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..
Robert Bosch will holdÂ its annual internet-of-things conference in Berlin March 15 and 16. The German automotive supplier, which has in recent years focused heavily onÂ IoT technologies, is hosting an event that features senior industry executives speaking about the connected software and systems reshaping industries across the board. Bosch CEO Volkmar Denner will speak about key 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..
With regulation-driven demand expected to increase, TRW will invest more in automotive camera technology for the North American market. “In North America, in the coming five years, we expect to see a strong trend to implement camera systems â€“ particularly in light of the high frequency of accidents caused by lane drift,” said Peter Lake, Read More..