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Vehicle Subscription Models Put a Twist on Consumer Choice

With a new vehicle representing consumers’ second-largest purchase, their expectation of inherent value, especially on big ticket items, raises the question of whether this move by automakers will be seen as a means to over-deliver on customer expectations, or a way to fuel their revenue pipelines to offset slumping vehicle sales numbers.

The Disruptive Force in Tire Development

Autonomous driving is a game-changing opportunity for the automotive industry as well as its greatest challenge.

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Autonomous Vehicle Testing: ‘Not In My Town,’ Report Says

A new study on autonomous vehicle testing shows that a large part of the public agrees that the testing is needed, but doesn’t want it happening in their own neighborhoods.

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Driverless Shuttle Introduced in NYC

In Times Square in New York, a low-speed self-driving shuttle from Coast Autonomous was demonstrated this week.

Conti, Bosch Acquire Stake in Digital Mapping Company

Continental Tire and Robert Bosch GmbH announced plans to acquire 5% stakes in Here Technologies, a digital mapping company jointly controlled by BMW, Daimler and Audi.

Continental Tire and Bosch plan to acquire stake in Netherlands-based Here.
AV Sales to Surpass 26% of New Car Sales by 2040

IHS Markit is predicting big things for autonomous vehicles — starting sooner than you might think. The rapid convergence of autonomous driving and mobility services, such as ride hailing, is a central driver of early deployment and growth.

Automotive Telematics Systems Revenues to Reach $6.7 Billion in 2023

The IHS Markit research estimates that more than 33 million light vehicles equipped with some form of telematics were produced in 2016 globally. It is expected that production of such light vehicles will grow at a rate of 11 percent to reach over 66 million units in 2023.

ASA Discusses Connected Cars on Capitol Hill

Members of ASA’s Mechanical Operations Committee visited Capitol Hill to discuss the future of connected cars and autonomous vehicles.

DOT Issues Proposed Rule on Connected Vehicles

In an effort to reduce crashes on U.S. roadways, the U.S. Department of Transportation issued a proposed rule on Dec. 13, that would advance the deployment of connected vehicle technologies. The proposed rule would “require all new light vehicles to be capable of Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communications, such that they will send and receive Basic Safety