Digital Enterprise

  • softbank.automotiveIT
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    Softbank invests in GM's Cruise driverless-car unit

    2018-06-01T09:17:36Z

    GM acquired Cruise in 2016 to speed up development of autonomous cars (Photo: GM) Softbank will invest $1.1 billion in GM Cruise Holdings, adding more financial muscle to General Motors' plan to ready autonomous-driving technology for commercial implementation in 2019. The US automaker is also committing an additional $2.25 ...

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    HERE launches new over-the-air tech for connected vehicles, joins OneMap Alliance

    2018-05-28T11:00:36Z

    Image: HERE Technologies HERE Technologies is launching HERE OTA Connect, a new over-the-air technology for secure transfer of data, software and firmware between the cloud and a vehicle. This has been designed to integrate into an OEM’s own back-end and is available as a standalone product, although HERE is ...

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    Infineon adds new development center in Dresden

    2018-05-11T15:57:43Z

    Image: Infineon Infineon is launching a new development center for automotive electronics and artificial intelligence, adding to its existing facilities in Dresden, Germany. It will open during 2018, with around 100 people recruited in its first phase and a team of around 250 to be built in the medium ...

  • GM-seat_bracket_crop
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    GM using Autodesk software, AI and cloud computing for vehicle lightweighting

    2018-05-09T12:47:30Z

    3D-printed seat bracket Image: GM General Motors has described how it is using generative design software from Autodesk in its next-generation lightweighting programme, and how this is helping the development of more efficient alternative-propulsion and zero-emission vehicles. Using cloud computing and AI-based algorithms, multiple permutations of a component can ...

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    ZF joins eSync Alliance initiative for standardized over-the-air connectivity

    2018-04-27T11:19:53Z

    Image: ZF ZF has joined the eSync Alliance, a global multi-company initiative aiming to standardize over-the-air (OTA) connected vehicle technology. The Alliance is based around an open platform, originally developed by Excelfore, which enables both remote software and firmware updates and real-time vehicle diagnostics and telematics. The eSync system ...

  • opel.automotiveIT
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    Opel CIO: "We have to extricate IT from GM piece by piece"

    2018-04-26T12:12:00Z

    Thomas Kuelpp, chief information officer at Opel, talks about how the carmaker is separating IT systems from GM, and joing up with PSA.

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    BMW Group opens autonomous driving campus near Munich

    2018-04-23T09:45:20Z

    BMW is recruiting IT specialists and software developers for its new autonomous driving campus (Photo: BMW) BMW Group has officially inaugurated its autonomous driving campus and development facility at Unterschleissheim, near Munich. This ‘centre of excellence’ is close to BMW’s existing Research and Innovation Centre, and it enables the ...

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    Luxoft launches PELUX 1.0 open source platform for automotive

    2018-04-20T15:38:57Z

    Σtos concept by Rinspeed, a Luxoft collaborator [Image: Luxoft] Luxoft’s automotive division has launched PELUX 1.0, an open source platform available to developers. This has been developed from its PELUX software suite as used by carmakers and tier 1 suppliers to build converged infotainment, autonomous driving, communication, HMI and ...

  • hannover messe.automotiveIT
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    At big industry show, motto is "Connect & Collaborate"

    2018-04-12T11:52:00Z

    The Hannover Industrial Fair opens April 23 (Photo: Shutterstock) Traditional boundaries between industries are breaking down, productivity is rising and new business models are popping up like mushrooms. This month, Hannover Messe will lend its weight to this trend and examine the next levels of Industry 4.0. ...

  • mhp.actano.automotiveIT
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    MHP, Actano develop scalable platform

    2018-04-02T12:20:53Z

    Actano and MHP will offer a platform-as-a-service model (Photo: Actano) MHP and Actano are cooperating to build a scalable cloud-native platform for project management in the automotive industry. The two companies said they will offer a so-called platform-as-a-service (PaaS) model that lets customers choose the components they need for ...