191 episodes

How would you feel if the transport truck beside you on the highway had no driver? Or the car passing beside you had no driver? Would it make a difference if the widespread deployment of autonomous trucks could ease supply chain problems almost overnight and that autonomous vehicles do not get distracted or speed? And would you feel better if you knew autonomous trucks and vehicles could reduce carbon emissions by 30 percent or more. Learn more from world's leading mobility experts on The Road to Autonomy®, an ahead-of-the-curve podcast hosted by Grayson Brulte.

The Road to Autonomy Grayson Brulte

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    • 4.8 • 27 Ratings

How would you feel if the transport truck beside you on the highway had no driver? Or the car passing beside you had no driver? Would it make a difference if the widespread deployment of autonomous trucks could ease supply chain problems almost overnight and that autonomous vehicles do not get distracted or speed? And would you feel better if you knew autonomous trucks and vehicles could reduce carbon emissions by 30 percent or more. Learn more from world's leading mobility experts on The Road to Autonomy®, an ahead-of-the-curve podcast hosted by Grayson Brulte.

    AI-First Approach: Bringing Silicon Valley’s Leading Edge to Global Automakers

    AI-First Approach: Bringing Silicon Valley’s Leading Edge to Global Automakers

    Go behind the scenes and uncover the secrets of the company playing a pivotal role in the future of autonomous and electric vehicles? In this riveting episode, we dive deep into the world of Applied Intuition, the Silicon Valley company partnering with automotive giants such as Porsche to develop groundbreaking software that will make self-driving cars a reality.

    • 46 min
    Autonomy Economy: Tesla’s Data Advantage in the Race to Develop Autonomous Driving

    Autonomy Economy: Tesla’s Data Advantage in the Race to Develop Autonomous Driving

    Pete Bigelow, Senior Reporter, Automotive News joined Grayson Brulte on The Autonomy Economy podcast where he discussed Tesla's massive data collection advantage from its vehicles on the road and whether this will allow them to pull ahead in autonomous driving. He analyzes the competitive landscape, including players Waymo, Mobileye, Apple, and Chinese automakers. Bigelow explores the economic impacts and hurdles around data privacy that could disrupt the autonomous vehicle industry.

    • 42 min
    The Will To Over-Regulate: Inside California Legislators Fight for Local Control over Autonomous Vehicles

    The Will To Over-Regulate: Inside California Legislators Fight for Local Control over Autonomous Vehicles

    California's war on autonomous vehicles is heating up as legislators push draconian regulations that could effectively ban autonomous vehicles in the state. Adam Kovacevich, Founder & CEO, Chamber of Progress joined Grayson Brulte on The Road to Autonomy podcast to discuss how special interests are effectively trying to ban autonomous vehicles and what that would mean for the state's economy. Don't miss this hard-hitting look into the battle over the future of transportation in the nation's largest state.

    • 43 min
    Autonomy Economy: Demystifying the Economics of Autonomous Trucking

    Autonomy Economy: Demystifying the Economics of Autonomous Trucking

    Brett Suma, the visionary founder and CEO of Loadsmith, cracks open the economic playbook for autonomous trucking. With decades of trucking industry experience, Suma demystifies the complex unit economics that will drive this revolutionary shift. He provides a groundbreaking blueprint for how autonomous trucks can optimize freight networks, upend traditional models, and spawn a new breed of coveted first/last mile driving jobs. Suma's audacious plan to build "the Tesla of freight networks" from scratch spotlights innovative concepts like smart trailers, elastic supply chains, and self-balancing routes. Buckle up as he maps out autonomy's economic disruption and Loadsmith'sRole to capitalize on trucking's biggest transformation since the birth of the interstate highway system. This is a must-listen for anyone wanting to get ahead of the autonomous trucking curve.

    • 57 min
    Scania's Customer-Centric Approach to Autonomous Trucking

    Scania's Customer-Centric Approach to Autonomous Trucking

    Peter Hafmar, Vice President & Head of Autonomous Solutions, Scania offers an exclusive inside look at how Scania is taking a pioneering customer-centric approach to autonomous trucking, from their cutting-edge tech partnerships and commercialization models to addressing tough challenges around regulations and seamlessly deploying driverless trucks across borders.

    • 28 min
    Autonomy Economy: The Economic Conditions Impacting the Adoption of Autonomous and Electric Trucks

    Autonomy Economy: The Economic Conditions Impacting the Adoption of Autonomous and Electric Trucks

    In this engaging economic discussion, Mazen Danaf, Senior Economist and Applied Scientist, Uber Freight provides valuable insights into the forces molding the future of autonomous and electric trucking. With $18 billion of freight under management, Uber Freight has a unique vantage point into wider market dynamics.

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

John_Egg ,

Interesting Perspectives in Autonomous Vehicles

Great variety of guests with knowledge and views of different parts of the AV ecosystem. Whether you’re an industry insider or someone with general interest in the space, this show has something for everyone.

ProfSmart ,

A very smooth road to autonomy

Grayson is a consummate professional and makes it sound very easy. The obvious research behind the scenes, results in interesting questions and a flow that is very engaging.

Doug Lloyd ,

Fantastic Views & Opinions!!!

Fantastic views and opinions, absolutely love this podcast. Whether you are just getting into ADAS and AV technology or fully submerged constantly wanting new information The Road to Autonomy podcast is for you. Grayson Brulte’s knowledge of the space, palpable passion, and engaging interview style will have you wondering where the time went. Thank you Grayson and all the guests past and future. Looking forward to the next one. Go AVs!

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