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  • 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... ...
  • GM Q3 Earnings: Down is Up

    by Roger Lanctot | 11月 08, 2018
    Can it be just five years ago that General Motors CEO Mary Barra, then head of global product development, purchasing and supply chain for the company, was tell... ...
  • Bounce: Driver Compensation Innovation

    by Roger Lanctot | 11月 08, 2018
    There’s a new kid on the rideshare block, Bounce, which is rewriting the rules of driver compensation. In fact, the company’s compensation inno... ...
  • Connected Cars: High Tech, Low Demand

    by Roger Lanctot | 11月 08, 2018
    The latest reliability report from Consumer Reports which dumped on domestics and rained glory upon Asian imports highlighted a conundrum facing car makers.&n... ...
  • Successful Experiment or Cautionary Tale? The Demise of BOOK by Cadillac

    by Derek Viita | 11月 05, 2018
    Last week, GM announced it was suspending operations of its monthly premium subscription service BOOK by Cadillac.  GM and media sources cited the exorbita... ...
  • Connected Cars: High Tech, Low Demand

    by Roger Lanctot | 10月 25, 2018
    The latest reliability report from Consumer Reports which dumped on domestics and rained glory upon Asian imports highlighted a conundrum facing car makers.&nb... ...
  • Ford in DC: Refining Autonomous

    by Roger Lanctot | 10月 24, 2018
    When cities put on a press event to announce they are welcoming a company to town to test autonomous vehicles within the city limits the news is greeted with p... ...
  • Is Your BMW Secure?

    by Roger Lanctot | 10月 23, 2018
    The cybersecurity of automobiles has become an increasingly critical issue in the context of autonomous vehicle development. While creators of autonomous ... ...
  • For Car Makers: Google Scare Means It's Time to Share

    by Roger Lanctot | 10月 22, 2018
    Google says it wants to charge fees to handset makers in Europe for Android apps such as Googlemaps and Gmail, according to the New York Times. The move is cle... ...
  • TomTom's Google Moment

    by Roger Lanctot | 10月 17, 2018
    The automotive navigation industry had another Google moment, Tuesday, as TomTom faced the investor community for its third quarter earnings call. As is ... ...
  • Musk the Magician and Data Monetizer

    by Roger Lanctot | 10月 17, 2018
    Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk pulled a rabbit out of his hat last month making thousands of cars vanish and converting reports of production and delivery hell in... ...
  • OnStar Missing the Florence Boat

    by Roger Lanctot | 9月 13, 2018
    Here we go again. A hurricane is closing in on the U.S. East Coast and General Motors' OnStar connected car team - now part of something called Global Connecte... ...