Connected Car – Page 18

  • eCall.automotiveIT

    European Parliament approves eCall for 2018


    Automakers have 3 years to meet EU eCall requirements for new cars (Photo: ADAC) The European Parliament, in the final step in Europe's legislative process, approved the mandatory introduction of eCall from the spring of 2018. The legislation means that from March 2018 new passenger cars and light vans ...

  • EMC.automotiveIT

    EMC study: Companies struggle to adapt to digital future


    The EMC survey shows how companies are adapting their businesses to changing customer demands (Photo:EMC) MUNICH - Companies are introducing new digital technologies, mining more data and getting a better handle on changing customer demands, but their executives feel  progress is slower than required to meet changing market ...

  • its.automotiveIT

    ITS World Congress - Bordeaux


    (Photo: ITS) The annual ITS World Congress, a global forum to discuss smart transportation strategies, will take place in Bordeaux, France, Oct 5 - 9. The gathering, which brings together public and private transportation stakeholders, will have as its main theme:Â “Towards Intelligent Mobility ”“ Better Use of Space.” ...

  • CAR.automotiveIT

    CAR Management Briefings - Traverse City


    (Photo: CAR) The Center for Automotive Research will host its annual Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City, Michigan, August 3 to 6. The gathering features a series of briefings and presentations focusing on some of the top issues facing the auto industry. This year, these include manufacturing, connected and ...

  • IAA.automotiveIT

    IAA - Frankfurt


    (Photo: IAA) The Frankfurt auto show, which takes place every second year, will officially open September 17. On the two preceding days, Sept 15 and 16, there will be two press days. The world's biggest auto show will have as its theme "Mobility Connects," a reference to the biggest ...

  • netskope.automotiveIT

    Survey: Cloud security moves up the priority list


    Policy violations often lead to security breaches (Photo: Netskope) Security concerns are growing over cloud-based applications used by industrial companies and other businesses, according to a new Netskope survey. The cloud security specialist said that, following recent security breaches at major corporations such as Sony and JP Morgan, a ...

  • nissan.automotiveIT

    Ghosn reaffirms Renault-Nissan roadmap for autonomous driving


    Nissan and Renault cars will be able to change lanes autonomously from 2018 (Photo: Nissan) Carlos Ghosn reaffirmed his commitment to have "a complete package of autonomous drive technologies" on Renault and Nissan vehicles by 2020, but repeated his expectation that driverless cars are at least a decade away. ...

  • ihs.infotainment.automotiveIT

    Sharp growth seen for Apple CarPlay, Android Auto


    The survey shows that car radio continues to be one of the most popular infotainment features (Photo:GM) Apple and Google are set to take a sharply bigger chunk of the automotive connectivity market in the next five years, according to a study by market researchers IHS Automotive. The report ...

  • usa.automotiveIT

    New US industry group calls for smarter transportation


    The coalition says smarter transportation can address infrastructure proboems (Photo: US Administration) A newly formed group of industry executives called on the US Congress to step up efforts to forge a smarter transportation infrastructure in the country. "For the United States to stay competitive in today's global economy, it ...


    EU formally accuses Google of abusing strong market position


    EU Commissioner Vestager moves to counter possible "anticompetitive constraints" (Photo: EU) The European Commission sent a so-called "Statement of Objections" to Google, alleging that the technology company has abused its dominant market position in internet searches. The executive arm of the 28-nation bloc has also formally opened an antitrust ...

  • nissan.automotiveIT

    Nissan technology enters the deep sea


    Japanese deep-sea research vehicles plan to use the 3D features of Nissan's AVM technology (Photo: Nissan) Japanese researchers will use Nissan's Around View Monitor (AVM) technology to improve deep-sea exploration techniques, the Japanese carmaker said. AVM, which is available on Nissan's entire range of crossover models, provides a 360-degree ...

  • PAC.automotiveIT

    Study sees connected-car focus shift to business model


    Most companies' connected-car products are still in the planning phase (Photo: PAC) Automotive companies are shifting their connected-car focus from making the technology work to defining how to generate actual revenue, according to a study by Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC). "More and more companies are now going to focus ...

  • AMS.automotiveIT

    Audi, Mercedes: Better maps important but not crucial for autonomous driving


    STUTTGART - Better maps will help improve autonomous-driving technology, but they aren't crucial for the realization of the driverless car, two top automotive executives said Thursday. Ulrich Hackenberg and Thomas Weber, R&D chiefs at, respectively, Audi and Mercedes-Benz, said the premium car makers have developed autonomous test vehicles that can ...

  • worlddmb.automotiveIT

    WorldDMB Conference - Brussels


    WorldDMB will host an automotive conference and exhibition in Brussels, focusing on the prospects for digital radio in today's and tomorrow's car. The event, which has as its theme "Radio - the best connection in the car," will take place May 20 at the Autoworld Museum in Brussels. The conference ...

  • jlr.automotiveIT

    Jaguar Land Rover invests in advanced engineering


    Jaguar unveiled its new XF model during a dramatic 'high-wire' water crossing in London (Photo: JLR) Jaguar Land Rover is expanding its advanced engineering and design center in Whitley, England, in a move to speed up the development of technologically sophisticated premium vehicles. The British carmaker, which is owned ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT

    Daimler CIO Gorriz to leave post


    Gorriz has headed IT at Daimler since 2008 (Photo: Claus Dick) Michael Gorriz is leaving his position as CIO of Daimler to join Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore. Gorriz, 55, will succeed 55-year-old Jan Verplancke as group CIO at Standard Chartered. Verplancke is retiring. Gorriz has been in charge ...

  • volvo.automotiveIT

    Volvo Cars CIO gets promotion


    Volvo CIO Bendrik will report directly to CEO Hakan Samuelsson (Photo: Volvo) Volvo Cars CIO Klas Bendrik has been promoted to a new senior vice president position, as the Swedish carmaker acknowledges the growing importance of IT across its model lineup. The move underlines "the key role technology will ...

  • bmw.automotiveIT

    automotiveIT Congress: BMW addresses disruptive innovation challenge


    CIO Klaus Straub says BMW IT is changing processes to address new digital challenges (Photo: Claus Dick) HANOVER - Silicon Valley is the source of various new disruptive technologies and the auto industry should treat these "with respect," BMW CIO Klaus Straub said Thursday. Carmakers are facing "dramatic changes," ...

  • renault nissan.automotiveIT

    Bosch builds Genivi-based infotainment software for Renault-Nissan


    R obert Bosch is developing an infotainment system for Renault and its alliance partner Nissan, using software developed within the Genivi alliance. Genivi, an industry association committed to developing an open-source infotainment standard, said the new automotive software program will supply all Renault and Nissan vehicles. The Renault-Nissan alliance said ...

  • delphi.automotiveIT

    Delphi plans 3,500 mile autonomous drive


    Delphi's planned autonomous drive is longer than similar journeys undertaken by Audi and Mercedes (Photo: Delphi) Delphi is about to put its driverless technology to the test when it sends a test vehicle across the US on a 3,500 mile trip. The US automotive supplier said its test vehicle, ...