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  • Leave the Driving to Musk

    by Roger Lanctot | Sep 03, 2019
    For years Tesla Motors’ CEO Elon Musk has been taunting the global insurance industry that he would offer insurance coverage directly from Tesla if he was... ...
  • Tesla Stakes Insurance Claim

    by Roger Lanctot | Aug 23, 2019
    In its most recent shareholders' meeting Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk noted that the Tesla Model 3 is the highest revenue producing car in the U.S. and fourth b... ...
  • GM's Not-so-Super Cruise

    by Roger Lanctot | Jul 25, 2019
    Dan Ammann, CEO of GM’s Cruise operation, has been given the unenviable task of converting $7.25B and hundreds of employees (1,500+ by Ammann’s coun... ...
  • Navya: Where's the Remote?

    by Roger Lanctot | Jul 12, 2019
    When a commercial truck struck a Navya autonomous shuttle in Las Vegas on November 8, 2017, it set off a torrent of headlines around the world. Now, the Nationa... ...
  • Hayden AI: The Future of Law Enforcement

    by Roger Lanctot | Jul 10, 2019
    By now, we are all familiar with license plate readers being used by public authorities for everything from toll payment to camera-equipped patrol cars tracking... ...
  • Uber's Weakness; Tesla's Strength

    by Roger Lanctot | May 02, 2019
    Uber knows very little about the cars and drivers on its network. The company has even fought legal battles to avoid doing background checks on those dri... ...
  • Autonomous Vehicle Testing Report from Beijing Government

    by Mark Liu | Apr 03, 2019
    On March 29th 2019, Beijing Municipal Commission of Transport published the “2018 Autonomous Vehicle Testing Report in Beijing”, which was the first... ...
  • Self-Certification Insufficient?

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 25, 2019
    The crash of Ethiopia Air Flight 961 may have a negative impact on the development of autonomous vehicle technology. The Federal Aviation Administration ... ...
  • Future Networked Car: V2V Veers into Crazytown

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 08, 2019
    Car makers, tech companies and wireless carriers are on a path to introduce inter-vehicle communications capable of providing additional data to help prevent ... ...
  • No Cord Cutting of Autonomous Cars

    by Roger Lanctot | Feb 22, 2019
    The automotive industry is a world of contradictions. Nowhere is this more evident than in the realm of connected cars. Car makers remain utterly conf... ...
  • GM: Cruise vs. Super Cruise

    by Roger Lanctot | Feb 07, 2019
    It’s painful and expensive testing fully-automated vehicles with safety drivers and engineers in the front seat. Just ask General Motors. In yesterda... ...
  • TomTom: Privacy Please

    by Roger Lanctot | Feb 06, 2019
    TomTom's earnings call at 9 a.m. this morning should be an attention grabber coming, as it does, on the heels of selling off its telematics division for €9... ...
  • Bosch Launches NVIDIA-based AI Computer for Automated Driving

    by Ian Riches | Mar 16, 2017
    With all the media coverage of Intel’s recent announcement of its intention to acquire Mobileye, NVIDIA found itself in the rare position of not being for... ...
  • Self-Driving Track Days Event

    by Angelos Lakrintis | Sep 23, 2016
    On Friday the 16th of September Strategy Analytics was invited to attend the first Self-Driving Track Day event. The organiser was Sense Media and it was hosted... ...
  • Apple, Google Go Home

    by Roger Lanctot | Sep 13, 2016
    For some marketers the operative mantra is go big or go home. It looks like Apple and Google are both taking a harder look at the automotive industry and h... ...
  • Singapore Emerges as Autonomous Vehicles Test Bed

    by Angelos Lakrintis | Aug 15, 2016
    Singapore Open for Self-Driving Car Testing During this year we have seen major activities in Asia in the area of autonomous vehicles. These have ranged from dr... ...
  • The Two Key Words that Automotive Needs to Hear from Nvidia GTC

    by Ian Riches | Apr 08, 2016
    The 2016 Nvidia GTC event in San Jose closed its doors yesterday.  There were over 5,000 attendees – 25% up on 2015.  My subjective assessment w... ...
  • Hands-On Experience With Tesla Autopilot

    by Angelos Lakrintis | Nov 13, 2015
    Tesla Motors recently hosted a test drive event at Chicheley Hall, UK, and so I took this opportunity to experience the Autopilot suite of semi-autonomous drivi... ...
  • Volvo Wants U.S. Help with Autonomous Vehicle Leadership

    by Roger Lanctot | Oct 08, 2015
    One of the more curious aspects of the onset of autonomous vehicles is the widespread suggestion that special driver’s licenses will be required. The ide... ...
  • ADAS Recalls Highlight the Considerable Autonomous Vehicles Challenges

    by Ian Riches | Oct 05, 2015
    Ford has recently had to re-call 36,857 of its 2015 Ford F-150 pickup trucks in North America for unexpected braking behavior in the adaptive cruise control sys... ...