Digital R&D

  • denso
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    Denso, Aisin, Advics and Jtekt agree JV for integrated ECU software

    2018-08-28T14:44:48Z

    Image: Denso Denso Corporation has agreed to establish a joint venture with Aisin, Advics and Jtekt to develop integrated ECU software for automated driving and vehicle dynamics control. The four companies, with their roots in Japan, aim to launch the new firm in March 2019. Denso is providing 65 ...

  • toyota.uber.automotiveIT
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    Toyota ties up with Uber, plans to invest $500 million

    2018-08-28T13:34:46Z

    Image: Toyota Toyota Motor Corporation and Uber Technologies are expanding their partnership, with Uber to deploy purpose-built Toyota vehicles on its fleet. Toyota is also investing $500 million in the ride-hailing firm, subject to regulatory approval. The collaboration aims to advance, commercialize and scale up technologies for autonomous ride-sharing. ...

  • porsche.automotiveIT
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    Former Audi CIO Ulbrich to head Porsche IT

    2018-08-28T11:29:28Z

    Ulbrich served as Audi CIO for six years (Photo: Claus Dick) Former Audi CIO Mattias Ulbrich will take charge of IT at Porsche September 1, sources say. Ulbrich, who relinquished his CIO position at Audi in February, will succeed Sven Lorenz, who is set to assume other responsibilities within ...

  • byton.automotiveIT
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    Byton starts road tests of M-Byte model

    2018-08-27T14:23:51Z

    The M-Byte features a 49 inch-wide programmable display (Photo: Byton) Byton has started tests of its Byton M-Byte model on public roads in the Chinese city of Nanjing. The Chinese electric-vehicle startup said it is on schedule with the M-Byte. It cited its global engineering network, with facilities in ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
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    Ford says safety, reliability key for AVs

    2018-08-27T12:52:09Z

    Ford says AVs are "one of the solutions" to growing urban mobility problems (Photo: Ford) Safety, reliability and the consumer experience are crucial and arguably more important than the technology, as the industry works to build driverless cars, Ford Motor says in a new report. “We don’t believe that ...

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    Kinaxis: Digital transformation for the automotive supply chain

    2018-08-24T14:03:00Z

    Innovations in electric and self-driving vehicles are fundamentally altering the automotive landscape and pushing customer expectations higher than ever before. Companies must digitally transform in order to face today’s shifting realities and succeed in minimizing inventory, maximizing cash flow and driving profitability in this dynamic business environment. ...

  • vw we share
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    Volkswagen investing €3.5 billion into digital transformation, stresses role of software

    2018-08-23T15:08:43Z

    We Share launch in Berlin Image: Volkswagen Volkswagen has confirmed an investment of over €3.5 billion into a digitization initiative to 2025. At a press conference in Berlin, executives outlined the strategy and a series of measures to speed up the development of its digital ecosystem. Jürgen Stackmann, Volkswagen ...

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    nextLAP presents AI data hub for production and logistics at AL Global Conference

    2018-08-23T13:44:12Z

    Image: nextLAP Inc. nextLAP Inc. of Mountain View, California, is to present its AI Production-Process-Platform IP/1 at next month’s Automotive Logistics Global Conference in Detroit. This is a cloud-based data hub featuring real-time analysis and artificial intelligence to optimize material flow in production and logistics processes. The IP/1 collects ...

  • stradvision
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    Hyundai Mobis invests in StradVision, aims for self-learning AI cameras by 2020

    2018-08-23T13:13:04Z

    Image: StradVision Hyundai Mobis has invested 8 billion Korean won (around $7,130,000) in StradVision, a Korean firm specialising in deep learning-based image detection using artificial neural networks. The co-operation will develop advanced camera detection technologies for self-driving systems, with a view to launching a self-learning, artificial intelligence camera by ...

  • autonomic_CGI-edited
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    Ford’s Autonomic partners with Alibaba Cloud, sets up office in China

    2018-08-16T13:19:00Z

    Image: Alizila.com Alibaba Cloud is to work with Autonomic on the China introduction of its Transport Mobility Cloud (TMC) platform to support connected vehicles. Autonomic, owned by Ford Smart Mobility, has signed an memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Chinese firm and the two companies intend further ...