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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

In Or Out: The Pros And Cons Of Mobile And Embedded Connectivity For Cars

Catherine Cornell, a 51 year-old mother of two and commercial lender in Detroit, is considering a connected solution for her nearly 19 year-old college sophomore, Anna, who now must drive across the state regularly in a used 2013 Chevrolet Equinox. Up until a month ago, Cornell was considering react...
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#Management Consulting #Automotive #innovation

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Why Aren’t More People Talking About Solar Cars?

For those of you who are regular readers, you expect a question or conundrum to be posed and then hopefully followed by an cogent, thought-provoking answer supported by a combination of supported facts and informed opinions.
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#Management Consulting #Automotive #innovation

Monday, July 19, 2021

Five Risk Assessments Where Automotive Giants Need To Improve To Compete With Startups

Per LIFE Magazine (Nov, 1967), there were only two cars in the entire state of Ohio in 1895, and legend has it that they collided with each other. Regardless of whether this tale predated the era of “fake news”, its cautionary tale suggests we humans sometimes misjudge risk until facing the conseque...
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#Cybersecurity #Functional Safety #Automotive SPICE

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Ten Facts About Road Risk Worth Knowing Before The Deadliest Holiday In The United States

Memorial Day weekend has the most fatal accidents of any holiday each year with an average of 312 accidents. Some have theorized many reasons for this including the number of miles driven, the volume of fatigued drivers within a 3-day weekend filled with celebrations, and those same celebratory driv...
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Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Audi’s Brilliant Way To Improve Its Quality And Reliability

Even as the automotive industry reinvents itself with new technology like electric vehicles and autonomous driving, there’s one mainstay that is very correlated to both revenue and costs: quality. For revenue, consumers look to product evaluators such as Consumer Reports and JD Power to inform them ...
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#Quality #Management Consulting #Automotive

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Cybersecurity Experts Push President Biden To Protect GPS Satellites And The Connected Car

Sometimes when you exclaim the sky is unprotected, they mentally label you as Chicken Little and ignore your alarms. Or sometimes they might believe your warnings yet quietly follow the group inertia that’s the cornerstone of groupthink.
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#Cybersecurity #Functional Safety #Automotive