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When talking to clients about their business goals, most business executives are pretty clear as to what they want to accomplish, such as reducing customer churn or reducing inventory costs or improving quality of care or improving product line profitability. But these “one dimensional...
According to the research conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, Americans spend an average of 293 hours annually driving their cars. Over 86% of US households currently own at least one car per driver (28% report having more cars than drivers). That makes the automotive i...
The internet community is buzzing with excitement over everything VR-related. Almost every major tech event lists VR as one of the keynotes, from Facebook’s F8 to Google I/O. And there are many reasons why creating VR content is a top-of-the-agenda investment opportunity for so many co...
There was a lot of hype surrounding electric vehicles when they first hit the market for consumers. Supporters saw electric vehicles as a key solution for battling gas prices and making a positive impact on the environment. Over the years, several countries throughout the world have in...
The Internet of Things (IoT) has made an appearance in just about every industry (including automotive) that uses automation and has opened the door for the automation of pretty much anything and everything. Today, there are more devices than people and by 2020 there is expected to be ...
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The pace of technological change is exponential and accelerating, and the results are hiding in plain sight. I call it “inconspicuous innovation” and it’s the top trend of 2016.  Let’s have a look at some other macro trends that will be on display at CES. The post CES Trendspotting &#...
In 1958, Disney made a prediction of the automotive industry. Disney expected that “speed, safety and comfort” would be the keynotes of tomorrow’s cars and highways. In this video about the “cars of tomorrow” (which we can surmise to mean cars of today sin...
There is a word I haven’t been able to get out of my head for the past twenty-four hours or so.  It’s not a term I’ve used frequently — however, a choice made by a major company in the past week reveals its critical importance for organizations and individuals w...
Audi is given top safety ratings for the Audi A6 thanks to innovative safety technology and design. The Audi A6 has earned exceptional safety ratings for the 2015 model. In a time of increasing safety innovation within the automotive industry, leading safety administrations are raising...
Mercedes-Benz ventures into the future of autonomous driving with the latest F015 prototype taking to the streets without a human driver. Mercedes-Benz is turning science fiction and fantasy into reality with the innovative new vehicle known as the Mercedes-Benz F015. This unique vehic...
Jaguar is releasing a new sedan with a promising future thanks to its remarkable performance and technology. Competition is one of the most impactful driving forces of mankind. In fact, Herbert Hoover once said, “Competition is…the incentive to progress.” In the autom...
Land Rover debuts a larger, more efficient clean diesel engine line-up for 2015 to give drivers access to the latest in fuel efficiency and alternative energy technology. If we have learned anything from the incredible tide of technology innovations of the last century, it is that ther...
The GENIVI Alliance is giving a whole new meaning to the “open” road. On Jan. 5, the nonprofit automotive industry alliance announced it will extend its open source middleware solution to provide support for Google’s Android Auto platform. Android Auto is a next-generation automotive i...
Awarded the Best Concept Car Interior at Automotive Interiors Expo 2014 Awards Jaguar was recently recognized at the Automotive Interiors Expo 2014 in Stuttgart, Germany. The Jaguar C-X17 graciously accepted the award for Concept Vehicle Interior Design. Highest Honor for Designers The...
…all this and more in this week’s compendium of open source news!   Two Steps Forward, One Step Back Sounds like a Strauss Waltz? Almost. After 10 years the city of Munich’s love affair with open source may be coming to an end.  Despite saving $16 million by using the custom ...
Friday 18 July, 2014 IMI has launched a new apprentice return on investment (ROI) calculator which will help employers and training providers make a strong business case for hiring an apprentice. The calculator makes use of recent data from the IMI’s ROI studies to allow busine...
Telefónica launches second Connected Car Industry report, exploring the attitudes of drivers towards car connectivity, with insight from industry expertsConsumer awareness of Connected Car products and services around the globe is high and is now influencing purchasing decisions80...
Bee Cave, TX, June 12, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Click to watch breaking news video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AkDI0UO2R4 Photetica® Will Do To The Medical Industry What Elon Musk And Tesla (TSLA) Did To The Automotive Industry! “When Elon Musk, a man with no experience in...
Industry leading vendors and operators come together to demonstrate next generation mobile technologiesSan Diego- CA -June 9, 2014- The industry leading standards organisation for mobile service enablers, the Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) will be exhibiting for the first time at Mobile As...
Author Peter RogersPrincipal MobilityArchitect, CognizantVisionMobile recently published one of the best reports on apps for vehicles that I have read (http://www.visionmobile.com/product/apps-for-cars-mileage-may-vary/).  It is frustrating with how difficult it is to actuall...
I has having dinner last night with the CEO of a major company in the automotive industry — I didn’t ask permission to use his name, so I won’t (however, I was VERY honored he brought me in to speak to the best customers of his company, representing hundreds of millio...
According to the Radio Advertising Bureau, radio advertising in the United States topped $16 billion in 2012. While it was much bigger before the expansion of cable television and the advent of digital, it’s still a thriving, profitable business. That said, the success of radio i...
Royal Television Society recognises disruptive technology start-up for 'Excellence in Innovation' at Annual AwardsThursday 6th March 2014, Gateshead, UK - ZeroLight, part of the Eutechnyx Group, announced today that it has won a top prize in The Royal Television Society awards, for inn...
In the 2004 film, “I, Robot”, Will Smith played a techno-phobic cop in the year 2035. In the film, robots and automation dominated every aspect of human life. “I, Robot” was based on a work of fiction, and the speed of technological progression in the film seems...
OMA demo day speaker line-up announced with keynote presentations from industry leaders addressing open specifications for next generation mobile servicesSan Diego- CA - February 06, 2014- Mobile vendors and operators will come together to present the latest developments in the mobile ...
Windows 8.1 Pro operating system, increased performance & communications for rugged Toughbook CF-D1Bracknell, UK 4th February 2014: Panasonic today unveiled the latest version of its market leading Toughbook CF-D1 rugged industrial tablet. Designed for the world of Engine & Mac...
Chapel Hill, NC, January 24, 2014 --(PR.com)-- 3 Birds, the automotive industry's only demand generation and customer retention platform and services provider, announces the launch of their redesigned company website (http://www.3birdsmarketing.com) built on its own responsive web...
Jaguar ranked the highest in sales satisfaction, according to a J.D. Power survey. Jaguar is demonstrating its reputation as an automotive leader in sales satisfaction in the U.S., by receiving the honor of the highest ranking nameplate among luxury brands according to the J.D. Power 2...
Static analysis, unit testing, and specific safety-critical compliance initiatives (DO-178C, ISO 26262, MISRA 2012, FDA, etc.) topped the list of Parasoft's most-requested embedded testing resources of 2013.  Getting Down to Business: Leveraging the Right Static Analysis [AR...
Static analysis, unit testing, and specific safety-critical compliance initiatives (DO-178C, ISO 26262, MISRA 2012, FDA, etc.) topped the list of Parasoft's most-requested embedded testing resources of 2013. 
Soave Enterprises employees are the company’s greatest asset and strongest facilitator of future success. Anthony Soave recognizes that the strength of his company is directly related to the strength of his employees’ integrity and work.  Soave once shared that there are certain things...
CODE_n Contest for young companies - application deadline, October 31Stuttgart, October 9, 2013 - The final countdown: still three weeks to go before the application period for the CODE_n14 Contest comes to a close. The global contest is offering 50 young startups the unique opportunit...
Chesterfield Township, MI, October 02, 2013 --(PR.com)-- RapidFit, Inc. (part of the Materialise Group), a provider of additive manufactured (3D printed) fixture solutions for the automotive industry, announced today that it has completed the purchase of Advanced Machining Ltd. locate...
The 320GB HGST Endurastar J4K320 Hard Drive Family is Designed for Extreme Driving Conditions - Heat, Cold, Altitude Highs & Lows, and Bumps in the Road - Helping System Integrators and Manufacturers Create a Seamless In-Car Lifestyle Experience LONDON, September 30, 2013 - HGST (f...
Scrap metal recycling provides infinite possibilities for sustainable resources.  In our modern society, many individuals, small businesses, and large corporations use metals in their everyday activities ranging from small household projects to national transportation projects or indus...
San Clemente, CA, September 11, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Trend Marketing is excited to officially join forces with DealerSocket and utilize their data-mining expertise to develop targeted, personalized direct marketing campaigns. Trend has worked closely with DealerSocket for several years ...
Waukesha, WI, September 04, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Odyne Systems, LLC, a leader in hybrid technology for large vehicles, has expanded its staff in recent months, as the company gears up to deliver over 120 medium and heavy-duty trucks featuring the Odyne plug-in hybrid system under a $45 m...
Machine Type Communications (MTC) Recently the wireless industry has had an increasing interest on M2M (Machine to Machine) communications linked to technologies like Smart Grid, Wireless Sensor Networks, and applications focused on maximizing the control of resources and tracking of g...
Anthony Soave is a proponent for ongoing change within his organization.  To change is to be brave, to be visionary, and to continually seek after improvement.  In a company address, Anthony Soave once stated, “While there are fancier descriptions out there, businesses generally follow...