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Autonomous Vehicle Industry Association Welcomes May Mobility

Washington, DC — The Autonomous Vehicle Industry Association (AVIA) announced today that May Mobility, a leader in autonomous vehicle (AV) technology and ride-share operations, is joining the organization. Established in 2016, AVIA is the leading and unified voice of the AV industry.

"May Mobility is a distinguished leader in developing AV technology that applies to many vehicles, and we're excited to have such a versatile company join AVIA's ranks,” said Ariel Wolf, general counsel to AVIA. “Their expertise and partnerships across the U.S. will further enhance AVIA's commitment to work with policymakers and the public to bring AVs to roadways across America."

AVIA and May Mobility share the conviction that AV technology holds the potential to make transit more safe, sustainable, accessible and equitable for everyone. AVIA was established to work with lawmakers, regulators and the public to realize the safety and societal benefits of AVs. The Association is committed to advocating for the broad spectrum of AV use cases. As part of May Mobility’s full membership, Daisy Wall, director of policy and advocacy at May Mobility, will also join the AVIA Board of Directors.

"We've seen on the ground benefits of autonomy to communities we serve," said Wall. "We're excited to work with AVIA as a thought partner and advocate for autonomy in transit. Peer knowledge sharing is incredibly important as we move our industry forward, and feedback from our diverse group of riders and use cases will serve as beneficial learnings for our industry."

May Mobility operates in cities around the world, with the majority of its current deployments focused in the U.S.

About the Autonomous Vehicle Industry Association (AVIA)

Argo AI, Aurora, Cruise, Embark, Ford, Kodiak, Lyft, May Mobility, Motional, Navya, Nuro, TuSimple, Uber, Volvo Cars, Waymo and Zoox are members of the Autonomous Vehicle Industry Association (AVIA). As the leading and unified voice of the AV industry, AVIA works with lawmakers, regulators, and the public to realize the safety and societal benefits of autonomous vehicles. The association is comprised of companies with technical expertise and experience in the technology, automobile, rideshare and trucking sectors. Bringing together their varied backgrounds, the companies formed AVIA to advance AVs’ tremendous safety, mobility and economic benefits to consumers in the safest and swiftest manner possible. For more information, visit our website

About May Mobility

May Mobility, established in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 2017, is building the world’s best autonomy system. Their proprietary Multi-Policy Decision Making (MPDM) system is at the core of their mission to help make cities safer, greener and more accessible. MPDM’s proven track record has delivered more than 300,000 autonomy-enabled rides to date in several public transit applications across the U.S. and Japan. With key strategic partnerships including some of the world’s most innovative automotive and transportation companies, such as Toyota Motor Corporation, May Mobility aims to achieve the highest standard in rider safety, sustainability and transportation equity. For more information, visit