Big Data & analytics

  • bmw.automotiveIT
    Article

    BMW on track with efforts to reduce energy consumption in plants

    2014-11-12T15:33:23Z

    At BMW's Spartanburg plant, more than 80 production units and robots have smart meters (Photo: BMW) BMW is on track with efforts to lower the amount of energy it needs to build cars, with energy consumption per vehicle dropping 31 percent between 2006 and 2013. By 2020, the Munich-based ...

  • ibm.automotiveIT
    Article

    IBM, SAP to cooperate on cloud-based business services

    2014-10-20T17:55:34Z

    SAP will use IBM data centers to offer business services to its customers  (Photo: IBM) IBM will start offering SAP infrastructure services to companies as part of a new strategic partnership between the US IT group and the German business software company. Under the pact, IBM will become ...

  • KIT.automotiveIT
    Article

    German R&D platform for smart data innovation launched

    2014-10-20T16:53:18Z

    The new platform hopes to turn big data into smart data (Photo: KIT) A German research institute has launched a "Smart Data Innovation Lab" to develop tools to handle large amounts of data. The venture, led by the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), is supported by industrial companies Bayer, ...

  • daimler gorriz.automotiveIT
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    carIT Congress: Daimler CIO's personal agenda

    2014-09-30T17:37:07Z

    Daimler's Gorriz says a new and improved customer service offering is very high on his agenda(Photo: Claus Dick) HANOVER -- Daimler CIO Michael Gorriz provided some insight into his personal agenda Tuesday, when he told the annual carIT Congress here what the priorities for his department are. "Providing the ...

  • inrix.automotiveIT
    Article

    Inrix, PTV cooperate on smart-city mobility

    2014-09-08T18:36:23Z

    Inrix offers a wide range of traffic data services (Photo: Inrix) PTV and Inrix plan to work together to provide modeling software to address mobility issues in smart cities. PTV, a Germany-based logistics software group, and Inrix, a provider of real-time traffic information, said the cooperation will combine PTV's ...

  • automotiveIT Congress
    Article

    automotiveIT Congress marks progress on road to connectivity

    2014-07-08T16:53:38Z

    The congress featured a panel discussion on big data in the auto industry (Photo: Sylvia Steinbach) LONDON -- The auto industry is coming to grips with the broad implications of connectivity, but it will be a while before carmakers and drivers will start reaping the full benefits of new ...

  • Nokia.automotiveIT
    Article

    In predictive analytics move, Nokia to buy Medio Systems

    2014-06-20T09:30:25Z

    Medio Systems is a predictive-analytics specialist (Photo: Medio) Nokia plans to acquire 10-year-old Seattle-based Medio Systems in a move to add new personalization features to the navigation and mapping services offered by its HERE division. Nokia HERE, which  makes location products for smartphones, tablets and cars, said Medio's ...

  • gm mott.automotiveIT
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    GM CIO Mott is confident IT transformation making progress

    2014-06-04T07:26:09Z

    GM CIO Randy Mott spoke at the Hanover automotiveIT Congress in March (Photo: Larry Peplin) More than halfway into a massive three-year project to transform IT at General Motors, Randy Mott is confident he's making progress. The CIO, who joined the largest North American carmaker in February, 2012, cites ...

  • automotiveIT Congress London
    Article

    Audi, JLR, Qoros, Genivi executives to speak at automotiveIT International Congress

    2014-04-04T13:30:17Z

    With the speaker lineup almost complete, the automotiveIT International Congress is set to cover topics ranging from connected retail and the role of big data analysis to open-source infotainment and other key trends in 21 st century mobility. The latest additions to the program include Maurits Aalberse, director of ...

  • vw winterkorn.automotiveIT
    Article

    CeBIT: VW boss says "yes to big data," but warns for dangers

    2014-03-10T09:46:46Z

    VW CEO Winterkorn doesn't want the car to become a "data monster" (Photo: CeBIT) Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn, opening Europe's biggest high-tech fair, strongly committed the automaker to a future of connected cars and more digitalization across the industry. In an opening address at the CeBIT fair in ...