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  • Auto Safety - A Dickensian Tale

    by Roger Lanctot | 3月 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 | 3月 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 | 1月 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 | 1月 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 | 1月 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 | 1月 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 | 9月 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 | 9月 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 | 8月 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 | 8月 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 | 8月 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 | 8月 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 | 6月 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 | 5月 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 | 5月 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 | 3月 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... ...
  • Waze CEO Skewers Silicon Valley

    by Roger Lanctot | 3月 17, 2021
    In his parting screed describing his seven years under the wing of Google, post its $966M acquisition of Waze, former CEO Noam Bardin takes the company and his ... ...
  • Volvo Confronts Coming Customer Care Crisis

    by Roger Lanctot | 3月 12, 2021
    Ever since the rise of Tesla Motors’ CEO, Elon Musk, and his direct business model and direct way of communicating, competing car makers have struggled to... ...
  • The Problem with Partitions

    by Roger Lanctot | 2月 24, 2021
    For taxi and ride hailing operators to thrive in our post-pandemic world will require the widespread adoption of in-vehicle partitions.  The problem lies i... ...
  • Uber Earnings: What Might Have Been

    by Roger Lanctot | 2月 12, 2021
    “I do think that I'm worried about one thing going into the second half of the year is, are we going to have enough drivers to meet the demand that we're ... ...

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