Dirk Abendroth, a former BMW manager and currently a senior executive at electric-vehicle startup Byton, will become chief technology officer at Continental’s automotive division, effective January 1. Abendroth will oversee all global R&D in a new company the German automotive supplier will form next year. The Byton manager, 43, has expertise in key areas such Read More..
Nvidia’s Drive AGX Xavier technology will provide the Swedish premium car group with a computing platform that offers more power for advanced driver assistance systems and the flexibility to upgrade the car’s functions if and when needed. Nvidia’s technology will deliver “Level 2+” automated driving features, indicating it will offer more than today’s traditional ADAS Read More..
HANOVER – All connected cars are under threat from cyber attacks, a senior security expert said Tuesday. Addressing the carIT Congress here, Michael Mueller, president Europe, the Middle East and Africa for Argus Cyber Security, identified four scenarios for cyber attacks on vehicles: Amateurs such as students who are experimenting Former employees who use inside Read More..
Continental is joining the UC Berkeley DeepDrive center (BDD), an artificial intelligence research partnership which is focusing on optimizing speed of neural networks and protecting AI systems in safety-critical applications. The first year of the five-year joint research programme will focus on the testability of AI algorithms in safety-relevant systems, and how to operate AI Read More..
Elektrobit, a subsidiary of Continental, has announced a modular solution for safe and secure updating of connected and automated vehicle fleets. EB cadian Sync establishes a secure end-to-end communication channel for over-the-air (OTA) updates to a vehicle’s ECUs as well as to head units and infotainment systems. Created in partnership with Argus Cyber Security, EB Read More..
The German Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) is to partner with Continental and establish a joint research lab at the DFKI facility in Kaiserslautern. Here, Continental employees will look at specific issues such as AI-supported methods of data analysis and software development. A statement describes this as research “in the ecosystem of DFKI labs”. “The Read More..
Continental has shown and outlined a computer vision platform for automated vehicles at CES Asia. This uses artificial intelligence, neural networks and machine learning to improve the ‘scene understanding’ and analysis of data from sensors and cameras. Neural networks will be used in Continental’s next-generation cameras, to go into production in 2020, and the company Read More..
Former Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann is joining the senior management team of electric-vehicle startup Evelozcity. Neumann will be in charge of mobility and will develop the company’s connected car strategy, launch mobility concepts and oversee customer experience, branding and marketing. He will also be in charge of Evelozcity’s move into Europe and will be a big Read More..
BERLIN — Continental sees strong potential in the ability to enhance its product offering with the help of new technologies. The automotive supplier also has made a strong commitment to implementing these technologies. “We can only solve new problems with new technologies,” Continental Group CIO Christian Eigler said. He cited the business potential of digital Read More..
Robert Bosch and Continental, two of the world’s biggest automotive suppliers, are each buying a 5 pc stake in location and digital mapping specialist Here. The two German companies are buying their stakes from Here’s main owners, premium car makers Audi, BMW and Daimler. The transactions are expected to be completed in the first quarter Read More..