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  • Continental.automotiveIT
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    Continental: “The world is changing the car”

    2019-01-25T09:51:00Z

    As head of future solutions at the core Interior Division of Continental, Ralf Lenninger looks at the big trends that are not only reshaping the car business but also are redefining the roles that traditional automotive supplier groups such as Continental need to play.

  • BMW.automotiveIT
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    Preview: An auto show, a tech show or both in Las Vegas?

    2018-12-20T18:27:00Z

    With the Detroit Auto Show struggling, CES, even more than in recent years, is stepping up its automotive game.

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    Continental to show Intelligent Intersection and smart city tech at CES

    2018-12-19T14:29:00Z

    Image: Continental Continental will show a series of future city technologies at the CES, Las Vegas, next month, including a demonstration version of its Intelligent Intersection solution. This integrates DSRC (dedicated short-range communications), data feeds from traffic and sensor fusion algorithms to create a model 3D view ...

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    Byton executive to become Continental Automotive CTO

    2018-10-31T10:09:35Z

    Abendroth will head a new, centralized automotive R&D group at Continental (Photo: Continental) Dirk Abendroth, a former BMW manager and currently a senior executive at electric-vehicle startup Byton, will become chief technology officer at Continental's automotive division, effective January 1. Abendroth will oversee all global R&D in a new ...

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    Volvo to adopt Nvidia technology to usher in Level 2+ automated driving features in next generation models

    2018-10-10T15:41:28Z

    Nvidia’s Drive AGX Xavier technology will provide the Swedish premium car group with a computing platform that offers more power for advanced driver assistance systems and the flexibility to upgrade the car’s functions if and when needed. Nvidia’s technology will deliver “Level 2+” automated driving features, indicating it will ...

  • argus.automotiveIT
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    Argus exec warns all connected cars face cyber threats

    2018-09-25T14:11:28Z

    Argus EMA President Mueller says cyber security is now high on the auto industry's agenda HANOVER - All connected cars are under threat from cyber attacks, a senior security expert said Tuesday. Addressing the carIT Congress here, Michael Mueller, president Europe, the Middle East and Africa for Argus Cyber ...

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    Continental joins UC Berkeley DeepDrive AI research center

    2018-08-03T12:16:20Z

    Image: Continental Continental is joining the UC Berkeley DeepDrive center (BDD), an artificial intelligence research partnership which is focusing on optimizing speed of neural networks and protecting AI systems in safety-critical applications. The first year of the five-year joint research programme will focus on the testability of AI algorithms ...

  • EB cadian Sync
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    Elektrobit announces modular solution for OTA [UPDATED]

    2018-07-20T11:21:07Z

    Image: PRNewsfoto/Elektrobit (EB) Elektrobit, a subsidiary of Continental, has announced a modular solution for safe and secure updating of connected and automated vehicle fleets. EB cadian Sync establishes a secure end-to-end communication channel for over-the-air (OTA) updates to a vehicle’s ECUs as well as to head units and infotainment ...

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    Continental and DFKI to partner on AI research

    2018-06-27T13:07:17Z

    Image: Continental The German Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) is to partner with Continental and establish a joint research lab at the DFKI facility in Kaiserslautern. Here, Continental employees will look at specific issues such as AI-supported methods of data analysis and software development. A statement describes this as ...

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    Continental exhibits computer vision platform with AI

    2018-06-19T16:13:00Z

    Image: Continental Continental has shown and outlined a computer vision platform for automated vehicles at CES Asia. This uses artificial intelligence, neural networks and machine learning to improve the ‘scene understanding’ and analysis of data from sensors and cameras. Neural networks will be used in Continental’s next-generation cameras, to ...

  • evelozcity.automotiveIT
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    Former Opel CEO Neumann joins Evelozcity

    2018-04-27T13:48:13Z

    Karl-Thomas Neumann will join the EV start-up in May (Photo: Opel) Former Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann is joining the senior management team of electric-vehicle startup Evelozcity. Neumann will be in charge of mobility and will develop the company's connected car strategy, launch mobility concepts and oversee customer experience, branding ...

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    Continental CIO says cultural change is key to digitalization

    2018-03-22T14:18:00Z

    Continental s Eigler: Everything is about IT BERLIN Continental sees strong potential in the ability to enhance its product offering with the help of new technologies. The automotive supplier also has made a strong commitment to implementing these technologies. We can only ...

  • Here.automotiveIT
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    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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    "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 ...

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    At Continental, Lenninger takes over Intelligent Transport

    2016-12-06T14:00:31Z

    Continental is expanding its new mobility and intelligent transport business (Photo: Continental) Ralf Lenninger has taken over as head of Continental’s Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) business, succeeding Seval Oz, a high-profile former Google executive the German automotive supplier recruited in 2014. Oz has now left the company. Lenninger, previously ...

  • AGL.automotiveIT
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    Continental, Toshiba, Hyundai Mobis join open-source connected car project

    2016-06-08T12:06:53Z

    Automotive suppliers Continental and Hyundai Mobis, electronics group Toshiba and several other companies have joined Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), a project that aims to develop an open-source, Linux-based platform for connected cars. Earlier this year, AGL announced a new set of codes designed specifically for the automotive industry. The new ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT
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    Study: Automotive suppliers move into new businesses

    2016-04-12T11:36:08Z

    Bosch, which just released new parking technology, remains the world's biggest supplier (Photo: Bosch) Automotive suppliers are in the midst of a strategic reorientation marked by high investment and stepped-up merger and acquisition activity, according to a new study by Berylls. In 2015, companies especially targeted emissions technologies, autonomous ...

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    Hanover - automotiveIT Congress

    2016-03-09T07:15:10Z

    In 2015, more than 500 people attended the annual conference (Photo: Claus Dick) The automotiveIT Congress, held annually during the CeBIT high-tech fair in Hanover, is set to take place March 17. With its focus on the digital transformation of the auto industry, the one-day conference brings together more ...

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    Conti's Ariane Reinhart discusses IT staff shortages

    2015-10-30T14:34:03Z

    Ariane Reinhart (Photo: Continental) German industry is faced with a growing shortage of IT specialists. In answers to written questions, Continental’s HR chief Ariane Reinhart explains how the automotive supplier is refocusing its human resources department to deal with this challenge and how workers can be prepared for digital ...

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    Study: German suppliers shun digital acquisitions

    2015-09-09T10:55:21Z

    Continental, Bosch and ZF have acquired digital companies, but they are exceptions among German suppliers (Photo: Continental) German automotive suppliers tend to shy away from acquiring digital technology companies, preferring instead to build up this expertise from within, according to a new study. JDA Software looked at all acquisitions ...