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Autonomous Vehicles Gain Momentum

It seems autonomous vehicles continue to pique the interest of journalists everywhere, and that includes me. I have gone on record as saying they won't take over our highways anytime soon because there are too many obstacles to overcome first.

There are 12 obstacles that need to be addressed before a volume rollout will occur. Photo source: WAYMO
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Autonomous Vehicles: Niche vs. Mainstream

Autonomous vehicles are a hotbed subject in our industry, as they should be. They potentially affect everyone, even non-drivers, and certainly tire dealers. To some, it is just the next step in the evolution of transportation.

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3 Ways Self-Driving Vehicles Will Change the Future of Tire Retailing

Autonomous vehicles are expected to change tire buying behavior along with consumer driving habits. In this Modern Tire Dealer exclusive, Marc Belanski, president of shop management software developer ASA Automotive Systems Inc., identifies three trends that will affect the business of selling tires.    

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No Problem! Dealers Plan to Adapt to Autonomous Vehicle Service

Each month we ask members of our National Advisory Council (NAC) a question or questions on a current hot topic. Recently we asked, “What do you think of autonomous vehicles? Do you think ‘self-driving’ or ‘driverless’ vehicles will catch on? If so, how soon? How will they change your service department?”

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Kramer: A Mobility Ecosystem Is Being Created

In his keynote remarks during Day Three of the 2017 Goodyear Customer Conference in Orlando, Chairman, CEO and President Rich Kramer described the emergence of a "new mobility ecosystem" driven by consumer attitudes and rapid advances in technology.

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