Reeling from a £3.4bn quarterly loss, Jaguar Land Rover is sniffing around ride-share app Addison Lee. Is this what automotive manufacturers need to do to grab a piece of the burgeoning ride-share market?
According to statistics released last week from National Grid, Britain has now gone 114 continuous hours without burning coal to generate electricity, smashing the previous record of 90 hours. This is the longest period since the Industrial Revolution and is set to keep on rising.
Blockchain is a method of logging data in blocks, a digital ledger of transaction, agreements and contracts linked in a time-sequenced chain. The opportunities of blockchain could be huge for manufacturing, but so are the obstacles.
The decision of whether to be the first to adopt a new technology is a gamble, one that can reap significant rewards should it pay off. We explore whether manufacturers should embrace potentially game-changing technologies prior to their mainstream adoption.