Safety Advocates Getting Testy Over Automotive Apps, Consumer Data

Automakers began hunting for new revenue streams about two milliseconds after realizing they could put the internet into vehicles. While the earliest endeavors involved ride-sharing applications and new infotainment features, companies are now beginning to see new opportunities via automotive e-commerce, data acquisition, and in-car marketing. However, the delivery system used for these new sources […]

How startups are facilitating the digital transformations of delivery and automotive companies

Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. The transportation and logistics industries are on the cusp of a massive transformation. After doing business largely the same way […]

Tesla appoints Jerome Guillen as president of automotive operations

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Green,Hirings/Firings/Layoffs,Tesla He will report directly to Elon Musk. Continue reading Tesla appoints Jerome Guillen as president of automotive operations Tesla appoints Jerome Guillen as president of automotive operations originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 08 Sep 2018 14:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  […]

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over Rodents Eating Automotive Wiring

We previously discussed how the implementation of bio-plastics in the automotive industry contributed to new claims that rodents have developed a penchant for wiring insulation. While rats gnawing on wires of cars isn’t a novel problem, some believe that the new materials used have exacerbated the issue. Numerous lawsuits have been filed against various manufacturers […]

Wanted: A Shortage of Qualified Automotive Technicians Has Left Service Departments Scrambling To Find New Talent

– Even the most high-tech automobile is, at its core, a machine. And machines break sooner or later, sending most owners into a dealership or independent garage for service. But lately, and no pun intended, there’s a wrench in the works: a shortage of qualified mechanics. This comes just as the proliferation of electronic controls […]

Touring ‘The Porsche Effect’ at the Petersen Automotive Museum

LOS ANGELES — There may be no hotter marque than Porsche at the moment, with classic models skyrocketing in price and new models in higher demand than ever. So it was no surprise when the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles announced its newest exhibition would highlight the Stuttgart automaker. The museum has done a […]

CarBlock’s Blockchain Ecosystem Revolutionizes the Way Driving Data is Distributed for the Automotive Industry

PRESS RELEASE: Recently launched blockchain project looks to disrupt the automotive industry with innovative driving data and strong partnerships. MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 21, 2018– CarBlock, the world’s first decentralized blockchain ecosystem that is specifically designed for future transportation applic…Read More

Our Entirely Subjective Guide to the Most Important Good-Weather Automotive Events of the Year

– From the March 2018 issue – Like hedgehogs and wood frogs, many beloved vehicles go into hibernation in the winter. This garaged slumber protects them from predators such as potholes and road salt and from sliding into ravines, and it allows for the completion of deferred maintenance—or its continued deferral. But in the spring, […]