Robert Bosch sees a big role for blockchain and expects the distributed ledger technology (DLT) to be a key enabler of tomorrow’s internet of things (IoT).
ZF plans to acquire Simi Reality Motion Systems, a southern German software developer specialized in image-based 3D systems that record and analyze human movement.
Borgwarner plans to enter into a joint venture with Romeo Power Technology to manufacture battery packs for electric vehicles.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will use Harman and Google technology to offer owners of its cars an expanded range of connected services.
David Paja, head of advanced safety at Aptiv, talks about IT and technology for safety are spreading across the automotive industry
Dr. René Deist is leading a transformation of Faurecia’s global IT systems and processes to digitalize the supply chain and develop products faster – as well as to support new business models.
ZF Friedrichshafen plans to demonstrate its IoT platform to help create a “seamless supply chain” at the Hannover Messe, in a bid to show that data, connectivity and digital twins hold the key to manufacturing and logistics improvements.
Tire maker Michelin and interiors specialist Faurecia plan a joint venture to combine their fuel-cell related activities.
CIO Raman Mehta is leading a dramatic modernization of Visteon’s IT and IS architecture and enterprise systems, helping the cockpit electronics supplier to further digitalize its engineering, production and supply chain.
Visteon has gone from one of the world’s largest automotive suppliers, to a more niche player dedicated to digital products
ZF Friedrichshafen has acquired a majority stake in 2getthere, a provider of automated electric passenger transport systems.
ZF Friedrichshafen’s new research center in Germany will focus on artificial intelligence and cyber security.
Changing technology in the vehice and in IT could fundamentally transform the automotive aftermarket
Hella CIO Felix Willing is leading a charge to update an modernise Hella’s IT architecture
Continental and Hewlett Packard Enterprise have developed a vehicle data sharing platform that will enable new digital services in the areas of driver safety and convenience.
Participants at a conference about monetizing car data hosted here by the German business daily Handelsblatt said the world of 21st century personal mobility is characterized by growing complexity, new players, new business models and rapidly changing consumer requirements.
As head of future solutions at the core Interior Division of Continental, Ralf Lenninger looks at the big trends that are not only reshaping the car business but also are redefining the roles that traditional automotive supplier groups such as Continental need to play.
According to Nikkei Asian Review, Toyota and Panasonic will set up a battery joint venture. Split 51% in Toyota’s favour, it will be announced later this week.
ZF’s group CEO, Wolf-Henning Scheide, discussing why IT and technology will be key the supplier’s success.
Digital twins play a role in all digitalization projects but data consolidation slows down implementation
Digital twins are shaping up to be a key tool as automotive companies proceed with digitalization across the entire value chain. But it’s not easy to get a handle on these virtual representations.