When Audi officially launched its e-tron electric SUV in the United States last month, Audi of America President Scott Keogh told journalists that he wanted Audi to be “the number-one electric vehicle seller in America over the long term.” No real surprise; Audi along with Daimler and Porsche are all readying EVs designed to Read More..
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Porsche joins the EV revolution, ushers in new agile production methods and new digital training for transformation of business
Porsche launched its much-anticipated first electric vehicle the Taycan this week, and was keen to highlight the changes in production at the factory as much as the new car itself. Fifty percent of Porsche models delivered after 2025 will be electric Stuttgart company sees EV and Industry 4.0 as key to its survival The Read More..
Denso Corporation has taken a 2pc equity stake in eSOL Co., a fellow Japanese firm developing real-time embedded software solutions which could be applied for automated driving. The two firms have already been working together (along with NEC Communications Systems) since 2016 in a joint venture called Aubass Co., developing software for high-speed data communication, Read More..
The Bosch IoT Suite of services is now on offer in China via Huawei Cloud. The first service available to Chinese developers is Bosch IoT Manager, for managing and controlling gateways, sensors and devices, with more to follow in 2019. An unnamed Chinese automotive manufacturer is already said to be deploying the Bosch IoT Suite Read More..
Clutch Technologies of Atlanta has launched Clutch Payments, an end-to-end billing and payments platform for vehicle subscription services. This is based on the Stripe Connect technology stack to give a turn-key software solution which is both customizable and scalable, allowing for a series of options for customer payments and administration. Service providers can, for example, Read More..
The Future Transportation team of Mercedes-Benz Vans has developed an AI and computer vision-powered cargo sensor system. CoROS (Cargo Recognition and Organization System) is intended to optimize deliveries for logistics businesses by automating cargo management, decreasing the need for package handling, and improving delivery times. CoROS, as fitted in a new Sprinter, uses an array Read More..
Electric vehicle charging infrastructure provider Allego is offering a smart charging solution which enables a balancing of driver demand, grid capacity and renewable energy supply. Its EV Cloud deploys the Microsoft Azure Digital Twins platform for real-time data processing and modelling, giving energy suppliers and service operators a solution for dynamic pricing and prioritization; for Read More..
Hyundai’s corporate venture business, Hyundai Cradle, is taking a stake in Perceptive Automata, a developer of AI software for autonomous vehicles. The start-up, which recently joined the Renovo AWare ecosystem, uses rich sensor data and deep learning models to gain an understanding of how people – other motorists, pedestrians, cyclists – behave. Its predictive software Read More..
Ford, Honda and Volkswagen have demonstrated or announced vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2X) trials this week. These are all intended to explore technologies to ease traffic congestion, smooth out traffic flow and increase safety and efficiency; and while they currently involve alerts (and later, interventions) to human drivers, in the longer-term the technologies will be applicable Read More..
Capgemini Invent, a digital consulting division of the global Capgemini group, is launching a consultancy service which promises to help automotive OEMs accelerate digitization across their business, identify new opportunities, and increase customer satisfaction. Smart Mobility Connect leverages strategy, technology, design, data analytics and artificial intelligence in three key areas: connected customer, using real-time data Read More..