Taking part in the research were 160 Ford Transit light commercial vehicles, driven and operated in different sectors and by different businesses, from owner-operators to large fleets, plus a fleet of private Fiesta superminis. Over the course of the year – and over 15,000 days of usage between them – these vehicles covered over one million Read More..
Toyota is establishing a business alliance with the Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd., and the Toyota Research Institute – Advanced Development, Inc. (TRI-AD). The insurance company’s data, including that on circumstances and causes of accidents, will be deployed to develop automated driving technology; Toyota and TRI-AD will mix this real-world data with artificial Read More..
Visteon is to supply its SmartCore cockpit domain controller platform to Geely Auto for upcoming electric vehicles from the Geely and Lynk&Co brands. This platform will be integrated with Geely’s own GKUI ‘intelligent ecosystem’, which delivers cloud-based infotainment, as well as with instrument and head-up display features. SmartCore coordinates instrument cluster, infotainment and other technologies Read More..
Toyota is launching a London-based business unit to support the development and adoption of new shared mobility and fleet management solutions in Europe. Toyota Connected Europe (TCEU) is to partner with Toyota Motor Europe, Toyota retailers and distributors on services and products for consumers, businesses, governments and other stakeholders. These will include ride-sharing, car-sharing and Read More..
Big data technologies are increasingly in demand when companies develop digital business models, according to a new poll by consultants Capgemini. The poll also found that cyber security has become an even bigger priority for CIOs. More than two-third of CIOs expect digitalization to radically change existing business models and 63 pc of them see Read More..
Many IT projects raise key questions, for example, in the wide-ranging field of artificial intelligence, says Renata Jungo-Bruengger, the Daimler board member responsible for integrity and legal affairs. That’s why the attorney wants to promote legal clarity on complex IT issues. Jungo-Bruengger, who is Swiss, has a law degree from the University of Zurich. She joined Read More..
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..