Automotive Blogs

  • UX Soup: Episode 4 - Self-Driving Cars

    by Chris Schreiner | Aug 04, 2020
    Derek, Chris, and Lisa play a stream-of-consciousness game about automated vehicles where Derek provides his unfettered opinions on Tesla, public beta-testing, ... ...
  • UX Soup: Episode 3 - The Pandemic Part Two

    by Derek Viita | Jul 21, 2020
    In Episode 3 of UX Soup, Chris interviews Kevin Nolan (Vice President of UXIP at Strategy Analytics) to discuss the impact of the pandemic on consumer behavior.... ...
  • Super-Outraged over Uber's Data Sharing

    by Roger Lanctot | Jul 21, 2020
    Reuters reports that Uber has quietly launched a service to give public health officials quick access to data on drivers and riders presumed to have come into c... ...
  • Cars and COVID-19 Uncertainty

    by Roger Lanctot | Jul 21, 2020
    A funny thing happens when you let car makers make cars and car dealers sell cars - people start buying cars. With the U.S. economy at least partially re-openin... ...
  • Lyft's Partition Proposition #Fail

    by Roger Lanctot | Jul 20, 2020
    In his account of former Uber founder, Travis Kalanick's, rise and demise, "Super Pumped," New York Times correspondent Mike Isaac recounts the impact of the ar... ...
  • TFL: Regulations Gone Wrong

    by Roger Lanctot | Jul 16, 2020
    The only thing worse than no regulation at all is a regulatory regime run amok. At no time is this clearer than in the midst of a pandemic when lives and l... ...
  • Automotive Semiconductor Vendor Top Spot No Longer Attainable through M&A

    by Asif Anwar | Jul 14, 2020
    The ability to create a credible gap between rivals through acquisition will be increasingly difficult for automotive semiconductor vendors with the market shar... ...
  • UX Soup: Episode 2 - The Pandemic

    by Chris Schreiner | Jul 07, 2020
    In Episode 2 of UXIP's podcast, Chris, Derek, and Lisa discuss their latest research on the UX impacts of COVID-19 on the elderly, on mobility patterns, and on ... ...
  • BMW Features-by-Subscription: The Future of Cars, or Premium Mediocrity?

    by Derek Viita | Jul 02, 2020
    This week during a VR press event, BMW announced upgrades, changes, and augmentations to its newest software suite, Operating System 7. One key announcement ha... ...
  • COVID-19: Miami's Mobility Muddle

    by Roger Lanctot | Jul 01, 2020
    We hear it every day from so-called transportation experts. The general public is going to be too terrified to ride public transportation after COVID-19. Guess ... ...
  • COVID-19: Through the Rearview Mirror

    by Roger Lanctot | Jul 01, 2020
    The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the business of reporting news into a funhouse mirror where reality is distorted, up is down, and hopes for improving health an... ...
  • UXIP Launches Podcast: UX Soup

    by Chris Schreiner | Jun 25, 2020
    The UX Innovation Practice at Strategy Analytics has launched UX Soup: a short form bi-weekly podcast where Chris Schreiner, Derek Viita, and Lisa Cooper discus... ...
  • Uber: From Pariah to Paragon

    by Roger Lanctot | Jun 19, 2020
    For years, the lords of Lyft and Uber have declaimed their intention to vanquish car ownership and displace public transportation. It really was as simpl... ...
  • Early AV Rider Research: Garbage In, Garbage Out

    by Derek Viita | Jun 18, 2020
    Over the past decade, Strategy Analytics has published several reports on the AV industry's effort to understand rider UX in a driverless car.  Or, more ac... ...
  • COVID-19: Transit-Mobility Showdown

    by Roger Lanctot | Jun 18, 2020
    Car makers and ride hailing operators are licking their chops in anticipation as economies emerge from lockdowns and human beings return to public spaces. ... ...
  • Electric Vehicles Position Automotive Sensors for Growth

    by Asif Anwar | Jun 18, 2020
    Sensor market growth will be dictated by an expected increase in demand for electric vehicles. The Strategy Analytics Powertrain Body Chassis and Safety (PBCS) ... ...
  • COVID-19: The Fate of the Fearless

    by Roger Lanctot | Jun 09, 2020
    As I listened last Friday to Automotive News Publisher Jason Stein interview Scott Corwin, managing partner and "Future of Mobility" practice leader at Deloitte... ...
  • Google Coming to Your Car

    by Roger Lanctot | Jun 07, 2020
    Casual observers of the automobile industry are quick to compare connected cars to "smartphones on wheels." It's a simple way of looking at things that makes so... ...
  • Cruise Controlling Its Destiny

    by Roger Lanctot | Jun 04, 2020
    The Information tells us today that General Motors' Cruise Automation self-driving car unit has acquired automotive radar maker Astyx. The move can be seen as a... ...

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