For AT&T, the connected car is at the center of the US telecommunications group’s plan to play a leading role in the transformation of the auto industry. The company provides connectivity to many of the world’s largest passenger-car and truck brands and the number of vehicles connected through its networks is growing rapidly. Chris Penrose, Read More..
Every day, Andreas Friedrich, manager of the Mercedes-Benz TecFactory, deals with systems that seem straight out of science fiction. The facility he runs is embedded in the Mercedes plant in Sindelfingen, Germany. There, Friedrich and his team spend their days looking at ways to make Daimler plants worldwide more efficient and smarter. In an interview, the Read More..
In an interview with automotiveIT, Faurecia CIO talks about his information technology priorities in a changing automotive industry.
Blackberry’s chief security officer discusses – in an automotiveIT interview – how the auto industry needs to beef up security.
In an interview, Daimler’s head of innovation discusses agile processes, the potential of new technologies and the new business models under consideration.
Porsche CIO Sven Lorenz already is investing one-third of his project budget in connected-car technologies and the amount of investment is rising. Like other automotive companies, the premium sports car brand of the Volkswagen Group is streamlining processes all along the value chain. It also is developing new, digital products and functions, and is forging Read More..
BMW CIO Klaus Straub discusses how the carmaker is implementing an entirely new “agile” operating model in its IT operations.
Delphi wants to be at the center of the auto industryâ€™s transformation and the global automotive supplier has been moving away from traditional powertrain technologies to connectivity, automation and electrical vehicle architectures. The core strategy revolves around the companyâ€™s aim to build â€œsafe, green and connectedâ€ products and systems. â€œWeâ€™re taking our whole hardware portfolio Read More..
Audi IT has more than doubled its workforce in the last five years and is continuing to grow. And so is its budget. In an interview, CIO Mattias UlbrichÂ points out the new challenges that his operations have to meet, how he is Audiâ€™s capacity to innovate, and how heÂ has used agile methods to take cooperation Read More..
Volkswagen has to master a balancing act: On one hand, the carmaker needs investment discipline. On the other, there is tremendous pressure to innovate. Ulrich Eichhorn, who heads the VW Group research and development operations, talks about current efforts to electrify VW’s portfolio and breathe artificial intelligence into autonomous cars. Mr. Eichhorn, the Volkswagen Group Read More..