A Breakthrough Platform in Designing AV/ADAS vehicle.
David Fritz, Global Technology Manager, Autonomous and ADAS at Siemens, introduces new validation program to accelerate autonomous vehicle development
As a backdrop of Pre-silicon validation Seimens/Mentor Graphics has unveiled a pre-silicon autonomous validation environment called PAVE360
Mentor Graphics,Siemens’ called PAVE360 “the first platform that allows a multi-division, multi-enterprise project” in designing an AV/ADAS vehicle.
The platform lets multiple suppliers of vehicle components, software and subsystems to collaborate while designing a highly automated vehicle.
The foundation of Siemens’ PAVE360 is a concept called the “digital twin.” a duplicate (simulated) version of the real world.
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Assessment & Analysis of the Current Used Vehicle Market
by Michael Pochan, Lecturer, CEO, Software Engineer and professional educator with Carnegie Mellon credentials.
WHAT IS THE SITUATION?:
1) Auction Sales Volume Dropping as much as 40%:
2) Finding the Cars Customers Want online :
3) Auction Channel is Now migrating Online:
4) Mercedes Benz Credit selling off-lease vehicles directly online
WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT:
Be aware of trend & consider adopting online bidding & auctions.
Mecum Auctions & other auctions are taking on-phone bids also
Top 30% of UC dealers continue to find cars for customers online.
Franchise & Independent Dealers & UV buyers should take a minute & review the implications of the increase in online used vehicles sales.
Dealers and Used Vehicle Marketers Becoming Alarmed by Rising Inventories
The high number of unsold vehicles across the industry retreated slightly, but
78-day supply was the highest number for summer selling season since reached 85 days in 2009.
Half of the total unsold cars and light trucks in May were either General Motors, Ford or FCA
See, Ingest, and act on the stats and content of the Automotive News industry alert.
Zotye, is the Chinese automaker with plans to launch retail operations in the United States in late 2020, has added one of the industry's most respected marketing veterans to its leadership team.
Jan Thompson has been named senior vice president of marketing for Zotye USA and its parent company, HAAH Automotive Holdings, which is headquartered in Lake Forest, Calif.
Thompson, named one of Automotive News' 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry in 2005 and 2010, has led marketing activities at Mazda, Toyota and Nissan in North America. She also has been executive vice president of Omnicon Group and vice president of Advanstar Communications Inc.
She most recently was Ipsos' senior vice president, North America lead, and she will remain on the board of directors at Auto Web, an automotive media and marketing services company in Irvine, Calif.
Her appointment is effective March 1, HAAH said in a statement.
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AutoWeb has created a new role of vice president of strategy & development
Mark Ugar was the senior VP of business development & strategic partnerships at YP Holdings. Held positions Hearst Corp. & Microsoft
What AutoWeb president, Jared Rowe, said about new position at AutoWeb
" Mark brings a wealth of experience in corporate development and strategic planning to AutoWeb,” . “He will oversee all of our strategic partnerships and manage corporate and business development initiatives across the organization.“
This role is imperative as our approach to partnerships needs to be retooled to ensure that we stay in front of the changing digital media and automotive retail landscape. Mark’s strategic planning efforts will ensure that we are continuously adapting to meet the needs of consumers and effectively compete for our clients’ marketing budgets,”
Mark's Assessment of new challenge:
AutoWeb’s digital marketing platform has proven to be a highly-efficient advertising solution for OEMs and dealers across the country.
Focus will be on AutoWeb’s business development efforts and revitalizing its strategic partnerships, while implementing the necessary strategic planning functions to ensure our platform remains at the forefront of the automotive shopping experience.
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