Asymcar Retired


Horace Dediu and Jim Zellmer discuss the politics, processes and possibilities of cars in light of: 1. Young people deferring drivers licenses. 2. The growth of car sharing. 3. Practical alternative power trains. 4. Urbanization. 5. Increased Congestion. 6. Driverless cars. 7. Rise of the "App Economy".

Hosted by Horace Dediu and Jim Zellmer.

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36: New, or Better?

October 5, 2016 at 7:00PM • 59 minutes • Wiki Entry

Cycle times loom larger in the clash of the automotive and smartphone eco-systems. We reflect on BMW's i brand again, while the company appears to retrench and focus on their legacy facilities and cars.

We divert a bit into a discussion of new vs better and the business strategy supporting such choices.

Finally, financialization looms, perhaps an opening during the next downturn.

the last 5 minutes disappeared into the ether.. sorry.

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BMW; Strategy & Staffing



VW App Store and User Identity

US auto debt grew at an average rate of about 8 percent...