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..
MUNICH — The auto industry’s commitment to change was clearly on display at this year’s Handelsblatt Automotive Summit, where the CEOs of the five Germany-based car companiesÂ laid out their strategies for the near and medium-term. The CEOs of Volkswagen Group, Daimler, BMW, Opel and Ford of Europe didn’t make any big news at the annual Read More..
Handelsblatt will host its Automotive Summit 2016 from November 8 through 11 at the BMW World event and exhibition center in Munich. The conference, which opens with a November 8 evening discussion of the role of Silicon Valley in the auto industry, traditionally features addresses from several of Germany’ car-industry CEOs. This year’s event, whose Read More..
MUNICH — New automotive technologies and the increasing digitalization of all aspects of the car business are providing growth opportunities for the auto industry, Martin Winterkorn, CEO of Volkswagen Group, said Thursday. In an address to the Handelsblatt Automotive Summit, the head of Europe’s biggest automaker also said he didn’t fear theÂ transformation of the industry, Read More..
The Handelsblatt Automotive Summit, which features presentations by several German automaker CEOs, will be held in Munich October 30 and 31. Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn and Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche will be among the speakers, as will Opel CEO Thomas Neumann, Volvo Cars chiefÂ Hakan Samuelsson and Continental bossÂ Elmar Degenhart. The annual conference, which is Read More..
Daimler was awarded the 2011 Handelsblatt IT strategy award in recognition of the premium carmakerâ€™s success in using IT to achieve its business goals. Michael Gorriz, Daimler CIO, accepted the award at a conference on strategic IT Â management organized by Handelsblatt, a German busy daily. The jury that chose Daimler praised the companyâ€™s consistency, its Read More..