The automotive industry is facing major challenges. Software (both for UI/UX and autonomous driving), e-mobility and MaaS are shifting the focus of value creation and changing potential business models. But challenges always come with opportunities. It’s likely that due to the expected macroeconomics the number of sold cars per year…
Artificial power paved the way for the industrial…
05/2020: Audi quits bid to give A8 Level 3 autonomy 
10/2020: Rückzieher bei Technik-Hoffungsträger: BMW iNext fährt doch nicht autonom 
10/2020: Tesla to release ‘Full Self-Driving Beta’ to some customers next week 
10/2020: Waymo Restarts Robotaxi Service Without Human Safety Drivers 
Latest Update 2020–07–08
With the initial quality score of 250 PP100 Tesla is unofficially ranked last [1, 5]. “Unlike other manufacturers, Tesla doesn’t grant us permission to survey its owners in 15 states where it is required,” said Doug Betts, president of the automotive division at J.D. Power. …
Google conducted a study for over 2 years and they conducted 200+ interviews with employees. They looked at more than 250 attributes of 180+ active Google teams.
One of the key findings was that it mattered more how the team interacts than who was in the team. At first, this…
In 2050 around 70% of the world’s population will live in cities according to the UN . How will urban mobility look like in the next decades? Which mobility products and business models will be successful?
The innovator’s dilemma by Clayton Christensen was an eye-opener for me to understand why it is so hard for industry leaders to keep up with disruptive technical change. I think it also highlights the power of his concepts, that already around 20 years ago he discussed in a case study (chapter 10) why e-mobility could become a disruptive technical change for the automotive industry.
7 habits of highly effective people by Stephen R. Covey was inspiring to read. I like the character-based viewpoint in contrast to other personal / business books.