Opinion piece appearing in the Journal Star Posted Mar 9, 2019 at 6:18 PM Our View Embracing technology could lead to great things happening in our region. From hosting a state-sponsored driverless vehicle innovation hub to establishing a Peoria County land bank to speed redevelopment in high-vacancy neighborhoods to taking advantage of federal legislation signed […]
Written by Rick Cloyd. Where and how soon will autonomous vehicles gain acceptance and adoption in the marketplace? Dozens of forecasters have expressed their views on the issue, and there is a fairly wide range of possible outcomes. There is, however, reasonable consensus that three factors are foundational and necessary for AV industry development and […]
By Chris Kaergard and Steve Tarter of the Peoria Journal Star This article originally appeared in the Peoria Journal Star PEORIA — A new chapter may start for a city with an old tagline. “If it plays in Peoria, it’ll play anywhere” is a line that’s gotten a lot of mileage over the years, referring […]
Written by Rick Cloyd. The emerging autonomous vehicle industry is already disrupting the traditional automotive OEM business model. While most of the global auto industry players have the financial resources to move ahead with AVs, they typically lack the technology and talent necessary to enter and then differentiate themselves in the market. It is understandable […]
Written by Rick Cloyd. Nexmobi aims to create a future ecosystem of autonomous vehicle companies and users in the Greater Peoria area. How is this ecosystem different from other dedicated autonomous vehicle test sites in the Midwest? To understand this let’s look at two such nearby facilities in Michigan and Iowa – MCity and NADS. AV Test Site […]
The rise of autonomous vehicles will disrupt many industries, and create opportunities, as well. Of the 33 industries identified by CB Insights Research, here are the top ten (11) industries likely to be disrupted.
Nexmobi founder Eng Seng Loh, PhD, wrote an article for interBusiness Issues (January 2019) about the work being done in Peoria by our new organization on the autonomous mobility industry. In the article, Dr. Loh lays out his perspective on the industry and how the Greater Peoria region might capitalize on this trending technology by […]