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Posts tagged with 'Detroit Auto Show'

13 Jan, 2011

John Day At the Detroit Auto Show this week I had the chance to speak with Lennart Stegland, president of Volvo Cars Special Vehicles, about the C30 battery electric vehicle (BEV) that Volvo has been working on for the better part of two years. Step one, logically enough, was a needs assessment, followed closely by an evaluation of prospective development partners. Some big-name automotive suppliers failed to … Read More

Detroit Auto Show, Ener1, battery electric vehicle, Volvo, Volvo C30, EnerDel, Lennart Stegland

17 Jan, 2010

Discounting the Tata Nano

Posted by John Day

John Day BYD (Build Your Dreams) Auto showed its E6 electric sedan at the Detroit Auto Show and indicated that it may begin marketing the vehicle in the U.S. later this year. Great. A car that promises 250 miles on a single charge is more interesting if it’s available globally – not just in the world’s largest automobile market. With that somewhat parochial thought in mind, it was logical to focus on prospects … Read More

Tata Technologies, Detroit Auto Show, Detroit Science Center, BYD Auto, Tata Motors, Tata Nano, E6 Eelectric Sedan, Product Lifecycle Management

13 Jan, 2010

John Day You have to hand it to Apple. They not only spun a significant product line from a single iPod but also turned on a torrent of recurring revenue by creating the iTunes store. Wouldn’t the leading suppliers of portable navigation devices (PNDs) love to do something similar? Garmin’s nüLink! service offers one possibility. The firm’s $499.00 nüvi 1690 PND includes a two-year subscription to nüLink!, … Read More

Portable Navigation Device (PND), OnStar, Richard Robinson, Detroit Auto Show, Garmin nuLink!, Apple Computer, iSuppli Corporation, iTunes, Garmin nuvi 1690, iPod


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