All Connected car articles – Page 14

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    CES - Las Vegas

    2017-12-18T12:37:00Z

    Though traditionally dominated by consumer electronics companies, CES each year features more automotive technology (Photo: CTA) The annual CES consumer electronics show will take place in Las Vegas January 9 through 12, with, once again, strong participation from the automotive industry. Ford Motor CEO Jim Hackett ...

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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. 

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    Ford: "The shift from hardware to software is changing the cost structure"

    2017-10-30T11:11:00Z

    Ford’s global purchasing chief, Thai-Tang, 51, discusses Ford’s software-focused strategic goals, the reasoning behind some of its recent investment decisions, and the implications of the industry’s move to electric mobility.

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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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, ...

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    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 ...

  • dyson.automotiveIT
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    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 ...

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    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 ...

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    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 ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    carIT Congress: Daimler's compliance chief cites customer trust as key

    2017-09-20T12:57:13Z

    Daimler's Schick says autonomous-driving rules must be agreed internationally (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT -- Daimler's compliance chief said customer confidence is key for the success of autonomous and connected driving. Speaking at the carIT Congress here, Olaf Schick said drivers of Daimler's Mercedes-Benz cars can decide for themselves what ...

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    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 ...

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    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
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    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
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    IAA: Volkswagen steps up electric-vehicle push

    2017-09-11T22:01:00Z

    On the eve of the IAA, VW CEO Mueller affirms the carmaker s commitment to electrification (Photo: VW) Volkswagen Group unveiled a new strategy Monday to drive electrification across its model range and make sure it has access to the batteries needed to power its cars. ...

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    IAA: EDAG to show agile development in action

    2017-09-06T11:34:38Z

    At many auto shows, EDAG has shown innovative concept vehicles such as the 2016 Soulmate smart car (Photo: EDAG) Engineering specialist EDAG will use this year's Frankfurt Auto Show to give a live demonstration of new, agile development methods. At its IAA stand, the company plans to develop a ...

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    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.

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    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 ...