Daimler announced at the Frankfurt Auto Show in September that it would include an innovative addressing software developed by what3words into its next-generation navigation systems.v The premium car group also is taking a 10 percent stake in the London-based start-up. At the CES high-tech exhibition in Las Vegas earlier this month Daimler unveiled how the Read More..
Volkswagen Group’s IT department is further developing its expertise in digital customer offerings. The world’s biggest car group has doubled the staff of its Digital Lab in Berlin since the facility opened in October 2016. It now has 70 IT experts at the lab, which is part of a global network of competence centers VW Read More..
Robert Bosch and Continental, two of the world’s biggest automotive suppliers, are each buying a 5 pc stake in location and digital mapping specialist Here. The two German companies are buying their stakes from Here’s main owners, premium car makers Audi, BMW and Daimler. The transactions are expected to be completed in the first quarter Read More..
Aptiv has opened a new technology center in Boston, Massachusetts, that will focus on the development and commercialization of new mobility systems. The US automotive supplier, which was formally spun off from Delphi last week, said the Boston facility expands its US engineering footprint and aids its ambition to be a leader in automated driving Read More..
No ERP system is offering interfaces for artificial intelligence (AI). So several carmakers are cooking up ways to bring AI into their ERP platforms on their own. Automotive companies such as Volkswagen are experimenting with artificial intelligence in their labs. They have been setting up new AI-based processes on the operating engines of their ERP Read More..
Chinese electric-vehicle start-up Byton will launch its first “drivable prototype” at the CES trade show in January. The company, which started in 2016 as Future Mobility, said its cars will be positioned as “the next generation of smart devices for shared mobility and autonomous driving.” With its Las Vegas launch, Byton follows in the footsteps Read More..