13th May 2021

Automakers Must Change to Exploit the Software-Defined Vehicle

Automakers know that software is the future but their evolution from car company to software company has just begun. Volkswagen Group will invest around $32Bn in digitalization by 2025....

By Susan Kuchinskas


17th March 2021

Fragmentation Holds Back In-Vehicle Payment Prospects

In-vehicle payments are literally just getting off the starting line but analysts predict this nascent business is about to accelerate into a multi-billion-dollar opportunity. This growth is especially anticipated...

By Robert Gray


30th November 2020

Weekly Brief: Lime Shows the Way for Micromobility Post Pandemic

E-scooter start-up Lime generated positive free cash flow and a quarterly profit in the third quarter of 2020, both firsts for the company. CEO Wayne Ting said last week...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve


6th November 2020

Data Changing the Automakers’ Game

Big data generated by connected vehicles offer big opportunities. However, industry executives say there is still much work to be done before the 1’s and 0’s are transformed into...

By Robert Gray


3rd September 2020

Enhanced Safety the Way Save MaaS

The global Covid-19 pandemic has left the mobility as a service (MaaS) industry in a precarious position. Many safety-conscious consumers have shunned ride-sharing services, while government imposed travel lockdowns...


2nd March 2020

Automakers Eye Up Control of the OS

Software now controls almost everything on a modern vehicle. From obvious functions like the infotainment system, to less obvious things such as brakes and then to the mundane, such...


23rd July 2019

Reasons Behind Israel’s Rise in Auto Tech

Israel is a small country, its few attempts at car manufacturing ended badly and much of its real estate is desert. It’s really the last place where a thriving...

By Eric Volkman


2nd May 2019

Drive Towards EV Trucks and Vans

Electric vehicles in fleets are peculiar beasts. Considerations of time and money become critical. Forget range anxiety: fleet operators must exactly understand the trade-offs and how a switch to...

By Susan Kuchinskas


5th October 2018

Motorists Could Soon Need to Fuel-up With Data

Data volumes are ever increasing and at an unprecedented rate. Connected and autonomous vehicles will further add to the amount of data that’s currently out there. It’s hard to...

By Graham Jarvis


29th June 2018

In a mobility frame of mind

Battle for miles and minutes in mobility explored by Andrew Williams. Soon the auto industry will no longer be defined by the number of units sold but by how...


1st June 2018

EVs may be the future but it’s not anytime soon

The challenges facing electrification of transport explored by Susan Kuchinskas. Udelv’s autonomous truck recently delivered groceries from a local market to two customers in San Mateo, California. Udelv says...


23rd March 2018

Automotive connected services need to extend beyond the car

When we park and leave our car, typically (and hopefully) not much happens to it. We return from our business to find the craft in the same state we...