26 05, 2016

Challenges of Consumer Acceptance for Autonomous Vehicles

2017-09-19T12:19:08+00:00

By: Mike Szudarek Since the turn of the century, technological advancements have increased exponentially at a rate that you can measure by the minute. With these advancements, the entire world has enjoyed the luxury of even the most taken for granted household items and electronics becoming autonomous. With the introduction of household items such as [...]

Challenges of Consumer Acceptance for Autonomous Vehicles 2017-09-19T12:19:08+00:00
3 05, 2016

IP in the Auto Industry: Delivering and Assessing Messaging

2017-09-19T12:19:08+00:00

Mike Szudarek will be speaking on May 3 at the “IP in the Auto Industry: Challenges and Opportunities in a Converging World” event being held at the Ford Motor Company Conference & Event Center in Dearborn, Mich. This unique event will provide intellectual property (IP) professionals working within the auto industry with a forum to [...]

IP in the Auto Industry: Delivering and Assessing Messaging 2017-09-19T12:19:08+00:00
13 04, 2016

Automotive Supplier Mergers and Acquisitions: A Public Relations Game Plan

2017-09-19T12:19:08+00:00

Mergers and acquisitions are critical events in the life of a company—particularly when it comes to the hyper competitive nature of the automotive supply chain. They impact key executives and staff, communities and existing and prospective business alliances. They also affect future profitability and the company’s reputation. An effective public relations and communications strategy goes [...]

Automotive Supplier Mergers and Acquisitions: A Public Relations Game Plan 2017-09-19T12:19:08+00:00
17 09, 2015

Mapping the User Experience

2017-09-19T12:19:12+00:00

by Drew Winter in Road Ahead Infotainment supplier NNG isn’t a corporate giant like Apple or Google, but it is in the vanguard of a movement aimed at helping automakers customize cars and trucks in a way that’s never been done before, using infotainment and connectivity as a means of creating a new type of [...]

Mapping the User Experience 2017-09-19T12:19:12+00:00
6 08, 2015

How will autonomous fleets change truck driving?

2015-08-06T17:10:28+00:00

TU-Automotive published an interesting white paper today on connected/autonomous vehicles and the heavy truck industry. For companies innovating in this space, this segment (the heavy vehicle side) is ripe with opportunity.  The American Trucking Associations estimates that there's a shortage of between 35,000 and 40,000 drivers. And new drivers are entering the profession slower than older [...]

How will autonomous fleets change truck driving? 2015-08-06T17:10:28+00:00
21 05, 2015

Global Software Developer Opens North American Offices in Birmingham

2017-09-19T12:19:14+00:00

NNG's automotive navigation software         Hungarian-based NNG, a global developer of automotive navigation software, opened offices today in Birmingham as part of its strategic expansion plans and to facilitate growth in North America with its partners in the automotive industry. “The North American market remains a significant opportunity for NNG [...]

Global Software Developer Opens North American Offices in Birmingham 2017-09-19T12:19:14+00:00
5 02, 2015

Retailers look to cash in on Big 3 bonuses

2017-09-19T12:19:17+00:00

By Brian J. O'Connor, The Detroit News The $369 million in autoworker bonuses set to go out in March won't turn southeast Michigan into a boomtown, but they will give a boost to lots of local businesses. About 57,000 Michigan workers from Detroit's Big Three will qualify for bonuses that range from $2,750 for workers [...]

Retailers look to cash in on Big 3 bonuses 2017-09-19T12:19:17+00:00
23 12, 2014

A New Year, a New Detroit

2017-09-19T12:19:18+00:00

by Michael Layne As we enter 2015, I’m excited about the resurgence of the local economy. There is no better time to be in Detroit. As a third-generation Detroiter, I personally am thrilled with the new excitement engulfing the city.  I never thought I’d see it in my lifetime.  But the evidence is all around [...]

A New Year, a New Detroit 2017-09-19T12:19:18+00:00
14 05, 2013

Tesla Motors: When A Crisis Requires Going on the Offensive

2017-10-12T21:18:55+00:00

As Tesla Motors stock climbed to its all time high today, from a public relations and crisis communications perspective, we ask the question, “When does it make sense for the CEO to go on the offensive when there is a crisis resulting from negative news coverage?”

Tesla Motors: When A Crisis Requires Going on the Offensive 2017-10-12T21:18:55+00:00