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An exceptionally successful first City as a Lab Summit in BTC City Ljubljana (press release)

On Thursday and Friday, 4 and 5 April, 2019, BTC City Ljubljana held the first international and cross-industry event, the City as a Lab Summit 2019: The Birth of Autonomous Marketplace, visited by over 200 guests from 19 countries. The event was supported by the general sponsors the company BTC and the American company AccuWeather, […]

Forgot your wallet? Not a problem in the autonomous car

Widely spread internet connection on smartphones brought a completely new dimension to their usage. Smartphones are far from being just a tool for making telephone calls, texts and similar. They become an indispensable tool at home and work. Today you can do almost everything with a five or six-inch smartphone, including paying receipts, ordering goods […]

Interview: David Mitchell on How weather will influence the brain of autonomous vehicles

David Mitchell is the Vice President of Digital Media, Emerging Platforms at AccuWeather, responsible for the suite of accessible mobile and connected products within the emerging platform’s marketplace. David is also one of the key speakers at City as a Lab Summit in Ljubljana, just 12 days away. We spoke with him about some interesting […]

Who will pave the way into the future, OEM’S, suppliers or startups?

In recent years, the automotive industry has found itself at a crossroad between traditional areas of automotive engineering and digital era. The new reality made the automotive industry even more vulnerable. In Europe, more than half of every car is developed and partly manufactured by tier 1 and tier 2 suppliers. OEM’s usually play a […]

What does the future of mobility bring?

Technology is advancing at unimaginable speed and companies will have to adapt accordingly. It will no longer be sufficient to rely only on one specific component or product, but will rather have to expand their vision and connect across different industries in order to succeed. This is what is going to happen when the autonomous […]

The new way of selling cars that could bring billions in savings

Last week Elon Musk announced that Tesla will close most of their dealerships in order to cut costs and the final price of the Model 3 by six per cent. That saves them around 2.400 dollars per car, looking at the 40 thousand dollars price tag for basic Tesla Model 3. Tesla will keep some […]

Fede Ponce, Nissan @ City as a Lab Summit, The Birth if Autonomous Marketplace

We spoke with Fede Ponce, mastermind behind many award winning user experiences. He shared with us his thoughts on current challenges in the industry, Nissan’s I2V project and a lot more. VIDEO:   TRANSCRIPT: Car Industry is facing many challenges. We are looking at the development of the autonomous vehicles, electrification and integration of the […]

Interview: Luigi Luca from Toyota on Autonomous Marketplace

Luigi Ksawery ‘Luca, winner of 2018 Rising Star award and Director of Mobility & Connected Car at Toyota Motor Europe describes himself as a mixture of Italian creativity and Polish self-confidence. With many years of experience in the automotive industry, who better to interview about opportunities in the upcoming Autonomous marketplace.   What is the […]

Key technology disruptors

When the internet was introduced back in 1992, it enabled us with the possibility to access all the information and knowledge with just one click – a truly unique and one of a kind invention that changed the world. Because of its complexity, internet requires cooperation between software and hardware companies to make it work […]

Impact of autonomous vehicles on financial market – Brett Murray, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Autonomous vehicles are here and ready to take over. To find out what an expert with 24 years of Silicon Valley experience thinks about the Autonomous Marketplace, we invited Brett Murray, Executive Director & Head of Strategic Design Innovation at JPMorgan Chase & Co. to share his thoughts on what opportunities and challenges he sees […]