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Partnering with Microsoft to accelerate your future mobility services 

The automotive industry is undergoing digital transformation at an unprecedented rate. The widely acknowledged forces driving this change include new and emerging players in the market that have a strong technology baseline and are growing at an enviable rate. Additionally, new vehicle technologies such as connected vehicle services and Autonomous drive systems are changing the...Read more

How OEMs are adapting with intelligent supply chains 

In the past few months, Covid-19 has disrupted the automotive industry. Automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) have paused production sending financial shockwaves through supply chains. Governments have required non-essential workers to stay at home. Around the world, people have deferred plans to buy new vehicles. Oil prices have dropped changing the profitability model for electric...Read more

Harnessing the power of connected vehicles to transform mobility 

New trends in the automotive industry are rapidly increasing the capabilities of connected vehicles. Automakers are gaining in-house data management capabilities through partnerships with hyperscale cloud platforms like Microsoft Azure. With artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, they can seamlessly mine vast amounts of data to gain insights to enhance the rider experience. This is...Read more

Microsoft announces official Cloud Computing Sponsor Indy Autonomous Challenge 

Announcing Microsoft as the official Cloud Computing Sponsor of the Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC). The IAC is a $1.5 million prize competition among universities to program autonomous-modified Dallara IL-15 racecars. Thirty-one teams will compete in the world’s first head-to-head race at speeds of up to 200 mph around the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway on October...Read more

The automotive industry in the time of COVID-19 

COVID-19 has impacted our lives in ways many of us could not have imagined. From how we interact with our friends and family to working from home and so much more. For me personally, juggling the complexity of remote work, the immense disruption, and ever-changing priorities and precautions have been a daily learning and growth...Read more

6 smart mobility solutions that are helping to reduce traffic congestion 

Traffic congestion is a problem in cities all over the world. The U.N. Department of Economic and Social Affairs states that 68 percent of the world’s population will live in cities over the coming decades up from 55 percent today.1 As cities grow, congestion will get worse. In Moscow, Russia, the average driver spends 210...Read more

Making the C.A.S.E. for partner ecosystems: Driving the future of mobility at IAA 

Much more than a car show and trade fair attracting 225,000 visitors, the Frankfurt Auto Show (IAA) and New Mobility World event is where international visionaries, CEOs, and newcomers converge to debate the future of mobility. This year we took the opportunity at New Mobility World to express how Microsoft’s mission to, “Empower every person...Read more