All Connected car articles – Page 17

  • opel.automotiveIT
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    France's PSA Group to acquire Opel

    2017-03-06T08:47:12Z

    PSA expects a 2 pc operating profit margin at Opel in three years (Photo: Opel) PSA/Peugeot-Citroen and General Motors confirmed Monday that the French carmaker will acquire Opel, its British sister company Vauxhall, and half of GM's European finance arm for a combined 2.2 billion euros. The two companies ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
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    Ford bets on artificial intelligence

    2017-02-13T16:57:57Z

    Ford plans to have an SAE level 4 autonomous vehicle on the road by 2021 (Photo: Ford) Ford Motor plans to invest 1 billion dollars in artificial intelligence by acquiring a majority stake in Argo AI. The artificial intelligence startup will continue to operate independently from Ford, but the ...

  • NVIDIA.automotiveIT
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    Bitkom: Cognitive computing market set to double in 2017

    2017-02-08T11:18:38Z

    At CES, chipmaker Nvidia announced it will equip Mercedes with AI technology (Photo: Nvidia) The global market for so-called "cognitive computing" application is set to almost double in 2017, according to Germany's high-tech association, Bitkom. The projection reflects the focus that many companies, including automakers, are putting on hardware ...

  • tata.automotiveIT
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    Tata Motors joins new-mobility trend

    2017-02-06T11:25:54Z

    Tata Motors expects its new modular platforms to make it easier to introduce new technologies (Photo: Tata Motors) Tata Motors has formed a new unit that will help the Indian automotive group develop new business areas. The division, which is called Tamo, will unveil its first product at the ...

  • GM.automotiveIT
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    "My role is to protect the vehicle ecosystem"

    2017-02-02T18:43:00Z

    Jeff Massimilla was named chief product cybersecurity officer of General Motors (GM) in 2014. His appointment, one of the first of its kind in the global auto industry, underscored the crucial importance of cyber safety for the coming generations of fully connected cars. Massimilla spoke to automotiveIT at the Detroit ...

  • tomtom.automotiveIT
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    TomTom acquires Berlin autonomous-driving specialist

    2017-01-18T14:31:53Z

    TomTom wants to broaden its product offering to include autonomous-driving related systems (Photo: TomTom) TomTom has acquired a Berlin-based autonomous-driving startup in a bid to strengthen its business in one of the fastest-growing areas of automotive technology. Four-year-old Autonomos provides R&D services for automated vehicle assistance systems. It has ...

  • skoda.automotiveIT
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    "The issue won't be 'either-or' in digitization"

    2017-01-18T12:59:55Z

    Wehner: The main issue in digitization is speed (Photo: Claus Dick) More automakers are creating the position of chief digital officer as a central point of contact for digitization issues. Someone who is sure to understand how the role is different from that of the CIO is Skoda CDO ...

  • automotiveit
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    automotiveIT Congress - Hanover

    2017-01-18T11:52:04Z

    More than 500 people attended the 2016 automotiveIT Congress in Hanover (Photo: Claus Dick) This year's automotiveIT Congress, which will take place March 23 in Hanover, will focus on one of the biggest challenges facing the global car industry: How to move to a more agile IT approach. The ...

  • mwc.automotiveIT
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    Mobile World Congress - Barcelona

    2017-01-18T11:20:57Z

    More than 2,200 companies exhibited at the 2016 Mobile World Congress (Photo: MWC) The annual Mobile World Congress (MWC), which brings together stakeholders in the global connectivity revolution, will take place in Barcelona Feb. 27 through March 2. The annual gathering, the world's largest meeting place for the mobile ...

  • shanghai.automotiveIT
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    Shanghai Auto Show

    2017-01-18T09:56:45Z

    The 2015 Shanghai show attracted 928,000 visitors (photo: Shanghai Auto Show) The Shanghai Auto Show, which will start with two press days April 19 and 20, takes place as car sales in China look set to continue to grow at a solid, double-digit pace in 2017. The show, which ...

  • nvidia.automotiveIT
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    Nvidia GPU Technology Conference - San Jose

    2017-01-17T19:00:04Z

    At the Amsterdam GTC, Nvidia CEO Huang unveiled new AI technology (Photo: Nvidia) Nvidia hosts its annual GTC Technology Conference, a forum for the global GPU development community, in San Jose, California, May 8 through 11. The chipmaker, which plays a growing role as a provider of high-powered systems ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT
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    Bosch Connected World - Berlin

    2017-01-17T16:19:00Z

    More than 1,000 people attended last year's ConnectedWorld event (Photo: Bosch) Robert Bosch will hold its annual internet-of-things conference in Berlin March 15 and 16. The German automotive supplier, which has in recent years focused heavily on IoT technologies, is hosting an event that features senior industry executives speaking ...

  • continental.automotiveIT
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    "We will need more IT professionals in the future"

    2017-01-16T17:09:47Z

    Continental's Eigler: "Our expertise is in demand." (Photo: Claus Dick) Christian Eigler is a realist. In his view, it won't be trendy roadmaps that lay the basis for successful digitization, but standardization and harmonization. In an interview with automotiveIT, the CIO of automotive supplier Continental talks about the trend ...

  • microsoft.automotiveIT
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    From Microsoft, a new connected-vehicle platform

    2017-01-16T16:28:34Z

    Renault-Nissan is one of the first car companies to use Microsoft's platform (Photo: Microsoft) Microsoft has unveiled a connected vehicle platform designed to be a core building block for future automotive functions. Renault-Nissan will be the first automaker to build connected cars using the platform. The US-based software company ...

  • here.automotiveIT
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    Here maps to help Baidu expand outside China

    2017-01-16T14:54:00Z

    Maps are considered a key building block for autonomous-driving systems (Photo: Here) Here will provide map content to Baidu to help the Chinese internet company grow its mapping business outside its home market. Here already provides content to Baidu Maps' desktop and mobile services in southeast Asia. The new ...

  • toyota.automotiveIT
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    Toyota exec highlights autonomous-driving challenges

    2017-01-16T14:29:32Z

    Toyota's Pratt says human nature is big factor in autonomous-driving technology (Photo: Bongard) Amid all the enthusiasm for driverless cars, a senior Toyota executive, speaking at the CES consumer electronics show, focused on some of the big challenges that will need to be overcome before autonomous driving can be ...

  • Valeo.automotiveIT
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    CES: Valeo shows range of new technologies

    2017-01-05T02:39:05Z

    The Valeo cockpit offers a vision of future new-mobility options (Photo: Valeo) LAS VEGAS -- Valeo showed a range of new connected-car technologies at this year CES, as the French automotive supplier group works to grab a bigger share of the fast-growing market for autonomous-vehicle-related systems. Jacques Aschenbroich, the ...

  • toyota.automotiveIT
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    CES: Toyota unveils concept car with advanced artificial intelligence

    2017-01-05T02:20:11Z

    Toyota's Bob Carter unveils the Concept-i at the CES in Las Vegas (Photo: Arjen Bongard) LAS VEGAS -- Toyota Motor unveiled a concept car here featuring artificial intelligence technology that is designed to learn and grow with the driver. The Japanese carmaker said at the CES consumer electronics show ...

  • zf.automotiveIT
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    CES: ZF, Nvidia work on artificial-intelligence platform

    2017-01-05T02:08:10Z

    ZF sees sensing and intelligent systems as crucial in future mobility (Photo: ZF) LAS VEGAS -- ZF Friedrichshafen and Nvidia are jointly developing artificial intelligence (AI) systems for cars, trucks and other industrial applications. The German automotive supplier unveiled its ZF ProAI platform at a press conference here on ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
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    Ford to debut next-generation Fusion Hybrid at CES

    2017-01-02T14:10:17Z

    Ford is designing its 1st-generation autonomous cars for ride-hailing and ride-sharing services (Photo: Ford) Ford Motor will show a further development of its Fusion Hybrid autonomous  vehicle at CES this year, introducing a research car it hopes will be its first autonomously driven production vehicle by 2021. The ...