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    Will this be the year of artificial intelligence?

    2018-12-30T16:47:00Z

    Artificial intelligence will play a crucial role in the transformation of the auto industry in 2019. The reasons: Automakers have to better understand their customers as they forge a more direct relationship. And growing amounts of available data will require the auto industry to adopt more sophisticated analysis tools to ...

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    NIO launches ES6 electric SUV, battery upgrades, updated NOMI digital assistant

    2018-12-19T13:15:00Z

    Image: NIO NIO’s ES6 five-seater electric SUV was launched this week at an event in Shanghai, and the company further announced a battery upgrade plan for its existing longer-wheelbase, seven-seat ES8. Over 9,700 ES8s have now been sold in China, and upgrades to the new 84 kWh ...

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    Honda to show autonomous, robotics and energy management solutions

    2018-12-17T16:31:00Z

    Image: Honda Honda is planning an extensive exhibit for next month’s CES, Las Vegas, to highlight its work in autonomous vehicles, robotics and connectivity and to attract future collaborators. Its Silicon Valley-based Honda Innovations division is to announce new tie-ups with start-ups and other partners. The ...

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    Nuance spins off its automotive division as a separate company, specializing in conversational AI

    2018-11-21T14:12:00Z

    Image: Nuance Communications Nuance Communications is planning to spin off its automotive business division and activities into an independent, publicly-traded automotive software company, Nuance Auto. The formation of this company and share transactions are expected to be completed by the end of the 2019 fiscal year. ...

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    Hyundai Cradle invests in allegro.ai for deep learning, autonomous decision-making

    2018-11-06T16:16:00Z

    Image: allegro.ai Hyundai’s corporate venture division has made an investment in Israeli technology firm allegro.ai, which specializes in deep learning-based computer vision. It aims to accelerate its deployment of artificial intelligence across various business areas, as well as to use AI to enhance the safety of the ...

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    In-vehicle UX at Daimler: “We want to offer our customers as many options as possible, but want to provide the best solution ourselves”

    2018-10-29T14:55:00Z

    Sajjad Khan, vice president digital vehicle mobility at Daimler, tells automotiveIT how in-vehicle UX, operating systems and AI will develop and converge.

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    Daimler Financial Services invests in New Zealand start-up Soul Machines for advanced avatars

    2018-10-18T13:06:22Z

    Image: Daimler Daimler’s financial and mobility services division has made a strategic investment in Soul Machines, a start-up from New Zealand specializing in emotional intelligence for digital avatars. Daimler Financial Services intends to further develop these for use in its customer experience, having already worked with Soul Machines ...

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    Audi adopts AI to automate inspections

    2018-10-18T12:10:45Z

    Image: Audi Audi is testing software using artificial intelligence to recognise and identify tiny cracks in sheet metal. The deep learning system, deployed in the press shop at Ingolstadt, is said to detect the finest cracks in door panels, hoods, fenders and other sheet metal components in an automated ...

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    Mercedes-Benz Vans adds AI to last-mile logistics

    2018-10-12T15:02:46Z

    Shining star. The MB Vision Urbanetic concept premiered at the Hannover Commercial Show The Future Transportation team of Mercedes-Benz Vans has developed an AI and computer vision-powered cargo sensor system. CoROS (Cargo Recognition and Organization System) is intended to optimize deliveries for logistics businesses by automating cargo management, decreasing ...

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    Hyundai Cradle invests in Perceptive Automata

    2018-10-12T13:02:12Z

    Image: Perceptive Automata Hyundai’s corporate venture business, Hyundai Cradle, is taking a stake in Perceptive Automata, a developer of AI software for autonomous vehicles. The start-up, which recently joined the Renovo AWare ecosystem , uses rich sensor data and deep learning models to gain an understanding of how people ...

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    Nuance supplying voice-recognition AI to Geely, announces Korean collaboration with KT

    2018-09-28T17:15:45Z

    Image: Nuance Communications Nuance Communications is to provide AI-powered speech recognition technology to China’s Geely, for its joint venture with Malaysian manufacturer Proton. Geely and Proton are developing vehicles together for Southeast Asia and beyond, and Geely is to provide a set of vehicle platform technologies incorporating the Nuance ...

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    Denso invests further in ThinCI for semiconductors, deep learning and vision processing

    2018-09-14T13:20:44Z

    Image: Denso Denso Corporation, via its NSITEXE subsidiary, is investing further in AI hardware start-up ThinCI to accelerate commercialization of semiconductors with deep learning capabilities. ThinCI, based in El Dorado Hills, California, is said to be in the final phase of developing an adaptable series of hardware platforms and ...

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    Borgward opens US HQ in Silicon Valley, launches AI safety platform for AVs

    2018-09-10T07:00:44Z

    Image: Borgward Group The Borgward Group – reviving a historic German brand-name under Chinese ownership – has announced a US headquarters and a research and development center in Sunnyvale, California. This is in advance of the brand’s sales launch in North America in 2021. Borgward has further presented a ...

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    BYD launches open-source platform, ‘developer version’ of AV model

    2018-09-10T07:00:14Z

    Image: BYD BYD has launched an open-source platform it calls ‘D++’ and a ‘developer version’ of its Qin Pro, claimed to be the world’s first autonomous car open to third-party developers. It announced these at its worldwide developer conference in Shenzhen, China, attended by representatives from companies including Baidu, ...

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    Affectiva and Nuance up the emotion, BMW and PSA add AI assistants

    2018-09-07T12:40:39Z

    Image: BMW Affectiva and Nuance Communcations are collaborating “to further humanize” in-car artificial intelligence. Affectiva, a spin-off from the MIT Media Lab based in Boston, Massachusetts, has developed an ‘Emotion AI’ which can measure facial expressions and assess emotions such as joy, anger and surprise in real-time, and pick ...

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    Perceptive Automata joins Renovo AWare ecosystem

    2018-09-05T08:00:57Z

    Image: Perceptive Automata The latest partner to join the Renovo AWare ecosystem, Perceptive Automata adds its expertise in human behaviour prediction software to the AWare OS for automated vehicles. The young company claims to have developed algorithms “understanding the human mind”, giving vehicles “the ability to anticipate what people ...

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    Hyundai Mobis invests in StradVision, aims for self-learning AI cameras by 2020

    2018-08-23T13:13:04Z

    Image: StradVision Hyundai Mobis has invested 8 billion Korean won (around $7,130,000) in StradVision, a Korean firm specialising in deep learning-based image detection using artificial neural networks. The co-operation will develop advanced camera detection technologies for self-driving systems, with a view to launching a self-learning, artificial intelligence camera by ...

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    Continental joins UC Berkeley DeepDrive AI research center

    2018-08-03T12:16:20Z

    Image: Continental Continental is joining the UC Berkeley DeepDrive center (BDD), an artificial intelligence research partnership which is focusing on optimizing speed of neural networks and protecting AI systems in safety-critical applications. The first year of the five-year joint research programme will focus on the testability of AI algorithms ...

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    BMW Group deploys computer tomography for prototype development

    2018-07-20T12:02:00Z

    Image: BMW BMW Group has introduced computer tomography at its pilot plant in the Research Innovation Center (FIZ), Munich: this involves robotized X-ray scanning of prototypes to enable faster analysis development and production. It has particular application for quality control, where it allows vehicles to ...

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    BMW Group, Suning Logistics, Hyundai join Baidu Apollo open AV platform

    2018-07-11T16:01:02Z

    Zhenyu Li, VP and general manager, Baidu’s Intelligent Driving Group, with Klaus Fröhlich, board member for development, BMW AG. Image: BMW AG BMW Group and Suning Logistics have both announced that they are joining Apollo, Baidu’s open, shared autonomous driving platform. Apollo, launched in July 2017, now involves 118 ...