Automotive Blogs



  • 5G Faith & the Automotive Industry

    by Roger Lanctot | Jul 18, 2019
    As the automotive industry slowly comes to terms with the implications of 5G connections in cars there are few outside the industry that understand the signific... ...
  • Can SiC and GaN-based power electronics open a “window of profitability” for the automotive semiconductor industry?

    by Asif Anwar | Jul 16, 2019
    We’ve just released the Strategy Analytics Powertrain Body Chassis & Safety (PBCS) service report, “HEV-EV Semiconductor Technology Outlook: Wha... ...
  • 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... ...
  • OnStar Rolls Back Free Trials

    by Roger Lanctot | Jul 08, 2019
    The GM Authority newsletter reports that General Motors has “drastically” reduced the complimentary trial period of all OnStar services to a single ... ...
  • Your Insurance Company is Telling You How to Drive

    by Roger Lanctot | Jul 05, 2019
    Millions of Americans will be setting out on the nation’s highways to return home from Fourth of July (Independence Day) celebrations this weekend. ... ...
  • EC Hits the Brakes on V2V

    by Roger Lanctot | Jul 04, 2019
    In the midst of a turbulent post-election session the European Commission voted today to reject proposed technical legislation seeking to set Wi-Fi-based commun... ...
  • Grote wird zu Winterkorn

    by Roger Lanctot | Jun 28, 2019
    Five years ago at the CeBIT Fair in Hannover, Germany, then Volkswagen Chairman of the Board Martin Winterkorn warned his listeners of the “Datenkrake&rdq... ...
  • How will the changing goal posts across ADAS and Autonomy shape Xilinx’s Automotive Opportunity for its Versal Architecture?

    by Asif Anwar | Jun 19, 2019
    Xilinx has made steady progress in the automotive market with penetration at 29 vehicle makes and 111 models in 2018. To-date, the company has shipped over 150 ... ...
  • Fully Charged Live 2019

    by Kevin Mak | Jun 12, 2019
    Last weekend, I attended the second year of the Fully Charged Live show.  If you are not familiar with Fully Charged, it’s a series of light-hearted ... ...
  • EV Ownership: Not all Unicorns and Rainbows

    by Edward Sanchez | Jun 11, 2019
    Two weeks into owning a Tesla Model 3 The day I have awaited literally for the better part of a decade for finally happened just over a week ago when I took del... ...
  • EU & V2X: Misguided Minister

    by Roger Lanctot | May 08, 2019
    The determined pursuit of "talking car" technology has introduced a phenomenon unique to the automotive industry. It is a malady that touches a wide range of ... ...
  • What3words: Car Use Questionable

    by Derek Viita | May 02, 2019
    Automotive, more than any other channel, tends to get flooded with solutions from other domains regardless of their relevance for the car.  Some tech has s... ...
  • 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... ...