CIO Raman Mehta is leading a dramatic modernization of Visteon’s IT and IS architecture and enterprise systems, helping the cockpit electronics supplier to further digitalize its engineering, production and supply chain. By Christopher Ludwig Every company in the automotive industry today is concerned with the transformation of their business models, from manufacturing and value chains, Read More..
BMW will use the Aras PLM platform as its backbone for test data management, the open-source product lifecycle management specialist said in a press release. The Aras software “will support planning, scheduling, execution, and documentation of vehicle tests, and test results at various stages of vehicle development,” it added. Aras said its platform will connect Read More..
Siemens plans the acquisition of simulation software specialist TASS International, in a move to strengthen its product lifecycle management (PLM) business. Terms of the transaction weren’t disclosed. Netherlands-based TASS specializes in autonomous driving, integrated safety, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), and tire modeling. Especially autonomous driving and integrated safety are key growth areas in the Read More..
Siemens is reorganizing its IT operations as part of a series of measures aimed at boosting the group’s efficiency. The Germany-based technology conglomerate said it isÂ reviewing the geographical setup of itsÂ IT activities and digitizing its own processes. It is also planning the centralization of German storage facilities at itsÂ Digital Factory Division. IT operationsÂ will play a Read More..
DS Automobiles will use the “Virtual Garage” technology developed by Dassault Systemes to launch its new SUV, the DS 7 Crossback. Dassault Systemes, which is a leading supplier of 3D design, digital mock up and product lifecycle management software, said its technology will transform DS showrooms by providing an immersive virtual reality experience. That experience Read More..
Wind River said it has added Arynga software to its automotive portfolio in a bid to accelerate the introduction of over-the-air (OTA) updates to embedded software. The product lifecycle management (PLM) company, which is part of the Intel group, said the combined new software will help realize greater car connectivity and autonomous driving and will Read More..
Dassault Systemes said it will acquire all of 3DPLM Software, an India-based R&D company it owns jointly with Geometric, an Indian engineering services provider. The transaction means the French product lifecycle management software group will be able to fully integrate 3DPLM into its operations, which center around its 3D Experience platform. â€œThe full integration of Read More..
Siemens said Chinaâ€™s Desay SV will adopt its product lifecycle management (PLM) software, as the automotive electronics supplier prepares to implement new manufacturing technologies. Desay Chairman Tan Choon Lim said in a press statement that the software â€œwill enable us to implement a unified solution for project management, 3D modeling, collaboration, quality and manufacturing.â€ Desay Read More..
Siemens and Hewlett Packard have built a new vehicle design infrastructure that provides Nissan’s global R&D centers with improved access to the latest vehicle development data. The two technology companies said the infrastructure, which usesÂ a virtual desktop for engineering, letsÂ Nissan more easily manage itsÂ global vehicle design operations. The Japanese carmaker has already started using the Read More..
As vehicles grow in complexity, coordination between carmakers, suppliers and other partners Â faces increasing challenges. In answers to written questions,Â Siegmar Haasis, CIO Research and Development at Mercedes-Benz Cars, discusses the growing relevance of standards and lifts the veil on some of the initiatives Daimler is undertaking in this area. automotiveIT:Â Mr. Haasis, you are a strong Read More..