Connected-Car Task Force
Michigan's Oakland County is home to offices of 48 of the top 50 automotive suppliers.
Michigan's Oakland County is home to offices of 48 of the top 50 automotive suppliers. Recently it set up a Connected Car Task Force to help develop a business model for connected cars and the infrastructure to support them.
Deputy County Executive Matt Gibb says the group is focused on an approach to monetize the data flow created by connecting cars. It also is pursuing systems that would enable even older vehicles to connect.
Hyundai Motor Co. is looking for a domestic partner to mass-produce the fold-up Ioniq electric scooter it unveiled at last year’s CES show in Las Vegas, a source tells The Korea Herald.
Continental, an automotive supplier that has a deep engineering bench, is making a huge organizational change, one that Dr. Elmar Degenhart, chairman of the executive board, explains is necessary because, as he puts it, “The industry is changing at a high pace, so we have to change, too.”
Additive manufacturing (AM) is just one manufacturing method that drives advanced mobility forward and also has a history of embracing the digital connectivity demanded by this trend.