Your car can provide you with lots of information, but nothing about the weather except in a generic way. AccuWeather believes it’s time to have your navigation system let you know about the kind of weather you’re about to drive into.
Far fewer Millennials have a driver’s license than any previous generation. This could be a direct threat to the automotive industry, and has big implications for how cities will need to deal with transportation in the future. Cars are not going to go away, but how they get used is already changing.
Liability is going to play a major role in how Autonomous Cars come to market. But the technology is moving far faster than the courts can react to it. How will this get resolved? Here’s the likely process the legal system will go through.
Argus Security is a start-up by entrepreneurs from Unit 8200, the Israeli equivalent of the NSA in the United Sates. They’re using their backgrounds in signal intelligence to develop software to protect cars from hackers. Lavern Sula, who spent 30 years with General Motors, is now the president of the company’s North American operations and explains what the company is about and describes the software solution that it’s showing to automakers and suppliers.
You’ve heard of Intel Inside. Now hear about Wind River Inside. It’s the software branch of Intel that develops the backbone structure for integrated software systems. From cyber-security to over-the-air updates, it offers a suite of solutions for connected and autonomous cars. Oh, you’ve never heard of Wind River before? So what? Neither did we. But here’s a good synopsis of what it’s all about.
Mark Rosekind lays out a roadmap to make Federal Regs trump state laws, and may seek Congressional legislation that allows NHTSA to give automakers more exemptions to those rules. In this exclusive interview, he says the United States has the opportunity to lead the world in bringing autonomous cars to the market.
UP FOR DISCUSSION:
- Which way is FCA going…
- May sales better or worse than expected
- Takata airbag update
- Tesla shareholder meeting
Join our co-hosts John McElroy from Autoline.tv and Gary Vasilash of Automotive Design & Production along with our guest journalists Alisa Priddle from Motor Trend and David Welch of Bloomberg as they tackle the automotive issues of the week.
Le Mans. Every enthusiast knows this is the cauldron that makes or breaks the best sports cars in the world. Corvette Racing has clawed its way to 8 class wins in 16 years, a storied accomplishment in the history of the 24 hour race. Doug Fehan is the general manager of Corvette Racing and he’s stopping by the Autoline After Hours studio this afternoon. Here’s your opportunity to hear about his plans before he heads to France for this year’s race.
ALSO UP FOR DEBATE:
- Will the public ever trust the scandal-ridden auto industry again?
- Acura NSX: supercar or sissy car?
- Is FCA turning Chrysler into a truck company?
- NACTOY decides to elect its officers for the first time
All that and much more with host John McElroy of Autoline.tv and Mike Austin with AutoBlog.
UP FOR DISCUSSION: The growing truck market & the new Honda Ridgeline. Guests include members of the Honda Ridgeline team plus News and Truck Talk on location from San Antonio, TX with our hosts & panel.
SPECIAL GUESTS: Jeff Conrad, SVP & GM Honda Sales Kerry McClure, Ridgeline Chief Engineer Jim Loftus, Ridgeline’s Performance Lead
All that and much more with hosts John McElroy of Autoline.tv and Gary Vasilash from Automotive Design & Production along with special guest panelists auto analyst Joe Phillippi from Auto Trends and auto historian Ken Gross.