Capgemini Invent, a digital consulting division of the global Capgemini group, is launching a consultancy service which promises to help automotive OEMs accelerate digitization across their business, identify new opportunities, and increase customer satisfaction. Smart Mobility Connect leverages strategy, technology, design, data analytics and artificial intelligence in three key areas: connected customer, using real-time data Read More..
BMW is investing around €100 million in a new driving simulation facility at its FIZ Research and Innovation Centre, Munich. It describes this as to be the world’s most advanced of its kind, and says it will enable virtual testing of advanced assistance systems and display and control concepts for autonomous driving. The Driving Simulation Read More..
Consultancy firm McKinsey&Company has come up with a series of recommendations for successful digital transformation for Tier One automotive suppliers, noting that most in this sector have only recently started to develop new digital products, services and processes. It warns that, for example, scaling-up transformative measures can be hard; roadmaps are often either vague or Read More..
PARIS -When PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares launched his “Push to Pass” recovery roadmap in April 2016, he made digitally driven change a key pillar of his growth strategy. “Our digital transformation will make the PSA Group a company connected to its customers,” he said. Two years later, the French automaker has launched a range Read More..
Groupe PSA and Inria, the French national institute for computer science and applied mathematics, are working together on artificial intelligence in a four-year research programme. The joint AI OpenLab joins the 18 OpenLab research facilities – described as pooled experimental resources – already established by PSA with partners. The AI OpenLab will look at 12 Read More..
In an interview with automotiveIT, Faurecia CIO talks about his information technology priorities in a changing automotive industry.
Toyota Motor North America will establish a division that will focus on digital transformation and new forms of mobility. It will be led by regional CDO and CIO Zack Hicks. Hicks, who also is in charge of the initiatives that fall under Toyota Connected, will oversee the three divisions that will make up the new Read More..
Markus Schupfner became chief technology officer of Visteon in March 2016. Raman MehtaÂ started as CIO of the US-based cockpit systems maker in April of this year. Both are part of the newÂ top management team around CEO Sachin Lawande, who joined Visteon from Harman InternationalÂ in June 2015. In back-to-back interviews at Visteon headquarters outside Detroit, Schupfner Read More..
Few German companies have a coordinated strategy to prepare their employees for the digital era, according to a new poll conducted by Bitkom, the countryâ€™s high-tech association. A survey of 305 companies found that only one in five companies with more than 50 employees has a core strategy aimed at expanding the digital competencies of Read More..
Continuing anÂ auto industry trend to bring inÂ Silicon Valley experts to oversee digitalization efforts, Porsche has hired Thilo Koslowski. The renowned Gartner analyst will assume “a key role in the area of digital mobility,” the German sports car maker said in a press statement. Koslowski, who will report directly to Porsche CEO Oliver Blume, has been Read More..