Digital Leaders

  • 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 ...

  • audi.automotiveIT
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    Audi CIO: “Agility is a powerful tool, but it is no panacea”

    2018-08-27T13:15:00Z

    Audi CIO Loydl sees speed of implementation as a key issue for the carmaker (Photo: Claus Dick) Audi CIO Frank Loydl has been on the job since February of this year. One of the first decisions he made was to launch an IT transformation project called NEXT:IT. ...

  • sopra steria.automotiveIT
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    Sopra Steria report: Companies don't yet benefit enough from data

    2018-08-21T12:25:00Z

    The consultants say companies need to create conditions to to get more value out of data Companies don t yet reap sufficient benefits from the growing availability of data, according to a new survey. A study by Sopra Steria Consulting, which polled companies in German speaking ...

  • Konsequente Fortsetzung der Strategie: Daimler stellt sich für die Zukunft neu auf
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    Daimler restructures for Project Future, prepares for more partnerships

    2018-07-26T14:36:12Z

    Image: Daimler AG Daimler AG is restructuring its business divisions in a strategy which will see the reassignment of over 700 subsidiaries in over 60 countries. This is described as a move making the Daimler Group “fit for the future” and, according to supervisory board chairman Manfred Bischoff, positions ...

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    Ford creates new AV organization

    2018-07-26T12:54:05Z

    Image: Ford Ford Motor Company has created a new organization called Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC, to be based at its campus under development in Corktown, Detroit. The new company is tasked with accelerating Ford’s autonomous vehicle business and capitalizing market opportunities, and will include Ford’s activities in self-driving integration; ...

  • psa.automotiveIT
    Article

    PSA Group steps up digital transformation

    2018-07-24T12:18:00Z

    An analysis of PSA’s digital strategy and progress so far under chief digital officer, Christophe Rauturier.

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    Bosch announces board changes, new chief digital officer position

    2018-07-03T11:33:55Z

    [L-R]: Dr Rolf Bulander; Dr Stefan Hartung; Rolf Najork; Dr Christian Fischer; Dr Michael Bolle (Image: Robert Bosch) Robert Bosch GmbH has announced a series of changes to its board of management, including the creation of a new role: chief digital officer. This position will be taken by Dr. ...

  • thrun.automotiveIT
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    The $100 million question

    2018-06-25T13:30:00Z

    Ex-Google autonomous driving expert, Sebastian Thrun, sees big opportunities in autonomous driving, and a narrowing gap between tech disruptors and established OEMs.

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    AT&T's head of IoT: "With connectivity, the car is improved all the time"

    2018-06-22T14:36:00Z

    Chris Penrose, senior vice president, internet of things solutions, at AT T speaks about the telecommunication company’s role in the auto industry, the business opportunities to come from driverless cars and the need to keep connected vehicles safe.

  • vw.ford.automotiveIT
    Article

    VW, Ford look at ways to cooperate

    2018-06-20T10:04:03Z

    Like Ford Motor, the VW Group also builds a range of commercial vehicles (Photo: VW) Ford Motor and Volkswagen Group are looking at ways to cooperate as both companies face a rapidly changing automotive business environment. The two carmakers said in a joint statement that they are exploring a ...