16 mars 2018

UBI creates chance for insurers to partner with automakers

UBI creates chance for insurers to partner with automakers Lots of new cars now come equipped with connected features or advanced driver-assisted systems (ADAS) – and this is changing the way auto insurers handle policies.Traditionally, auto insurance policies have been based on driver characteristics like demographics, personal information and history. With the emergence of usage-based insurance (UBI), insurers have started to incorporate driving behavior data such as speed, hard braking and other contextual factors.As... [Lire la suite]

20 août 2017

Can in-car electronics catch up to consumer tech?

Can in-car electronics catch up to consumer tech? Smartphone functions and capabilities don’t necessarily translate directly to in-car electronic systems, and the two sectors have very different demands and characteristics. Vehicle manufacturers have a number of extra factors to consider, such as safety, driver distraction, and the methods with which we interact with in-car tech. These are challenges for the industry to grapple with, but from a consumer point of view these issues are perhaps of less concern. How can this be... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2017

Japanese car manufacturers starting to concentrate on strengthening the ADAS system

Japanese car manufacturers starting to concentrate on strengthening the ADAS system In summer of 2016 the Japanese car manufacturers have strengthened their mass production of the ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System). Among them, Nissan is the most aggressive manufacturer. Nissan's autonomous driving system is named “ProPILOT”. The new Nissan “SERENA” is the first vehicle to adopt the “ProPILOT”. The autonomous driving system in the SERENA is currently just for same lane automatic driving. Nissan includes the advanced ADAS... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2016

Trends and outlook of the auto electronics industry (by Deloitte)

Trends and outlook of the auto electronics industry (by Deloitte) Since 2010, the global auto market has featured quite a polarized development. The United States has begun to emerge from the economic crisis, while European countries are facing a debt crisis and excess production capacity. The major emerging markets have entered a stable stage after one or two years of explosive growth. (For these reasons,) the auto industry is experiencing a global capacity redesign to capture the new growth markets. At the same time, OEMs are... [Lire la suite]