Connected Car – Page 8

  • mobileye.automotiveIT
    Article

    Mobileye: “Autonomous driving needs transparent criteria”

    2018-03-28T19:18:00Z

    At Mobileye, now part of Intel, CEO Amnon Shashua talks about standardizing data to better analyze for autonomous driving.

  • byton.automotiveIT
    Article

    Byton executive: Tomorrow's cars will combine consumer electronics and automotive

    2018-03-22T14:48:00Z

    Byton s Chung says automakers can learn from technology companies BERLIN Consumer electronics will play a key role in the new generation of passenger cars coming to marketing in coming years, a senior Byton executive said Thursday. The vehicle of the future will ...

  • toyota.automotiveIT
    Article

    Toyota USA creates digital transformation division

    2018-03-14T09:28:22Z

    The new digital division underlines Toyota's resolve to develop new digital business areas (Photo: Toyota) Toyota Motor North America will establish a division that will focus on digital transformation and new forms of mobility. It will be led by regional CDO and CIO Zack Hicks. Hicks, who also is ...

  • seat.automotiveIT
    Article

    VW Group moves company veteran to head Seat production

    2018-03-12T10:20:30Z

    Christian Vollmer, Seat's new head of production, joined the VW Group in 1999 (Photo: Seat) A Volkswagen Group veteran, Christian Vollmer, will take charge of manufacturing operations at Seat starting July 1. Vollmer will become vice-president for production and logistics at the Spanish VW Group brand, leading the management ...

  • Toyota.automotiveIT
    Article

    At Toyota, a new software development unit for automated driving

    2018-03-04T11:38:52Z

    Toyota's e-Palette, unveiled at CES 2018, is a concept for a multi-functional autonomous vehicle (Photo: Toyota) Toyota Motor, in a new venture, will step up its development efforts in the area of software for automated driving. The Japanese automaker said its Toyota Research Institute will form a new company ...

  • saic.automotiveIT
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    Infineon, SAIC jointly tackle Chinese EV market

    2018-03-04T11:09:28Z

    SAIC last year launched the Roewe ERX5, an electric SUV with a broad range of connected features (Photo: SAIC) Infineon and SAIC Motor Corp. will jointly develop power modules for Chinese electric vehicles, giving the German semiconductor group a stronger foothold in the world’s biggest auto market. Infineon said ...

  • Aurora.automotiveIT
    Article

    Driverless-car start-up Aurora raises 90 million dlrs

    2018-03-04T10:09:10Z

    Aurora delivers a suite of autonomous driving technologies to automakers (Photo: Aurora) Autonomous-vehicle technology start-up Aurora raised 90 million dollars in a financing round led by two venture capital companies, Greylock Partners and Index Ventures. Aurora was co-founded by Chris Urmson, the former Google executive who spearheaded that company’s ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT
    Article

    Bosch announces new mobility initiatives

    2018-02-24T16:49:24Z

    Bosch CEO Denner announced a range of new connected products (Photo: Bosch) Robert Bosch has formed a separate division that will focus on mobility technologies, including car sharing, ride sharing and connectivity-based services. The German automotive supplier also announced that it had acquired Splitting Fares (SPLT), a US start-up ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
    Feature

    "It appeals to people to get home with only three words"

    2018-01-25T14:24:00Z

    what3words founder and boss, Chris Sheldrick, 

  • Here.automotiveIT
    Article

    Bosch, Continental buy stakes in Here mapping company

    2018-01-04T12:45:16Z

    Digital mapping technology can offer vital information for future autonomous vehicles (Photo: Here) Robert Bosch and Continental, two of the world's biggest automotive suppliers, are each buying a 5 pc stake in location and digital mapping specialist Here. The two German companies are buying their stakes from Here's main ...

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    Canada insight: GM is using Ontario to invest in the future of personal mobility

    2017-12-18T13:01:00Z

    GM’s Brian Tossan explains how GM is tapping into Ontario’s startup and high-tech culture. 

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    Honda to adopt new driving-simulator technology

    2017-12-18T12:49:00Z

    Honda s new simulator will use nine actuators instead of the customary nine (Photo: Honda) Honda said it will become the first carmaker to adopt a new driving-simulator technology that it says will more accurately reproduce the actual driving experience. The Japanese carmaker said the simulator ...

  • BYTON_Interior_view_02
    Article

    At CES, Byton to show 1st "drivable prototype"

    2017-12-18T12:48:00Z

    Byton plans a display that spans the width of the vehicle (Photo: Byton) Chinese electric-vehicle start-up Byton will launch its first drivable prototype at the CES trade show in January. The company, which started in 2016 as Future Mobility, said its cars will be ...

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    Software and computer speed will power Aptiv

    2017-12-13T15:59:00Z

    Aptiv, the new name for Delphi Automotive, has emerged after spinning off its powertrain division this month with a focus on enhanced computing power for driving features and connected-vehicle architectures. 

  • ford.automotiveIT
    Article

    Ford grows its driverless-car unit through acquisition

    2017-10-29T12:03:00Z

    Lidar can see things that conventional radar may miss, making it essential for driverless cars (Photo: Argo AI) Ford Motor s recently acquired artificial intelligence company, Argo AI, bought Princeton Lightwave, in a move to further boost its in-house expertise in a technology that s key for ...

  • denso.automotiveIT
    Article

    Denso, Xperi jointly develop advanced driver status monitor

    2017-10-20T10:06:45Z

    Denso wants to improve driver monitoring for level 3 autonomous vehicles (Photo: Denso) Denso and Silicon Valley technology company Xperi will jointly develop next-generation driver status monitoring systems aimed at the commercial vehicle market as well as Level 3 autonomous cars. The Japanese automotive supplier said it will work ...

  • emove360.automotiveIT
    Article

    Electric vehicles: slow progress or a revolution?

    2017-10-17T17:59:00Z

    The new mobility trade show eMove360 takes place every year in Munich (Photo: Bongard) Judging by the enthusiasm of the 304 exhibitors at this year’s eMove360 trade fair in Munich this year, electric vehicles have arrived. Granted, there weren’t any automaker stands at the annual show. ...

  • Delphi.automotiveIT
    Feature

    Delphi: "We are pushing to make OTA happen"

    2017-10-16T10:27:00Z

    Mary Gustanski, who leads engineering at Delphi, sees a need for a new vehicle IT architecture.

  • gm.automotiveIT
    Article

    GM acquires lidar company

    2017-10-12T14:06:50Z

    GM's Cruise Automation runs autonomous-vehicle tests in San Francisco, Phoenix and Detroit (Photo: GM) General Motors has acquired lidar specialist Strobe, joining a growing number of automotive companies that see the technology as crucial to the development of self-driving cars. The staff of Strobe will join GM's Cruise Automation, ...

  • ZF.automotiveIT
    Article

    Nvidia unveils computing platform for Level 5 autonomous vehicles

    2017-10-11T19:04:05Z

    Huang stressed that computing power is key to autonomous driving (Photo: Nvidia) MUNICH - Nvidia has developed a computer platform small enough to leave sufficient room in the trunk and powerful enough to manage the array of systems needed to make Level 5 autonomous vehicles a reality. Nvidia founder ...