Doug Newcomb

Senior Industry Analyst, Mobility,
Wards Intelligence

Doug writes about connectivity, automated driving and mobility for Wards Intelligence.

NXP Introduces New Turnkey Radar Platform for ADAS and Beyond 
End-to-end solution is designed to accelerate time to market, expand customer base and provide a springboard for radar applications in automated driving.
‘Hey BMW’ Prompts New Branded Voice Assistant 
Intelligent Personal Assistant will be compatible with Amazon Alexa and Microsoft Cortana but sends data to BMW servers instead.
Hawaii Gets Its First Hydrogen Fueling Station 
Toyota distributor Servco Pacific brings hydrogen fueling to Honolulu in hopes of leasing the Mirai fuel-cell vehicle and helping Hawaii meet its renewable energy goals.
Toyota Connected, Servco Launch Car-Sharing Service in Hawaii 
Toyota’s technology strategy business unit teams with the automaker’s Hawaii distributor to leverage its Mobility Service Platform.
Kroger to Use Self-Driving Tech to Deliver to Customers’ Doorstep 
Grocery giant teams with autonomous tech startup Nuro for pilot program that will launch later this year.
Organization Launched to Develop Specific Self-Driving Tech 
VW, Bosch, Continental and others form Networking for Autonomous Vehicles Alliance to focus on in-vehicle connectivity.
Government Support Gives China Advantage in Autonomous-Vehicle Development 
The country is moving at “China Speed” in the race for self-driving dominance, thanks to generous subsidies and a tech-friendly policy.
Organization Forms to Explore Autonomous Tech’s Impact on Jobs 
Group comprising automakers, ride-sharing companies and others will first focus on policy.
Market Intel
Jan 1, 2018

2018 Commercial Vehicle Report  

A thorough examination on the state of the U.S. commercial vehicle market, highlighting risks and opportunities for industry players....More
Sep 18, 2017

Commercial Vehicle Utilization Report  

Commercial Vehicle Brand Utilization Report provides analysis of available data to spot risks and opportunities and help guide business strategy and investment....More
Jun 30, 2017

2017 U.S. Light-Vehicle Equipment Report  

Data and analysis covering five years of equipment take rates for powertrain, ADAS, safety and other major features....More
Market Analysis
Nov 16, 2019

North America Powertrain Plants, 2018  

North America engine and transmission plants by manufacturer and location for 2018. Includes engine and transmission specifications and lists models the powertrain is installed in....More
Nov 19, 2018

U.S. Car and Light Truck Specifications and Prices, '19 Model Year  

U.S. light vehicle specifications and prices by vehicle type, brand, and model line for the 2019 model year. Includes body style, drive type, wheel base, size, weight, standard engine, and transmission....More
Nov 19, 2018

Spain Vehicle Sales, October 2018  

Spain vehicle sales by vehicle type and company for October 2018....More

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