As industry becomes ever more connected, the risk of cyber attacks is increasing, Klint Walker, a senior US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official, told the Automotive Logistics Supply Chain Conference in Atlanta last month. Walker’s comments underlined how the growing complexity of industrial cooperations, interconnected supply chains and wider digital networks is raising the threat level. Read More..
The retail service that carmakers and their dealers provide is becoming as important to the customer as the vehicle itself. Digital technology is transforming how vehicles and aftermarket parts are supplied and sold, as a new generation of buyers demands greater choice and convenience. Looking for a more sophisticated pull mechanism in the production and Read More..
MUNICH –Car data provide fertile ground for new automotive business opportunities, but industry experts say several issues need to be addressed to realize the new revenue that automotive companies hope will compensate them for an expected longer term decline in new car sales. Participants at a “Monetizing Car Data” conference hosted here by the German Read More..
HANOVER — The digital-transformation to-do list at Robert Bosch is long and Bernd Heinrichs, chief digital officer smart mobility solutions, has his work cut out for him. “It’s a long road and we need sustainability, but also speed and innovation power,” he told the carIT Congress here on Tuesday. “And we have to be more Read More..
ATLANTA — The automotiveIT International conference, which concluded here last Wednesday, highlighted the breadth of the challenges and opportunities in the auto industry as companies change processes, products and business models. Industry speakers at the two-day event said a bright future lies ahead if automakers and suppliers successfully manage to develop and start adopting new Read More..
The 2017 AutoTech Symposium, which takes an in-depth look at new technologies for autonomous and connected vehicle development, will take place October 4 in Waterloo, Ontario. The event, hosted by theÂ Economic Development Corporation of the Waterloo region, features a range of speakers who will discuss various aspects of the automotive transformation in progress. Among the Read More..
Nvidia will host the European version of its GPU Technology Conference in Munich October 10-12, Â offering participants more than 150 sessions covering a broad range of topics relevant to the auto industry. The event will feature a keynote address by Nvidia CEO and co-founder Jensen Huang. There will be sessions onÂ artificial intelligence, deep learning, healthcare, Read More..
Regulators, energy-industry executives, automotive specialists and academics will discuss battery technology and energy requirements for the electric-vehicle revolution at a conference to be held at Britain’s Warwick University Campus November 28-29. The event, hosted by the Internet of Business publication, features speakers from carmakers Renault and Toyota, electric utilities E.ON, EDF and Vattenfall and other Read More..
HANOVER –Volkswagen CIO Martin Hofmann believes machine learning is coming into its own as a means to achieve significant digital innovation across all business areas. “Machine learning is no longer science fiction,” Hofmann told the automotiveIT Congress. “It’s here and its’s real.” The VW CIO also warned that automotive companies need to embrace artificial intelligence Read More..
The City Car Summit, a conference that focuses on the new urban mobility landscape, will take place in Berlin March 14 and 15. The event features presentations by executives from automakers, tech companies and urban and other authorities, who will share their views on how new technologies will help reshape the urban mobility ecosystem. The Read More..