Will Self-Driving Electric Vehicles Make Conventional Cars Worthless?

In the coming years, conventional cars will be as obsolete as rolling typewriters, according to RethinX, a Bay Area think tank. With the emergence of electric vehicles and Transportation-as-a-Service (TaaS), experts disagree about the likely adoption rate of shared autonomous transportation. Read More

How the Waymo-Uber Lawsuit Could Rewrite Intellectual Property Rules

Alphabet’s recent lawsuit against Uber for patent infringement and stealing trade secrets may lead to a reevaluation of competition and intellectual property protection within the automobile industry. According to PVMI Director John Paul MacDuffie,”These are trade secrets that are incredibly hot and at the heart of a fierce and fast-pacedRead More

Changes Ahead in Transportation Signal Opportunity for CPAs

Ride-hailing and autonomous vehicles are poised to rapidly transform global transportation culture. According to PVMI Director John Paul MacDuffie, these changes will also give rise to new opportunities for businesses beyond the auto industry, including insurers, healthcare providers, delivery companies, auto repair companies, and parking garages, to name a few. AlongsideRead More