
Foxconn is a semiconductor and contract electronics manufacturer based in Thailand with billion-dollar revenues. They have partnered with Stellantis to provide next-generation infotainment and semiconductor technologies to support Stellantis' connected and autonomous plans.
11 Mar 2022
Chip Makers for Autonomous Vehicles: Five Promising Start-ups
Chipmaker start-ups are emerging within the autonomous vehicle industry, which is suddenly demanding powerful but highly efficient processors for huge datasets in real time from the multitude of sensors on the vehicle (cameras, radars, lidars, and more). This article investigates and reviews five promising players.
7 Mar 2022
California DMV Disengagement Stats Are In: Here Is IDTechEx's Top 3
California DMV has recently released its new 2021 autonomous testing and disengagement data, which essentially describes how safe autonomous vehicles are. IDTechEx has performed its analysis on the data and the results may surprise you.
9 Feb 2022
Rivian: Electric Passenger Trucks
Rivian, the US electric passenger truck startup, has had a rollercoaster ride over the past several months, including a wild IPO that briefly saw Rivian become the fourth most valuable automaker in the world. Yet, the share price soon fell as Rivian missed delivery targets (delivering just 920 vehicles in 2021); investor Amazon turned to Stellantis. IDTechEx explores the company's strengths, weaknesses and future.