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    Elektrobit announces modular solution for OTA [UPDATED]

    2018-07-20T11:21:07Z

    Image: PRNewsfoto/Elektrobit (EB) Elektrobit, a subsidiary of Continental, has announced a modular solution for safe and secure updating of connected and automated vehicle fleets. EB cadian Sync establishes a secure end-to-end communication channel for over-the-air (OTA) updates to a vehicle’s ECUs as well as to head units and infotainment ...

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    Legacy systems, a Herculean task for automotive CIOs

    2018-07-11T09:40:00Z

    Digital transformation is supposed to ensure the survival of companies in the auto industry. But the growing complexity of IT systems is proving to be an obstacle. Some companies are taking the right steps but dealing with legacy systems is a tough challenge for CIOs.

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    Eberspaecher buys stake in PACE Telematics, gets cloud-connected

    2018-07-09T10:15:39Z

    Image: Eberspaecher Automotive system developer and supplier Eberspaecher has acquired a stake of more than 20 pc in Karlsruhe-based start-up PACE Telematics GmbH, reflecting its aim to expand its business into cloud-based mobility services and connectivity solutions. Eberspaecher is known as a supplier of thermal management, exhaust and electronic ...

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    Continental and DFKI to partner on AI research

    2018-06-27T13:07:17Z

    Image: Continental The German Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) is to partner with Continental and establish a joint research lab at the DFKI facility in Kaiserslautern. Here, Continental employees will look at specific issues such as AI-supported methods of data analysis and software development. A statement describes this as ...

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    Continental exhibits computer vision platform with AI

    2018-06-19T16:13:00Z

    Image: Continental Continental has shown and outlined a computer vision platform for automated vehicles at CES Asia. This uses artificial intelligence, neural networks and machine learning to improve the ‘scene understanding’ and analysis of data from sensors and cameras. Neural networks will be used in Continental’s next-generation cameras, to ...

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    Toyota invests in ALBERT Inc. for big data analysis alliance

    2018-05-17T13:01:56Z

    Toyota's Koibuchi (l) and Albert's Matsumoto signed the alliance agreement (Image: Toyota) Toyota Motor plans to invest around 400million yen in ALBERT Inc., a data solutions business. The resulting alliance for big data analysis will focus on development of automated driving technologies. ALBERT, founded in 2005 and based in ...

  • t-mobile.automotiveIT
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    T-Mobile US and Sprint to merge; focus firmly on 5G

    2018-04-30T14:46:00Z

    T-Mobile US CEO Legere and Sprint CEO Claure announced their plan to merge over the weekend (Photo: T-Mobile US) T-Mobile US and Sprint announced over the weekend that they plan to merge the two wireless companies, creating a new and bigger competitor to established players in the ...

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    Toyota launches Toyota Connected Europe (TCEU) in London

    2018-04-27T11:12:53Z

    Toyota is launching a London-based business unit to support the development and adoption of new shared mobility and fleet management solutions in Europe. Toyota Connected Europe (TCEU) is to partner with Toyota Motor Europe, Toyota retailers and distributors on services and products for consumers, businesses, governments and other stakeholders. These ...

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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 ...

  • china.automotiveIT
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    China's market opening seen as opportunity for automotive players

    2018-04-18T19:26:00Z

    The Automotive Logistics China conference in Chengu revealed new opportunity or automotive and technology players in China.

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    Volvo Trucks launches all-electric truck

    2018-04-17T13:14:01Z

    Volvo's electric truck can be recharged in up to 2 hours (Photo: Volvo Trucks) Volvo Trucks is getting ready to launch its first all-electric truck for commercial use. The Volvo FL Electric will go on sale in Europe in 2019. The Swedish truck maker said the FL Electric will ...

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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. ...

  • audi.automotiveIT
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    Audi CDO wants to reduce complexity

    2018-03-22T16:51:00Z

    Audi s Villinger: Mobility should be effortless BERLIN Audi wants to reduce the complexity of operating its vehicles as it aims to become a premium digital car company, the carmaker s CDO, Roland Villinger, said Thursday. The Volkswagen Group premium brand ...

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    Byton executive: Tomorrow's cars will combine consumer electronics and automotive

    2018-03-22T14:48:00Z

    Byton s Chung says automakers can learn from technology companies BERLIN Consumer electronics will play a key role in the new generation of passenger cars coming to marketing in coming years, a senior Byton executive said Thursday. The vehicle of the future will ...

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    In digitalization drive, Porsche wants to be an early adopter

    2018-03-13T13:22:00Z

    Porsche is not content to just continue its success as a profitable maker of premium sports cars. It wants to be an early adopter when it comes to new technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence and virtual and augmented reality.

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    For Toyota, a new goal: 5.5 million EVs a year by 2030

    2017-12-18T12:59:00Z

    Toyota will rely on several electrification technologies (Photo: Toyota) Toyota Motor announced a commitment Monday to start selling a much broader range of full electric and other electrified vehicles in coming years, moving away from a heavy reliance on its pioneering hybrid-electric technology. The Japanese car ...

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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. ...