FRANKFURT — The Frankfurt Auto Show (IAA) will in coming years focus even more strongly on the growing connections between the automotive and IT industries, VDA President Matthias Wissmann said Wednesday. Wissmann, who heads Germany’s auto industry association, said this year’s IAA saw an expansion of the digital part of the exhibition, the New Mobility 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 – Germany’s chief automotive industry lobbyist said on Wednesday that information technology has become “an essential precondition for a decision to buy” a particular car model. In an address to the Mobility 3.0 conference here, Wissmann, who heads Germany’s automobile industry association (VDA), cited two central themes for this year’s Frankfurt auto show (IAA). 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..