Digital Leaders

  • vw.ford.automotiveIT
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    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 ...

  • audi.automotiveIT
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    Audi appoints Schot interim CEO following Stadler arrest

    2018-06-19T15:10:29Z

    Audi CEO Stadler shows the e-tron prototype at a recent press event (Photo: Audi) Audi appointed Abraham Schott interim CEO following the arrest of Rupert Stadler earlier in the week. The German premium car maker said Schot, who has headed sales and marketing at Audi since 2017, is taking ...

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    Volkswagen reports successful simulation using quantum computing

    2018-06-11T17:39:00Z

    Image: Volkswagen Volkswagen has used a quantum computer to successfully simulate molecules such as lithium-hydrogen and carbon chains, and says that this is an important step in developing batteries for electric vehicles. It is now to move onto simulating more complex chemical compounds, with the aim of ...

  • faurecia.automotiveIT
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    Faurecia CIO: "In three to five years everyone will work in IT"

    2018-06-06T16:22:00Z

    Dr Rene Deis, chief information officer and digital transformation leader at Faurecia, explains how the fundamental role of IT and software development in the automotive industry is changing.

  • tenneco.automotiveIT
    Article

    Tenneco, Schaeffler plan to make "dumb" components smart

    2018-05-29T18:13:00Z

    Executives from automotive tier suppliers at the automotiveIT International conference in Atlanta explain how, with the help of sensor technology, traditional mechanical car components can be equipped with new digital functionality.

  • vw.automotiveIT
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    VW CIO: Quantum computing being readied to address real issues

    2018-05-16T14:57:00Z

    Quantum computing could one day provide the huge boost in processing power that is needed to make future autonomous cars reliable, safe and secure. Volkswagen CIO Martin Hofmann says the technology is moving closer to commercialization.

  • ford.automotiveIT
    Feature

    Inside Silicon Valley: Ford innovation center in Palo Alto

    2018-05-16T09:13:00Z

    Dragos Muciuca, technical leader of Ford’s Research and Innovation Center in Palo Alto, talks about how the innovation office is expanding and influencing Ford’s R D globally.

  • Audi Aicon
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    Audi outlines latest digital development plan

    2018-05-15T11:52:18Z

    The back-end of IT platform is shared with other VW Group brands (Image: Audi) At its Annual General Meeting in Ingolstadt last week, Audi’s board of management outlined initiatives including the development of an integrated IT platform for connectivity and digital services, and a new digital product management unit ...

  • vw future training forum_scale
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    Volkswagen implements AR in digitized training programs, AI in business admin

    2018-05-15T07:49:58Z

    Future Training Forum, Wolfsburg, 2018 Image: Volkswagen Volkswagen has held its first Future Training Forum in Wolfsburg to discuss issues including the digitalization of its vocational training programmes and future learning environments. Conference participants included board members, human resources managers, training experts, Works Council members, young people’s representatives ...

  • faurecia powersphyr_scale
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    Faurecia invests in PowerSphyr to enhance cockpit connectivity tech

    2018-05-14T13:03:00Z

    Source: Faurecia PowerSphyr’s wireless charging pad is compatible with different devices Faurecia has made an investment in Silicon Valley start-up PowerSphyr, a provider of wireless charging solutions that can be applied to many types of electronic devices as well as sensors and actuators. These will ...