Neoliberalism · Self-driving vehicles

Neoliberalism

Self-driving vehicles


Fig. 1. Photograph by Mark Doliner, August 1, 2012, via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY 2.0.

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Matt McFarland, “Uber self-driving car kills pedestrian in first fatal autonomous crash,” Cable News Network, March 19, 2018, https://money.cnn.com/2018/03/19/technology/uber-autonomous-car-fatal-crash/index.html

Christopher Mims, “Self-Driving Cars Have a Problem: Safer Human-Driven Ones,” Wall Street Journal, June 15, 2019, https://www.wsj.com/articles/self-driving-cars-have-a-problem-safer-human-driven-ones-11560571203

Matt McFarland, “Uber self-driving car operator charged in pedestrian death,” Cable News Network, September 18, 2020, https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/18/cars/uber-vasquez-charged/index.html

Kirsten Korosec, “Uber in talks to sell ATG self-driving unit to Aurora,” TechCrunch, November 13, 2020, https://techcrunch.com/2020/11/13/uber-in-talks-to-sell-atg-self-driving-unit-to-aurora/

Heather Somerville, “Uber Sells Self-Driving-Car Unit to Autonomous-Driving Startup,” Wall Street Journal, December 7, 2020, https://www.wsj.com/articles/uber-sells-self-driving-car-unit-to-autonomous-driving-startup-11607380167

Levi Sumagaysay, “Aurora, Toyota team up to bring self-driving cars to ride-hailing and the masses,” MarketWatch, February 9, 2021, https://www.marketwatch.com/story/aurora-toyota-team-up-to-bring-self-driving-cars-to-ride-hailing-and-the-masses-11612893367

Igor Bonifacic, “Lyft is selling its self-driving unit to Toyota for $550 million,” Engadget, April 26, 2021, https://www.engadget.com/lyft-sellss-level-5-self-driving-toyota-woven-planet-204353240.html

Christopher Mims, “Self-Driving Cars Could Be Decades Away, No Matter What Elon Musk Said,” Wall Street Journal, June 5, 2021, https://www.wsj.com/articles/self-driving-cars-could-be-decades-away-no-matter-what-elon-musk-said-11622865615

Mark Gurman, “Apple’s Car Obsession Is All About Taking Eyes Off the Road,” Bloomberg, June 25, 2021, https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-06-24/big-tech-s-car-obsession-is-all-about-taking-eyes-off-the-road

Ed Blazina, “CMU safety expert, city of Pittsburgh have concerns about proposed state bill for self-driving vehicles,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 20, 2022, https://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2022/01/20/CMU-professor-Philip-Koopman-self-driving-vehicles-safety-driver-Senate-Bill-965-Pittsburgh-Department-of-Mobility-and-Infrastructure/stories/202201190132

Owen Bellwood, “Self-Driving Cars Still Have A Lot To Learn,” Jalopnik, February 14, 2022, https://jalopnik.com/self-driving-cars-still-have-a-lot-to-learn-1848533182

Ryan Felton and Rebecca Elliott, “Tesla Tops List of Crashes Thought to Involve Driver-Assistance Technology,” Wall Street Journal, June 15, 2022, https://www.wsj.com/articles/tesla-tops-u-s-agency-list-of-crashes-suspected-to-involve-driver-assistance-technology-11655299175

Tim Grant, “Strip District-based driverless car company Argo AI cuts staff,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 8, 2022, https://www.post-gazette.com/business/tech-news/2022/07/07/driverless-car-company-cuts-staff-argo-ai-layoffs-self-driving/stories/202207080047

Russ Mitchell, “California DMV accuses Tesla of falsely advertising Autopilot and Full Self-Driving features,” Los Angeles Times, August 5, 2022, https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2022-08-05/dmv-false-advertising-tesla

Ryan Deto, “Argo AI, a Pittsburgh driverless car pioneer, goes out of business,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 26, 2022, https://triblive.com/business/technology/ford-cuts-investment-in-autonomous-vehicle-unit-posts-loss/

Kirsten Korosec, “Ford, VW-backed Argo AI is shutting down,” TechCrunch, October 26, 2022, https://techcrunch.com/2022/10/26/ford-vw-backed-argo-ai-is-shutting-down/

Christiaan Hetzner, “Tesla may have hidden a federal criminal investigation into its self-driving tech from shareholders,” Fortune, October 27, 2022, https://fortune.com/2022/10/27/tesla-autopilot-elon-musk-federal-criminal-investigation-justice-department/

Stephen Wilmot, “Ford Can’t Afford Other Bets Like Driverless Cars,” Wall Street Journal, October 27, 2022, https://www.wsj.com/articles/ford-cant-afford-other-bets-like-driverless-cars-11666861656

Kris B. Mamula, “What does Argo’s closing mean for Pittsburgh’s robotics future?” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 28, 2022, https://www.post-gazette.com/business/tech-news/2022/10/28/argo-ai-closing-rich-fitzgerald-pittsburgh-robotics-carnegie-mellon/stories/202210270156

Tim Higgins, “Slow Self-Driving Car Progress Tests Investors’ Patience,” Wall Street Journal, November 28, 2022, https://www.wsj.com/articles/investors-are-losing-patience-with-slow-pace-of-driverless-cars-11669576382

Kevin Truong, “Cruise’s Robotaxi Revolution Is Hitting the Gas in San Francisco,” San Francisco Standard, December 1, 2022, https://sfstandard.com/business/cruises-robotaxi-revolution-is-hitting-the-gas-in-san-francisco/

David Zipper, “Self-Driving Taxis Are Causing All Kinds of Trouble in San Francisco,” Slate, December 8, 2022, https://slate.com/technology/2022/12/san-francisco-waymo-cruise-self-driving-cars-robotaxis.html

Stephen Wilmot, “Half-Price Tesla Stock Is Still No Bargain,” Wall Street Journal, December 12, 2022, https://www.wsj.com/articles/half-price-tesla-stock-is-still-no-bargain-11670851513

Kevin T. Dugan, “Is Elon Musk Setting Himself Up to Lose Tesla?” New York, December 16, 2022, https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2022/12/why-elon-musks-twitter-affair-could-cots-him-tesla.html

Karishma Vanjani and Al Root, “Tesla Drops Out of the 10 Biggest U.S. Public Companies,” Barron’s, December 27, 2022, https://www.barrons.com/articles/tesla-stock-price-market-cap-tsla-51672162042

Meghan Bobrowsky, “Tesla Stock Fell 65% in 2022, Its Biggest-Ever Annual Decline,” Wall Street Journal, December 30, 2022, https://www.wsj.com/articles/tesla-stock-is-headed-for-its-biggest-ever-annual-decline-11672374248

Esha Dey, “Tesla Stock Had the Worst Year Ever. That Doesn’t Make It Cheap,” Bloomberg, December 31, 2022, https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-12-31/tesla-stock-had-the-worst-year-ever-that-doesn-t-make-it-cheap

Ken Klippenstein, “Surveillance Footage of Tesla Crash on Bay Bridge,” Intercept, January 10, 2023, https://theintercept.com/2023/01/10/tesla-crash-footage-autopilot/

Aaron Gordon, “San Franciscans Keep Calling 911 About Baffling Self-Driving Car Behavior,” Vice, January 27, 2023, https://www.vice.com/en/article/93apqv/san-franciscans-keep-calling-911-about-baffling-self-driving-car-behavior

Kris B. Mamula, “Amazon, Toyota hang onto stakes in Pittsburgh-based driverless vehicle startup Aurora,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 15, 2023, https://www.post-gazette.com/business/tech-news/2023/02/15/amazon-toyota-self-driving-vehicle-startup-aurora-innovation/stories/202302140087

Russ Mitchell and Daniel Miller, “Tesla recalling 362,758 cars with Full Self-Driving mode due to crash risk,” Los Angeles Times, February 16, 2023, https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2023-02-16/tesla-recall-cars-full-self-driving-beta-crash-risk

Kris B. Mamula, “Pittsburgh driverless truck startup Locomation to close,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 23, 2023, https://www.post-gazette.com/business/tech-news/2023/02/23/locomation-carnegie-mellon-university-aurora-argo-autonomous-self-driving/stories/202302230089

Faiz Siddiqui, “How Elon Musk knocked Tesla’s ‘Full Self-Driving’ off course,” Washington Post, March 19, 2023, https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2023/03/19/elon-musk-tesla-driving/

Russ Mitchell, “Huge Tesla data leak reportedly reveals thousands of safety complaints. 4 things to know,” Los Angeles Times, May 26, 2023, https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2023-05-26/tesla-autopilot-alleged-data-breach-leak

Kevin Truong, “San Francisco Officials Make Last-Ditch Effort To Block Robotaxi Deployment,” San Francisco Standard, June 2, 2023, https://sfstandard.com/transportation/san-francisco-officials-make-last-ditch-effort-to-block-robotaxi-deployment/

Kevin Truong, “San Francisco Transit Chief Blasts Cruise, Waymo Robotaxis as Unsafe: ‘Race to the Bottom,’” San Francisco Standard, June 7, 2023, https://sfstandard.com/transportation/san-francisco-transit-chief-blasts-cruise-waymo-robotaxis-unsafe/

Faiz Siddiqui and Jeremy B. Merrill, “17 fatalities, 736 crashes: The shocking toll of Tesla’s Autopilot,” Washington Post, June 10, 2023, https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2023/06/10/tesla-autopilot-crashes-elon-musk/

Russ Mitchell, “San Francisco’s fire chief is fed up with robotaxis that mess with her firetrucks. And L.A. is next,” Los Angeles Times, June 22, 2023, https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2023-06-22/san-francisco-robotaxis-interfere-with-firetrucks-los-angeles-is-next

Jacob Comer, “State Police: Tesla on autopilot crashes into stopped truck on Pa. Turnpike,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 26, 2023, https://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2023/06/26/state-police-tesla-autopilot-crash-truck-interstate-freightliner/stories/202306260060

Eriq Gardner, “The Elon Hubris Deposition Test,” Puck, June 26, 2023, https://puck.news/the-elon-hubris-deposition-test/

Faiz Siddiqui, “Tesla owners are using steering-wheel weights to drive hands-free,” Washington Post, July 7, 2023, https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2023/07/07/tesla-fsd-autopilot-wheel-weights/

Trisha Thadani and Jeremy B. Merrill, “California just opened the floodgates for self-driving cars,” Washington Post, August 10, 2023, https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2023/08/10/san-francisco-robotaxi-approved-waymo-cruise/

Russ Mitchell, “San Francisco’s North Beach streets clogged as long line of Cruise robotaxis come to a standstill,” Los Angeles Times, August 12, 2023, https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2023-08-12/cruise-robotaxis-come-to-a-standstill

Ricardo Cano, “San Francisco asks California regulators to halt approval of expanded robotaxi service,” San Francisco Chronicle, August 16, 2023, https://www.sfchronicle.com/sf/article/driverless-taxi-cruise-waymo-18300237.php

Jordan Parker, “Here’s how many Waymo and Cruise vehicles have been in crashes in past 2 years,” San Francisco Chronicle, August 20, 2023, https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/waymo-cruise-driverless-cars-18304792.php

Joe Garofoli, “In win for AI, Newsom vetoes driverless truck ban,” San Francisco Chronicle, September 22, 2023, https://www.sfchronicle.com/politics/article/newsom-driverless-truck-ban-18383949.php

Ryan Felton and Meghan Bobrowsky, “Cruise’s Driverless-Car Permits Suspended in California by DMV,” Wall Street Journal, October 24, 2023, https://www.wsj.com/business/autos/cruise-driverless-car-permits-suspended-in-california-by-dmv-db0f2c8e

Trisha Thadani, “Cruise recalls all its driverless cars after pedestrian hit and dragged,” Washington Post, November 8, 2023, https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2023/11/08/cruise-crash-driverless-recall/

Gareth Vipers, “Tesla to Recall More Than Two Million Vehicles Over Autopilot Safety Concerns,” Wall Street Journal, December 13, 2023, https://www.wsj.com/business/autos/tesla-recalls-more-than-two-million-vehicles-over-autopilot-safety-concerns-274eb6e6

Jeremy White, “Tesla Is Recalling Nearly All Vehicles Sold in US to Fix an Autopilot Fault,” Wired, December 13, 2023, https://www.wired.com/story/tesla-us-recall-autopilot-fault/

Faiz Siddiqui and Trisha Thadani, “Recalling almost every Tesla in America won’t fix safety issues, experts say,” Washington Post, December 16, 2023, https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2023/12/16/tesla-autopilot-recall/

Stephen Wilmot, “Tesla’s Self-Driving Tech Has Competition,” Wall Street Journal, December 16, 2023, https://www.wsj.com/business/autos/teslas-self-driving-tech-has-competition-249fb3e2

Geoffrey A. Fowler, “Testing Tesla’s Autopilot recall, I don’t feel much safer — and neither should you,” Washington Post, December 31, 2023, https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2023/12/31/tesla-autopilot-recall-test/

Stephen Wilmot, “Tesla Is Running Out of Time to Deliver on Self-Driving Promises,” Wall Street Journal, April 16, 2024, https://apple.news/AdQpl4f-0RA2QVwwawXjPMw

Ian Duncan and Trisha Thadani, “Regulators launch review of whether Tesla did enough to fix Autopilot,” Washington Post, April 26, 2024, https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2024/04/26/tesla-nhtsa-autopilot-recall-investigation/

Trisha Thadani, “Lawsuits test Tesla claim that drivers are solely responsible for crashes,” Washington Post, April 28, 2024, https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2024/04/28/tesla-trial-autopilot-lawsuit/

Andrew J. Hawkins, “Tesla vehicles kept crashing even after the Autopilot software updates, NHTSA says,” Verge, May 7, 2024, https://www.theverge.com/2024/5/7/24151077/tesla-autopilot-nhtsa-recall-crash-data-request

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