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  • V2V: Loose Talk about Talking Cars

    by Roger Lanctot | 12月 19, 2016
    The U.S. Department of Transportation issued a proposed rule this week which may ultimately require the installation of a communications box in every car manufa... ...
  • Mindboggling Uber Hubris

    by Roger Lanctot | 12月 16, 2016
    Uber was on a mighty roll throughout 2016 picking up strategic alliances with Ford Motor Company and Volvo Cars (for test vehicles) adding talent (cybersecurit... ...
  • Michigan Allows SDCs; Still Bars Tesla

    by Roger Lanctot | 12月 14, 2016
    The U.S. principality of Michigan lowered its trade barriers to Silicon Valley-inspired self-driving cars with legislation allowing autonomous vehicles to be t... ...
  • #CES2017: Aftermarket to the Rescue

    by Roger Lanctot | 12月 12, 2016
    Has it really been 50 years? Listening to a George Hotz Udacity podcast got me to thinking that the upcoming CES 2017 in Las Vegas will be a turning point in a... ...
  • A To-Do List for the Incoming U.S. Transportation Secretary

    by Roger Lanctot | 12月 07, 2016
    Speculation is already swirling around the newly-named U.S. Transportation Secretary to be, Elaine Chow. Chow previously served as Deputy Secretary of Tra... ...
  • It's TomTom Time ... Again

    by Roger Lanctot | 12月 05, 2016
    It's December and time for the annual Apple-should-buy-TomTom rant. Of course, we know Apple prefers younger, smaller companies with brighter and clearer long-... ...
  • Car Connectivity Lost

    by Roger Lanctot | 11月 30, 2016
    The frustration in the room was palpable yesterday at the annual Vehicle Connectivity Workshop gathering of the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA). ... ...
  • Foggy 5G Forecast Comes into Focus

    by Roger Lanctot | 11月 23, 2016
    My colleague and automotive safety system guru at Strategy Analytics, Ian Riches, is fond of citing Amara's Law. Named for Roy Amara (1925-2007), research, sci... ...
  • Newest NHTSA Guidelines are Vague and Challenging

    by Derek Viita | 11月 23, 2016
    This week, NHTSA in the US released its latest set of driver distraction guidelines, focusing on use of portable and aftermarket devices.  These guidelines... ...
  • Automobility: The End of Infotainment

    by Roger Lanctot | 11月 17, 2016
    Padmasree Warrior, CEO and chief development officer of NextEV USA, kicked off day two of Automobility at the Los Angeles Auto Show with a powerful perspective... ...
  • Automobility: The Bot in a Box Boom

    by Roger Lanctot | 11月 15, 2016
    The Automobility event, which starts today ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show, will be remembered for introducing the bot in a box. While Ford Motor Compa... ...
  • BMW: From DriveOwn to DriveNow

    by Roger Lanctot | 11月 13, 2016
    Every conference has a presentation that seizes the moment in a series of slides that slices to the heart of whatever industry transformation is afoot. Su... ...
  • Ford Seeks Own Path to Car Sharing, IoT

    by Roger Lanctot | 11月 09, 2016
    It’s hard to be a thought leader around the future of transportation when the entire market seems to be moving in one of three directions simultaneously:... ...
  • The Fastest Route to V2V

    by Roger Lanctot | 11月 07, 2016
    As an occasional rider of the rails in the U.K., I am charmed by the unusual station names. Unfortunately my exposure is limited for the most part to the ... ...
  • Driver Monitoring Systems – An Update

    by Kevin Mak | 10月 26, 2016
    Strategy Analytics has spoken to Jungo Connectivity, a recent spin-off from Cisco Systems based in Netanya, Israel, which is going to change its business strate... ...
  • Wireless Charging Plug-In Vehicles: Interoperability, Not First-To-Market, Determines Early Deployments

    by Kevin Mak | 10月 25, 2016
    On October 11th, 2016, Qualcomm announced that the refreshed 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan plug-in hybrid, the S550e, will be offered with a wireless chargin... ...
  • Do You Know the (Green) Wave in San Jose?

    by Roger Lanctot | 9月 23, 2016
    No. A green wave isn't something you do at a New York Jets or a Michigan State Spartans game. A green wave is that thing your dad or obsessive friend or maybe Y... ...
  • Apple, Google Go Home

    by Roger Lanctot | 9月 13, 2016
    For some marketers the operative mantra is go big or go home. It looks like Apple and Google are both taking a harder look at the automotive industry and h... ...
  • Tesla: After the Crash

    by Roger Lanctot | 8月 23, 2016
    The funny thing about pitching new cars to the general public these days is that no one really wants to think about ever getting into a crash.  There was a... ...
  • Automated Driving Key to Obama Legacy

    by Roger Lanctot | 8月 23, 2016
    President Barack Obama has a legacy deficit.  True, this ground-breaking, Nobel Prize-winning leader forged a massive economic recovery, brokered a nuclear... ...