Big Data and the Auto Industry: Driving to Less Distraction

Part II: Fewer Repairs While Improving Driver Safety By Lloyd Marino Who invented the car? Seems like a simple enough question. But ask 10 people and you might get 10 different answers. The history of the automobile dates back to the 15th century when Leonardo da Vinci started tinkering with designs and models for transport vehicles. Lots of folks would…

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Part I: The Connected Car

By Lloyd Marino Here’s some good news: new car sales are through the roof.  According to Business Wire, U.S. consumers and businesses are buying new vehicles at a rate exceeding 18 million units annually, and maintaining a “sales pace that hasn’t been replicated since before the Great Recession,” writes Bill Visnic on Forbes.com. In fact, there are over one billion…

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