TROY, MI – Auto makers and major suppliers long have had an interest in 24-hour engineering capabilities and many have opened research and development centers throughout the world to achieve this goal. But a leading consulting firm says the idea likely will not work. “At a vehicle level, we think it’s not going to fly because the complexities involved in developing a vehicle and the human-to-human interface required to do it are too enormous,” says Mahesh Lunani, a partner for Troy-based ...

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