WileyConnect now includes podcasts! We’re pleased to introduce Wiley Connected, podcasts by Wiley Rein attorneys on legal and policy issues involving the Internet of Things. We’ll be producing these podcasts as new or interesting issues pop up in the world of connected tech. Under the broad Wiley Connected umbrella, we’ll do a variety of lengths and formats.
Autonomous vehicles, connected cars, and the future of mobility—these topics are top-of-mind throughout the auto industry today. While Silicon Valley startups have made inroads in these areas, the traditional automakers have been eager to demonstrate their seriousness in taking on this challenge. This week, Ford announced the details of one of the largest (and most concrete, in a literal sense) steps in that direction: the company has acquired the long-derelict Michigan Central Station, and intends to transform it (and the surrounding Corktown neighborhood) into a testbed and development hub for its next generation mobility initiatives.