Ever since grunts became words, speech has helped us learn, plan, and do amazing things. Our communication has been shaped by twin desires: to be understood and to understand.
With air quality in cities deteriorating over recent years, sustainable mobility solutions are coming into focus. We are at the outset of an eco-cars era.
In response to the ever-changing environments in which we do business, I strongly believe companies have to innovate constantly, not only to survive but to thrive.
Technology lets you see problems in ways my friends and I never could, and it empowers you to help in ways we never could.
What is possible is that digitization leads to entire segments of the population to have little or nothing to do and that could lead to revolution, war or worse.
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.
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.
One of the greatest challenges discussed by delegates at Davos in recent times has been how to decouple economic growth from increased energy consumption. After the two hottest years on record, the environmental and economic imperative is now greater than ever before.
While the high performance road vehicles of global brands such as Nissan, Renault and Toyota may be the most visible face of the fuels revolution, it is in the world of agricultural and industrial equipment that change is taking place at the fastest rate.
Nick Henry, CEO: "Unless business participates and can deliver on the technologies, we are not going to achieve our climate targets."
As he prepares for the biggest revolution in the 125-year history of the car industry, SEAT president Luca de Meo has no doubt about the best place to be: in the driving seat.