Delphi used Microsoft Azure to develop Delphi Connect, a product design to remotely monitor and control cars and is a great example of how new markets and new business models will emerge using connected products.  Delphi has designed after-market devices that are OEM agnostic and allows drivers to digitally interact with their cars.

This drive (no pun intended) to intelligent equipment can deliver transformational experiences and service offerings.  It will help manufacturers to differentiate their products by creating new services and build competitive edge leading to increased customer loyalty.