Robert Bosch and MAN receive German logistics awards
AutomakersÂ conceded that laboratory tests of exhaust emissions don’t accurately reflect real driving conditions and called for the adoption of a new test regime. Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) and the UK Department for Transport last week released reports showing that emissions from diesel cars are, in general, far higher than shown in the officialÂ tests. Read More..
Volkswagen turned to a company veteran, Ulrich Eichhorn, to head its group research & development operations, as the German carmaker continues to revamp its management ranks. Eichhorn, a managing director at the German Auto Industry Association (VDA), earlier in his career headed VW group research and was in charge of engineering at Bentley, a luxury Read More..
HANOVER — Germany is catching up in the area of connected cars and hopes in coming years to assume a leading position globally, the country’s automobile association (VDA) president, Matthiass Wissmann said at the annual carIT Congress here. But he warned that the industry’s leadership role can only be assured if it is as committed Read More..
FRANKFURT — VDA President Matthias Wissmann said young people’s infatuation with new online technologies doesn’t mean the end of car ownership. More than 80 pc of young Germans are still interested in owning a car, the head of the German automobile association said at the opening of the first carIT Congress here. “The internet and Read More..
Germany’s auto industry association, the VDA, is organizing a new event focusedÂ on automotive electronics in Berlin, July 5-6. The two-day conference, titled the International Conference on Quality Management for Automotive Electronics, will focus on quality management of modern car electronics. Presentations and discussions will deal with new regulations on functional safety (ISO 26262) and Read More..
With the global auto industry in recovery mode, the Frankfurt IAA, Europe’s largest auto show, is likely to attract more exhibitors and visitors than two years ago, when the event was last held. The IAA will take place in Frankfurt Sept 13 through Sept 25, with the first two days reserved for the international press. Read More..
Following the success of its automotiveDay conference at the CeBIT high-tech fair in Hanover, automotiveIT is hosting a one-day event covering in-car information technology in September. The conference will focus on the major IT challenges and opportunities the auto industry has today. These include: electric mobility, car-to-car communication, traffic management, driver assistance and infotainment. The Read More..