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Rob Hawkins


Rob helps Synopsys better understand and serve the needs of automotive OEMs, leading suppliers, and technology providers investing in the growing connected car industry. He recently graduated from MIT Sloan School of Management and previously worked in the IoT space at a leading energy software and services provider.

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OTA updates driving connected car revolution?

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) announced recently that it was recalling 7,802 Dodge Challengers to “update transmission software,” in response to vehicle movement (“rolling”) after drivers shifted into park. While 7,802 pales compared to the 811,000 recalled from inadvertent “rolling” last year, the concept of pulling cars away from customers for a software upgrade is beginning […]

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