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Monday, October 24, 2022
The Force Is Strong: Star Wars Speeders Might Eventually Replace Your Car
Science fiction has long foretold the possibility of levitating vehicles. Be it one of the 18 different hovercrafts or speeders from the Star Wars trilogies – with the most memorable being the iconic X-34 Skywalker landspeeder rocketing across the desert skyline of Tatooine – or the cheezy interacti...
Monday, October 17, 2022
The Growing Influence Of Robots On The Auto Industry
Despite the original notion of robots working within, beside and around the auto industry dating back over 100 years ago to a 1921 play entitled Rossum’s Universal Robots, society continues to think of robots as limited, faux-human instantiations that help in rare use cases. Think Dr. Smith demeanin...
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...
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.