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  • Stopping GM's Mobility Madness

    by Roger Lanctot | 9月 11, 2020
    Four and a half years ago General Motors sank $500M into ride hailing service provider Lyft. At the time, the investment looked like a hedge against the su... ...
  • GM's Nikola Shell Game

    by Roger Lanctot | 9月 09, 2020
    At an industry event last year in Japan a senior General Motors executive in charge of electrification took the stage and commenced his talk by putting a pictur... ...
  • UX Soup: Episode 7 - V2X UX

    by Chris Schreiner | 9月 08, 2020
    Thank you to everyone who has been listening to UX Soup thus far. We are happy to announce that due to your overwhelming support, UX Soup is now a WEEKLY podcas... ...
  • C-V2X and Swarm Intelligence

    by Roger Lanctot | 9月 07, 2020
    We tend to think of driving as an individualistic and escapist pursuit. Whether it’s a trip to the grocery for a gallon of milk or a roadtrip to vi... ...
  • Ericsson: The Cloud Changes Connected Cars

    by Roger Lanctot | 9月 07, 2020
    Rare is the auto maker today that views connectivity as an option when designing a car. Connectivity is essential even if it is not yet universally availab... ...
  • GM, Honda: Sharing Platforms, Not Policies

    by Roger Lanctot | 9月 07, 2020
    General Motors and Honda created a bit of excitement last week announcing their plans to “explore sharing vehicle platforms and propulsion systems.”... ...
  • Polestar 2 First Drive – A Socially Distant Test of the Electric Performance Car from the Geely/Volvo Group

    by Angelos Lakrintis | 9月 01, 2020
    Polestar, a sports car joint venture between Volvo Car Group and its parent company Geely, hosted a test drive event at Farnborough airport in the UK and Strate... ...
  • UX Soup: Episode 6 - Haptics

    by Chris Schreiner | 9月 01, 2020
    In this episode, Chris, Derek, and Lisa discuss the state of haptic HMI in smartphones, cars, and elsewhere - including silk shirts and fish scales. In Condense... ...
  • Battery as a Service: Haven’t We Been Here Before?

    by Kevin Mak | 8月 24, 2020
    NIO has recently launched its “BaaS” or “Battery as a Service” – NIO Power may be spun-off in the future, but its purpose is to of... ...
  • UX Soup: Episode 5 - Healthcare UX

    by Chris Schreiner | 8月 18, 2020
    On this week's episode of UX Soup, Chris talks with Santosh Basapur from Rush University Medical Center about the state of healthcare UX and conducting medical ... ...
  • Uber: D-Day for Dara… and John

    by Roger Lanctot | 8月 18, 2020
    My wife and I disagree. My wife thinks Uber provides a valuable and often inexpensive alternative to taxis – plain and simple. I see something m... ...
  • Uber: Dara's Distracted Driving

    by Roger Lanctot | 8月 12, 2020
    Uber has taken a highly profitable business and turned it into a very unprofitable and dangerous one with the help of the pandemic. With guile, innovation,... ...
  • UX Soup: Episode 4 - Self-Driving Cars

    by Chris Schreiner | 8月 04, 2020
    Derek, Chris, and Lisa play a stream-of-consciousness game about automated vehicles where Derek provides his unfettered opinions on Tesla, public beta-testing, ... ...
  • UX Soup: Episode 3 - The Pandemic Part Two

    by Chris Schreiner | 7月 21, 2020
    In Episode 3 of UX Soup, Chris interviews Kevin Nolan (Vice President of UXIP at Strategy Analytics) to discuss the impact of the pandemic on consumer behavior.... ...
  • Super-Outraged over Uber's Data Sharing

    by Roger Lanctot | 7月 21, 2020
    Reuters reports that Uber has quietly launched a service to give public health officials quick access to data on drivers and riders presumed to have come into c... ...
  • Cars and COVID-19 Uncertainty

    by Roger Lanctot | 7月 21, 2020
    A funny thing happens when you let car makers make cars and car dealers sell cars - people start buying cars. With the U.S. economy at least partially re-openin... ...

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