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The tech-driven disruption of the auto industry cuts across domains, from silicon and software to sensors and AI to smart traffic management and mobility services. Get the chip- to city-scale story in regular interviews with technologists at Siemens and beyond. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The tech-driven disruption of the auto industry cuts across domains, from silicon and software to sensors and AI to smart traffic management and mobility services. Get the chip- to city-scale story in regular interviews with technologists at Siemens and beyond. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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The tech-driven disruption of the auto industry cuts across domains, from silicon and software to sensors and AI to smart traffic management and mobility services. Get the chip- to city-scale story in regular interviews with technologists at Siemens and beyond. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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English


Episodes

How Product Definition is Helping Manufacturers Adapt and Stay Competitive with Nand Kochhar

5/12/2021
When we look at where manufacturing is today, it’s clear that technology is maturing rapidly. Degrees of complexity continue to increase, which means that planning, communication, and collaboration at every phase of development and production are critical. If companies want to keep a competitive edge, their software needs to match those ambitions. Software and Systems Engineering is how companies achieve that goal, and it begins with a well-structured, disciplined approach to problems and...

Duration:00:22:05

Part 2: How Virtual Reality is Making Mobility Accessible for Everyone with Sofia Lewandowski

5/5/2021
As we continue to steer towards a more mobility-inclusive future, there’s a restructuring that needs to take place. This goes for our perceptions of what is possible in terms of automated transportation, and how we make sure that this technology wave is being executed in terms of production. You might say it’s a restructuring from the factory floor up. Artificial Intelligence is entering our workspace in subtle ways already, but the future is proving bright for AI in more direct operations...

Duration:00:31:51

Meeting the Challenges of Design Complexity in the Automotive Industry with Nand Kochhar

4/28/2021
The layers of complexity in the automotive industry continue to increase as consumers demand more sustainable and fuel-efficient vehicles. Along with those demands, the changing government regulations also pose additional challenges that the industry must find new and innovative ways of meeting. These multifaceted needs are being met through the adoption of systems engineering, and the continued introduction of electrical and software systems throughout the automotive industry. My guest...

Duration:00:16:09

Meeting the Challenges of Design Complexity in the Automotive Industry with Nand Kochhar

4/28/2021
The layers of complexity in the automotive industry continue to increase as consumers demand more sustainable and fuel-efficient vehicles. Along with those demands, the changing government regulations also pose additional challenges that the industry must find new and innovative ways of meeting. These multifaceted needs are being met through the adoption of systems engineering, and the continued introduction of electrical and software systems throughout the automotive industry. My guest...

Duration:00:14:37

How Virtual Reality is Making Mobility Accessible for Everyone with Sofia Lewandowski

4/21/2021
The promise of technology is to make life easier for everyone. In order to achieve that, designers have to understand the full range of the audience they’re designing for. Nowhere is that more challenging than when trying to understand the diversity of mental and physical disabilities that prevent people from accessing independent mobility. Traditional design methods can’t possibly take into account the individual challenges that represent this segment of the population. In order to...

Duration:00:25:19

Transportation Revolution: Autonomous Vehicle Development - Part 2

4/14/2021
As the pace of autonomous technology brings us ever closer to a new era of transportation, the future is closer than we think. Every level of preparation and adaptation related to getting autonomous vehicles road-ready must be mapped out. This includes safety vetting through high-level testing and certification processes, a better understanding of autonomous technology on behalf of consumers, and updates to regulation and legislation. Once again I’m joined by Nand Kochhar, the Vice...

Duration:00:48:04

Building a More Accessible Transportation Future

4/7/2021
Mobility is something we rely on every day. Whether it’s the capability of our own two feet, our access to public transportation, or our physical and mental ability to operate a vehicle, mobility allows us freedom and independence. But, it’s something many of us probably take for granted. The usual methods don’t actually work for everyone. As we leap into the next generation of transportation technology, we have a unique opportunity to think differently about design. We can create solutions...

Duration:00:37:35

Transportation Revolution: Autonomous Vehicle Development - Part 1

3/31/2021
The idea of autonomous vehicles has long been seen as something futuristic. But as we get closer and closer to the development of that technology, we’re realizing that actually deploying it is an equally complex set of challenges. Today, we’re circling back to Nand Kochhar, the Vice President of Automotive and Transportation Industry here at Siemens Digital Industries Software. He’ll give us an overview of the particular challenges to deploying this level of technology, and the complexity...

Duration:00:16:31

Engineering F1 Racing & Mobility: Hear the role one race car engineer plays

3/24/2021
On our last episode, we talked about the high level of innovation that takes place behind the scenes of the F1 racing industry. In order to get these impressive race cars out of the idea phase and onto the track, it takes teamwork. Large numbers of talented racing engineers come together in order to sketch, simulate, build, and race these impressive feats of fast transit. But there’s a lot more to discover if we dig deeper behind the scenes. In an industry that’s long been male dominated,...

Duration:00:34:53

Transportation Revolution: Vehicle Electrification

3/18/2021
I’m your host, Conor Peick, Head Marketing Communications Writer at Mentor Graphics. In this episode, I welcome back Nand Kochhar to talk about electric vehicles. Nand is the Vice President at Siemens Automotive and Transportation Industry and offers a unique perspective on the EV field. We chat about the environmental factors driving the EV revolution, the challenges traditional fueling station infrastructures face, and the concept of customization regarding EVs. Nand and I also explore...

Duration:00:41:00

Transportation Revolution: Introduction

3/12/2021
Welcome to the very first episode of this new series of The Future Car Podcast - The Transportation Revolution! I’m your host, Conor Peick, Thought Leadership Writer focusing on automotive and transportation topics. Joining me on the show today is Nand Kochhar, Vice President at Siemens Automotive and Transportation Industry, who shares his perspective on how COVID-19 has affected his workflow from a manufacturing standpoint. I also ask Nand what tech trends he’s noticed having worked in...

Duration:00:21:14

A Transportation Revolution

3/12/2021
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Duration:00:02:21

Behind the Scenes of Formula One Design with Elizabeth Apthorp, Composite Design Engineer at Alpine F1.

3/10/2021
We know that race cars are built to go fast. Materials are carefully selected and the aerodynamics of movement are constant considerations. Seeing these mechanical marvels traveling at furious speeds around the track, it makes you wonder...who builds these things? Formula 1 design requires constant teamwork and never-ceasing innovation. From concept to race day, there are teams working together in order to get these cars over the finish line. There are professional aerodynamicists and...

Duration:00:33:44

The Impact of COVID-19 On the Automotive Industry

3/3/2021
The effects of COVID-19 have bled across so many different sectors within the development and manufacturing industry, and have forced automotive manufacturers to rethink how they design, develop, and produce new vehicles. In particular, automakers have had to find ways to ensure the safety of their employees, their families, and the communities in which they live and work, all while doing their best to continue vehicle development and manufacturing. I'm your host, Conor Peick, and today,...

Duration:00:30:26

Katherine Sheriff: Pioneering the Legal Framework of AI

2/24/2021
As AI becomes more advanced, we’ll continue to see it more frequently in our everyday lives. Nowhere is that more clear, or complicated, than on our roads. The roads of the future are going to be different, and AI technology will have to fit into a legal system that we’ve created specifically for the humans behind the wheels. The legal framework for AI is shaped by our early experiences with the technology, but it also has to depend heavily on simulations. It’s about contemplating every...

Duration:01:04:49

Behind the Scenes: How Policy Shapes the Future of Transportation with Sharon Masterson

2/10/2021
Twenty years from now, what will ordering your morning coffee look like? How many transportation options will you have to get from your apartment in the city to your favorite park on the outskirts, 15 miles away? Will electric bicycle density be more common than vehicle traffic? Will your city air feel cleaner when you take that deep, satisfying inhale after your evening run? Before we can achieve cleaner, micro-mobile, human-friendly cities of the future, there are gatekeepers operating...

Duration:00:49:06

Susie Wolff, A Driving Force for Sustainability & Diversity, Team Principal ROKiT Venturi Racing

1/27/2021
If you grew up around the smell of gasoline and spent your childhood with the roar of engines in the background, it would seem obvious that you might dream about a career in racing. But for young girls, it wasn’t always an easy path. It would take a strong and unbreakable sense of determination to keep the dream alive. In this episode of the Women Driving the Future series, Ed Bernardon interviews Susie Wolff, Team Principal for ROKiT Venturi Racing. A racing phenom since the age of 8, she...

Duration:00:50:59

Connecting the World with Byte-sized Satellites with Sara Spangelo, CEO SWARM

1/13/2021
Close your eyes and imagine you’re holding a grilled cheese sandwich. Better yet, make one. Now, holding this crispy, gooey sandwich in your hands, would it surprise you to know that a device this small is capable of connecting the world? When we picture a satellite orbiting the Earth, we tend to imagine huge, complex machines. But the next generation of satellite technology has arrived, and it’s quite literally the size of that sandwich in your hands. These tiny satellites have great...

Duration:00:53:20

Driving the Electric Car Revolution w/ Henrik Fisker of Fisker, Inc.

12/10/2020
Getting electric vehicles on the road and putting those keys in the hands of drivers has certainly had its speed bumps. There’s the whole battery technology issue, an area where progress seems to sometimes move at a snail’s pace. Then, the high costs that made owning one of these cars out of reach for anyone who wasn’t a celebrity, a politician, or independently wealthy. How can EV manufacturers solve this problem? We’ve all wondered if we might ever actually see affordable EVs enter the...

Duration:00:54:19

Sustainable Solutions for the Cities of Tomorrow with Andrea Kollmorgen, VP Head of Connected (e)Mobility Siemens

11/25/2020
If you created a wish list for the cities of the future, what would it include? City dwellers would likely want noise reduction and less pollution. With sustainability and solution-oriented leaders in the driver's seat, it’s entirely possible that we might one day breathe cleaner, healthier urban air. The cities of tomorrow might actually offer more tranquility and connection, even in the busiest and most populated metropolitan areas. In this episode of the Women Driving the Future series,...

Duration:00:40:08