Blog Smart mobility - A smooth ride ahead?
Dr. Jianxiong Xiao, Founder and CEO of AutoX Inc., noted that such vehicles should be able to handle all kinds of situations to ensure safety without the help of external sensors.
He advised investors who want exposure to the AV sector to first look at the technology providers who are developing the core artificial intelligence platforms that fuel self-driving vehicles. For EVs, Rupert Mitchell, Chief Strategy Officer at WM Motor said that one interesting investment would be in companies working on grid and advanced battery technologies that are being used in such vehicles.
As a regulator, Chris Leck, Deputy Group Director of Technology and Industry Development Group at Land Transport Authority of Singapore gave his perspective on implementing the infrastructure required to have AVs and EVs running on a city’s roads. For instance, he mentioned that building charging infrastructure for EVs is a challenge in mature city like Singapore.