Automotive

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Security, not brands, will drive auto consumers in 2030

Written by Matt A.V. Chaban | September 17, 2019 | Automotive, Customer Experience, Data

As more consumers turn to their phone, not their key chain, to get around, brand loyalty could diminish if automakers cannot find a way to standout. ...read more


Building a smart vehicle, no matter how many wheels

Written by Matt A.V. Chaban | September 5, 2019 | Automotive, Cloud, IoT

Harley-Davidson’s first connected motorcycle, the LiveWire, drives on the cloud as well as the street. ...read more


German auto chief Bernhard Mattes on what’s “driving tomorrow” at IAA 2019

Written by Matt A.V. Chaban | August 30, 2019 | Automotive, Business Operations, Customer Experience

The head of the world's biggest auto show sees an industry transformed ...read more


VW’s AI-powered Virtus sedan brings the cognitivo car to Copacabana

Written by Matt A.V. Chaban | July 2, 2019 | Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Customer Experience

The Manual Cognitivo in VW's new Virtus sedan not only improved the driving experience—sales soared, too. ...read more


Would you open an email from your tire dealer?

Written by Jordan Teicher | March 8, 2019 | Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Retail and Consumer Products

Customers come to tire and auto repair retailers infrequently and grudgingly. For Belle Tires, improving customer relationships was a top priority. They looked to AI-enabled analytics to keep customers engaged. Nonetheless, Saran said, Belle Tire ...read more


IBM’s Martina Koederitz believes diversity will power the new data economy

Written by Jordan Teicher | December 10, 2018 | Automotive, Big Thinkers, Manufacturing

With a global digital network linking billions of individuals and machines, Martina Koederitz believes the world is at a major inflection point. ...read more


Auto companies are quick to implement IIoT but slow to secure it, new study shows

Written by Justine Jablonska | September 17, 2018 | Automotive, IoT

87% of auto companies are implementing IIoT into plants and assembly lines without fully evaluating risk, according to a new study. ...read more


Accessibility on the go: mobility for everyone

Written by Rich McKay | July 31, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, IoT

How can governments and companies build accessibility into emerging tech like IoT and AI? IBM's Erich Manser explains why designing for everyone is critical for digital transformation. ...read more


Green means AI for traffic and beyond

Written by Rich McKay | June 18, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Data...

Can AI make your commute a little easier? IBM Master Inventor Steve Hobson says adding AI to traffic lights can make our cities safer, reduce pollution, and improve commute times. ...read more