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  • GM: Cruise vs. Super Cruise

    by Roger Lanctot | 2月 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 | 2月 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... ...
  • No Radio, Android

    by Roger Lanctot | 1月 28, 2019
    There was a CES 2019 interview in The Verge (theverge.com) last week of Patrick Brady, described as Head of Android Auto for Google, in which more than 6,000 wo... ...
  • Jeephack Repercusions

    by Roger Lanctot | 1月 28, 2019
    Automotive cybersecurity is an intractable nightmare with significant though inchoate implications for consumers and existential exposure for auto makers. ... ...
  • CES 2019: Stormy Weather for IBM

    by Roger Lanctot | 1月 22, 2019
    Ginni Rometty, chairman, president and CEO of IBM was kind enough to take on the task of an hour-long keynote at CES 2019 in Las Vegas last week. She used ... ...
  • ICAV Tel Aviv: Forgetting David

    by Roger Lanctot | 1月 22, 2019
    A funny question was asked at an automated vehicle tech conference last week. But, first, some context. The biggest news in Israel last week was Mobileye&r... ...
  • Connected Car 2019: Infinite FOMO

    by Roger Lanctot | 1月 14, 2019
    Google, Apple and Tesla Motors introduced the automotive industry to FOMO – the fear of missing out – more than six years with their public and pr... ...
  • CES 2019: V2Vegas - A Talking Cars Turning Point

    by Roger Lanctot | 1月 07, 2019
    The often pedantic debate over how cars will directly communicate with other cars and infrastructure will culminate suitably at CES 2019 with multiple C-V2X ann... ...
  • CES 2019: Dashboard Dreams

    by Roger Lanctot | 1月 03, 2019
    The annual trek to Las Vegas arrives this year with visions of sinusitis, chapped lips, flat feet and new concepts for automotive cockpit systems. It is no... ...
  • Nielsen Won't Miss Tom Taylor

    by Roger Lanctot | 1月 03, 2019
    After 27 years, Tom Taylor, author and publisher of the “Tom Taylor NOW” newsletter, for radio industry acolytes and advocates has turned off his mi... ...
  • CES 2019: Robotaxis vs. Micro Transit

    by Roger Lanctot | 1月 02, 2019
    Attendees of CES 2019 arriving at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport next week will have four options for getting to their hotels:  a shuttle offerin... ...
  • Remote Control: Crazy Likes Company

    by Roger Lanctot | 1月 01, 2019
    Three years ago Chris Valasek and Charlie Miller hacked an FCA Jeep to demonstrate the ability to remotely control a vehicle. The stunt was intended to mak... ...
  • 2019: The Year of De-Appification

    by Roger Lanctot | 1月 01, 2019
    CES 2018 saw the proliferation of digital assistant applications in cars (and homes, of course) with Harman International, Panasonic and Visteon showing multipl... ...
  • 2019: The Year of Electrification

    by Roger Lanctot | 12月 28, 2018
    After two years of wrestling with and at least partially resolving fraud charges over its “defeat device” to manipulate emissions testing results,... ...
  • 2018: GM Shrugged

    by Roger Lanctot | 12月 27, 2018
    On April 29, 2015, FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne made the case for auto makers to get big or go home as part of his now-famous “Confessions of a Capital Junki... ...
  • GM: Stop the Downsizing

    by Roger Lanctot | 11月 28, 2018
    General Motors CEO Mary Barra is known for a number of quotes one of which is: “My father was a die maker for 39 years, so I had a basic understanding o... ...
  • Auto Cyber Security: From Ignore to Compliance

    by Roger Lanctot | 11月 27, 2018
      Auto makers have long relied on security by obscurity to get away with not defining or adhering to proper cyber security hygiene. This rationalizati... ...
  • Volvo: Car-less is Better Than Clueless

    by Roger Lanctot | 11月 26, 2018
    Sweden has embraced the movement toward a cashless society with banks no longer taking cash deposits and retailers, like Ikea, experimenting with cashlessness.&... ...
  • Charging Infrastructure – The Compelling Reason Behind EV Adoption?

    by Kevin Mak | 11月 09, 2018
    Charging point outside Strategy Analytics branch office in Milton Keynes, UK Like many consumers, yours truly is currently putting off his first EV purchase un... ...
  • You Cruise, You Lose

    by Roger Lanctot | 11月 08, 2018
    General Motors has two media magnets in CEO Mary Barra and Cruise Automation founder Kyle Vogt.  Barra is praised for boosting GM profitability while strea... ...