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  • nxp.automotiveIT
    Article

    NXP to work with China on smart connected vehicles

    2017-04-13T13:04:13Z

    China is expected to be the world's biggest market for connected cars soon (Photo: Deutsche Telekom) NXP and China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) will jointly conduct research on secure car connectivity and infrastructure projects to make traffic smarter. The Dutch semiconductor group said it had signed ...

  • volvo.automotiveIT
    Article

    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
    Article

    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 ...

  • vw.automotiveIT
    Article

    VW CIO touts possibilities of machine learning

    2017-03-23T11:34:53Z

    VW's Hofmann: Embrace machine learning or lose competitiveness (Photo: Claus Dick) HANOVER --Volkswagen CIO Martin Hofmann believes machine learning is coming into its own as a means to achieve significant digital innovation across all business areas. "Machine learning is no longer science fiction," Hofmann told the automotiveIT Congress. "It's ...

  • intel.automotiveIT
    Article

    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 ...

  • renault.automotiveIT
    Article

    Renault opens Paris innovation lab

    2017-03-13T11:49:22Z

    Renault showed an electric Zoe concept at the Geneva auto show (Photo: Renault) Renault has opened a so-called "Open Innovation Lab" in Paris in a bid to speed up new-mobility research and step up cooperation with French startup companies. The carmaker already runs similar innovation labs in Silicon Valley ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    "There is no added value in gesturing with your fingers”

    2017-03-10T11:46:07Z

    Massing: “With artificial intelligence, we will soon be in a position to significantly reduce the stress level behind the wheel.” (Photo: Claus Dick) Digitization is changing vehicles’ interiors along with their other aspects. Georges Massing, director, user interaction at Mercedes-Benz, spoke with automotiveIT about the effects of the trend, ...

  • automotiveIT.citycarsummit
    Article

    City Car Summit - Berlin

    2017-03-07T17:11:38Z

    The City Car Summit, a conference that focuses on the new urban mobility landscape, will take place in Berlin March 14 and 15. The event features presentations by executives from automakers, tech companies and urban and other authorities, who will share their views on how new technologies will help reshape ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
    Article

    Ford bets on artificial intelligence

    2017-02-13T16:57:57Z

    Ford plans to have an SAE level 4 autonomous vehicle on the road by 2021 (Photo: Ford) Ford Motor plans to invest 1 billion dollars in artificial intelligence by acquiring a majority stake in Argo AI. The artificial intelligence startup will continue to operate independently from Ford, but the ...

  • NVIDIA.automotiveIT
    Article

    Bitkom: Cognitive computing market set to double in 2017

    2017-02-08T11:18:38Z

    At CES, chipmaker Nvidia announced it will equip Mercedes with AI technology (Photo: Nvidia) The global market for so-called "cognitive computing" application is set to almost double in 2017, according to Germany's high-tech association, Bitkom. The projection reflects the focus that many companies, including automakers, are putting on hardware ...

  • tomtom.automotiveIT
    Article

    TomTom acquires Berlin autonomous-driving specialist

    2017-01-18T14:31:53Z

    TomTom wants to broaden its product offering to include autonomous-driving related systems (Photo: TomTom) TomTom has acquired a Berlin-based autonomous-driving startup in a bid to strengthen its business in one of the fastest-growing areas of automotive technology. Four-year-old Autonomos provides R&D services for automated vehicle assistance systems. It has ...

  • skoda.automotiveIT
    Feature

    "The issue won't be 'either-or' in digitization"

    2017-01-18T12:59:55Z

    Wehner: The main issue in digitization is speed (Photo: Claus Dick) More automakers are creating the position of chief digital officer as a central point of contact for digitization issues. Someone who is sure to understand how the role is different from that of the CIO is Skoda CDO ...

  • mwc.automotiveIT
    Article

    Mobile World Congress - Barcelona

    2017-01-18T11:20:57Z

    More than 2,200 companies exhibited at the 2016 Mobile World Congress (Photo: MWC) The annual Mobile World Congress (MWC), which brings together stakeholders in the global connectivity revolution, will take place in Barcelona Feb. 27 through March 2. The annual gathering, the world's largest meeting place for the mobile ...

  • nvidia.automotiveIT
    Article

    Nvidia GPU Technology Conference - San Jose

    2017-01-17T19:00:04Z

    At the Amsterdam GTC, Nvidia CEO Huang unveiled new AI technology (Photo: Nvidia) Nvidia hosts its annual GTC Technology Conference, a forum for the global GPU development community, in San Jose, California, May 8 through 11. The chipmaker, which plays a growing role as a provider of high-powered systems ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT
    Article

    Bosch Connected World - Berlin

    2017-01-17T16:19:00Z

    More than 1,000 people attended last year's ConnectedWorld event (Photo: Bosch) Robert Bosch will hold its annual internet-of-things conference in Berlin March 15 and 16. The German automotive supplier, which has in recent years focused heavily on IoT technologies, is hosting an event that features senior industry executives speaking ...

  • microsoft.automotiveIT
    Article

    From Microsoft, a new connected-vehicle platform

    2017-01-16T16:28:34Z

    Renault-Nissan is one of the first car companies to use Microsoft's platform (Photo: Microsoft) Microsoft has unveiled a connected vehicle platform designed to be a core building block for future automotive functions. Renault-Nissan will be the first automaker to build connected cars using the platform. The US-based software company ...

  • here.automotiveIT
    Article

    Here maps to help Baidu expand outside China

    2017-01-16T14:54:00Z

    Maps are considered a key building block for autonomous-driving systems (Photo: Here) Here will provide map content to Baidu to help the Chinese internet company grow its mapping business outside its home market. Here already provides content to Baidu Maps' desktop and mobile services in southeast Asia. The new ...

  • toyota.automotiveIT
    Article

    Toyota exec highlights autonomous-driving challenges

    2017-01-16T14:29:32Z

    Toyota's Pratt says human nature is big factor in autonomous-driving technology (Photo: Bongard) Amid all the enthusiasm for driverless cars, a senior Toyota executive, speaking at the CES consumer electronics show, focused on some of the big challenges that will need to be overcome before autonomous driving can be ...

  • Valeo.automotiveIT
    Article

    CES: Valeo shows range of new technologies

    2017-01-05T02:39:05Z

    The Valeo cockpit offers a vision of future new-mobility options (Photo: Valeo) LAS VEGAS -- Valeo showed a range of new connected-car technologies at this year CES, as the French automotive supplier group works to grab a bigger share of the fast-growing market for autonomous-vehicle-related systems. Jacques Aschenbroich, the ...

  • toyota.automotiveIT
    Article

    CES: Toyota unveils concept car with advanced artificial intelligence

    2017-01-05T02:20:11Z

    Toyota's Bob Carter unveils the Concept-i at the CES in Las Vegas (Photo: Arjen Bongard) LAS VEGAS -- Toyota Motor unveiled a concept car here featuring artificial intelligence technology that is designed to learn and grow with the driver. The Japanese carmaker said at the CES consumer electronics show ...