Airfoil Group - Are You Keeping Up with Developments in the Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Space thumb8 The Next Big Thing in Tech Will Carry You Posted on March 18, 2015

Join a discussion about “The Next Big Thing” and you most likely will be talking about computing and digital communications—the next phone, the next tablet, the next connected watch. But consumers have a dismal record of anticipating The Next Big Thing when they look at the world beyond their mobile devices. At one point, for […]

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Airfoil Group - Predictions for Michigan in 2015 Predictions for Michigan in 2015 Posted on December 22, 2014

As the year comes to a close, I thought it would be a good opportunity to take a look at some of the businesses and industries with the potential to have a big impact on Michigan in the coming year: Construction of M-Rail – Although not expected to be operation until late 2016, this has […]

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Gas prices hit $4.29/gallon. How will the auto industry rise to meet the challenge? Posted on May 4, 2011

With gas prices currently around $4.29 per gallon and expected to continue rising, there is no doubt we need answers from the auto industry on what the vehicles of tomorrow will look like. Vehicles such as the Volt and the Nissan Leaf bring us closer, and even non-electric vehicles such as the new Ford Focus […]

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Automotive, technologies industries should communicate better, develop alternative technology Posted on January 14, 2010

In our newly released Cleantech Point-of-View, we urge the automotive industry to adopt the flexible, fast-to-market strategies of the technology industry, and points out that tech developers have much to learn from best manufacturing practices developed by auto companies.    Alternative Energy Vehicles, Clean Technologies Going Mainstream – Pipe Dream or Reality? points out that […]

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Auto shows: don’t forget social media Posted on December 18, 2009

It’s been a few weeks since the LA Auto Show press days have come and gone. It’s become obvious over the past few years that social and non-traditional media are continuing to gain respect and attention at traditional events and trade shows – but it became most apparent to me during, and especially, following the […]

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Automakers, suppliers work towards greener, cleaner vehicles Posted on November 30, 2009

Green Car Journal will announce its annual Green Car of the Year on Dec. 3 at the Los Angeles Auto Show. This year’s finalists are: · Audi A3 TDI · Honda Insight · Mercury Milan Hybrid · Toyota Prius · Volkswagen Golf TDI Now, everyone considers automotive as a pretty “dirty” industry (emissions, foam, plastics, […]

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