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There's a sense in which we have left AV 1.0: the 2013-2018 experiment marked by Elaine Herzberg's death, 60+ companies getting CA AV testing permits, AV Coalition for Safer Streets failing to secure nat'l AV legislation, disappointed press who expected L4 by Dec. 1/
2019 starts AV 2.0 w/ a push to get out of trough of disillusionment, new industry consolidation & partnerships, pullback of some investors & re-commitment by others, PAVE advocacy/education group approaching safety promise from new direction w/o using the 94% statistic, ... 2/
Despite collapse of media expectations at end of 2018, deployments are imminent now--with Nuro delivering groceries, Argo delivering food, Embark interstate trucking, DriveAI delivery people, MayMobility shuttling people, and fully driverless L4 Waymo One coming soon, etc. 3/
Even Uber is back (in Pittsburgh with a short leash--25mph, two safety drivers). The new year was a chance for the industry to touch the bottom of the pool and push off toward the surface again. 4/
SafeSelfDrive is about to re-tool for AV 2.0 as well, with a mission not all that different from PAVE in appearance, but perhaps different in substance, objectivity, perspective and trust. #Soon
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