Analysis and Opinion

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    Ford, Alibaba to cooperate in China

    2017-12-18T12:54:00Z

    Ford Motor and China’s Alibaba Group will jointly look for areas of cooperation, specifically in fields such as connectivity, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, mobility services and digital marketing.

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    ERP systems slow to embrace AI

    2017-12-18T12:52:00Z

    A look at how major enterprise-resource-planning system providers are adapting their technology for artificial intelligence.

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    Software and computer speed will power Aptiv

    2017-12-13T15:59:00Z

    Aptiv, the new name for Delphi Automotive, has emerged after spinning off its powertrain division this month with a focus on enhanced computing power for driving features and connected-vehicle architectures. 

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    Electric vehicles: slow progress or a revolution?

    2017-10-17T17:59:00Z

    The new mobility trade show eMove360 takes place every year in Munich (Photo: Bongard) Judging by the enthusiasm of the 304 exhibitors at this year’s eMove360 trade fair in Munich this year, electric vehicles have arrived. Granted, there weren’t any automaker stands at the annual show. ...

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    US wants mandatory car-to-car communication

    2016-12-15T17:56:43Z

    The next generation of cars is likely to be connected to other cars and to the traffic infrastructure (Photo: Continental) (Bloomberg) --US automobile regulators want passenger cars and light trucks to wirelessly stream data about their movements and monitor other vehicles so they don’t crash into each other. All ...

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    Audi, JLR, Qoros, Genivi executives to speak at automotiveIT International Congress

    2014-04-04T13:30:17Z

    With the speaker lineup almost complete, the automotiveIT International Congress is set to cover topics ranging from connected retail and the role of big data analysis to open-source infotainment and other key trends in 21 st century mobility. The latest additions to the program include Maurits Aalberse, director of ...

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    New travel apps for Europe planned

    2013-02-11T08:00:48Z

    Europe wants to make transport more intelligent (Photo: Ertico) A European-Union sponsored project will provide travelers with a new set of smartphone apps to make traveling within the 27-nation bloc easier. The Mobinet service platform will offer online access to new types of mobile services such as real-time multimodal ...

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    12 European carmakers move closer to implementing car-2-car communication

    2012-11-05T18:10:14Z

    European manufacturers want functioning car connectivity by 2015 Twelve carmakers have agreed to step up cooperation to bring car-to-car communication to European roads through the use of a common deployment strategy. The 12 car companies, which cooperate in the Car 2 Car Communication Consortium, said in a press release ...

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    Automakers should hurry with connected-car aftermarket plans - study

    2012-09-13T11:24:06Z

    Car connectivity can help automakers retain aftermarket and service revenues Automakers should move quickly to benefit from the sales and service opportunities provided by connected cars. That is the main conclusion of an analysis by consultants Oliver Wyman. The study notes that by 2016, there will likely be about 216 ...

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    Autonomous driving "sooner than you think" - study

    2012-08-07T16:20:01Z

    Nevada is the first US state to approve public-road testing of Google’s driverless car (Photo: DMV Nevada) Self-driving cars may be a feature on the world's roads "sooner than you think," according to a report prepared by consultants KPMG in cooperation with CAR, the Center for Automotive Research. "The pace ...