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.
Minds of Motional: Megan Mears
Megan Mears started as a Motional intern before transitioning to a full-time role as a Technical Program Coordinator. Megan discusses her work at Motional and passion for using AVs to increase independence and opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
Motional's CEO: On 2023, going driverless, and staying motivated after 20 years
A Q&A with Motional CEO Karl Iagnemma about what makes 2023 a "milestone year", his predictions on what mobility will look like in 10 years, and how he stays motivated.
Minds of Motional: Anne Marie Lewis
Anne Marie Lewis, a Principal Engineer, talks about her passion for automobiles, her fascination with AI, and what National Safety Month means to her.
Technically Speaking: Improving AV Perception Through Transformative Machine Learning
Transformer Neural Networks are receiving increased attention about how they can improve AI-driven technology. Our latest Technically Speaking blog explores how Motional has been using Transformers to make our perception function better.
DriverlessEd Chapter 6: During Your IONIQ 5 Robotaxi Ride
Chapter 6 of Motional's DriverlessEd series explores what it's like to ride in a robotaxi, and how Motional's team has designed it to feel familiar even to a first-time passenger.
Technically Speaking: Using Machine Learning to Map Roadways Faster
Motional's latest Technically Speaking blog explains how we're using machine learning to speed up the process of mapping public roadways prior to launching commercial passenger service.
Minds of Motional: Seungho Lee
Seungho Lee, an Engineering Director, talks about his passion for robotics, his love for his family, and what AAPI Heritage Month means to him.
DriverlessEd Chapter 5: Before Your Ride
Ensuring passenger safety is a key point in operating a robotaxi. This is why every vehicle is checked over thoroughly - inside and out -- everyday. Chapter 5 of DriverlessEd explains how a robotaxi is prepared for a day of passenger service.
Minds of Motional: Mei Ling Cheong
Mei Ling Cheong, a Senior Software Engineer, talks about what lead her to work on autonomous vehicle technology here at Motional, how she decompresses from her busy life in Singapore, and even dishes on an unexpected talent she won an award for in high school.
Careers in High-Gear: Motional managers discuss upward climb
Motional employees share how they grew their careers within the company, from entry-level roles to leading teams building the future of mobility.