General Motors (GM)

13th May 2016

How time marches on for the driverless car – Part I

The driverless car is only five-to-ten-years away. The technology is already here. Numerous driverless test vehicles have clocked hundreds of thousands of miles on the nation's highways and roads....

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1st April 2016

Carmakers waking up to other ways of making cars pay – Part I

With the Millennial generation just now moving into their prime earning years, they are beginning to demonstrate how different they are from Generation X and the Baby Boomers. Already...

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1st April 2016

Could carmaker data turnaround the fortunes of UBI?

General Motors’ (GM’s) partnership with Progressive Insurance is close to a year old, with the first pilots rolled out mid-year. In Europe, BMW has partnered Allianz partnered since 2009,...

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18th March 2016

Elevating the argument for driverless cars

Earlier in our history, a certain type of vehicle made a huge transition from human to autonomous operation. The change wasn’t easy; some even rebelled against it but, ultimately...

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1st February 2016

Weekly Brief: GM caps month of innovation by creating dedicated self-driving car team

Well this is getting repetitive. Another week, another headline-grabber from General Motors (GM) on the connected car front. The latest: the automaker has created a self-driving car unit dedicated...

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25th January 2016

Weekly Brief: GM full steam ahead with ridesharing, while insurers get the autonomous shakes

Uber who? Google what? If General Motors (GM) is supposed to be intimidated by the tech giants of the autonomous driving and ridesharing space, the carmaker certainly isn’t showing it....

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18th January 2016

Second guessing the big trends for the connected car in 2016

Okay, this was a bit of a fool's errand: Everyone in the industry already knows exactly what’s going to happen this year – and they won't tell us if...

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17th September 2015

Despite its economic downturn, Brazil offers telematics opportunities

Driving your car, listening to your music playlist and make a reservation at your favourite restaurant to meet your friends all at the same time. To many Brazilians, this...

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