Aperia Technologies co-founder and CEO Josh Carter addressed this week’s North American International Auto Show attendees.
Joining two venture capitalists and the chief innovation officer of Bosch North America, Carter discussed the opportunities and challenges for Silicon Valley and Detroit to collaborate on the future of mobility.
Technology innovations like Aperia’s Halo Tire Inflator are increasingly developed and marketed by companies outside the traditional automotive sector.
The panel, called “Bridging the 2,400-Mile Divide,” focused on how industry veterans can continue to stay relevant in the age of autonomous vehicles. It also highlighted how partnerships and collaborations can leverage both regions’ strengths in bringing to market new products like Halo, a device that introduces automation into tire pressure management.
“When we think about next-generation mobility, innovations like autonomous vehicles are first to come to mind,” Carter said. “While these are compelling innovations that stand to transform the market, we expect to see a tremendous new wave of opportunities for innovation to accompany them throughout the vehicle supply chain and transportation ecosystem.”