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Velodyne and The Power of PRGN Partnership

Posted Apr. 8th 2019

We talk a lot about the amazing power of our relationships with our 50+ Public Relations Global Network agency colleagues around the world. Here’s a new case study from our Silicon Valley/San Francisco colleagues, Landis Communications Inc. (LCI), demonstrating successful PRGN teamwork in serving their client, Velodyne Lidar, the leader in a key sensing technology […]

The War for Talent: How PR Can Help Automotive Suppliers Win It

Posted Mar. 28th 2019

Ask an HR professional about their greatest need these days, and the answer you will get is: Software Developer. The auto industry currently has thousands of openings for automotive software developers and engineers. And the situation is getting worse. According to research from Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Detroit Mobility Lab (DML), self-driving and electric […]

Meet the Media: Christie Schweinsberg, Senior Editor at WardsAuto.com

Posted Mar. 18th 2019

Christie Schweinsberg is the senior editor for WardsAuto.com and also electrification analyst for WardsIntelligence.com. For WardsAuto she covers the Japanese and Korean automakers, and occasionally markets in Asia, while for Wards Intelligence she focused on the state of electrified vehicles and the charging infrastructure supporting them. Can you tell us what types of stories, trends […]

Five Things Auto Suppliers and Mobility Technology Providers Need to Do Now for a Successful CES

Posted Mar. 14th 2019

You have heard auto industry gurus like John McElroy say “it’s the best auto show I have ever attended” and you’ve decided your company will have a presence at CES 2020 (taking place January 7-10, 2020). So what do you need to do now to ensure the world’s largest business-to-business trade show is a success […]

Meet the Media: Dave Leggett, Editor at Just-Auto.com

Posted Mar. 4th 2019

Dave Leggett is the editor of automotive industry news and analysis site, just-auto.com. Can you tell us what types of stories, trends or issues are on your radar now? There is always plenty going on in the auto industry, but there has been an explosion of interest in CASE (Connectivity, Autonomous, Sharing, Electric) developments and […]

10 Takeaways from CES 2019 for Auto & Mobility Suppliers

Posted Feb. 14th 2019

The 52-year-old juggernaut that is CES—arguably the world’s largest business-to-business trade show – continues to build momentum. While the official numbers are still being verified, CES 2019 was expected to host some 182,000 attendees; 6,600 media; and 4,500 exhibiting companies over four days across some 2.9 million square feet of exhibit space in balmy Las […]

Auto influencer John McElroy: ‘Most exciting time for the auto industry in 100 years’

Posted Feb. 11th 2019

EVs. Mobility as a Service. Tesla. Autonomous. Millennials. Rivian. The future of NAIAS. These were just a few of the topics hit upon by John McElroy at a recent joint meeting of the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) Communications Executive and Automotive Public Relations Councils. A top auto journalist, lecturer, commentator, entrepreneur and influential thought […]

6 Myths of Automotive Supplier and Mobility Technology PR

Posted Jan. 31st 2019

It’s no secret that the automotive industry is facing more change – and disruption – than at any other time in its history. The trends of autonomous, connected, electrified and shared vehicles are rapidly changing the game … not only for automakers but also for the entire automotive supply chain ecosystem. This shift is driving […]

PR Challenges Around Autonomous Driving Technology

Posted Jan. 17th 2019

It’s no secret that self-driving vehicles are coming. Automakers, traditional suppliers and new technology companies are investing billions of dollars in the development of autonomous vehicles. According to the research advisory firm Gartner, driverless cars with Level 4 and Level 5 technology are still at least 10 years or more away, as indicated in its […]

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