Connected Car Take 2: Race to the Perfect Connected Vehicle

Blog | June 11, 2015 by Bonnie D. Graham

The buzz: Beep beep!

The evolution / revolution of the connectivity of vehicles is not new, dating back to the first factory-installed car radio (Chevrolet 1922, radio cost $200, antenna covered the car’s roof, batteries barely fit under the seat).

The future is definitely connected. We may be starting on the curve of a hockey stick with endless possibilities.

While it’s hard to argue with the long term value of driverless cars, the biggest gains of applying emerging technology may come with the commercial vehicle.

What and when can businesses and consumers realistically expect?

The experts speak.

John Ellis, former Ford Global Technologist: “You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.” (Ayn Rand)

Joe Barkai, Industry Analyst: “When an idea reaches critical mass there is no stopping the shift its presence will induce.” (Marianne Williamson)

Larry Stolle, SAP: “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” (Mark Twain)

Join us for Connected Car Take 2: Race to the Perfect Connected Vehicle.

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