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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31: Better to Go Slow....

April 18, 2016 at 7:00PM • 53 minutes • Wiki Entry

We dive into the new thing. Can a well known brand do something new? Must the new thing stand alone? Must it have a new name, a new distribution model?

We evaluate BMW's "i" initiative from both a strategic and tactical perspective. BMW, Ford and the other automakers have not a small number of new products and services, apart from traditional cars.

Jobs to be done appears again, as Horace expresses his single pedal "serenity" in traffic.

We close with a few quotes from Ford CEO Mark Fields.

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Ford CEO Mark Fields interview, including "Today, the future goes to the company that makes the best products and collects the best data to turn into services."

Apple heuert deutsche Autoexperten für iCar-Labor in Berlin.