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Monday, November 8, 2021

New “Pink Tax” Study Shows Women Pay Upwards Of $7,800 More For Car Ownership

Some informed readers might have been rejoicing in recent years that the gender gap in pay has generally been shrinking, albeit not quickly enough. In 1869, women were paid 50% of their male counterparts for doing the same job (a.k.a, “controlled gender gap”), in the mid 1960’s it increased due to t...
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#Management Consulting #Automotive #innovation

Monday, November 8, 2021

Automotive Is Hoping That Infrastructure Can Be Sexy This Time

The Harvard Business Review article Fixing U.S. Politics cites several key conclusions based upon political theories, empirical studies and practical experience, which include 1) the heavily partisan system is broken, 2) people incorrectly think of it as public institution based upon high-minded pri...
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#Quality #Automotive #innovation

Monday, November 8, 2021

The Unforeseen Way Connected Cars Are Keeping Rideshare Drivers Safer

We were always told connected cars would save our lives and change the way we do business, but it’s doubtful anyone foresaw this.
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#Functional Safety #Automotive #innovation

Monday, November 8, 2021

A Government’s Struggle: How Hands-Off To Regulate Handsfree Vehicles

Per Charles Dickens’ 1859 classic A Tale of Two Cities, our best-of-time-worst-of-times society seems to fit the second, less-famous ironic statement: “… it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness ….” And maybe in no better arena is that dichotomy obvious than with the technological wiz...
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#Cybersecurity #Functional Safety #Automotive

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Emerging Tech For Autonomous Vehicles: Thermal Stereo Sensing

Over the past five years, there have been a series of high-profile cases of vehicles misinterpreting the driving environment while using Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS). Most recently in July, algorithms inside of Tesla’s TSLA +1.4% Full Self-Driving (FSD) system-initiated slowdowns for th...
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#Management Consulting #Automotive #innovation

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Hybrid Vehicles Fit The New Hybrid Workplace And Hybrid Lifestyle

Five short years ago in 2016, over 76% of Americans and 74% of Canadians drove alone to work each day for an average of 26 minutes each way with elapsed times on the rise year-over-year. For 3.6 million Americans and 1.5 million Canadians, that commute exceeded 90 minutes each way. This made eco-opt...
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#Team Integration #Automotive Agile #Automotive

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