Gartner

27th May 2022

Flexible Car-Share Models Look Most Likely to Succeed

Mercedes-Benz Mobility and BMW’s announcement that they plan to sell their car-sharing joint venture Share Now to automaker Stellantis, the parent company of car-sharing business Free2move, offers Stellantis the...

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11th February 2022

Killing Off ICE Slams Brakes on Eco Technology

With pressure growing on automakers to accelerate their evolution to EVs, plans for ICE development will certainly come to a close at some point but not quite yet. For...

5th October 2021

SME Fleets Still Hesitant Over Software Investment

More than a third of companies, mostly smaller organizations, are not using software solutions. This was among the findings of a Continental survey about the use of software for...

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20th August 2021

OTA Upgrades as Post Sales Revenue Generators

Over-the-air (OTA) software updates are seen by virtually all automakers as a critical avenue to high margin revenue generation. However, so far, only Tesla has fully exploited the capability...

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30th July 2021

Driverless Tech Must Ride Out the Storms to Come

Navigation products are being released all the time promising drivers the ability to take into account extreme weather conditions. Matthew Avery, director of insurance research at Thatcham Research, reminds...

By Graham Jarvis

5th July 2021

EV Batteries Improve but Sustainability Lags

Batteries, as a key component of electric mobility, are not just a standard product but rather an integral component of the vehicle architecture. In addition to continuous improvement of...

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4th May 2021

Driverless Trucks Worth the Long-Term Investment

Self-driving vehicles could have an immense impact on logistics and supply chain management. That’s because autonomous trucks, last-mile delivery robots and other AVs fit themselves into an increasingly automated...

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6th April 2021

Faster Wifi Dependent on Faster Connectivity

Next generation wifi technology could save manufacturers millions in over the air (OTA) updates carrying costs while offering a more seamless experience for passengers. LG Innotek has recently launched...

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16th February 2021

Consumer Trust Key to In-Car Payments

Consumer adoption of in-vehicle payments (IVP) is accelerating as vehicle owners grow comfortable with contactless payment systems and automakers develop “unlockable” digital upgrades to vehicle systems. Meanwhile, the ecosystem...

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4th February 2021

Pitching for Commercial Level 4 Could be Better AV Ambition

The achievement of full Level 5 vehicle autonomy is, by many accounts, the “North Star goal” of all those involved with designing and building AV technology. The literal interpretation...

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18th December 2020

Importance of Simplicity in SaaS for Mobility Analytics

The use of software as a service (SaaS) for mobility analytics applications has the potential to offer several end-user benefits. Advantages such as a more streamlined, intuitive and all-encompassing...

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30th October 2020

Only Honesty can Make the AV Testing Map Work

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the US has launched its AV Test Initiative web pilot program. This project allows states and companies to voluntarily submit information...

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