Connected Cars Serve Up a Feast of Consumer Data, But Who Will Benefit?

Carmakers are lining up to devour a buffet of data cooked up by consumers using their sensor-laden vehicles. Some connected-car data is already being monetized, or bought and sold, but according to an October 2017 report by market-research firm Frost & Sullivan, only about 15 percent of the connected car’s potential “use cases” are being harvested. There […]

Former GM Advanced Powertrain Executive Says Not So Fast on EV Adoption

Professor Friedrich Indra is one of the most vocal critics of electric mobility. He started his career at Alpina and Audi before moving to General Motors in Detroit, where he eventually took over responsibility for advanced engineering in powertrain operations. He retired in 2005 but continues to work as a scholar and an advisor to […]

Motorcyclist Suing GM after Accident with Autonomous Chevrolet Bolt EV

Motorcyclist Oscar Nilsson might not have been going fast when he and an autonomous Chevrolet Bolt EV collided, but he was quick to point the finger and assign fault to the prototype vehicle. Reports via the San Jose, California, Mercury News with subsequent reporting by CNET’s Roadshow, however, indicate that General Motors does not believe the vehicle was to […]

Motorcyclist Suing GM after Accident with Autonomous Chevrolet Bolt EV

Motorcyclist Oscar Nilsson might not have been going fast when he and an autonomous Chevrolet Bolt EV collided, but he was quick to point the finger and assign fault to the prototype vehicle. Reports via the San Jose, California, Mercury News with subsequent reporting by CNET’s Roadshow, however, indicate that General Motors does not believe the vehicle was to […]