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  • bosch.automotiveIT
    Article

    Automated driving gets a boost as Bosch joins research project

    2015-08-25T14:13:43Z

    Many requirements need to be met for autonomous driving (Photo: Bosch) Robert Bosch said it has joined a German research product aimed at speeding up the development of automated-driving technologies. The German automotive supplier group said Ko-HAF, as the project is called, wants to help develop cars "in which ...

  • LA auto show.automotiveIT
    Article

    Connected Car Expo - LA

    2015-08-09T13:54:15Z

    The LA Auto Show each year  features a range of new model introductions (Photo: LA Show) The Connected Car Expo (CCE), an exhibition combined with a conference program, kicks off the annual Los Angeles Auto Show November 17. The event aims to promote connectivity in the auto industry ...

  • continental.automotiveIT
    Article

    Continental develops electric drive for China

    2015-07-03T15:07:54Z

    Continental expects strong EV demand in China in coming years (Photo: Continental) Continental has developed an electric drive for China in anticipation of an electric-vehicle boom in the world's largest car market. The German automotive supplier said it will introduce the compact, cost-effective, and high-performance system at the Frankfurt ...

  • continental.automotiveIT
    Article

    In software move, Continental to acquire Elektrobit Automotive

    2015-05-22T11:09:13Z

    With the acquisition of Elektrobit, Continental hopes to boost its sofware development expertise (Photo: Continental) Continental is acquiring the automotive business of Finish wireless and electronics group Elektrobit, underlining the growing importance of software for tomorrow's vehicles. Continental said that, subject to antitrust approval, it will pay 600 million ...

  • automotive strategy book.automotiveIT
    Feature

    automotiveIT publishes book about car industry's future

    2014-12-21T18:30:15Z

    MUNICH ”“ Germany's Media-Manufaktur has published a book that provides an in-depth look at how the world's biggest car companies are preparing for an era of new mobility. The German business publisher, parent company of automotiveIT and automotiveIT international, said the new 88-page ”“ English-language ”“ book is titled “ ...

  • continental.automotiveIT
    Article

    Continental hires Google exec for new Silicon Valley unit

    2014-08-18T16:46:43Z

    Former Google executive Seval Oz will head Continental's new Silicon Valley unit (Photo: Continental Continental is setting up a beachhead in Silicon Valley, in a move to make sure it is part of a growing automotive and IT community in California mapping out the future of personal transportation. The ...

  • handelsblatt.automotiveIT
    Article

    Handelsblatt Automotive Summit - Munich

    2014-08-15T15:28:30Z

    The Handelsblatt Automotive Summit, which features presentations by several German automaker CEOs, will be held in Munich October 30 and 31. Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn and Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche will be among the speakers, as will Opel CEO Thomas Neumann, Volvo Cars chief Hakan Samuelsson and Continental boss ...

  • Continental.automotiveIT
    Article

    Ranking: Continental biggest automotive supplier

    2014-07-31T17:24:24Z

    Continental benefited from an exchange-rate conversion that hurt Japan's Denso (Photo: Continental) A new ranking of the world's 100 biggest automotive suppliers surprisingly puts Germany's Continental at the top of the list, above mainstays such as Robert Bosch and Denso. The ranking, published by Germany's Automobil Produktion, looks at ...

  • automotiveIT Congress
    Article

    Jaguar's Ziebart to speak at London automotiveIT Congress

    2013-12-19T16:40:20Z

    Wolfgang Ziebart, engineering director at Jaguar Land Rover, will deliver a keynote address at the inaugural automotiveIT International Congress in London. As the former CEO of German chip maker Infineon, Ziebart is ideally placed to discuss the strengthening ties between automakers and the high-tech industry. Since Ziebart joined JLR in ...

  • continental.automotiveIT
    Article

    IAA: Continental, IBM cooperate on connected vehicle technology

    2013-09-10T20:17:38Z

    Continental expect partially automated driving to start in 2016 (Photo: Continental) FRANKFURT ”“ Continental and IBM will jointly develop connected-vehicle technologies for the auto industry. The two companies announced their joint plans at a press conference at the Frankfurt auto show (IAA) Tuesday. "Step-by-step development of future mobility is ...