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    TU Wien develops new antenna box for car connectivity

    2018-11-13T13:41:00Z

    Image: TU Ilmenau Telecommunications researchers at TU Wien (Technical University Vienna) have developed a new antenna concept for cars which could replace the current ‘shark fin’ attachments, now becoming too small. The antenna box, made from carbon fibre-reinforced polymer, can be integrated in a cavity within ...

  • CES.automotiveIT
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    “Get ready for the data age”

    2018-10-05T10:42:00Z

    Next January’s CES will underscore the growing importance of data for the automotive industry and other business sectors, executives of the US Consumer Technology Association (CTA) say.

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    Audi outlines latest digital development plan

    2018-05-15T11:52:18Z

    The back-end of IT platform is shared with other VW Group brands (Image: Audi) At its Annual General Meeting in Ingolstadt last week, Audi’s board of management outlined initiatives including the development of an integrated IT platform for connectivity and digital services, and a new digital product management unit ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT
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    Bosch CIO: Digital change offers opportunities for IT departments

    2017-03-23T17:29:51Z

    Bosch CIO Pritsch has 1,000 open positions in his IT department (Photo: Claus Dick) HANOVER -- Robert Bosch CIO Elmar Pritsch on Thursday said digital change provides corporate IT departments with an opportunity to assume a different role. "IT is growing out of the role of driver of efficiency ...

  • ces 2015.automotiveIT
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    CES 2016: What to expect in automotive technology

    2015-12-23T17:04:15Z

    New technologies are the biggest draw of the Las Vegas CES (Photo: CEA) For anyone involved in consumer electronics, 2016 has to start with the massive CES gathering in Las Vegas. In recent years, as the auto industry has expanded its borders into new technologies, many of the major ...

  • apple.automotiveIT
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    Apple will build 2 data centers in Europe

    2015-02-23T16:16:56Z

    (Photo: Apple) Apple will build two data centers in Europe, spending 1.7 billion euros to construct and operate the facilities, which will be located in Ireland and Denmark. The US based consumer technology group said the centers will provide the European backend for online services that include the company's ...

  • GM.automotiveIT
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    GM appoints new connected-consumer chief

    2014-11-27T17:14:15Z

    Boler-Davis takes over from Mary Chan, who is leaving GM (Photo: GM) Alicia Boler-Davis will take over as head of General Motors' connected-car operations, replacing Mary Chan, who will leave the car company next year. Boler-Davis, currently senior vice president, global quality and customer experience, will hand over quality ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    Daimler's Zetsche to keynote CES 2015

    2014-10-07T11:36:41Z

    Zetsche is pushing autonomous-driving technologies at Daimler. He also spoke at the CES in 2012 (Photo: Daimler) Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche, keen to affirm the his car company's connectivity credentials, will deliver a keynote address at the 2015 International CES consumer electronics fair in Las Vegas in early January. ...

  • volvo s60 2015.automotiveIT
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    AT&T to provide connectivity to Volvo Cars in N. America

    2014-04-18T17:17:53Z

    Volvo's 2015 models will feature high-speed AT&T connectivity (Photo: Volvo Cars) AT&T has signed a multi-year agreement to provide connectivity to Volvo Cars in North America. The US Â communications group said that, starting this summer, its "Single SIM" mobile communications platform would be available to buyers of Volvo's ...

  • automotiveIT Congress London
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    Audi, JLR, Qoros, Genivi executives to speak at automotiveIT International Congress

    2014-04-04T13:30:17Z

    With the speaker lineup almost complete, the automotiveIT International Congress is set to cover topics ranging from connected retail and the role of big data analysis to open-source infotainment and other key trends in 21 st century mobility. The latest additions to the program include Maurits Aalberse, director of ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    At CES, a Mercedes connected to "internet of things"

    2014-01-04T15:58:19Z

    Mercedes has signed an agreement with smart watch maker Pebble (Photo: Mercedes) Mercedes-Benz will show at the upcoming CES in Las Vegas how an intelligently networked vehicle becomes part of the internet of things. In the runup to the huge consumer electronics show, the German premium car maker signed ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT
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    Bosch establishes internet-of-things unit

    2013-12-19T11:05:33Z

    Bosch expects the internet of things to generate a broad range of new services (Photo: Bosch) Robert Bosch, which has been driving the internet-of-things trend, is establishing a separate unit to make devices and objects talk to each other. The company, Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions, will build compact ...

  • Lexus.automotiveIT
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    Lexus introduces in-car hotspot

    2013-10-14T14:40:51Z

    Lexus is rolling out its hotspot across its product range (Photo: Lexus) Lexus is offering high-speed wifi connectivity inside its new IS sedan in a sign that all premium car makers want to be competitive in the connectivity arena. The luxury brand, which is part of the Toyota Group, ...

  • la auto show.automotiveIT
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    LA Auto Show with Connected Car Expo - Los Angeles

    2013-09-20T13:19:07Z

    The LA Auto Show covers 760,000 square feet (Photo: LA Auto Show) The Los Angeles auto show, which will start Nov. 20 with two press days, will feature a connected car exhibition and conference. The annual show is open for regular visitors Nov. 22 through December 1. The Connected ...

  • toshiba.automotiveIT
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    With new graphics processors, Toshiba targets automotive growth market

    2013-09-20T09:54:48Z

    Toshiba's says its new Capricorn image processors help provide high-quality displays in mainstream car segments (Photo: Toshiba) MUNICH - With the launch of three new graphics processors, Toshiba hopes to increase its share of the growing market for high-quality automotive instrument clusters. The Japan-based electronics group said the three ...

  • volvo.iaa.automotiveIT
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    carIT Congress: Volvo's next XC90 likely to have oversized display

    2013-09-18T17:54:15Z

    Volvo showed a concept with a big monitor at the IAA (Photo: Volvo) FRANKFURT - A senior Volvo executive said the next version of the XC90, which will be launched in 2014, will likely have a big portrait-layout monitor not unlike the display in Tesla's new Model S. Volvo ...

  • ford hohage carit 2013.automotiveIT
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    carIT Congress: Ford developer sees opportunities in smartphones

    2013-09-18T17:10:06Z

    Ford's Hohage says Ford's HMI focuses on affordability (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT - Smartphones provide a "window of opportunity" to upgrade and personalize in-car infotainment beyond the possibilities of embedded technologies, a senior Ford development executive said Tuesday. Speaking to the 400 participants at the Mobility 3.0 Congress here, ...

  • haeussermann daimler carit 13.automotiveIT
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    carIT Congress: Daimler exec sees gradual convergence of connectivity systems

    2013-09-18T15:36:00Z

    Haeussermann says focus is on digital natives as auto industry changes (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT - Different methods for integrating smartphones in the car will continue for years before an eventual standardization takes place, a senior Daimler executive said Wednesday. "Unfortunately, we'll have to suffer many systems until one ...

  • blaettel bmw carit 2013.automotiveIT
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    carIT Congress: BMW exec sees "iconic change" for car industry

    2013-09-18T14:20:26Z

    BMW's Blaettel says lots of questions remain about new mobility  (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT - The auto industry is undergoing an "iconic change" as it moves into a new-mobility era, a senior BMW executive said Wednesday. Bernhard Blaettel, director mobility services at the German premium car maker, told ...

  • bosch hoheisel carit 2013.automotiveIT
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    carIT Congress: Bosch executive says autonomous driving will be a while

    2013-09-18T13:55:24Z

    Bosch's Hoheisel sees progress on connectivity (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT ”“ Advanced driving assistance functions are getting a big boost from improved connectivity, a senior Robert Bosch executive said Wednesday, but full autonomous driving will take a while to become a reality. "Amid all the euphoria about autonomous driving, ...