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  • 5G Automotive Standards, Licensing Fosters Fast Adoption

    by Roger Lanctot | 5月 28, 2021
    The adoption of 5G technology in the automotive industry is proceeding quietly but rapidly. Indications are that 18 car makers from around the world have c... ...
  • 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... ...
  • eSync Alliance: Standardizing Software Updates

    by Roger Lanctot | 5月 03, 2021
    As an American, I find myself gazing across the Atlantic with a mixture of awe, envy, and confusion at an automotive marketplace operating under a highly activi... ...
  • Car Insurance: When Google Shrugged

    by Roger Lanctot | 4月 12, 2021
    The global market for auto insurance is expected by some to surpass $1T in five years. The U.S. market alone already represents a $300B opportunity. The ma... ...
  • Can Our Privacy be Protected in Cars?

    by Roger Lanctot | 3月 30, 2021
    "Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." -- Benjamin Franklin I hope Ben Franklin w... ...
  • Cubic Telecom: More Than Just Enabling Carrier Choice in Cars

    by Edward Sanchez | 3月 29, 2021
    Connected cars have gone from the realm of conference PowerPoints a decade ago to reality, with an estimated 300+ million connected cars currently on the road ... ...
  • Wirelss Carriers Face FOMO vs. FOBFA Test

    by Roger Lanctot | 3月 22, 2021
    (NOTE: The author is participating this week in the four-day Future Networked Car event put on by the International Telecommunications Union. Details here:... ...
  • 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 ... ...
  • Ford's Winning EV User Experience

    by Roger Lanctot | 3月 17, 2021
    It’s amusing to listen to Volkswagen and General Motors posturing over their multi-billion-dollar plans to launch massive EV product line-ups in order to ... ...
  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to 5G Cars

    by Roger Lanctot | 3月 10, 2021
    Prior to the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic car makers were inching toward putting their 5G connectivity plans into action.  There was a growing recognit... ...
  • Managing Map Change During COVID

    by Roger Lanctot | 2月 24, 2021
    Carmera is a tiny location technology company having a giant impact. That impact has been amplified by the onset and persistence of COVID-19. Carmera&rsquo... ...
  • Elon Knows When You Crash

    by Roger Lanctot | 2月 24, 2021
    It’s true. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, knows when you crash your Tesla. He just isn’t obliged, in the U.S., to do anything about it.&n... ...
  • Time to End Pileups

    by Roger Lanctot | 2月 12, 2021
    Two pileups in one day - one in Forth Worth, Texas, and one in Cobb County, Georgia. Enough is enough. We're all familiar with multi-car pileup stories regardle... ...
  • Morgan Stanley's Tesla, Ford Misses

    by Roger Lanctot | 2月 09, 2021
    Gamestop isn’t the only source of wild stock market gyrations. In fact, one might argue that the crazy valuations gravy train got its start at a humb... ...
  • Qualcomm Takes the Wheel

    by Roger Lanctot | 2月 01, 2021
    Qualcomm took center stage in the automotive industry last week to state its intention to dominate future dashboard infotainment systems. Long known for ... ...
  • Car Wars 2021

    by Roger Lanctot | 1月 08, 2021
    A strange narrative took hold in the U.S. at the end of 2020 that vehicle sales were in decline, that cars weren’t selling. The reality is something ... ...
  • 2021: New Priorities for Map Makers

    by Roger Lanctot | 1月 06, 2021
    A new year finds the transportation industry facing new priorities and new metrics to measure success. “Mobility” changed the focus of transpor... ...
  • Connected Car Data Fake News

    by Roger Lanctot | 12月 31, 2020
    "And the lights all went out in Massachusetts" - The Bee Gees "Massachusetts" It may be no surprise that in the year of presidentially alleged voting fraud and ... ...
  • NHTSA: Unsafe at Any Speed

    by Roger Lanctot | 12月 31, 2020
    FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recently announced that he will step down from his post on January 20th, the day President-elect Joseph Biden will be sworn in. Pai... ...
  • NSC: 2X+ Highway Fatality Boost for Xmas 2020

    by Roger Lanctot | 12月 24, 2020
    Christmas 2020 is here and the forecasters of travel behavior and highway fatalities have reached into their bag and pulled out some tidings of woe – with... ...

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