Connected Car

  • vw.automotiveIT
    Article

    Volkswagen promises autonomous parking for 2020

    2018-04-18T09:01:10Z

    VW is conducting autonomous-parking trials at the Hamburg airport (Photo: VW) Autonomous parking will be available in series-production vehicles as of 2020, the Volkswagen Group has announced, following trials now underway at Hamburg Airport. In this program, Volkswagen, Porsche and Audi vehicles are self-navigating to spaces in the airport’s ...

  • toyota.automotiveIT
    Article

    US Toyota, Lexus models will have DSRC connectivity from 2021

    2018-04-17T13:41:18Z

    Car-to-car communication is designed to prevent traffic accidents (Illustration: Infineon) Toyota and Lexus will use Dedicated Short-Range Communications (DSRC) systems to connect cars in the US, starting with the 2021 model year. The goal is to adopt the car-to-car communication protocol across most of the brands' models by the ...

  • Schaeffler.automotiveIT
    Article

    Schaeffler shows urban vehicle concept

    2018-04-12T18:14:58Z

    The "Schaeffler Mover" has a flexible architecture that can be adapted for various use cases (Photo: Schaeffler) Schaeffler has unveiled the “Schaeffler Mover,” an urban vehicle concept that offers a technology platform that lends itself to various scenarios. The feasibility study is the German engineering group’s attempt to prepare ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT
    Article

    Bosch opens new Sunnyvale research center

    2018-04-09T17:25:35Z

    Bosch's new Sunnyvale research center can accommodate up to 300 people (Photo: Bosch) Robert Bosch has opened a new 104,000 square-foot Research and Technology Center (RTC) in Sunnyvale, California, in a move to further strengthen the German automotive supplier group's ties with the regional high-tech industry. Bosch said the ...

  • mobileye.automotiveIT
    Article

    Mobileye: “Autonomous driving needs transparent criteria”

    2018-03-28T19:18:00Z

    At Mobileye, now part of Intel, CEO Amnon Shashua talks about standardizing data to better analyze for autonomous driving.

  • byton.automotiveIT
    Article

    Byton executive: Tomorrow's cars will combine consumer electronics and automotive

    2018-03-22T14:48:00Z

    Byton s Chung says automakers can learn from technology companies BERLIN Consumer electronics will play a key role in the new generation of passenger cars coming to marketing in coming years, a senior Byton executive said Thursday. The vehicle of the future will ...

  • toyota.automotiveIT
    Article

    Toyota USA creates digital transformation division

    2018-03-14T09:28:22Z

    The new digital division underlines Toyota's resolve to develop new digital business areas (Photo: Toyota) Toyota Motor North America will establish a division that will focus on digital transformation and new forms of mobility. It will be led by regional CDO and CIO Zack Hicks. Hicks, who also is ...

  • seat.automotiveIT
    Article

    VW Group moves company veteran to head Seat production

    2018-03-12T10:20:30Z

    Christian Vollmer, Seat's new head of production, joined the VW Group in 1999 (Photo: Seat) A Volkswagen Group veteran, Christian Vollmer, will take charge of manufacturing operations at Seat starting July 1. Vollmer will become vice-president for production and logistics at the Spanish VW Group brand, leading the management ...

  • Toyota.automotiveIT
    Article

    At Toyota, a new software development unit for automated driving

    2018-03-04T11:38:52Z

    Toyota's e-Palette, unveiled at CES 2018, is a concept for a multi-functional autonomous vehicle (Photo: Toyota) Toyota Motor, in a new venture, will step up its development efforts in the area of software for automated driving. The Japanese automaker said its Toyota Research Institute will form a new company ...

  • saic.automotiveIT
    Feature

    Infineon, SAIC jointly tackle Chinese EV market

    2018-03-04T11:09:28Z

    SAIC last year launched the Roewe ERX5, an electric SUV with a broad range of connected features (Photo: SAIC) Infineon and SAIC Motor Corp. will jointly develop power modules for Chinese electric vehicles, giving the German semiconductor group a stronger foothold in the world’s biggest auto market. Infineon said ...