汽车博客



  • No Turning Back on Autonomous Driving

    by Roger Lanctot | 7月 01, 2016
    Politicians will tell you that Fridays are reserved for announcements (defeats, resignations, indictments) intended to be ignored or lost in the end of week ne... ...
  • Driverless Policy Making

    by Roger Lanctot | 6月 06, 2016
    The Vision Zero movement, embraced by Sweden and select U.S. and foreign cities around the world, continues to elude the grasp of U.S. Department of Transporta... ...
  • How AT&T Will Turn on Car 2 Car Connectivity

    by Roger Lanctot | 5月 20, 2016
    Cnet reports that, starting this week, AT&T is offering "Unlimited Plan" customers the option to add connected cars or a ZTE Mobley Wi-Fi plug-in device to... ...
  • Uber Cancelled My Cancellation Fee

    by Roger Lanctot | 5月 18, 2016
    When fawning over the darlings of the technology industry we tend to forget that these organizations are made up of human beings working with fallible technolo... ...
  • Time to End the TomTom, Apple Game of Chicken

    by Roger Lanctot | 5月 09, 2016
    After its latest somewhat disappointing earnings report and TomTom's less than disappointing earnings report, the time would seem nigh for Apple to make a long... ...
  • Software at the Heart of Auto Industry's Lost Mojo

    by Roger Lanctot | 4月 29, 2016
    There was a time when auto makers ruled the world of manufacturing and engineering.  That time coincided with the market share struggles between Japanese ... ...
  • Stop the Dashboard Insanity

    by Roger Lanctot | 4月 22, 2016
    Speaking as part of the digital track at this week's NAB confab, John Ellis proclaimed the demise of the dashboard radio in the coming world of automated vehicl... ...
  • Infotainment and Telematics Supplier Market Shares 2015 - All the changes in mid table

    by Richard Robinson | 4月 21, 2016
    The Automotive Infotainment & Telematics 2015 tier one supplier revenue market shares are out and while there is not much movement at the very top of the ta... ...
  • INRIX's Moment of Truth

    by Roger Lanctot | 4月 20, 2016
    “Truth is a pathless land.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti Car companies and their suppliers are increasingly seeking to deliver a contextualized experi... ...
  • GM's Takes Step to Close Car Safety Gap

    by Roger Lanctot | 4月 17, 2016
    After being flayed in absentia at a mid-week media event in Washington, DC, for shipping “zero-star cars,” General Motors responded the following da... ...
  • Huawei HAS 2016: Cloudification of the Car

    by Roger Lanctot | 4月 14, 2016
    Sometimes you just feel old.  Someone uses an expression that sounds unfamiliar or odd to you and you suddenly discover you are the odd one out.  That... ...
  • Autopilot with Cowbell: Is Tesla Serious?

    by Derek Viita | 4月 13, 2016
    This week, Elon Musk revealed a secret mode in Tesla's Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system.  When Autopilot is activated 4 times in succession, a port... ...
  • NHTSA: Driverless, Directionless in DC

    by Roger Lanctot | 4月 10, 2016
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) held a public hearing in Washington on self-driving cars last week.  As reported by the Verge,&n... ...
  • Nvidia GTC: Paradise by the Dashcam

    by Roger Lanctot | 4月 06, 2016
    Maximum hype is achieved in a market at the point at which the delta between market expectations for a new technology’s potential is at its greatest remov... ...
  • Car Companies Confront Data Sharing

    by Roger Lanctot | 4月 04, 2016
    Senior OnStar executives have long intoned at industry events that the customer owns his or her data.  The only problem is that the customer is only allowe... ...
  • Auto Dealers Need a Recall Tune-up

    by Roger Lanctot | 4月 03, 2016
    Speaking at NADA in Las Vegas this weekend, incoming National Automobile Dealer Association Chairman Jeff Carlson cautioned against legislation to require deal... ...
  • Some Things Car Dealers Can't Fix

    by Roger Lanctot | 3月 28, 2016
    Thanks go to Tom Taylor this week for highlighting the impact of politics on advertising on radio and television and the role of car dealers.  Taylor descr... ...
  • OBDII: The Problem & the Solution

    by Roger Lanctot | 3月 28, 2016
    Law enforcement officers, emergency responders and commercial fleet operators cannot afford to operate vehicles without the assurance of security.  A polic... ...
  • What the FBI is Saying about Connected Cars

    by Roger Lanctot | 3月 21, 2016
    The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Transportation, put out a written public service announcement (PSA) l... ...
  • U.S. Recall Stats for 2015 Tell a Chilling Tale

    by Roger Lanctot | 3月 20, 2016
    The global automotive recall crisis is bad and getting worse. It’s bad enough that car companies are resorting to desperate measures to locate cars with o... ...