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Kochi: Customer-centric needs will power future advancements in digitization and technology in the travel and transportation sector, and businesses will have to design their technologies around individualized user experience and safety, both physical and data-related, to grow and retain loyalty, experts said here today. At the Kerala government’s flagship two-day #FUTURE Global Digital Summit that got underway here, participants in a panel discussion on trends in travel and transport touched upon futuristic driverless cars, personalized electric vehicles, space transport and […]

WILSON, N.C., March 23, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Hubert Vester Auto Group with Honda, Nissan, Toyota and Chevrolet new and used car dealerships in five locations announced a series of innovations powered by GoGoCar and other technologies that will disrupt the digital retailing market. The new intelligent assistant bot named Vivian activated in Facebook messenger from Facebook Ads as well as from in-store Wifi login is changing the the way consumers shop online. Vivian also doubles up as the Car Sales […]

Hyperpersonalisation will be the order of the day, say panellists at #Future; global digital summit focuses on trends in travel Customers’ preference for personalised user experience and safety, both physical and data-related, will dictate the design of future technologies in the travel and transportation sector. The centrality of customer-centric needs in future advancements in digitisation and technology dominated the panel discussion on trends in travel and transport at the two-day global digital summit, #FUTURE, that got under way here on […]

Our Chairman Madhavan Padmakumar and myself will be presenting at the FOMAA Professional Summit to be held at University of Texas Dallas on April 7th 2018. The theme is entrepreneurship and innovation. We will be addressing a group of students, professionals, investors and employers. Students get to do speed job dating with potential employers. Aspiring entrepreneurs get to pitch to potential investors. Dr Ranjit Nair is offering an unique leadership healthcheck.

Car buyers spend 60% of their time online and 56% of buyers agree that dealer websites influenced them to visit their dealership, reported in 2017 Car Buyer Journey study by Autotrader. They mostly spend time in researching pricing, compare different models, finding worth of trade-in car and financing options. A fast, no-pressure process, transparent pricing and low financing rates have the greatest impact on customer satisfaction. 2017 Digital Retailing Study by Cox Automotive urges dealers to focus on 3 important […]

Automotive Insurance – A Cognitive Approach

By: Innovation Incubator
20 Apr, 2017 / Automotive
 

The headline that we read every day is of automotive insurance. The media never portrays both sides of the story. In most cases in the interest of ratings, the media showcases the automotive dealers or the insurance firm as the bad guys. Like the old saying “History is written by the victors” we never know if the whole thing was a sham or charade. It goes without saying that cognitive computing goes a long way in improving the driving experience […]

Cognitive Automobile

By: Innovation Incubator
04 Apr, 2017 / Automotive
 

There is a widespread propaganda on the conceptualization of Artificial Intelligence in the field of Automobiles. The question daunting in everyone’s mind would be the purpose of A.I in an otherwise smooth-flowing system which is the automotive industry. The real question everyone must actually be pondering should be where all A.I can help the field. Driverless cars that reach us at any destination at the press of a button, judging passing lanes and proximity of adjacent vehicles, predicting traffic congestion […]

A Ferrari or A Porsche?

By: Innovation Incubator
27 Mar, 2017 / Automotive
 

Humans more often than not are always in a state of confusion. They are unaware of the next decision they need to implement. No matter how small or how big of a decision it is. People always hesitate before their final judgment. Even the best decision makers stagger when the stakes are high on a field they have very little experience on. Now imagine the decision of buying your first ever car. To many that is a life event. To […]

Take a Safe Drive

By: Innovation Incubator
08 Feb, 2017 / Automotive
 

The road sign plays a significant role in facilitating driving in a remarkable way that’s safe for the vehicle motive force and alternative road users. The information given by the road signs captured as into colors and shapes for simple identification. Most of the road accidents attributes to either reduced attention of drivers or ignoring the road signs. The weather conditions like rain and fog also have been reported as a major cause for accidents. Therefore, the recognition of road […]