Detroit cars to finally embrace remote software updates. About time

A great article written by the Wallstreet Journal talks about in the era of IoT, Detroit’s automakers are finally beginning to modernize and even retrofit their cars to be able To receive remote updates, like @tesla is doing. The iPhonesque approach of bypassing the cumbersome task of having to drive to your car dealer to manually update your car is a welcome but extremely delayed reaction, following the exemplary approach Tesla is demonstrating.

Our industry kind of looked at [wireless updates] as more of a Silicon Valley thing,” said Glen De Vos, chief technology officer at automotive supplier Aptiv PLC, which specializes in electronics and safety systems. “I think people now see the value.
Doron Katz