Ford Motor has built a development platform aimed at guiding along the use of drones in a variety of settings. The carmaker said the customizable lets it test how drones and vehicles could work together. “Our customers are beginning to think about drones as tools to help get their jobs done, the same way they Read More..
Last month’s carIT Congress in Frankfurt made clear once again the IT tasks ahead for the auto industry. Speakers from BMW, Bosch, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen reviewed some of the innovations that will feature in the next generation of vehicles. Those novelties include access to the Cloud, car-to-car communications and a range of other new Read More..
Google is trialing an inductive battery charging technology developed by Evatran, a US charging specialist. The cloud computing and internet search company has several electric vehicles for short-range travel arounds its campus in Mountain View, California. It will initially use the Plugless Power station to understand how the charging process works. “The interest shown by Read More..
Aston Martin is standardizing its global sports car development using Siemens software, the German engineering group said Tuesday. The British sports car maker will use NX and Teamcenter software to manage its design and development processes. The software is made by the Siemens Industry Automation Division, which providesÂ product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services. Read More..
Underscoring his commitment to all-electric propulsion, Renault and Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn said electric vehicles will have the same transformational impact on the auto industry as Appleâ€™s iPhone has had in the communications sector. â€œElectric vehicles will be to the car what the iPhone is to the telephone,â€ Ghosn said at the opening of the Read More..
Five new members have joined the MOST Cooperation.They are: Bang & Olufsen, Molex, Nippon Seiki, Toyoda Gosei und TTTech. MOST, which stands for Media-Oriented Systems Transport, sets the standard for multimedia and infotainment networking in the car. Sixteen carmakers and more than 60 component suppliers are members. The addition of the five new members “reflects Read More..