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  • U.S. Car Insurers Have Blood on Their Hands

    by Roger Lanctot | 8月 17, 2015
    Okay. Okay. Maybe that is a mild bit of overstatement. But in my mind it is true. When you can’t get a decent discount from your car insurance company fo... ...
  • Security through Connectivity

    by Roger Lanctot | 8月 12, 2015
    According to Wikipedia, the debut album of the Jimi Hendrix Experience – “Are You Experienced” – is widely recognized as one of the gre... ...
  • CEOs in IoT Spectrum Smackdown

    by Roger Lanctot | 8月 05, 2015
    The two executives were very polite when they met to testify before the Congressional Internet of Things Caucus last week.  But beneath the veneer of pleas... ...
  • BMW Introduces Gesture Control, but Widespread Adoption Unlikely

    by Derek Viita | 7月 27, 2015
    As initially hinted at CES 2015, BMW will roll out gesture controls as a standard feature in its 7-series later this year.  This will allow drivers to cont... ...
  • Sprint IoT Credibility on the Line in Fiat Chrysler Hack

    by Roger Lanctot | 7月 27, 2015
    If you are going to connect things to other things the first thing you need to get right is security. It’s a little like building the mote before you let ... ...
  • More Drivers, More Cars, More Deaths

    by Roger Lanctot | 7月 11, 2015
    A growing coterie of auto industry experts is forecasting an autopocalypse* of declining vehicle sales as driverless cars increase the usage rate of the existin... ...
  • Flo & Liberty: Who's Really on Your Side?

    by Roger Lanctot | 7月 08, 2015
    Around the world, automotive insurance advertising is ubiquitous, sometimes amusing, sometimes annoying, sometimes misleading, sometimes enlightening. There&rs... ...
  • Carzapp, Santander Will Change Auto Lending

    by Roger Lanctot | 7月 07, 2015
    As a reader of “Non-Prime Times,” the bi-monthly publication of the National Automotive Finance Association, I can honestly say that this is an ind... ...
  • The UK Showcasing Electrified Powertrain Development

    by Kevin Mak | 6月 30, 2015
    As the first season of the Formula E racing series drew to a close, the UK government announced its support to the UK automotive industry at its “Race to ... ...
  • Going Electric in Amsterdam

    by Ian Riches | 6月 24, 2015
    Yesterday I had my first trip to Schiphol airport in the Netherlands since the announcement last year that two of the taxi firms serving the airport were switch... ...
  • The Rise of Radio

    by Roger Lanctot | 6月 17, 2015
    As I read “Losing the Signal: The Untold Story of the Extraordinary Rise and Spectacular Fall of BlackBerry” by Jacque McNish a core theme emerges e... ...
  • Is Your Car a Smartphone on Wheels?

    by Roger Lanctot | 6月 11, 2015
    AT&T’s most recent quarterly financials packed a startling revelation. AT&T is now activating more new connected cars than net new postpaid wirel... ...
  • Lessons from the Nash Crash

    by Roger Lanctot | 6月 06, 2015
    The death of mathematician Dr. John Nash Jr. (of “A Beautiful Mind” fame) and his wife Alicia in a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike last week highli... ...
  • GM Could be First in the Dash-board with Android

    by Roger Lanctot | 5月 27, 2015
    Who doesn’t want to be first? Everybody wants to be first. We all know that whoever is second is the first loser. So it will be a surprise to no one if ... ...
  • As ADAS And Autonomous Driving Require More Processing Power, Functional Safety Will Follow

    by Kevin Mak | 4月 24, 2015
    ARM has, yesterday, announced the extension of functional safety support for the Cortex-M and Cortex-A series processing cores, in its press release, ARM E... ...
  • Uber as the Un-Google

    by Roger Lanctot | 4月 15, 2015
    This blog was originally posted on LinkedIn.  Subsequent to its publication Nokia released the following statement regarding a potential sale of HERE: &ldq... ...
  • Nokia and the Sentient Network

    by Roger Lanctot | 4月 12, 2015
    The news broke late this week that Nokia is considering options to sell its HERE map division. Valuations run into the $4B-$5B range, depending on which analyst... ...
  • Ford Cloud Clarifies Connectivity

    by Roger Lanctot | 3月 19, 2015
    Ford Motor Company is changing the car connectivity story with the launch of its Ford Service Delivery Network - in essence the Ford Cloud. The amazing thing ab... ...
  • Apple Won't Make a Car (Toyota Already Does)

    by Roger Lanctot | 2月 28, 2015
    Thanks to the Telegraph we now know that Apple’s Tim Cook gets up at 3:45 in the morning. That may explain why Cook thinks the Apple Smartwatch will repla... ...
  • Can OnStar Solve the Car Connectivity Crisis?*

    by Roger Lanctot | 2月 10, 2015
    General Motors’ OnStar vehicle connectivity solution was once shared under license with Audi, Acura, Isuzu, Subaru, Lexus and Volkswagen – an offer ... ...