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    Audi’s AID subsidiary to partner with Luminar on LiDAR for autonomous vehicles, aims for 2021 deployment

    2018-12-21T12:37:00Z

    Image: Luminar Audi’s AID (Autonomous Intelligent Driving) subsidiary, formed in 2017 to supply autonomous technologies to the Volkswagen Group brands, will leverage LiDAR technology from Luminar for its first on-road deployments of autonomous vehicles in 2021. It will source forward-facing high-fidelity and long-range LiDAR from Luminar, which ...

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    Preview: An auto show, a tech show or both in Las Vegas?

    2018-12-20T18:27:00Z

    With the Detroit Auto Show struggling, CES, even more than in recent years, is stepping up its automotive game.

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    Information is the future of our business, says Audi's new IT chief

    2018-12-12T14:18:00Z

    Audio CIO Frank Loydl talks about the company’s IT working methods, moving to the cloud, improving infrastructure and cyber security

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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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    Audi wins Red Dot and German design awards for digital planning tool, implements Virtual Reality Software Development Kit and applications will be rolled out into wider VW Group

    2018-09-27T17:16:23Z

    Audi digital planning assistant recognised with Red Dot Design Award and German Design Award NewAudi SDK developed in partnership with Munich start-up Innoactive SDK to be integrated by the end of 2018 into wider Volkswagen Group VR platform, the Digital Reality Hub Audi has won a ...

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    Audi aims to do a few things very well

    2018-09-25T12:46:00Z

    Audi s Newman: Simplicity should be seen as the guiding principle. HANOVER Audi s digitalization chief said the premium carmaker aims to focus on a limited set of profit pools as it adapts its business strategy to changing market conditions. John Newman, ...

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    At Audi, training now focuses on EVs, digitalization

    2018-08-30T11:35:46Z

    Future Audi employees need to acquire skills to fit the changing automotive industry landscape (Photo: Audi) Training programs at Audi increasingly focus on electric-vehicle technology and digitalization, marking a shift away from traditional automotive skills toward new areas. In in-house programs at its German plants in Neckarsulm and Ingolstadt, ...

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    Former Audi CIO Ulbrich to head Porsche IT

    2018-08-28T11:29:28Z

    Ulbrich served as Audi CIO for six years (Photo: Claus Dick) Former Audi CIO Mattias Ulbrich will take charge of IT at Porsche September 1, sources say. Ulbrich, who relinquished his CIO position at Audi in February, will succeed Sven Lorenz, who is set to assume other responsibilities within ...

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    Audi CIO: “Agility is a powerful tool, but it is no panacea”

    2018-08-27T13:15:00Z

    Audi CIO Loydl sees speed of implementation as a key issue for the carmaker (Photo: Claus Dick) Audi CIO Frank Loydl has been on the job since February of this year. One of the first decisions he made was to launch an IT transformation project called NEXT:IT. ...

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    Audi and Ericsson prepare 5G for application in automotive production

    2018-08-03T12:37:14Z

    Image: Audi Audi is working with Ericsson to explore the application of 5G communication in vehicle production. The two firms have signed a memorandum of understanding, and will run field tests at a technical center at Audi’s ‘Production Lab’ in Gaimersheim, Germany. 5G is said to offer network characteristics ...

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    Audi deploys new 3D visualization customer app

    2018-07-26T12:07:36Z

    Image: Audi Audi has launched a 3D visualization app in its product configurator to give potential customers a real-time, high-resolution 360-degree view of their chosen vehicle. The Audi Visualization Engine, based on virtual data models, allows interaction with the animated rendering: turning on the headlights, opening and closing the ...

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    Audi signs MOU with Huawei for connected car and digitalization cooperation

    2018-07-11T16:03:08Z

    Image: Audi Audi has signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese information and telecoms company Huawei for a strategic cooperation covering intelligent connected vehicles, the advancement of automated driving, and the digitalization of in-car services. It points to the intensive research and development needed to develop a high-quality, stable ...

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    Hyundai announces partnerships with Audi, Baidu, others

    2018-06-22T14:40:23Z

    Hyundai Nexo, CES Asia 2018 Image: Hyundai Hyundai Motor has announced a series of partnerships and joint collaborations covering artificial intelligence, autonomous driving technology, and fuel cell technology. At CES Asia 2018 in Shanghai, it outlined plans to work with Chinese start-up DeepGlint on AI, which it plans to ...

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    Audi partners with SMA Solar Technology, Hager Group for connected e-tron charging

    2018-06-19T16:18:38Z

    Audi wants to seamlessly connect its future e-tron EV to an intelligently connected home (Image: Audi) Audi’s upcoming e-tron electric SUV will be offered with an optional 22kW charging system that connects to a domestic energy management system via the home's wi-fi. This will allow owners to charge on ...

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    Audi appoints Schot interim CEO following Stadler arrest

    2018-06-19T15:10:29Z

    Audi CEO Stadler shows the e-tron prototype at a recent press event (Photo: Audi) Audi appointed Abraham Schott interim CEO following the arrest of Rupert Stadler earlier in the week. The German premium car maker said Schot, who has headed sales and marketing at Audi since 2017, is taking ...

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    Audi outlines latest digital development plan

    2018-05-15T11:52:18Z

    The back-end of IT platform is shared with other VW Group brands (Image: Audi) At its Annual General Meeting in Ingolstadt last week, Audi’s board of management outlined initiatives including the development of an integrated IT platform for connectivity and digital services, and a new digital product management unit ...

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    C-V2X communications demonstrated by 5GAA, Audi, Ford and Qualcomm

    2018-05-10T13:57:20Z

    The 5GAA communication technology could be ready for deployment by 2020 (Image: 5GAA) The 5G Automotive Association (5GAA), Audi, Ford and Qualcomm Technologies have demonstrated Cellular Vehicle-To-Everything (C-V2X) real-time direct communications. This will be compatible with future 5G cellular technology, is said to promise benefits for road safety, automated ...

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    BMW, Daimler, Audi and Volvo integrate Alibaba Tmall Genie voice assistant

    2018-04-26T13:03:24Z

    Tmall Genie device and BMW Connected app (Image: BMW) BMW, Daimler, Audi and Volvo have all announced that Tmall Genie, Alibaba AI Labs’ smart voice assistant, will be integrated into their digital ecosystems for Chinese consumers. Users with Tmall Genie-equipped devices at home will be able to remotely access ...

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    VW Group appoints Diess CEO; reorganizes company

    2018-04-13T17:28:59Z

    Diess came from BMW in 2015 to head the core VW brand (Photo: VW) Volkswagen Group appointed Herbert Diess CEO and announced a far-reaching reorganization of the 12 brand automotive group. Diess will retain his position as head of the core Volkswagen brand, but will take over responsibility for ...

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    Audi product line manager to head production at SAIC-VW

    2018-04-02T12:04:25Z

    Schulze moves to SAIC VW from Audi (Photo: VW) Fred Schulze will take up a new role as head of production and logistics at SAIC Volkswagen, the joint venture between Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation and Volkswagen Group. The appointment will take effect in July. Schulze, who currently is responsible ...