VW development chief Ulrich Hackenberg joined the Audi premium-car division in 1985. He subsequently held a variety of management roles within the VW group. Hackenberg has been a member of the management board of the VW brand since February 2007. He spoke recently with automotiveIT about mobility trends and the role of IT in development. Read More..
Consumer confidence in Germany rose in the third quarter of 2010, boosting especially the auto industry and the IT sector. The quarterly GPRA consumer confidence index showed that confidence in the car industry rose 1.3 percentage points to 45.7 points. The industry benefited from product innovation and a stabilization of the market. The IT industry Read More..
Stefan Ihringer is IT manager at German automotive supplier Mann and Hummel. He studied mathematics and controlling before beginning his professional career as a software developer and database administrator in technical sales at a telecommunications company. After several positions at supplier Robert Bosch and Germanyâ€™s Telekom, he joined Mann and Hummel, where he has been Read More..