Daniel Zenko, director of data innovation at the Auto Care Association, will lead the association’s efforts in category management data collection and reporting, and will help harmonize in-house research.
Surgere and robotics company Fetch created a robotic inventory and cycle counting system that can be used in logistics facilities and warehouses. Surgere's David Zingery discussed development of the system.
ABI Research identified three important technology trends in intelligent transportation: Freight as a service; vehicle OEMs adopting factory-fit telematics solutions; and the rapid growth of the commercial telematics sector.
In the 1960s, Robert Fenton was involved in groundbreaking research on driverless vehicles. He and his colleagues built and tested some of the earliest autonomous cars on roadways around Columbus, Ohio.
CarFix will issue Vehicle Lifecycle Blockchain tokens to establish reliable repair records and price information, allowing for secure transactions among customers, dealerships, insurance companies and the automotive repair industry.
Sheila Andrews, director of heavy duty programs at the Auto Care Association, discusses the creation of product data standards for the heavy duty aftermarket, which would mirror established PIES standard.