Automotive Blogs



  • 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... ...
  • Google Maps and Charging Stations: A Long Journey Starts with a Single Step

    by Derek Viita | Apr 25, 2019
    One of the biggest challenges of moving from internal combustion engine ownership to battery-powered EV ownership is the drastic change in refueling UX, and the... ...
  • Tesla: The Day the Auto Industry Stood Still

    by Roger Lanctot | Apr 24, 2019
    Tesla Motors held an investor event at its Palo Alto headquarters yesterday. CEO Elon Musk and a series of Tesla executives announced a new in-house develo... ...
  • EU Must Embrace V2V Neutrality

    by Roger Lanctot | Apr 17, 2019
    The European Union is on the cusp of making its greatest connected car blunder since the adoption of the eCall mandate which went into effect one year ago this ... ...
  • How Consumer Behavior and Choices will Shape Tomorrow's Mobility Ecosystem

    by Kevin Nolan | Apr 03, 2019
    On April 3rd 2019, Kevin Nolan, Vice President, UX Innovation at Strategy Analytics gave a presentation to the Vehicle Electronics and Connected Services&... ...
  • 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... ...
  • GM's Technological Orphans - Gone Forever, or Poised for a Comeback?

    by Edward Sanchez | Apr 02, 2019
    In the last few years, General Motors has released several technologies on a small number of models that held great promise, only to discontinue those models or... ...
  • Nio's Nomi Makes Innovation Statement

    by Roger Lanctot | Apr 01, 2019
    When NextEV U.S. CEO Padmasree Warrior spoke at AutomobilityLA more than two years ago she was one of only two female CEOs of car companies in the world. N... ...
  • 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 ... ...
  • Polestar 2: Radio Shock

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 08, 2019
    The electrified Polestar 2 was the belle of the ball at the Geneva International Motor Show this past week. This Tesla Motors Model 3 killer won’t ar... ...