Volkswagen Truck & Bus is to launch a digital logistics portal in Brazil in tandem with the group’s digital brand, Rio. The Rio portal, which is based on vehicle data intelligence and stored in the cloud, will offer up to 20 services, which are currently purchased individually. These range from ordering parts, overhauling security monitoring and Read More..
Nuance Communications is to provide AI-powered speech recognition technology to China’s Geely, for its joint venture with Malaysian manufacturer Proton. Geely and Proton are developing vehicles together for Southeast Asia and beyond, and Geely is to provide a set of vehicle platform technologies incorporating the Nuance AI. The Geely speech solution, based on the Nuance Read More..
Siemens PLM is launching a software solution for the design of autonomous electric vehicles. This uses thermal design data to generate precise models, and is said to give the potential for early design changes and prediction of real-world performance, as well as a reduction in the costs of physical prototyping and testing. Part of the Read More..
NXP Semiconductors and Hitachi Solutions are partnering to develop a new V2X solution, initially for the Japanese market with launch in 2019. This will combine NXP’s V2X modern and processor with a Hitachi V2X software stack, to be supplied to carmakers as telematics modules or on-board units. The secure high-speed DSRC (dedicated short range communications) Read More..
automotiveIT: Microsoft is less visible in the automotive space than, for example, Google or Apple. Is that on purpose, as you invest more in B-2-B partnerships with automakers and suppliers. Sabine Bendiek: We see ourselves as partner to the industry, not as a competitor, and we are working together with automobile manufacturers on tomorrow’s mobility. Read More..
Hyundai Autron has selected Wind River of Alameda, California, to collaborate on safety-critical IoT software for autonomous vehicles. Intellectual property from both companies will be used to create a platform to integrate features such as advanced sensing, ethernet-based communication, and artificial intelligence applications. Wind River describes the new platform as leveraging advanced system partitioning via Read More..
LG Electronics and Luxoft have formed a partnership to develop the next-generation webOS open source operating system for new markets, including automotive. webOS has featured in over 60 million smart TVs [pictured] and digital signage systems, and LG now intends to supply it for applications such as robotics and smart home services as well as Read More..
Most companies and organizations are either implementing blockchain or testing the technology as a key tool to boost efficiency and security in their operations, according to a new study. A report by consultants PwC finds that a quarter of executives are piloting a blockchain implementation and almost a third have projects in development. Around 20 Read More..
Denso Corporation has agreed to establish a joint venture with Aisin, Advics and Jtekt to develop integrated ECU software for automated driving and vehicle dynamics control. The four companies, with their roots in Japan, aim to launch the new firm in March 2019. Denso is providing 65 pc of the capitalization, with Aisin adding 25 Read More..
The auto industry is currently undergoing a massive technology upheaval. Artificial intelligence (AI) provides an opportunity for automotive players to rethink everything. Some believe that AI is the key differentiator in the auto industry. But this is inaccurate. It’s not the AI, it’s the data that is the source of differentiation. NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang Read More..