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Editor's note: A number of vehicles already offer center airbags.
ZF TRW’s new center airbag is one of those products you see and instantly think, “Yeah, that makes sense.”
It keeps the driver and front-seat occupant from smashing into each other when the car is hit from the side, helping to reduce trauma to the heads, shoulders and torso areas of the p ... Continue reading "ZF TRW's new center airbag protects against bumping heads" » Dec 4, 2015 12:01 am U.S. ET Permalink
Tesla could give established automakers lessons on how to maximize big data. "They are already more advanced. They are already an OEM 2.0," says Matthias Bentenrieder, who is a partner at consultancy Oliver Wyman.
He says that Tesla has a better understanding than its competitors of how to use big data to do things such as enhance its relationship with customers, monitor ... Continue reading "Why Tesla leads larger auto players in big data" » Nov 13, 2015 12:01 am U.S. ET Permalink
Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn and Fiat Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne both say automakers will face increasing pressure to consolidate, but Ghosn has a very different view on how this will happen than his rival.
"If you think consolidation is A buys B then you are going to be wrong," Ghosn said on the sidelines of the Tokyo auto show earlier this week. That is "1950s" ...