All Autonomous vehicles articles – Page 12

  • Magna.automotiveIT
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    IAA: Magna to show driverless-car platform

    2017-09-05T14:32:44Z

    Magna's driverless platform will accommodate level 4 autonomous driving (Photo: Magna)Â Magna International will unveil its MAX4 autonomous driving platform at the upcoming Frankfurt Auto Show (IAA), underlining how automotive suppliers plan to play a crucial role in the transformation of the car industry. The Canadian supplier, one of ...

  • siemens.automotiveIT
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    Siemens PLM to acquire TASS simulation software company

    2017-09-05T12:57:00Z

    TASS PreScan allows the simulation of complex traffic situations (Photo: TASS) Siemens plans the acquisition of simulation software specialist TASS International, in a move to strengthen its product lifecycle management (PLM) business. Terms of the transaction weren t disclosed. Netherlands-based TASS specializes in autonomous driving, integrated ...

  • accenture.automotiveIT
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    At Accenture, Schmidt is new automotive boss

    2017-09-05T12:00:38Z

    Axel Schmidt (Photo: Accenture) Axel Schmidt is taking over from Luca Mentuccia as head of Accenture's global automotive business, effective immediately. Schmidt, 51, previously was in charge of European automotive operations for the global management consultants. "I'm looking forward to continue the development started by Luca," Schmidt said. He ...

  • Raman Mehta, CIO, Visteon, (L) and Markus Schupfner, CTO, Visteon Corp.
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    "We can bring new technology to market in one year"

    2017-07-09T14:18:44Z

    Visteon's Schupfner (r) and Mehta (c) spoke to automotiveIT International Editor Arjen Bongard (Photo: Larry Peplin) Markus Schupfner became chief technology officer of Visteon in March 2016. Raman Mehta started as CIO of the US-based cockpit systems maker in April of this year. Both are part of the new ...

  • renault.automotiveIT
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    Renault invests in virtual testing company for autonomous driving

    2017-07-06T15:28:07Z

    Renault wants to launch 10 vehicles with autonomous capacity by 2020 (Photo: Renault) Renault is buying a 35 pc stake in Autonomous Vehicle Simulation (AVS), a move that will help it in efforts to develop and test autonomous vehicles. AVS was formed together with Oktal, a unit of French ...

  • clepa.automotiveIT
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    European suppliers focus on innovation

    2017-07-04T11:57:55Z

    CLEPA's jury awarded 12 innovation prizes across 4 categories (Photo: Arjen Bongard) ROME -- European automotive suppliers gathered here last week to honor a range of companies and products that will likely play a key role in the transformation of personal mobility. The European suppliers association, CLEPA, awarded innovation ...

  • j.d. power.automotiveIT
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    J.D. Power study: Quality up but infotainment problems abound

    2017-06-22T13:40:56Z

    The Kia Optima is the Korean brand's biggest US seller (Photo: Kia) J.D. Power's Initial Quality Study found that new vehicles are constructed better than ever, but problems abound in infotainment and other relatively new automotive technologies that are crucial to the auto industry's transformation. The study, which measures ...

  • jlr.automotiveIT
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    JLR invests $25 million in Lyft

    2017-06-13T09:16:15Z

    JLR will provide Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles to Lyft drivers (Photo: JLR) Jaguar Land Rover is investing 25 million dlrs in US ride-sharing company Lyft, in a move that confirms the auto industry’s resolve to add new revenue streams to its traditional business. JLR, which is owned by ...

  • wind river.automotiveIT
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    Wind River leads “rolling lab” autonomous-driving test in Ohio

    2017-06-07T18:32:40Z

    The Ohio project aims to speed up development of key autonomous-driving technologies (Photo: Wind River) Wind River will lead a project to test connected and autonomous vehicle technologies and speed up development in a key focus area for the auto industry. The embedded-software unit of chipmaker Intel said it ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
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    Jeff Lemmer to become Ford's chief operating officer, information technology

    2017-05-25T17:30:19Z

    (Photo: Ford Motor) Jeff Lemmer, currently director, IT operations, at Ford Motor, will become the carmaker's vice president and chief operating officer, information technology effective June 1. The appointment is part of a series of senior management changes that follow the dismissal of CEO Mark Fields earlier this week. ...

  • renault.automotiveIT
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    Renault plans to buy embedded software unit from Intel

    2017-05-25T12:20:25Z

    Renault and other carmakers need embedded software to develop autonomous vehicles (Photo: Renault) Renault plans to acquire a French R&D division from Intel, giving the French carmaker deeper expertise in key digital technologies. The R&D unit specializes in embedded software, which is important for the development of connected and ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
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    Fields out, Hackett in as Ford CEO

    2017-05-22T14:07:55Z

    Mark Fields has led Ford for almost 3 years (Photo: Ford Motor) Ford Motor announced Monday that its CEO, Mark Fields, is being replaced, following a sharp decline in the carmaker's share price over the past two years. Fields, who took the helm at Ford in January 2014, will ...

  • GE.automotiveIT
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    Cyber security is money well spent

    2017-05-16T13:49:42Z

    (Illustration: GE) Cyber security costs money but it's worth it. That's the lesson learned from last week's massive ransomware attack, which caused major problems for authorities, hospitals. companies and private citizens across the globe. It's also a lesson the auto industry should take to heart. CIOs of automotive companies ...

  • iaa.automotiveIT
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    Frankfurt Auto Show

    2017-05-03T12:50:55Z

    (Photo: VDA) This year's Frankfurt Auto Show will kick off with two press days September 12 and 13 and will then continue through September 24. The show, officially known as the IAA, takes place every other year. The exhibition, the world's biggest car show, is held at the Frankfurt ...

  • gm.automotiveIT
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    GM beefs up self-driving tech startup unit

    2017-04-24T16:40:04Z

    GM acquired Cruise Automation in 2016 (Photo: GM) General Motors will invest 14 million dlrs and add more than 1,100 jobs to beef up its self-driving technology research in California. The Detroit-based automaker said the investment will go to the Cruise Automation startup it acquired in 2016. "Expanding our ...

  • zf.automotiveIT
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    "Partnerships with IT players are vital"

    2017-04-24T14:00:00Z

    One side of a digital win Source: Claus Dick ZF CDO Mamatha Chamarthi sees herself as “digital-transformer-in-chief”, working closely with CIO Juergen Sturm At ZF Friedrichshafen, digitization has a huge influence on the business. In an interview, Chief Digital Officer Mamatha Chamarthi describes the ...

  • volvo.automotiveIT
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    Volvo Cars: Traffic data should be shared

    2017-04-03T13:33:35Z

    Volvo's Samuelsson says Level 3 autonomous vehicles are unsafe (Photo: Volvo Cars) Governments and carmakers should share traffic data to improve global traffic safety, Volvo Cars CEO Hakan Samuelsson said Monday. Speaking at a European Union conference on connected and automated driving, the Volvo chief said the Swedish carmaker ...

  • toyota.automotiveIT
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    Toyota joins forces with NTT for connected-car development

    2017-03-28T06:12:00Z

    Toyota and NTT say one of their goals is to standardize connected-car technology (Photo: Toyota) Toyota and Japan's NTT Group are cooperating to develop connected-car technologies, combining research in accident prevention, new mobility services and other areas. The two companies said in a press release that their goal is ...

  • psa.automotiveIT
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    PSA Group's mobility chief wants to be preferred services provider

    2017-03-23T16:50:20Z

    Brigitte Courtehoux is targeting 300 million euros in mobility services revenue by 2021 (Photo: Claus Dick) HANOVER -- PSA/Peugeot-Citroen is stepping up eff0rts to build a real fourth brand for mobility services, the French carmaker's new mobility services chief, Brigitte Courtehoux, said Thursday. Next to Peugeot, Citroen and DS ...

  • intel.automotiveIT
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    Intel to acquire Mobileye

    2017-03-13T16:57:20Z

    In July, 2016, BMW, Intel and Mobileye top executives announced they would cooperate on an autonomous-driving platform (Photo: Intel) Intel has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Mobileye, giving the California-based chip maker a stronger position in the automotive technology sector. Intel said it plans to acquire the sensor ...