Analysis, Opinion & Data

  • bitkom.automotiveIT
    Article

    Bitkom poll: Many companies don't have a CDO

    2018-09-10T10:36:00Z

    Digital transformation may be high on the agenda of just about every company, but few have made the organizational changes needed to effectively execute the required processes. That is one of the outcomes of a survey by Germany s high-tech association, Bitkom, which found that two-thirds of companies polled ...

  • mckinsey
    Article

    McKinsey: Six recommendations for Tier One digital transformation

    2018-09-04T14:44:00Z

    Image: McKinsey Consultancy firm McKinsey Company has come up with a series of recommendations for successful digital transformation for Tier One automotive suppliers, noting that most in this sector have only recently started to develop new digital products, services and processes. It warns that, for example, ...

  • Lutz_Varchmin_hyland
    Article

    Remember Nokia!

    2018-09-04T13:21:00Z

    To build mobility of the future, manufacturers will have to create the right data, IT infrastructure and security preconditions.

  • Daimler.automotiveIT
    Article

    Daimler, partners launch 3D printing pilot

    2018-08-31T12:14:43Z

    At the center of the production chain is the EOS M 400-4 four-laser system (Photo: Daimler) Daimler and two specialist partners have put into operation a pilot plant that uses 3D printing technology to make components for the automotive and aerospace industries. The German premium car group worked on ...

  • audi.automotiveIT
    Article

    At Audi, training now focuses on EVs, digitalization

    2018-08-30T11:35:46Z

    Future Audi employees need to acquire skills to fit the changing automotive industry landscape (Photo: Audi) Training programs at Audi increasingly focus on electric-vehicle technology and digitalization, marking a shift away from traditional automotive skills toward new areas. In in-house programs at its German plants in Neckarsulm and Ingolstadt, ...

  • AI.automotiveIT
    Article

    Powertrain development gets help from AI

    2018-08-30T10:43:21Z

    In a newly formed research lab,artificial intelligence is training neural networks. The researchers see major benefits in the development of electric powertrains. Powertrain developers see challenging times ahead. Even today, they are not just designing a gasoline or diesel engine to deliver the best possible performance and efficiency. They are ...

  • pwc.automotiveIT
    Article

    PwC: Blockchain in focus at most companies

    2018-08-29T19:02:00Z

    (Image: IBM) Most companies and organizations are either implementing blockchain or testing the technology as a key tool to boost efficiency and security in their operations, according to a new study. A report by consultants PwC finds that a quarter of executives are piloting a blockchain ...

  • oliver wyman.automotiveIT
    Article

    Study: AI can boost car-sales profitability by at least 15 percent

    2018-08-28T13:41:00Z

    Average per-vehicle profitability varies from country to country in Europe (Image: Oliver Wyman) A new study says the use of artificial intelligence can improve car-sales planning and boost per-vehicle profitability by between 15 and 20 pc. In the report, titled “Supercharging car sales planning with AI,” ...

  • mapr.automotiveIT
    Article

    Without data, there is no AI in the auto industry

    2018-08-27T11:27:00Z

    (Image: MapR) The auto industry is currently undergoing a massive technology upheaval. Artificial intelligence (AI) provides an opportunity for automotive players to rethink everything. Some believe that AI is the key differentiator in the auto industry. But this is inaccurate. It’s not the AI, it’s the data ...

  • AI_Production-Process-Plattform_IP1
    Article

    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 ...