Podcast by Automotive News Europe
March 17, 2022 | Why the auto industry's cybersecurity insecurity is good news
Automakers and suppliers don't feel properly prepared to defend the forthcoming wave of software-defined cars against hackers, according to a recent study. Capgemini's Jean-Marie Lapeyre explains why that is very encouraging.
March 10, 2022 | How big EV wins with BMW, others are propelling BorgWarner
BorgWarner wants 25 percent of its total global revenue by 2025 to come from supplying EVs by 2025, up from 5 percent now. A key contract with BMW has the company on track to reaching the tough target, top exec Arnaldo Iezzi says.
March 3, 2022 | Why Fisker created a 'super high-speed train of development'
Henrik Fisker says that to make the startup electric car maker that carries his name different from VW and BMW it needed to develop its vehicles in record time. The aim is to make sure models such as the new Ocean are as high tech as any consumer electronics product on the market.
Feb. 24, 2022 | How TomTom won a place in up to 40 million VW Group vehicles
TomTom Automotive Managing Director Antoine Saucier says the supplier's close partnership with VW Group's software arm, Cariad, means a navigation system update could take place in as little as an hour.
Feb. 17, 2022 | Why Stellantis CEO's frustration with Tier 1s over chips is misplaced
The chip crisis has put automakers in an unfamiliar position. They can't get enough semiconductors to keep their assembly lines running. Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares blames Tier 1s for the problem, but supplier expert David Opsahl says that position is "off base."
Feb. 10, 2022 | How Rimac plans to create Bugattis 'without spending billions'
Mate Rimac likes to say that VW, Porsche and Hyundai have invested hundreds of millions of euros in his education. He plans to use what he has learned to create new-generation Bugattis "without spending billions."
Doug Bolduc breaks it down for you
Usually, when it comes to cars, "breakdown" is a dirty word.
Not here! Expert journalist Doug Bolduc breaks it down (explains it all) for listeners, with great interviews, a pan-European focus, and solid writing. Enjoy!