Cars were once predominately valued in steel, glass, rubber, and aluminum. Now it’s silicon. Electronics developments drive the vehicles of today and tomorrow.
Telematics technology is advancing rapidly, so that communications both to and from vehicles can lead to safer, more efficient driving.
As people become more reliant on their smart phones and other devices, vehicle manufacturers are finding it necessary to make the in-car experience a seamless extension. Even to the point of working toward self-driving cars.
According to Sandy Munro, who heads up engineering consultancy Munro & Associates, BMW spent approximately $2.8-billion on developing the i3.
When you think “Waldorf Astoria,” you probably think about some pretty sumptuous digs.
I’ve got to believe that no one really cared a whole lot about what their vehicle was made of since the days of the polymer body panels on Saturn.