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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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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 ...