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Monday, October 10, 2022
Life In The Fast Lane: Study Finds Troubled Understanding Of Auto Safety
Safety can be built or destroyed. That simple truth underlies our day-to-day travels; constantly influenced by acts of nature, the negligence of corporations and the decisions of individuals. The resulting functional safety can ebb and flow and, as lawyers would say, so does the associated, contribu...
Monday, October 10, 2022
Investors And Buyers: Very Confusing Sustainability Choices In The Auto Industry
“Climate change is the biggest challenge of our generation,” stated Daniel Weissland, the President of Audi of America, in an interview for a recent episode of the Kugler Maag Curious podcast. “It’s our responsibility to save our planet and provide a safe future for our kids and grandchildren.” The ...
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Artificial Intelligence Of Car Audio Might Improve More Than Just Tunes
Hollywood has perennially portrayed Artificial Intelligence (AI) as the operating layer of dystopian robots who replace unsuspecting humans and create the escalating, central conflict. In a best case reference, you might imagine a young Hailey Joel Osment playing David, the self-aware, artificial ki...
Monday, August 22, 2022
Maybe The Best Prediction Of Auto Sales Comes From Real-Time Data
Just like economists telling the general public about impending doom or delight, analysts for any given industry base their projections upon the intentionally misleading information they are fed by corporate investor relations teams, the analyst’s personal optimism bias or a host of other human nois...
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Apple’s CarPlay Acts More Like Brainiac To Auto Industry Than Trojan Horse
A few, short weeks ago, AppleAAPL +0.8% released its next generation of CarPlay, which usurps the entirety of the cockpit’s user interfaces including the speedometer, fuel gauges and, of course, center stack infotainment. CNBC subsequently released an article entitled “Apple’s New Car Software Could...
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
The Ten Best (And Ten Worst) Cars As Investments In The Past Year
OK, let’s be honest. Many of you looked sideways when I opined (with data and informed insight) that used cars and trucks may be amongst the most intelligent investments during these tumultuous, financial times.