Artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things are already transforming modern life, from voice-activated personal assistants, to self-parking cars, to self-configuring conference rooms, to systems that help doctors diagnose disease.
Such has been the success of the business model that BlaBlaCar has become one of the fastest growing transport companies in Europe.
Coupled with the emergence of new technologies for energy storage, renewable energy holds out the almost inconceivable promise of free electricity for consumers.
When Kia unveiled a GT sports sedan at the Frankfurt Motor Show back in 2011, the Korean manufacturer soon realized it had something very special on its hands.
As automakers around the world race to reinvent the car for the 21st century city, Spanish brand SEAT has one major competitive advantage that has put it firmly in pole position.
For decades, the worlds largest and most successful corporations jealously guarded the secrets of their research and development departments, fine-tuning their innovations far from outside eyes until launching them into the marketplace.
Connected health devices synchronize information with apps in real time, empowering consumers to take care of their own health and manage any existing conditions.
By 2020, Hyundai expects to launch 14 or more environmentally-focused models, including hybrids, plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles.
The need for action is urgent: in 2016 the average speed of a car in London hit a new low of under 8 mph—less than the speed of a horse-drawn carriage in the same streets in the Victorian era
In the U.S., the average driver spends around an hour in the car per day with hands on the wheel, eyes on the road. The connected car revolution—linked with the rise of autonomous drive—will enable drivers to use this time more productively.
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