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  • Apple CarPlay Dives Deeper Into the Dash

    by Edward Sanchez | Jun 08, 2022
    As part of its WWDC 2022 presentation, Apple announced an update to its CarPlay automotive infotainment connectivity suite, in which it detailed considerably d... ...
  • Israel Post-COVID: Auto Sector Open for Business

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 10, 2022
    With one last unused itinerary in my United Airlines profile from pre-COVID bookings, I opted to pay a visit to the Holy Land – Start-up Nation – Is... ...
  • Stellantis Vaults to Auto Safety Leadership

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 10, 2022
    From being the automotive industry’s poster child for cyber vulnerability after the infamous Jeep hack nearly seven years ago, Stellantis has surged to th... ...
  • Emergency Response Getting Sexy

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 10, 2022
    For 20 years the concept of emergency response has been one of the most tired, uninteresting sectors of the automotive industry. General Motors introduced ... ...
  • Rescuing Crash Notification from 3G Shutoff

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 10, 2022
    Transportation visionary Joni Mitchell captured the 3G shutoff quandary facing the European and U.S. auto industries succinctly in the words of “Big Yello... ...
  • Answers Auto Industry 3G SOS

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 10, 2022
    The 3G shutoff dates for wireless carriers in the U.S. are rapidly approaching with ominous implications for the nascent connected car industry:   Ver... ...
  • GM's Super Duper Cruise

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 10, 2022
    It’s one thing to lead an industry. It’s another to anticipate and meet a new challenge well ahead of competitors in an industry. It&rsquo... ...
  • Your Data or Your Life

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 10, 2022
    A Massachusetts Data Access Law for automobiles – overwhelmingly approved by voters in 2020 as an amendment to the State’s existing right-to-repair ... ...
  • Apple & OnStar: Privacy vs. Emergency Response

    by Roger Lanctot | Jan 28, 2022
    In the season 6 premiere of Showtime’s “Billions,”, financier Michael Prince and his lieutenant are remotely monitoring Wags’ heart rate... ...
  • 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... ...
  • Signs of Maturity in Automotive OTA

    by Ian Riches | Oct 19, 2021
    The Automotive Software Survey 2021, conducted by Strategy Analytics and Aurora Labs, has now been published. One of the key findings was that there was signif... ...
  • BMW's Grote Wants to be First, Not Last

    by Roger Lanctot | Sep 24, 2021
    A must-see session at the recent IAA Mobility event held in Munich a couple weeks ago was “What the Future Holds for Automotive Software” which feat... ...
  • The Wireless Carrier Coverage Con

    by Roger Lanctot | Sep 23, 2021
    In the U.S., individual wireless carriers routinely claim to offer superior service often in the form of “coverage” in their advertising. For e... ...
  • Calming Automotive Cybersecurity's Perfect Storm

    by Roger Lanctot | Sep 14, 2021
    Of all the challenges facing the automotive industry – chip shortages, electrification, automation – none is more troubling than preserving cybersec... ...
  • 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... ...
  • MWC: Musk's Massive Mobile Gambit

    by Roger Lanctot | Aug 03, 2021
    A few weeks ago Mobile World Congress included among its keynotes a live interview with Tesla CEO Elon Musk moderated by Mobile World Live Publisher Justin Spri... ...
  • Wireless Transportation Disruption

    by Roger Lanctot | Aug 02, 2021
    One of the toughest tech tasks is adopting a new emerging technology that is fundamentally incompatible with the old. In the realm of connected cars, car m... ...
  • RoadMedic Delivers Emergency Response Data Breakthrough

    by Roger Lanctot | Aug 02, 2021
    Twenty-five years after General Motors launched its OnStar automatic crash notification service, Next Generation 9-1-1 has finally arrived thanks to a company c... ...

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