Digital Enterprise

  • vw.automotiveIT
    Article

    VW CIO cites big potential of artificial intelligence for car industry

    2018-03-22T12:02:11Z

    VW CIO Hofmann says AI "will make completely new things possible" BERLIN --The auto industry, with its growing complexity, offers "nearly perfect conditions for applied artificial intelligence," VW Group CIO Martin Hofmann said Thursday. The German carmaker, is involved with various projects all aimed at implementing new AI Technologies. ...

  • schaeffler.automotiveIT
    Article

    Schaeffler opens Silicon Valley office

    2018-03-20T18:50:43Z

    Schaeffler has opened an office in Silicon Valley, hoping to foster tighter relationships with the regional high-tech industry as the auto industry changes. The large German automotive supplier said the San Jose office will work with start-ups and other technology partners to improve existing products and define and develop new ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
    Article

    Daimler teams up with Google in quantum computing

    2018-03-20T16:54:00Z

    A quantum computing chip developed by Google (Photo: Daimler) Daimler struck a research alliance with Google to look into the potential of quantum computing to solve complex mobility problems. The German premium car group said current generations of computers and server systems are reaching capacity limits ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
    Feature

    At Ford, a customizable drone development platform

    2018-03-19T12:54:51Z

    Ford's platform lets developers test how drones and vehicles could work together (Photo: Ford Motor) Ford Motor has built a development platform aimed at guiding along the use of drones in a variety of settings. The carmaker said the customizable lets it test how drones and vehicles could work ...

  • GM.automotiveIT
    Article

    GM to ramp up production of Bolt EV

    2018-03-12T11:59:59Z

    GM builds the Bolt EV at its Orion plant north of Detroit (Photo: GM) General Motors will soon ramp up production of the Bolt EV amid increasing global demand for the car, GM CEO Mary Barra said. The Bolt EV, which is built at GM's Orion Assembly plant north ...

  • siemens.automotiveIT
    Article

    Connected factories pose greater cyber risks

    2018-03-12T09:35:00Z

    Companies are taking cyber security seriously, but challenges abound (Photo: Siemens) As factories and other corporate facilities become fully connected, the networking of IT systems poses growing risks of cyber attacks, security experts say. “Automation, Industry 4.0 and internet connectivity have made systems more vulnerable,” said ...

  • horvath.automotiveIT
    Article

    Horvath poll: Relatively little impact from digitalization so far

    2018-03-09T11:06:00Z

    German-speaking companies have seen little change in their product offering as a result of digitalization Many companies expect digitalization to boost sales in coming years, but, so far, relatively few are already seeing this trend materialize, according to a new poll conducted by management consultants Horvath ...

  • bmw.automotiveIT
    Article

    BMW to use Aras open-source PLM platform

    2018-03-04T10:39:35Z

    BMW will initially use the Aras platform for safety testing (Photo: Shutterstock.com) BMW will use the Aras PLM platform as its backbone for test data management, the open-source product lifecycle management specialist said in a press release. The Aras software "will support planning, scheduling, execution, and documentation of vehicle ...

  • capgemini.automotiveIT
    Article

    Capgemini study: Big data in demand for new business models

    2018-03-04T10:21:48Z

    CIOs worry about staff shortages in key areas such as big data, cyber security (Photo: Microsoft) Big data technologies are increasingly in demand when companies develop digital business models, according to a new poll by consultants Capgemini. The poll also found that cyber security has become an even bigger ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
    Article

    Ford invests in robots, data hub in Kentucky plant

    2018-02-21T10:13:00Z

    Managers at Ford s Kentucky Truck Plant get information on seven big-screen monitors (Photo: Ford) Ford Motor has invested a further 25 million dlrs to increase line speed at its plant in Louisville, Kentucky, to meet a 25 pc increase in output of the Lincoln Navigator and ...