Connected Car – Page 9

  • dyson.automotiveIT
    Article

    Vacuum cleaner maker Dyson plans an EV for 2020

    2017-09-27T18:47:35Z

    James Dyson first developed a bagless vacuum cleaner. (Photo: Dyson) British vacuum-cleaner maker Dyson plans to invest 2.0 billion pounds to build an electric car that should be ready as early as 2020. Dyson's visionary founder, James Dyson, unveiled the plan in an email to staff that laid out ...

  • delphi.automotiveIT
    Article

    Delphi's electronics unit to be named "Aptiv;" Autoliv mulls split

    2017-09-27T17:10:33Z

    Delphi's focus has shifted from traditional powertrain components to connected electronics systems (Photo: Delphi) Delphi intends to call its soon-to-be-independent electrical and electronics division "Aptiv," as the US-based automotive supplier group moves to spin off its powertrain operations into a separate company. Aptiv will be headed by the combined ...

  • audi.automotiveIT
    Article

    carIT Congress: Audi electronics chief sees more work ahead in new mobility

    2017-09-20T16:26:00Z

    Audi s Mueller: Cars need end-to-end architecture (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT Audi s new flagship A8 model is filled with state-of-the-art connected technology, but the premium brand s head of electrical and electronics development said Wednesday that a quantum leap in several key ...

  • bmw.automotiveIT
    Article

    carIT Congress: BMW executive sees cooperation as essential for autonomous driving

    2017-09-20T11:45:17Z

    BMW's Frickenstein says car industry cannot manage data on its own (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT -- Cooperation between automakers, IT companies and other stakeholders in the car industry is essential to realize autonomous driving, Elmar Frickenstein, head of fully automated driving at BMW, said Wednesday. In an address to ...

  • vda.automotiveIT
    Article

    carIT Congress: VDA president plans stronger digital focus at future Frankfurt auto shows

    2017-09-20T11:00:17Z

    VDA President Wissmann sees German auto industry well positioned for automated driving (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT -- The Frankfurt Auto Show (IAA) will in coming years focus even more strongly on the growing connections between the automotive and IT industries, VDA President Matthias Wissmann said Wednesday. Wissmann, who heads ...

  • t-systems.automotiveIT
    Article

    T-Systems CEO to depart

    2017-09-18T11:51:00Z

    Reinhard Clemens (Photo: T-Systems) Reinhard Clemens, who heads German business services group T-Systems, will leave his post January 1, 2018, parent company Deutsche Telekom said in a press release. A successor from outside the company has been appointed and will be announced shortly. Clemens served on ...

  • vw.automotiveIT
    Feature

    Volkswagen R&D chief: "We are reworking our entire development process"

    2017-09-06T10:01:00Z

    Ulrich Eichhorn heads up Volkswagen Group’s R D operations, and discusses impacts for vehicle development from artificial intelligence and electrification, and explanins how digital tools and data are changing engineering processes.

  • changan.automotiveIT
    Article

    Changan to use NXP chips for V2X communication

    2017-09-05T15:52:49Z

    Using laser projections, Changan recently unveiled its new CX70 SUV in Peru (Photo: Changan) NXP Semiconductors has signed an agreement with Changan Automobile to deliver infotainment semiconductors to the Chinese carmaker. In a second phase, Changan will rely on NXP chips to increase its cars' connectivity. NXP, one of ...

  • nvidia.automotiveIT
    Article

    Nvidia's GTC Europe - Munich

    2017-09-05T14:54:00Z

    Nvidia will host the European version of its GPU Technology Conference in Munich October 10-12, Â offering participants more than 150 sessions covering a broad range of topics relevant to the auto industry. The event will feature a keynote address by Nvidia CEO and co-founder Jensen Huang. There will ...

  • Magna.automotiveIT
    Article

    IAA: Magna to show driverless-car platform

    2017-09-05T14:32:44Z

    Magna's driverless platform will accommodate level 4 autonomous driving (Photo: Magna)Â Magna International will unveil its MAX4 autonomous driving platform at the upcoming Frankfurt Auto Show (IAA), underlining how automotive suppliers plan to play a crucial role in the transformation of the car industry. The Canadian supplier, one of ...

  • siemens.automotiveIT
    Article

    Siemens PLM to acquire TASS simulation software company

    2017-09-05T12:57:00Z

    TASS PreScan allows the simulation of complex traffic situations (Photo: TASS) Siemens plans the acquisition of simulation software specialist TASS International, in a move to strengthen its product lifecycle management (PLM) business. Terms of the transaction weren t disclosed. Netherlands-based TASS specializes in autonomous driving, integrated ...

  • renault.automotiveIT
    Article

    Renault invests in virtual testing company for autonomous driving

    2017-07-06T15:28:07Z

    Renault wants to launch 10 vehicles with autonomous capacity by 2020 (Photo: Renault) Renault is buying a 35 pc stake in Autonomous Vehicle Simulation (AVS), a move that will help it in efforts to develop and test autonomous vehicles. AVS was formed together with Oktal, a unit of French ...

  • clepa.automotiveIT
    Article

    European suppliers focus on innovation

    2017-07-04T11:57:55Z

    CLEPA's jury awarded 12 innovation prizes across 4 categories (Photo: Arjen Bongard) ROME -- European automotive suppliers gathered here last week to honor a range of companies and products that will likely play a key role in the transformation of personal mobility. The European suppliers association, CLEPA, awarded innovation ...

  • bitkom.automotiveIT
    Article

    Poll: German industry lacks company-wide strategies for digital training

    2017-06-22T13:57:15Z

    Bitkom says training is crucial for the digital transformation (Photo: Alstom) Few German companies have a coordinated strategy to prepare their employees for the digital era, according to a new poll conducted by Bitkom, the country’s high-tech association. A survey of 305 companies found that only one in five ...

  • wind river.automotiveIT
    Article

    Wind River leads “rolling lab” autonomous-driving test in Ohio

    2017-06-07T18:32:40Z

    The Ohio project aims to speed up development of key autonomous-driving technologies (Photo: Wind River) Wind River will lead a project to test connected and autonomous vehicle technologies and speed up development in a key focus area for the auto industry. The embedded-software unit of chipmaker Intel said it ...

  • borgwarner.automotiveIT
    Article

    BorgWarner's chief strategy officer discusses tech investment

    2017-06-06T10:51:42Z

    Brady Ericson (Photo: BorgWarner) On April third, BorgWarner, a Michigan based automotive industry components and parts supplier, announced its first foray into the auto-tech venture capital space, investing 10 million dollars in Palo Alto-based investment firm Autotech Ventures. Brady Ericson, BorgWarner’s chief strategy officer, who will oversee the investment, ...

  • trendence.automotiveIT
    Article

    Study: IT graduates want to work for premium car brands

    2017-05-25T14:05:04Z

    Google is the most interesting employer for German IT graduates (Photo: Google) BMW, Audi, Daimler and Porsche are the the car companies that IT graduates would most like to work for, according to a new survey. But the trendence Graduate Barometer 2017 found that Google tops all other companies ...

  • renault.automotiveIT
    Article

    Renault plans to buy embedded software unit from Intel

    2017-05-25T12:20:25Z

    Renault and other carmakers need embedded software to develop autonomous vehicles (Photo: Renault) Renault plans to acquire a French R&D division from Intel, giving the French carmaker deeper expertise in key digital technologies. The R&D unit specializes in embedded software, which is important for the development of connected and ...

  • gm.automotiveIT
    Article

    GM beefs up self-driving tech startup unit

    2017-04-24T16:40:04Z

    GM acquired Cruise Automation in 2016 (Photo: GM) General Motors will invest 14 million dlrs and add more than 1,100 jobs to beef up its self-driving technology research in California. The Detroit-based automaker said the investment will go to the Cruise Automation startup it acquired in 2016. "Expanding our ...

  • vw.automotiveIT
    Article

    VW enters AI partnership with China’s Mobvoi

    2017-04-13T13:42:11Z

    VW's 2017 concept car relies on artificial intelligence technologies (Photo: VW) Volkswagen Group is teaming up with China’s Mobvoi to develop and implement artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in the car. The German automotive group said the two companies will form a 50-50 joint venture to develop technologies for smart ...