True driverless cars have arrived from Waymo, the self-driving unit of Alphabet Inc., but the company’s chief executive officer says robot ride hailing may not be the first form of automotive autonomy to take off commercially.
Competition from unexpected sources, increased consumer expectations, and a dramatic shift in the place cars hold in peoples’ lives is forcing automotive manufacturers to confront some difficult decisions. Learn how the industry will continue to evolve and see how an intelligent enterprise can help.
While most business leaders want to avoid a no-deal departure, continued uncertainty is not much better. With the cliff edge looming, and the prospect of another one in three months if the EU grants Parliament’s request for a further delay, collateral damage is mounting.
Continental, one of the world’s largest producers of components for passenger and commercial vehicles, is under increasing pressure from auto manufacturers to increase operational efficiency and visibility.
South America controls about 70% of the world’s reserves of lithium, the metal used in rechargeable batteries for mobile phones and electric vehicles, but none of the infrastructure needed to put it to work.
Europe’s relationship with the U.S. has been stretched to the limit by President Donald Trump’s “America First’’ foreign policy. But disputes about aircraft subsidies and auto tariffs coming to a head over the next two months could put the allies in a trade war.