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..
Toyota Motor has formed a partnership with Denso, Ericsson, Intel and NTT to better handle the huge data volumes that are expected to move in and out of tomorrow’s cars. The carmaker also said it had formed a dedicated “Connected Technologies” unit for its North American division. The big data consortium’s objective is “to develop Read More..
Wind River will lead a project to test connected and autonomous vehicle technologies and speed up development in a key focus area for the auto industry. The embedded-software unit of chipmaker Intel said it will work with the Transportation Research Center (TRC), Ohio State University and the City of Dublin, Ohio, to Â increase the pace, Read More..
Renault plans to acquire a French R&D division from Intel, giving the French carmaker deeper expertise in key digital technologies. The R&D unit specializes in embedded software, which is important for the development of connected and autonomous cars. Renault said the acquisition, set to be finalized this year, will bring more than 400 software experts Read More..
Intel has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Mobileye, giving the California-based chip maker a stronger position in the automotive technology sector. Intel said it plans to acquire the sensor specialist through a cash offer worth aroundÂ 15 billion dlrs. The move will let Intel combine itsÂ high-performance computing products with Mobileye’s computer vision expertise. Together, those Read More..
Here will provide map content to Baidu to help the Chinese internet company grow its mapping business outside its home market. Here already provides content to Baidu Maps’ desktop and mobile services in southeast Asia. The new agreement between the two companies covers another 150 countries worldwide. In 2015, Here was bought by German premium Read More..
Intel has formed a separate automated driving unit that will focus on next-generation driver assistance systems and autonomous-driving technologies. The chipmaker’s Automated Driving Group (ADG), which aims to boost Intel’s share of a fast-growing new mobility market, will be headed by Doug Davis, a 30 year Intel veteran. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich said last month Read More..
Intel will spend an additional 250 million dlrs on automotive technology, as the US company targets a potential high-growth market for its core semiconductor business. In a keynote address at the opening of the Los Angeles auto show, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich highlighted changes in mobility and the coming of the internet of things (IOT) Read More..
Three German automakers have joined forces with telecommunications and IT companies to accelerate the commercial availability of 5G mobile connectivity. The automakers – Audi, BMW and Daimler – have formed the “5G Automotive Association” together withÂ Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, Nokia and Qualcomm. The group’s aim is to test and promote 5G and agree on standards for Read More..
BMW is joining forces with Intel and Mobileye to bring autonomous-driving technologies to market by 2021. The premium car maker said in a joint press release that it will work with Intel, the world’s biggest chipmaker, and Mobileye, a connected vehicle specialist, to develop technologies for highly and fully automated driving. The planned BMW iNext Read More..