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  • Who is Influencing the Automotive Ecosystem?

    by Ian Riches | Sep 22, 2022
    In the 2021 Automotive Software Survey, Strategy Analytics and Aurora Labs asked "Who in the automotive ecosystem has the most influe... ...
  • What's Wrong with Robotaxis

    by Roger Lanctot | Jul 28, 2022
    For some reason the obsession with robotaxis persists throughout the world and throughout the transportation industry. The collective conventional wisdom a... ...
  • Time for NHTSA to Get Serious

    by Roger Lanctot | Jul 28, 2022
    In the final season of “The Sopranos,” Christopher Multisanti (played by Michael Imperioli) and Anthony Soprano (James Gandolfini) lose control of t... ...
  • Wireless Carrier Moment of Truth

    by Roger Lanctot | Jul 28, 2022
    When Cruise Automation’s cars recently began coming to a stop jamming up San Francisco streets senior wireless and automotive executives worldwide began s... ...
  • Auto Safety - A Dickensian Tale

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 22, 2022
    As I prepare to join the International Telecommunications Union's Future Networked Car Symposium - today through Friday - I am reminded of Charles Dickens' "A T... ...
  • Ukraine Invasion Hits Yandex; Is China Next?

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 10, 2022
    In the grand scheme of personal tragedy unfolding in Ukraine and, soon, across Europe in the wake of Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, the woes of ... ...
  • Waymo Collides with Transparency

    by Roger Lanctot | Jan 25, 2022
    Anyone looking to U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to forthrightly assert a path-setting policy vision to guide autonomous vehicle development in th... ...
  • Musk: Colossus of Roads with Achilles' Heal

    by Roger Lanctot | Jan 25, 2022
    For Tesla, 2021 was an amazing year. A blindspot looms in 2022. Critics cheered the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for opening multiple investig... ...
  • Tavares Converts Collaboration into Leadership

    by Roger Lanctot | Jan 25, 2022
    Stellantis stole the show at CES 2022. Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares had a breakthrough at CES 2022 introducing his one-year-old company to the world and settin... ...
  • What is Mary Barra Selling?

    by Roger Lanctot | Jan 25, 2022
    Once again keynoting the annual Consumer Electronics Show and once again doing so virtually, General Motors CEO Mary Barra talked over the heads of her audience... ...
  • Autonomous Vehicle Rational Breaks Down

    by Roger Lanctot | Sep 20, 2021
    The latest SmartDrivingCars podcast raised fundamental questions regarding the rational for developing autonomous cars while debating the various paths to marke... ...
  • IAA Mobility: The Un-Car Show

    by Roger Lanctot | Sep 13, 2021
    IAA Mobility held in Munich last week was the first post-pandemic international auto show to take place outside of China. The organizers positioned automot... ...
  • MK Connect: The future of public transport or just a temporary measure in a pandemic?

    by Kevin Mak | Aug 02, 2021
    With the increase government spending related to the pandemic crisis, many local governments have had to cut public transport (mass transit) provision to both b... ...
  • Pretty Faces @ Uber & Facebook

    by Roger Lanctot | Aug 02, 2021
    “Scott Galloway, a professor of marketing at New York University’s Stern School of Business, compares the Uber chief to Sheryl Sandberg, ‘the ... ...
  • Mobileye's Uncut Gem

    by Roger Lanctot | Aug 02, 2021
    Last week, Mobileye released a 40-minute long unedited video of the company’s camera-only Supervision automated driving system in action on the chaotic ... ...
  • Amazon: Close is Not Enough in Mapping

    by Roger Lanctot | Aug 02, 2021
    A report in The Information highlights multiple circumstances where Amazon trucks are getting stuck on dead end streets after being misled by navigation maps pr... ...
  • COVID Recovery Revalues Vision Data

    by Roger Lanctot | Jun 24, 2021
    As the U.S. and global economies emerge from COVID-19 lockdowns the enduring impact on transportation is still unfolding. Ride hail drivers are returning.&... ...
  • CTA Proclaims Return of CES to Vegas in 2022

    by Roger Lanctot | May 03, 2021
    The Consumer Technology Association announced yesterday the return of the Consumer Electronics Show – CES – to its home at the Las Vegas Conventio... ...
  • Chip Shortage, COVID-19 Unmask Transit Gaps

    by Roger Lanctot | May 03, 2021
    I haven’t traveled a lot during the COVID-19 pandemic, but I have flown a few times around the U.S. As a former frequent flyer I pride myself on anti... ...
  • Uber: A Clear and Present Danger

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 17, 2021
    There’s a basic measure of what constitutes a good job. Would you recommend that job to a friend or family member? Five years ago, in the earlier m... ...

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