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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

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

The Same Lesson From Both Nikola Motors And Theranos: Pop The Hood

The criminal trial of Elizabeth Holmes, the former founder and CEO of Theranos, started yesterday in San Jose, California. The trial of Trevor Milton, the former founder and CEO of Nikola Motors, awaits its time in court, likely in the coming weeks or months. The two stories have eerily similar cres...
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#Management Consulting #Automotive #innovation

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Automotive Cybersecurity Vital for Vehicles and Factories

Largely controlled by computer modules, semiconductors and software, today’s vehicles are more akin to smartphones than the rolling containers of mechanical parts of the past. The increasing dependence on sophisticated electronics and sensors is vastly improving vehicle performance, safety and ameni...
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#Cybersecurity #Management Consulting #Automotive

Friday, August 13, 2021

The Science And Art Of Managing Automotive Suppliers: Lessons From The Global Chip Shortage

The Global Chip Shortage rages onward and, as of July, has resulted in more than one million unmanufactured vehicles in the U.S. alone and could reportedly extend into 2023. According to GlobalData’s analysis, the resulting opportunity cost to the auto industry is already north of $47B US dollars an...
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#Management Consulting #Automotive Agile #Automotive

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