Remember the early days of the pandemic? Cities became ghost towns, and public spaces were no longer public, as everyone locked in to avoid getting infected. COVID has affected most aspects of our lives, and mobility was no different. With work and school going remote and traveling severely limited or outright prohibited, roads emptied. As a result, traffic remained light—even though driving was the only way to get a little taste of the outside world for many. … Read More
The invention of the gas-powered car by Carl Benz in 1885 wasn’t just another step in the history of mobility—this time, humanity has made a real leap forward. By making transportation more efficient and accessible, internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles have affected all industries in one way or another. Over time, we started to rely on them so heavily that we now design our routines, lifestyles, and even entire cities around them.
But no king rules forever. Fast-forward to today, and after almost 130 years, the reign of combustion engine cars is slowly but surely coming to an end. A new contender is on the rise—electric vehicles (EVs). … Read More
According to various sources, a new car loses 9–11% of its value the moment you drive off the dealer’s lot. Over 2-3 years, its price may diminish by more than a half! Although it might seem that the situation is helpless, data science can provide a cure. Learn how applying the right algorithms on telematics data can help you protect and boost the value of your vehicles.
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Picture this. You’re driving back home after a long day of hard work. Exhausted from a series of back-to-back calls, starving despite that quick, half-eaten sandwich you rushed through between one virtual meeting and another. Dying to finally get well-deserved rest.
But just then, a sharp squeal comes from under the hood. Is it an issue with brakes or a loose or worn fan belt? Maybe the steering system went down?
Either way, your dreams of a good evening’s rest are now ruined, and you’re up for towing or an unplanned inspection. Both of which are going to cost you dearly.
Now, what if all of that time and hassle could have been avoided?
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Recently, we discussed the differences and similarities between data analytics and data science. Today, we’re going to investigate the first one in more detail, focusing on its use in the context of mobility. Who uses data analytics solutions, what are the core use cases, and what aspects to consider when applying analytics to mobility? Check out this introduction to our 3-part series on data analytics SaaS. … Read More
“Information is the oil of the 21st century, and analytics is the combustion engine.”
These simple words, spoken by Peter Sondergaard, the former executive vice president and member of Gartner’s operating committee, perfectly illustrate the significance of data and its processing in the contemporary world. In this article, we will investigate how it impacts the automotive industry in particular and elucidate the difference between data science and data analytics to settle it once and for all.
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Picture yourself in 19th-century Britain. You’re doomed to the ordeal of commuting in a horse-drawn-wheeled carriage, accompanied by a dozen of sweaty co-passengers whose heads bob religiously to the rhythm of the road bumps and cracks.
Then, one day, rail reaches your town, allowing you to venture out hundreds of miles away in an amazingly short time. The steam locomotive’s design is revolutionary, making the impossible real and massively enhancing travel comfort. This innovation feels like a breakthrough in the history of mobility, not only for you. … Read More
The past two years’ events have re-wired business stakeholders across industries to become data-driven. In 2022, nobody questions the value of data in nurturing business growth and speed. Instead, companies are striving to secure the best data science resources that will allow them to establish a consistent, repeatable framework for data-driven decisions. Data science outsourcing might be just what they need to accomplish that goal. … Read More