Controlling the Fleet: Motional’s Command Center Gives Detailed Glimpse into AV Performance
Every Motional robotaxi is tracked in real-time in a state-of-the-art Command Center, which gives human agents an unprecedented level of visibility into their performance, allows it to provide remote assistance if needed, and monitor for issues with passengers.
Keeping Focus: Motional’s Robotaxis Block Out Las Vegas Distractions
Motional’s all-electric IONIQ 5 robotaxis are trained to ignore all the lights and sights that make Las Vegas a memorable experience. and instead focus solely on safely navigating through the complex driving environment.
Technically Speaking: Second-Stage Vision Adds Needed Context to Unique Scenarios
Motional has developed a Second-Stage Vision Network that uses machine learning principles to add important context to our object classifications -- additional fine-grain classification then flows downstream improving our perception, prediction, planning, and control substacks.
Motional IONIQ 5 Robotaxi to be Manufactured at New Hyundai Motor Group Innovation Center Singapore
First production models of IONIQ 5 robotaxi will be manufactured at HMGICS and deployed as part of Motional’s commercial services in the U.S., starting in 2024. Hyundai Motor Group and Motional announce all-electric IONIQ 5 robotaxi is one of the first SAE Level 4 autonomous vehicles to be certified under the U.S. Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards.
Smart Choices: How Robotaxis Partner with Remote Vehicle Operators to Work Through Tricky Spots Safely
When faced with an unusual driving condition, Motional's robotaxis can rely on trained Remote Vehicle Assistance agents to provide guidance on a safe path forward.
Motional Scales Autonomous Delivery Service; Adds Shake Shack as First National Merchant through Uber Eats
Motional's VP of Commercialization, Akshay Jaising, talks about what the company has learned as it grows its food delivery business and starts delivering Shake Shack orders made through Uber Eats
Technically Speaking: Improving Multi-task Agent Behavior Prediction
Motional's PredictNet approach to prediction uses machine learning principles and a multi-task learning architecture to more accurately predict the future behaviors of surrounding agents.
Motional Releases Fourth Annual Consumer Mobility Report, Looking at the Road to Autonomous Vehicle Adoption, Headwinds, and More
The report takes a deep dive into the public perception and understanding of autonomous vehicle (AV) technology, including the headwinds AV companies face from the public, generational perceptions, and factors driving adoption.
Minds of Motional: Julio Negron
Julio Negron, a Senior Creative Designer with Motional, tells us about his favorite project, the best advice he's received in his career, and what Hispanic Heritage Month means to him.
Motional Welcomes Sehyuk Park as Chief Strategy Officer
Motional hires former Hyundai executive to lead company’s corporate strategy towards a driverless future. Sehyuk Park brings more than 25 years of strategy and management experience as Motional prepares to scale commercial services
Rethinking the Role of Radars as Robotaxis Mature
As AV technology advances, and the global supply chain responds to industry demand, radars could emerge as the central sensors for robotaxis, says Motional's Chief Technology Officer.
DriverlessEd Chapter 7: Outside Your Ride
When developing autonomous vehicles, nothing is more important than safety. The safety of those driving, walking, or biking near our robotaxis is just as important as the safety of the person inside the vehicle. Learn how our vehicles respond to their environment in Chapter 7 of #DriverlessEd.
International Teams Advance AV Research in 2023 nuPlan Challenge
Teams from around the world competed in Motional's 2023 nuPlan Challenge, which helped research into advanced autonomous driving planners.
Technically Speaking: How Continuous Fuzzing Secures Software While Increasing Developer Productivity
Motional uses continuous fuzzing to make sure that our software is as safe and secure as possible before deploying it – or if there is a glitch, that the system can handle it gracefully.
Minds of Motional: Pat Karnchanachari
Pat Karnchanachari, a Senior Engineer with Motional and our nuPlan™ Team Lead, talks about why he loves working in the AV space, his favorite project, and how he decompresses.