Toyota Motor has formed a partnership with Denso, Ericsson, Intel and NTT to better handle the huge data volumes that are expected to move in and out of tomorrow’s cars. The carmaker also said it had formed a dedicated “Connected Technologies” unit for its North American division. The big data consortium’s objective is “to develop Read More..
Automotive companies see the relevance of big data and analytics, but few have effectively introduced the new technologies, according to a new study. Consultants BearingPoint polled 120 European decision makers at car companies and suppliers and found that 94 pc consider big data relevant to their businesses. But only 7 pc said they had fully Read More..
MUNICH — Reply SpA has signed an agreement with The Data Incubator to bring more data-analysis expertise to European companies. Reply, which operates a network of companies focused on developing new, connected technologies and business models, said it will bring The Data Incubator’s data scientist training programs exclusively to Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Industrial Read More..
MUNICH – Companies are introducing new digital technologies, mining more data and getting a better handle on changing customer demands, but their executives feel Â progress is slower than required to meet changing market demands. That’s one of the conclusions from a new survey conducted on behalf of technology group EMC by The Institute for the Read More..
HANOVER – Connected cars will generate more data than current IT systems can manage, an HP executive told the automotiveIT Congress here Thursday. Swen Postels, strategist and chief automotive technologist at Hewlett-Packard Germany, shared the stage with Benedikt Schonlau, who heads the active safety and light division of engineering specialist IAV. They discussed the growing Read More..
Volkswagen recently opened a new data lab in the trendy Schwabing section of Munich. automotiveIT’s Hilmar Dunker paid a visit and discovered a research facility with a singular focus on implementing digital innovations across the VW Group. “We want to bring Â big data and advanced analytics into the company – and do it quickly,” said Read More..
BMW is on track with efforts to lower the amount of energy it needs to build cars, with energy consumption per vehicle dropping 31 percent between 2006 and 2013. By 2020, the Munich-based premium carmaker wants energy expended per vehicle to be down 45 percent from 2006 levels. One significant pillar of theÂ strategy is the Read More..
A German research institute has launched a “Smart Data Innovation Lab” to develop tools to handle large amounts of data. The venture, led by the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), is supported by industrial companies Bayer, Bosch, EnBW, IBM, SAP, Siemens and Software AG. “We will jointly develop new algorithms and instruments to manage large Read More..
PTV and Inrix plan to work together to provide modeling software to address mobility issues in smart cities. PTV, a Germany-based logistics software group, and Inrix, a provider of real-time traffic information, said the cooperation will combine PTV’s analytics tools with the traffic data gathered by Inrix. In addition, the two companies will jointly market Read More..
More than halfway into a massive three-year project to transform IT at General Motors, Randy Mott is confident he’s making progress. The CIO, who joined the largest North American carmaker in February, 2012, cites advances on many fronts: â€¢ Following an agreement withHP,GM’s largest IT partner, in late 2012, Mott has brought the bulk of Read More..