• Industry Podcasts

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    Young Careers In The Making – Automotive College Student Panel at CarFest 2019

    Students talk about motivation to enter automotive industry schooling- enjoy working with hands and taking things apart, career options- not just technician, 50% of first-year students leaving the program, new technology.

    Remarkable Resultss Radio

    May 28, 2019

    Workforce Training

    The Lean People Mover

    There is a small minority of individuals out there who are simply looking at existing technologies, existing business models and asking the question, “well, what if we remove some of the waste? Can we still have a viable product? Do we still have product market fit?” Trackless people movers fueled by gas, propane, diesel, biodiesel, or battery.

    Wisco Weekly

    May 22, 2019

    Autonomous Mobility

    Advancing Connected and Autonomous Technology

    In this episode, Pete talks to Aurora Innovation co-founder Sterling Anderson about the company’s big lidar-related acquisition. Pete also discusses the precarious state of life-saving connected-car tech with Greg Winfree, executive director of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.


    May 27, 2019

    Connected Autonomous Technology

    AVs, Anthropology and the Moral Crumple Zone

    On this episode of Shift, Pete talks to Jessica Robinson from the Michigan Mobility Institute about the region’s talent pipeline. That’s followed by a conversation with anthropologist Madeleine Clare Elish about her research paper Moral Crumple Zones: Cautionary Tales in Human-Robot Interaction.


    April 29, 2019

    Workforce Talent

    AV leaders with Navigant Research’s Sam Abuelsamid

    On this episode of Shift: A podcast about mobility, Sharon and Pete talk to Sam Abuelsamid from Navigant Research about the company’s automated driving vehicle leaderboard. They also discuss mobility challenges in urban areas and ways to combat them.


    April 15, 2019


    The Need for Simulation Testing

    Michael DeKort, Owner & CTO, Dactyl, brings an entire career of aerospace/DOD research and experience to building an aerospace/DOD-caliber simulation for autonomous vehicles; his views on why simulation is absolutely essential for AVs.

    Autonomous Cars with Marc Hoag

    May 10, 2019

    Autonomous Security

    Interview with Henry Bzeih, SVP & CTO, Flex

    Flex has been around since we landed on the moon — literally — and so the perspective Henry is able to share on the autonomous vehicle space since he joined Flex is quite unique indeed.

    Autonomous Cars with Marc Hoag

    April 30, 2019

    Autonomous Connected

    ADAS | Support Vendors that Support Training | Fundamental Training

    Our episode reiterates the importance of training, we get into ADAS Calibration, adapting to tech changes, and the amount of good training available among others. Trainings and Big Events are available for technicians whether it is in the classroom or online. Our guests elaborate and advise on the challenges and the steps to advancement.

    Remarkable Results Radio

    May 3, 2019

    ADAS Workforce Training

    AIST - The Future of Automotive Education

    Automotive Institute of Science and Technology (AIST) is a ‘non-traditional’ public charter school that will use the P-TECH model (Pathways in Technology Early College High School), designed to provide students the foundation they need to be successful in the automotive aftermarket industry when they graduate.

    Remarkable Results Radio

    March 29, 2019


    Not a War on Cars

    From congestion pricing to banning diesel cars from entering a city center, the phrase “war on cars” seems to be very relevant. Dennis, Kelly, and Rudy explore this hot topic looking at a variety of social and cultural influences that are shaping the mindset of why people think there is a war on cars. But, is this war on cars just a red herring?

    Wisco Weekly

    April 17, 2019


    GM's Cruise Automation Hits Road Bumps

    Apple’s ongoing work with its autonomous vehicle Project Titan; the EU mandates 11 ADAS systems for all new cars from 2021; and GM’s Cruise Automation may miss their promised 2020 deployment of its first truly Level 5 robotaxis with no steering wheels; alternatively, here’s how they can still make that deadline.

    Autonomous Cars with Marc Hoag

    April 19, 2019


    Interview: Jeff Everson, PhD, One of the Early Pioneers of ADAS

    Thrilled to share with you today our special guest Jeff Everson, Ph.D., one of the founders of ADAS, who pioneered research in the field in the 1990s.

    Autonomous Cars with Marc Hoag

    April 16, 2019


    Proposal for New AV Levels

    Japan is laying the foundation to prepare for Level 3+ autonomous vehicles in 2020 by letting drivers-not-driving to use their cell phones. Meanwhile, a new proposal for the various levels of autonomy — currently SAE’s five levels — imagines a rather binary solution, i.e., a car either is or isn’t autonomous. And, Waymo starts selling its adorably named “Laser Bear Honeycomb” lidar to third parties.

    Autonomous Cars with Marc Hoag

    March 18, 2019


    Design the Car to Fit the Environment

    Geoff Wardle is a well known person and personality in the automotive space. He’s given a TEDx talk, co-authored car design books, and has spoken at several different events about car designs, the environment, and transportation mobility. He has experience as a professional vehicle designer across four continents which includes British Leyland, Chrysler UK, International Automotive Design, SAAB, Ford Australia, Tatra, and TVS Motors in India.

    Wisco Weekly

    February 6, 2019

    Design Mobility

    Interview: Matthew Gibb, Chairman, The NEXT Education

    A very special episode today as we welcome to the show Matthew Gibb, Chairman of The NEXT Education, to discuss connectivity in an autonomous vehicle world, including 5G; geo-fenced deployment; and much more besides! With a fascinating background spanning law, government, and the telecomms industry, this is an interview you absolutely don’t want to miss!

    Autonomous Cars with Marc Hoag

    March 5, 2019

    Training Autonomous Connectivity

    Air Traffic Control for Cars

    The University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) has an idea to help lower AV testing costs by utilizing remote human operators. Also, Amazon finally invests in an autonomous vehicle startup; given 5G’s limited range, how will it be deployed to benefit AVs without coverage dead zones?

    Autonomous Cars with Marc Hoag

    February 8, 2019


    A Grant That Supports Automotive Education - First of Its Kind

    Preserving high school programs with products, tools, and resources, instructor training, advisory groups, and speakers.

    Remarkable Results Radio

    February 8, 2019


    SPECIAL: Legal Standards for AVs

    I was invited by TuckerEllis, LLP (@TuckerEllis) to join two of their attorneys on their podcast “Driverless” (@_Driverless), in which we deep dive into a broad discussion on various legal issues surrounding autonomous vehicles, including a fascinating focus on the legal standards to which autonomous cars should be held when things inevitably go wrong.

    Autonomous Cars with Marc Hoag

    February 1, 2019

    Autonomous Legal

    The Road Ahead for AV Policy in 2019

    As we head into the 116th Congress, SAFE Greg, Pete, and BB&K Greg do a short postmortem review of AV START/SELF DRIVE, discuss the latest AV happenings at USDOT, and ponder the prospects for AV legislation this year.

    Mobility Podcast

    January 28, 2019


    AVs for Elderly & Disabled Mobility

    We discuss a deeply moving and inspiring email from a listener pushing for autonomous vehicles for people with disabilities; I respond to another listeners’ questions; and we talk about autonomous scooters.

    Autonomous Cars with Mark Hoag

    January 22, 2019

    Autonomous Accessibility Mobility