Data & Analytics

9th October 2019

Flexible Charge Point Access Key to EV Adoption, Says Ford

The ability to plug in a BEV wherever there is a charge point is one of the key factors in persuading consumers to go electric. That’s the opinion of...

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8th October 2019

Automakers Seek Control in Connected Car Software

Automotive software is now seen as a primary differentiator for vehicles. Some experts think it will become even more important if autonomous vehicles become available for ride hailing. Marques...

By Susan Kuchinskas

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7th October 2019

Hardware Vital Part of Connected Experience, Says Honda

Too much emphasis in designing connected car systems is being placed on the software while ignoring a vehicle’s hardware. This is the opinion of Honda’s head of connectivity, Mirai...

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30th September 2019

Building Consumer Trust and Cutting Risk in a Paperless World

Digital tools have the potential to help vehicle insurance firms boost consumer engagement while simultaneously optimizing the claims process. The result could be a big saving in both cost...

By Nathan Eddy

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27th September 2019

Connected Users Could Increase Brand Loyalty, Says Ford

Connectivity could increase a consumer’s bond with a brand even more than the sculptured sheet metal of the cars themselves. This is the opinion of Ford of Europe’s John...

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26th September 2019

One-in-Five Support Russian Government Owning Vehicle Data

Defining data ownership has become a burning question this year in Russia. Authorities pushing forward with Autodata – a project of creating a nation-wide holistic database of vehicle and...

By Roma Nazarov

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25th September 2019

Lease Models Could Boost Autonomous Adoption, Says Continental

Renting autonomous features and functions when you want them could be the way to accelerate acceptance and affordability of driverless technology. This is the opinion of Ralph Lauxmann head...

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24th September 2019

Automakers Keeping Mum Over Cyber Hacks

Automotive hacks are coming – or so the warnings claim at virtually every auto industry event in the world. It is widely believed that cars must be secured from...

By Louis Bedigian

19th September 2019

Not Yet Time for Mass Market BEVs, Says Ford

Ford believes the automotive mass market is not yet ready for a BEV rollout across its product range. The carmaker has defended it electrification strategy against criticism from some...

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17th September 2019

Automakers Keep Mobility Eye on eScooter Revolution

The streets of Los Angeles and many other cities are literally littered with micromobility options including electric scooters, e-bicycles and more. Now a city start-up has joined the pack...

By Robert Gray

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16th September 2019

Ford Cabins Applying Hi-Tech in Familiar Materials

Smart cabin materials will make consumers’ lives better but only if the interior surfaces look as familiar as their favorite household furniture. That’s the opinion of Sonja Verdenberk chief...

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9th September 2019

Parking Garages For Connected Driverless Cars

The anticipated presence of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) will require an array of smart infrastructure to fully reap the benefits of self-driving vehicles. This also extends to parking...

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