Don Burnette On Kodiak. Final week, TechCrunch+ (paywall)… | by David Silver | Self-Driving Vehicles | Jul, 2022


Final week, TechCrunch+ (paywall) interviewed Kodiak CEO Don Burnette. Months in the past, once I was deciding whether or not to I be part of Kodiak, I spent an hour and a half on the cellphone with Don. We went over lots of the identical questions that wound up on this interview. Maybe I used to be good follow 🙂

If in case you have a TechCrunch+ membership, then the entire thing is price a learn. If not, listed here are among the selection quotes.

“…within the fall of final 12 months, we have been solely doing the Texas triangle between Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. Since then, now we have 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 12 months.”

“We’re focusing on scaling this [the driver-as-a-service model] in 2025.”

“Final month, we demonstrated how straightforward it’s to interchange one in every of our sensor pods within the subject by a non-AV skilled technician…We predict that’s a singular providing that other people usually are not taking note of, and I feel you’re going to see a shift towards our designs and applied sciences within the subsequent couple of years.”

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