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Six Minute Webinar Episode 17 Robotaxis Taking to Streets as Self-Driving Technology Accelerates

Billions of dollars and intense competition define this early market for autonomous vehicles. Listen and find out how Robotaxis are creating a new mobility paradigm.

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Software Defined Architectures: The Burgeoning Business Model

Next-generation E/E architectures will create new business models for automakers and suppliers. But a Wards Intelligence survey shows few see themselves as pacesetters, and there’s some uncertainty about where the best monetization opportunities are. The massive change in operations, and the associated costs, will put constraints on the timeframe and depth of the changes in infrastructure and vehicle architectures that OEMs will be able to address.

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Aurora Innovations Acquires Uber’s Advance Technology Group AV division.

Aurora doubles in size and Uber unloads its ill-fated AV business in a win-win deal that keeps the ride-hailing giant in the self-driving race.


Motional and Via to Launch Public Robotaxi Service

Partnership focuses on tying into transportation infrastructure – and proves AV technology is on the rebound.


With Lime Platform, Scooter Provider Shifts to Micromobility As a Service

Shared-scooter company’s app will offer a variety of light electric vehicles for rides under five miles.


Waymo Expands ‘100% fully driverless’ Robotaxi Service

The company’s Waymo One autonomous ride-hailing service is now open to the public – and could help allay passenger concerns over sharing a vehicle with a human driver.


Six Minute Webinar Episode 9: Smart Cities

A look at how automakers, service providers and local governments are experimenting with new-mobility schemes to address future transportation needs.

Mobility Autonomy

Didi, BYD Developing Dedicated AV for Robotaxi Service

The reported rollout of robotaxis this year could give the Chinese ride-hailing giant an advantage in autonomous mobility services.


As Delivery and Demand for Commercial BEVs Surge, So Does Need for Simple Software Updates

Tesla again shows traditional automakers the path forward with over-the-air software updates.


Outlook Q3 2020: Smart Cities: Leading the Way in Mobility

Wards Intelligence Senior Analyst Doug Newcomb presents findings from comprehensive case studies of private-public partnerships between cities and mobility providers.

Mobility Autonomous Vehicles

Recent Regulations Allow Automated Robots on Sidewalks, Clear Delivery Drones for Takeoff

Amazon, FedEx and others push for favorable regulation of delivery robots and drones as contactless automated e-commerce delivery becomes more popular due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Volvo Enters Second-Life Pact; Tesla, Electrify America, Enel Make Charging News

Bus batteries will get a second life, vows Volvo, while three companies improve urban charging, home charging and renewable-energy charging.

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Our team of analysts and researchers keeps close tabs on the latest trends in Mobility, including emerging transportation strategies, advanced technology developments (autonomy, electrification and connectivity) and key public-policy initiatives.

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