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Luxury Cars on the Run

“The premium business model as we have seen it, of model proliferation and people paying more because of the social status of those cars, is probably reaching a peak.” —Philippe Houchois, Analyst, Jefferies Group Premium auto sales are stumbling. Is this just a bump in the road or the canary in the coal mine? BMW reported […]

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The War on Driving

“We will look back on this time in fifty years and think it was the Wild West. The only challenge is, how do we get to zero road deaths? We’re only going to get there by removing the human.” —Toby Walsh “Do you know about the Human Driving Association? We’re a nonpartisan, apolitical lobbying group. […]

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Autonomous Uber Involved in Pedestrian Fatality

Turtle Garage has been closely following the evolution and development of autonomous cars, ride-hailing services, and the electrification of vehicles. These three megatrends have the potential to radically disrupt not only the auto industry, but everything from commerical real estate to public transportation. Earlier this week Bloomberg reported that a 49-year-old woman was killed by an […]

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The Autonomous Revolution is Upon Us

Bloomberg is on the vanguard of accurate and thoughtful reporting on the emerging and powerful trends of self-driving cars. In this recent article, Jess Shankleman succinctly points out why this autonomous automotive revolution is going to happen way faster than the markets (or the public) thinks. The coming transformation will claim victims from airlines to bicycles […]

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Volvo Voltage: The Automotive Industry Collides With an Unknown Future

“Volvo’s unique advantage is that its two home markets — Sweden and China — are among the countries with the most generous government incentives, even though both have cut them slightly in recent months.”  —Leonid Bershidsky Over the next ten years, the automobile industry will face profound changes. These changes will have a massive ripple […]

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