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Tuesday, March 29, 2022

The Wise, Above-Average Use Of Autonomy In Auto Manufacturing

“Embrace your average,” quips comedian Dustin Nickerson in a viral TikTok video. “I’m very moderate, I’m very in the middle, I’m very average … I consider myself to be the Toyota Corolla of people.”
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#Automotive SPICE #Quality #Automotive Agile

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Auto Recalls Down Overall, But Not For Everyone

As the United States approaches Vehicle Safety Recalls Week (March 8th to 12th), there is a natural pause and curiosity around how manufacturers are doing. Given a 42% increase in recalls from 2014 onward and a rise in electronics and software which, per OESA’s Automotive Defect and Recall Report, n...
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#Automotive SPICE #Quality #Automotive

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

‘Charging As A Service’ For Electric Vehicles Growing As A Market Offering

Amongst several impediments to short-term adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) is “charging anxiety”, such that a recent study found nearly 60% of customers do not foresee buying an EV in the next six years. Although a recent New York Times article suggested in hyperbole that 2022 might be when “...t...
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#Quality #Automotive #innovation

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

10 Founders That Automotive Junkies Should Know

There have been previous lists of famous automotive founders including one earlier this year by Newsweek, but typically these delineations leave the reader wondering, “Does this snoozer collection just consider the ancient history of sheet-metal-focused revenue and brands?” instead of pushing our un...
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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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Tuesday, August 3, 2021

The Vehicles Of Climate Change: Does Our Future Require Hardening Of The Vehicles Or Insurance?

In early June, Joe Johnston (80) and Susan Johnston (78) drove their 2019 Lincoln Nautilus from their hometown in Naples, Florida, for an extended visit with their grandchildren in Grosse Pointe, MI, when a 500-year storm and 100-year storm hit the area within weeks of each other in June and July. “...
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