Final week, TechCrunch+ (paywall) interviewed Kodiak CEO Don Burnette. Months in the past, after I was deciding whether or not to I be part of Kodiak, I spent an hour and a half on the telephone with Don. We went over quite a lot of the identical questions that wound up on this interview. Maybe I used to be good apply 🙂
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“…within the fall of final yr, we have been solely doing the Texas triangle between Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. Since then, we’ve got expanded our community tremendously throughout the broader southern United States, for instance from Dallas to Atlanta.”
“Our truck fleet is now as much as 24 from 11 final yr.”
“We’re focusing on scaling this [the driver-as-a-service model] in 2025.”
“Final month, we demonstrated how simple it’s to exchange certainly one of our sensor pods within the area by a non-AV skilled technician…We predict that’s a novel providing that people will not be listening to, and I believe you’re going to see a shift towards our designs and applied sciences within the subsequent couple of years.”