Automotive Blogs

  • COVID-19: Yesterday's Gone, or is It?

    by Roger Lanctot | 5月 29, 2020
    Some people, U.S. President Donald J. Trump among them, will have you believe that one day, soon, we will wake up and everything will be as it was before the ar... ...
  • Bolt: Mobility's Profit Prophet

    by Roger Lanctot | 5月 28, 2020
    Markus Villig, the CEO of ride-hailing operator Bolt, had good news for his fellow panelists on an April mobility-focused Webcast put on by The Information. The... ...
  • Electrification and Safety will pull Automotive Semiconductor Market Free from COVID-19

    by Asif Anwar | 5月 27, 2020
    The full impact of COVID-19 in economic and supply chain disruption terms, remains a dynamic variable that will dictate automotive semiconductor demand in the n... ...
  • COVID Uber-trage Hits Mobility

    by Roger Lanctot | 5月 25, 2020
    If you’re wondering what the long-term impact of Uber Technologies has been on the transportation industry you need look no further than this weekend&rsqu... ...
  • Denial Won't Save the Mobility Sector

    by Roger Lanctot | 5月 22, 2020
    The once-vaunted mobility sector is in the toilet. Ride hailing demand has plunged as much as 80% around the world - with the possible exception of markets in r... ...
  • A Road Safety Postcard from Sweden

    by Roger Lanctot | 5月 15, 2020
    In February, the U.S. became the only country of 140 participating in the Third Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety (a joint effort of the United Nat... ...
  • NVIDIA and Jensen are Trying to Make a Positronic Brain?

    by Angelos Lakrintis | 5月 14, 2020
    The year is 2035; humanoid robots serve humanity, which is protected by the Three Laws of Robotics. Every robot and machine created has a positronic brain. This... ...
  • COVID-19: Fear as a Factor

    by Roger Lanctot | 5月 13, 2020
    Whenever I feel afraid, I hold my head erect And whistle a happy tune, so no one will suspect I'm afraid -- "Anna" - Rodgers & Hammerstein's "The King and I... ...
  • Can Tesla Save Hertz?

    by Roger Lanctot | 5月 12, 2020
    Hertz has an earnings call this morning. Things don't look good and a bankruptcy filing is not out of the question. The current results are not awful, reflectin... ...
  • COVID-19: A Pandemic Made for Tesla

    by Roger Lanctot | 5月 11, 2020
    With Tesla Motors’ CEO Elon Musk spewing accusations of civil rights violations and fascism in the face of restrictions forcing him to keep his Fremont, C... ...
  • How Would You Spend $9B?

    by Roger Lanctot | 5月 11, 2020
    Following Uber Technologies’ earnings report after the market closed Thursday there were a number of conflicting narratives. Some analysts saw weak s... ...
  • COVID-19: How's Your Business?

    by Roger Lanctot | 5月 06, 2020
    The COVID-19 pandemic has been a gut-wrenching experience for millions of people around the world - and heart-wrenching as well - and it's not over. Yet even ... ...
  • Moovit on Over, Intel: Make Way for Parking

    by Roger Lanctot | 5月 05, 2020
    Moovit has long been the darling of Israel's transportation-obsessed startup community. The company has frequently, and appropriately, been compared to Waze for... ...
  • COVID-19: No Excuse for Tonedeafness

    by Roger Lanctot | 4月 30, 2020
    There have been multiple media reports that the aftermath of a COVID-19 infection or even its onset can rob a sufferer of the senses of taste and smell, but I h... ...
  • NXP, Infineon, Renesas, Texas Instruments and STMicroelectronics hold on to top five in automotive semiconductor vendor shares rankings

    by Asif Anwar | 4月 28, 2020
    NXP, Infineon, Renesas, Texas Instruments and STMicroelectronics maintained their positions in the top five of Strategy Analytics’ annual assessment of th... ...
  • Uber: Gimme Shelter or a Partition

    by Roger Lanctot | 4月 28, 2020
    Somehow, the entire mobility industry fresh and green and promising to transform transportation as we all know it, has ended up in the crosshairs of a global pa... ...
  • SIXT: The Power of Nimbleness during a Crisis

    by Roger Lanctot | 4月 26, 2020
    German rental car and mobility powerhaus SIXT recently announced a groundbreaking feature of its mobile app for booking taxis and rental cars: the ability to bo... ...
  • The Great 2020 Mobility Rethink

    by Roger Lanctot | 4月 24, 2020
    General Motors' announced shut down of the Maven car sharing service was hardly a surprise, especially coming in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. By the time... ...

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