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    IZB - Wolfsburg


    (Photo: IZB) The IZB supplier fair, held every other year in Wolfsburg, Germany, will this year focus on the digital trends that are key to the transformation of the auto industry. The theme of the 2016 exhibition is: "Mobility goes digital." The event, which takes place in the northern ...

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    Paris Auto Show


    The 2016 Paris Auto Show, which alternates with the Frankfurt exhibition every other year, is scheduled to open September 29 with two press days. In 2014, the Paris show, which attracted 1,253,513 visitors, featured more than 100 global premieres. The show also organized test drives of electric vehicles and more ...

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    BMW appoints former Google manager to digitalization post


    Jens Monsees is BMW's new head of digitalization BMW has appointed Jens Monsees to the position of vice-president digital strategy, according to the former Google manager's LinkedIn profile. The website shows that Monsees, 45, took up his new role last month. Monsees previously served as Google's industry leader automotive ...

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     Here appoints Cisco executive as new CEOÂ


    Edzard Overbeek takes over as Here CEO on March 1 (Photo: Here) Here, which was acquired from Nokia by a consortium of German carmakers last year, appointed Edzard Overbeek to head the operations of the digital mapping group. Overbeek, 48, is a senior executive at Cisco, where he most ...

  • toyota.automotiveIT

    Sandy Lobenstein, Toyota USA VP connected vehicle technology and product planning


    Lobenstein: Connectivity can one day lead to zero car accidents (Photo: Arjen Bongard) LAS VEGAS ”“ Toyota believes connected cars will eventually lead to a sharp reduction in accidents, but before autonomous and fully connectedvehicles make this vision a reality, a lot of investment will still be needed. The ...

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    Renault-Nissan hires Here exec to develop connected strategy


    Redzic is tasked with developing a "startup mindset" at Renault-Nissan (Photo: Here) Renault and its alliance partner Nissan have hired a senior Here executive to help the two brands further develop their connected-car initiatives. The Renault-Nissan Alliance said in a press release that Ogi Redzic has been appointed early ...

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    Auto industry addresses legacy software


    More processors mean more complexity (Photo: Daimler, Illustration: Sabina Vogel) Today”˜s driver assistance provides a whole new challenge to developers. Highly integrated processor chips are at the center of the newest technologies. But these often are incompatible with the large array of legacy software in the car. First, a ...

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    Volkswagen CEO: Europe should lead in new mobility


    VW's Mueller talks to reporters at the Detroit auto show (Photo: VW) Europe should take the lead in developing new mobility and "not leave the playing field to Silicon Valley," Volkswagen Group CEO Matthias Mueller said. In a speech at the New Year's reception of the European auto industry ...

  • toyota.automotiveIT

    How feasible is the timetable for connected driving?


    At CES, Toyota showed how cars could learn to handle traffic situations (Photo: Arjen Bongard) There is little doubt that, from a technical point of view, it's no longer an illusion that cars can get around without a driver at the wheel. But technology is not the only factor ...

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    HP's Bahns moves to T-Systems as head of connected-car biz


    Oliver Bahns (Photo: T-Systems) Oliver Bahns has moved from HP to T-Systems to take charge of the German telecommunications consultants' global automotive connectivity business. Bahns, who has been global director automotive & aerospace at HP since 2008, is taking over as T-Systems senior vice president from Heinz Egeler, who ...

  • kia.automotiveIT

    Kia USA executive: "Automakers are willing to take more risks"


    Kia's Bzeih says CRM will be crucial in attracting customers to the brand (Photo: Arjen Bongard) Kia announced at the CES consumer electronics show that it plans to spend an initial 2 billion dlrs on advanced driver assistance systems in the next three years as it pursues a goal ...

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    Detroit: Mercedes says E-Class is first car with car-to-x communication


    The new E-Class is inspected on the eve of the Detroit auto show (Photo: Arjen Bongard) DETROIT -- Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche showed the new Mercedes E-Class here on the eve of the Detroit auto show, saying the core model is "the very first series-built car that is equipped ...

  • audi.automotiveIT

    CES: Audi focuses on car interiors


    Audi's virtual cockpit becomes a virtual dashboard (Photo: Audi) LAS VEGAS -- Audi is focusing its attention on the interior of its cars and will develop its virtual cockpit into a virtual dashboard with a broader array of available options for drivers and passengers. "The interior of the future ...

  • toyota.automotiveIT

    CES: Toyota research boss sees lots of hard work on autonomous cars


    Gill Pratt says he will address the difficult aspects of autonomous driving  (Photo: Toyota) LAS VEGAS - The new CEO of the Toyota Research Institute (TRI) said there is a lot of hard work to be done before driverless cars can be commercialized. "Although the industry has made ...

  • kia.automotiveIT

    CES: Kia ready for partially automated driving


    The autonomous Kia Soul can be controlled with a smartwatch (Photo: Kia) LAS VEGAS -- Kia said it is ready to start introducing partially automated vehicles, but fully autonomous cars will have to wait until 2030. The Korean carmaker also said at the CES consumer electronics show that it ...

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    CES: Faraday Future unveils electric race car concept


    FF's race car concept is built on a new modular platform (Photo: FF) LAS VEGAS -- Automotive newcomer Faraday Future (FF) unveiled an electric sports car concept and said it would be the basis for a production car scheduled for launch in 2018. The FFZERO1 is an electric 1,000 ...

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    CES: Volvo to use Nvidia's deep-learning technology on the road


    Nvidia CEO Huang shows Drive PX2 at a pre-CES briefing (Photo: Arjen Bongard) LAS VEGAS -- Volvo Cars will operate a test fleet of 100 XC90 SUVs equipped with Nvidia's new deep-learning based computing engine. Nvidia said on the eve of the CES consumer electronics show here that the ...

  • volvo.automotiveIT

    CES: Volvo, Ericsson develop "intelligent" media streaming


    Volvo believes that autonomous cars require better connectivity technology (Photo: Volvo) LAS VEGAS -- Volvo Cars and technology company Ericsson are developing intelligent, high-bandwidth streaming capabilities for cars, the Swedish automotive group said. On the eve of the CES consumer electronics show, Volvo said the technology will be important ...

  • toyota.automotiveIT

    CES: Toyota steps up connected-car technology


    Toyota wants to improve maps with data from camera-equipped production cars (Photo: Toyota) LAS VEGAS - Toyota announced it is stepping up its effort to provide enhanced connectivity in its next-generation vehicles. As part of the plan, the world's biggest automaker is establishing a Toyota Big Data Center that ...

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    CES 2016: What to expect in automotive technology


    New technologies are the biggest draw of the Las Vegas CES (Photo: CEA) For anyone involved in consumer electronics, 2016 has to start with the massive CES gathering in Las Vegas. In recent years, as the auto industry has expanded its borders into new technologies, many of the major ...