All Daimler articles – Page 4

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    Daimler to invest in IT, appoint chief digital officer

    2016-05-18T15:30:45Z

    Daimler is focusing more efforts on the digital changes in the car industry (Photo: Daimler) Daimler plans to invest 100 million euros in information technology in the next three years, as the premium car group steps up cross-company digitalization efforts. As part of the company's "100/100" project, Daimler will ...

  • here.automotiveIT
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    Reuters: Bosch also interested in maps group Here

    2016-04-12T10:18:28Z

    Robert Bosch is also interested in acquiring a stake in Here, according to the Reuters news agency. The German supplier joins a list of possible future co-owners that includes Microsoft, Ford Motor, Renault and Continental. Here was bought last year by Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz for 2.5 billion euros. The ...

  • here.automotiveIT
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    Reuters: Amazon, Microsoft may acquire stake in Here mapping company

    2016-04-04T14:14:23Z

    Digital maps capture billions of 3D points to model road surfaces (Photo: Here) Months after Audi, BMW and Daimler acquired Here from Nokia for 2.5 billion euros, the three carmakers are in talks with Amazon and other companies about a broader ownership structure for the digital mapping company, according ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    "We are experiencing an upheaval in manufacturing"

    2016-04-04T11:32:11Z

    Schaefer (right) tests equipment at a Daimler transmission plant in Rumania (Photo: Daimler) Against a backdrop of steadily rising numbers of vehicle models and derivatives, extremely volatile markets and growing volumes, automotive manufacturing is facing major challenges. And digitization is adding more complexity to the mix. Daimler, like many ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    Daimler's Stark predicts full digital automotive ecosystem

    2016-03-17T12:59:54Z

    Wilko Andreas Stark (Photo: Claus Dick) HANNOVER - Tomorrow's cars will be part of a digital ecosystem that relies on full connectivity, Daimler's top strategist, Wilko Andreas Stark, said Thursday. "Personal mobility will change forever as a result of digitalization," Stark told the automotiveIT Congress here. The Daimler executive ...

  • automotiveIT
    Article

    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 ...

  • nissan.automotiveIT
    Article

    Renault, Nissan stepping up integration efforts

    2016-03-04T13:58:34Z

    Nissan will start building a "piloted drive" version of the Qashqai SUV in Sunderland next year (Photo: Nissan) Renault and its Japanese alliance partner Nissan are stepping up their internal cooperation efforts with the goal of saving 5.5 billion euros a year by 2018. The two carmakers, which share ...

  • here.automotiveIT
    Article

     Here appoints Cisco executive as new CEOÂ

    2016-02-26T14:00:14Z

    Edzard Overbeek takes over as Here CEO on March 1 (Photo: Here) Here, which was acquired from Nokia by a consortium of German carmakers last year, appointed Edzard Overbeek to head the operations of the digital mapping group. Overbeek, 48, is a senior executive at Cisco, where he most ...

  • daimler kaellenius.automotiveIT
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    Kaellenius to succeed Weber as head of Daimler R&D

    2016-02-16T16:25:51Z

    Kaellenius will take over as head of Daimler R&D at year-end 2016 (Photo: Daimler) Mercedes-Benz sales boss Ola Kaellenius will succeed Thomas Weber as head of R&D at the Daimler Group, the German premium car company said Tuesday. Weber, 61, will leave Daimler when his contract expires December 31. ...

  • mercedes.automotiveIT
    Article

    Detroit: Mercedes says E-Class is first car with car-to-x communication

    2016-01-11T05:07:07Z

    The new E-Class is inspected on the eve of the Detroit auto show (Photo: Arjen Bongard) DETROIT -- Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche showed the new Mercedes E-Class here on the eve of the Detroit auto show, saying the core model is "the very first series-built car that is equipped ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    Daimler appoints new head of integrity and legal affairs

    2015-12-09T16:24:48Z

    Renata Jungo Bruengger (Photo: Daimler) Daimler has appointed Renata Jungo Bruengger as board member for integrity and legal affairs, succeeding Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt, who is joining the Volkswagen Group. Jungo Bruengger, 54, is an expert in international commercial law with 25 years of legal experience at various companies. She has ...

  • google.automotiveIT
    Article

    Study: 20 million autonomous cars by 2025

    2015-12-02T11:18:41Z

    Juniper says Google is the most promising player in driverless cars (Photo: Google) There will be almost 20 million fully autonomous or self-driving vehicles on the world's roads by 2025, according to a new study. The outlook, which adheres to the more optimistic scenarios of some automakers, was presented ...

  • Mercedes.automotiveIT
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    Daimler design chief sees ever smarter cars

    2015-11-20T09:25:27Z

    Gorden Wagener expects autonomous driving to be possible by 2030 (Photo: Daimler) Mercedes-Benz unveiled a rolling club lounge for young urbanites at the recent Tokyo auto show. In an interview with automotiveIT, the premium car maker's design chief, Gorden Wagener, explains how digitization will affect upcoming Mercedes models and ...

  • hohmann-dennhardt.automotiveIT
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    Daimler's integrity boss moves to Volkswagen

    2015-10-19T18:51:07Z

    Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt takes up here new job at VW January 1 (Photo: Daimler) Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt says that, over the last four years, she has spent a considerable amount of effort creating a proper understanding of compliance among Daimler's workforce. "That's why we have highlighted the term integrity," she said ...

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    Daimler's digital car chief says connectivity is a given

    2015-10-09T17:53:09Z

    Daimler's Khan promises over-the-air updates "very soon" (Photo: Daimler) Sajjad Khan, who joined Daimler from rival BMW early in 2015, sees the new digital priorities of the auto industry as an opportunity to provide a wide range of benefits to Mercedes-Benz drivers. In an interview with automotiveIT at the ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    carIT Congress: Mercedes exec puts focus on digital delivery

    2015-09-23T12:47:49Z

    Mercedes' Hartung says automakers need scaleable cutomser-focused platforms (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT - The auto industry needs to work faster to improve its digital delivery and can learn from other industries, a senior Mercedes-Benz executive said Wednesday. "It's all about the customers; digitalization isn't a standalone goal," said Christoph ...

  • accenture.automotiveIT
    Feature

    Nokia HERE: Accenture consultant sees more acquisitions

    2015-08-09T14:10:36Z

    F Axel Schmidt (Photo: Accenture) Following news that Audi, BMW and Daimler are set to jointly acquire Nokia HERE, automotiveIT asked Accenture automotive expert Axel Schmidt three questions about the implications of the transaction. automotiveIT: What's in it for Audi, BMW and Daimler to acquire Nokia HERE? Schmidt:  The ...

  • nokia here.automotiveIT
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    Audi, BMW, Daimler jointly acquire Nokia HERE

    2015-07-23T13:10:04Z

    High-precision digital maps will be important for autonomous cars (Photo: Nokia) A consortium of German carmakers is buying Nokia's digital mapping business for 2.8 billion euros. Audi, BMW and Daimler confirmed in a press release that they will jointly acquire Nokia HERE and will run the mapping company as ...

  • daimler brecht.automotiveIT
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    Sources: Adidas executive to become next Daimler CIO

    2015-07-23T12:48:10Z

    Jan Brecht is set to succeed Michael Gorriz (Photo: Adidas) A senior Adidas executive, Jan Brecht, will succeed Michael Gorriz as CEO of Daimler, industry sources say. Brecht is currently in charge of IT and global supply chain at Adidas, a Germany-based maker of sporting goods. He is expected ...

  • t-systems.automotiveIT
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    Made for Daimler suppliers: a CAD bridge for NX and Catia

    2015-06-12T14:42:56Z

    T-Systems says Com/Fox can even convert files with kinematics components without data loss (Photo: T-Systems) T-Systems is offering suppliers to Daimler a program that can convert 3D CAD data created with Catia into a format that can still be used following the company switch to a new Siemens NX ...