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  • volvo.automotiveIT
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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 ...

  • Schaeffler.automotiveIT
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    Schaeffler shows urban vehicle concept

    2018-04-12T18:14:58Z

    The "Schaeffler Mover" has a flexible architecture that can be adapted for various use cases (Photo: Schaeffler) Schaeffler has unveiled the “Schaeffler Mover,” an urban vehicle concept that offers a technology platform that lends itself to various scenarios. The feasibility study is the German engineering group’s attempt to prepare ...

  • 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. ...

  • audi.automotiveIT
    Article

    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 ...

  • byton.automotiveIT
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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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • porsche.automotiveIT
    Article

    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.

  • capgemini.automotiveIT
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    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 ...

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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 ...

  • Article

    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.