27 Sep '13, 2pm

I mean, big, constant changes -- are the key to survival. #automotive #electronics #graphics #innov…

I mean, big, constant changes -- are the key to survival. #automotive #electronics #graphics #innov…

DEARBORN, Mich. — As I follow the automotive industry, where safety demands are paramount, a long product development cycle is a given, and margins are low, I'm slowly learning that revolutionary changes are hard to come by. In contrast, in the electronics industry where I grew up as a beat reporter, changes -- I mean, big, constant changes -- are the key to survival. In that context, when I attended the Integrated Electrical Solutions Forum (IESF), an automotive industry event held here last week sponsored by Mentor Graphics, I was fascinated to note names like Google and Tesla coming up so often -- during the keynote speech, presentations, even at cocktail hour and dinner. Google and Tesla, both tech companies with no traditional automotive ties, appear to be very much admired but also viewed as a thorn in the side of Detroit's automakers. I also learned that an idea lik...

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