Why Automotive Cyber Security Must Improve For Driverless Cars

Henrik Jeberg

When we think of autonomous driverless cars, we usually give them a science-fiction sheen. We think of clean, state-of-the-art vehicles, whisking us smoothly from place to place, silently and without a hitch. The reality, unfortunately, could be different. While driverless cars should theoretically be safer than cars driven by people because they eliminate human error (and don’t use phones or …

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How will Self Driving Cars Disrupt the Insurance Industry?

Jonathan Simnett

Self-driving cars are here. What used to be the preserve of science-fiction is now becoming reality and it has the potential to change everything we have become used to in life. Autonomous vehicles will change the way we travel, socialise and trade. And whilst it is obvious that the existing automotive giants, under threat from new entrants, will need to …

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Building Value in Managed Services Businesses

Jonathan Simnett

Yesterday, I presented a keynote address to the IT Europa Managed Services and Hosting Summit in London. I was closing the session. All that was standing between the delegates and getting spruced up for the evening’s awards ceremony was my audience’s apparent desire to understand more about the world of tech M&A. The title of my presentation was billed as …

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Is Now the Right Time to Sell your Nordic Tech Company?

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Join Hampleton Partners for our Nordic Tech M&A Webinar The tech industry has turned into a disruptive force that is reshaping the global landscape as we know it. And the Nordic region is the birthplace of many world-class tech unicorns that are transforming the way people live and businesses operate. Spotify, iZettle, Skype and Mojang are just some of the …

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Strong M&A Momentum as Traditional Car Manufacturers and Suppliers Buy up Start-ups (webinar)

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When Karl-Thomas Neumann, former CEO of Opel and Continental, joins an electric vehicle (EV) start-up called Evelozcity, claiming: ‘traditional carmakers do not have what it takes to be the leaders in the next generation of transport’, then we know that the once traditional world of the auto industry is experiencing a severe wake-up call. Business-as-usual is now a thing of …

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How the Connected Car Revolution is Transforming Driver Experience – In the Showroom and on the Road – Part Two

Jo Goodson

Hampleton Partners’ client Bright Box brings its connected car platform Remoto to the mass market in sale to Zurich Insurance Group In the first of my two-part blog, I analysed how all types of companies connected with consumer and commercial transport are looking at how they use the power of the internet, AI and machine-learning to meet the fast-evolving demands …

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How the Connected Car Revolution is Transforming Driver Experience – In the Showroom and on the Road

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Hampleton Partners’ client Bright Box brings its connected car platform Remoto to the mass market in sale to Zurich Insurance Group With so much recent focus on Autonomous Vehicle (AV) initiatives from companies like Apple, Google, Uber and Didi Chuxing, it’s easy to forget about the millions of drivers who are looking to get the most out of their car …

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M&A Puts Autonomous Vehicles in the Driving Seat – 2017 Review

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Big players like Intel and Delphi are vying for the winning combination of technology plus consumer trust to land the prime position on our roads. This article outlines how an intense period of M&A and venture capital investment backing is helping drive autonomous vehicle R&D and giving new entrants into the marketplace a competitive advantage when they buy the innovative …

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Businesses Make the Drive Towards Autonomous Vehicles

David Riemenschneider

In January 2016, General Motors made waves by taking up a $500 million stake in the ride-hailing company, Lyft, and since then, auto makers and tech firms alike have made further investments in the autonomous vehicle development. Ford Motor Company, for example, recently announced its moves to establish itself in the market. This week it publicised its acquisition of SAIPS, …

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Autonomous Vehicles: The beginning of the end for OEMs?

David Riemenschneider

I keep hearing “Kodak moment” more often these days when the future of OEM’s is mentioned in relation to the trend toward autonomous vehicles (AVs). I even used it myself recently during Hampleton’s 3rd autotech webinar only to see it again in next week’s issue of Automotive News. While the analogy is widely understood, it’s actually not very accurate (and …

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