Digital Leaders

  • 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
    Feature

    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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    Feature

    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 ...

  • audi.automotiveIT
    Article

    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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    Article

    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
    Feature

    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
    Feature

    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.