David E. Zoia
Executive Director, Content
Dave writes about manufacturing, vehicle technology, management issues and international trends.
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Qualcomm’s Nakul Duggal discusses what defines a software-defined vehicle and what it will take to get there.
In pulling together Faurecia and Hella to form Forvia, executives say they have created a Tier 1 supplier with the size and breadth to continue to innovate. A key, they believe, will be developing products consumers really want and can afford.
The new model comes equipped to accommodate Level 3 highway pilot autonomous driving and a number of other yet-to-be-determined features – some of which will be sold through subscriptions.
Dave Zoia, Content Director, Haig Stoddard, Principal Forecaster, Bob Gritzinger, Principal Analyst Advanced Powertrains, Steve Bell, Chief Analyst Connectivity, Drew Winter, Principal Analyst Cockpit of the Future and Christie Schweinsberg, Principal Analyst Sustainability & The Digital Economy, will weigh in on overall market expectations, talk about where things stand with emerging technology and the key megatrends, make a few predictions on what the automotive industry is likely to see in 2023 and answer any questions you have about the year ahead.
Some automakers are still trying to do it all, the software specialist says, but many OEMs are coming to the realization they need to rely on key development partners for help in making the software-defined vehicle a reality.
The open-source collaboration platform has the potential to take years off the time it takes to get a battery plant fully up and running, the company contends.