In many ways, innovations in consumer technology are outpacing innovations in corporate technology. With this in mind, it is important to watch how technology is evolving outside of fleet and how it can be incorporated into day-to-day fleet management.
February 13, 2017
My prediction is that autonomous vehicles will create a paradigm shift in vehicle design, whereby interior design will become the primary brand differentiator in the future. What will drive this paradigm shift is that future autonomous vehicle design will focus primarily on the passenger and not the driver. This will create a tectonic shift in vehicle design with ramifications that will take decades to fully play out.
October 22, 2016
The best way to answer the question of what is the future of fleet is to look outside the fleet industry.Here are six technology trends happening outside of fleet that will have a major impact on the future direction of our industry.
October 3, 2016
Two of the most significant changes in fleet management were the result of military breakthroughs – namely the opening of GPS to civilian use and the creation of the Internet, both of which will be critical to operating autonomous vehicles. While extremely difficult to do, technology will not be the issue with the implementation of autonomous vehicles. Other broader non-fleet issues may slow or inhibit widespread implementation of autonomous vehicles.
June 25, 2015
Publicly held corporations include risk factors in their annual reports that forecast potential market forces that may impact their business. Recently, three insurance companies and an auto-parts supplier cited the emergence of autonomous vehicles as potentially disruptive to their future business.
April 6, 2015