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    Volkswagen reports successful simulation using quantum computing

    2018-06-11T17:39:00Z

    Image: Volkswagen Volkswagen has used a quantum computer to successfully simulate molecules such as lithium-hydrogen and carbon chains, and says that this is an important step in developing batteries for electric vehicles. It is now to move onto simulating more complex chemical compounds, with the aim of ...

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    Faurecia CIO: "In three to five years everyone will work in IT"

    2018-06-06T16:22:00Z

    Dr Rene Deis, chief information officer and digital transformation leader at Faurecia, explains how the fundamental role of IT and software development in the automotive industry is changing.

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    Tenneco, Schaeffler plan to make "dumb" components smart

    2018-05-29T18:13:00Z

    Executives from automotive tier suppliers at the automotiveIT International conference in Atlanta explain how, with the help of sensor technology, traditional mechanical car components can be equipped with new digital functionality.

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    VW CIO: Quantum computing being readied to address real issues

    2018-05-16T14:57:00Z

    Quantum computing could one day provide the huge boost in processing power that is needed to make future autonomous cars reliable, safe and secure. Volkswagen CIO Martin Hofmann says the technology is moving closer to commercialization.

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    Inside Silicon Valley: Ford innovation center in Palo Alto

    2018-05-16T09:13:00Z

    Dragos Muciuca, technical leader of Ford’s Research and Innovation Center in Palo Alto, talks about how the innovation office is expanding and influencing Ford’s R D globally.

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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 ...

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    Volkswagen implements AR in digitized training programs, AI in business admin

    2018-05-15T07:49:58Z

    Future Training Forum, Wolfsburg, 2018 Image: Volkswagen Volkswagen has held its first Future Training Forum in Wolfsburg to discuss issues including the digitalization of its vocational training programmes and future learning environments. Conference participants included board members, human resources managers, training experts, Works Council members, young people’s representatives ...

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    Faurecia invests in PowerSphyr to enhance cockpit connectivity tech

    2018-05-14T13:03:00Z

    Source: Faurecia PowerSphyr’s wireless charging pad is compatible with different devices Faurecia has made an investment in Silicon Valley start-up PowerSphyr, a provider of wireless charging solutions that can be applied to many types of electronic devices as well as sensors and actuators. These will ...

  • Ford.automotiveIT
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    Ford Motor appoints Jeff Lemmer CIO

    2018-05-10T17:16:11Z

    Jeff Lemmer, Ford's new CIO, will report to former CIO Marcy Klevorn (Photo: Ford) Ford Motor appointed Jeff Lemmer CIO, succeeding Marcy Klevorn, who assumed broader mobility responsibilities last year. Lemmer, who currently serves as vice president and chief operating officer of information technology, will take up his new ...

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    Blackberry cyber-security chief: “Internet-based hacks could affect a large number of cars”

    2018-05-10T12:33:00Z

    Alex Manea, BlackBerry’s chief security officer talks about connected car security vulnerabilities and how the automotive industry can better prepare.

  • 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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    Opel CIO: "We have to extricate IT from GM piece by piece"

    2018-04-26T12:12:00Z

    Thomas Kuelpp, chief information officer at Opel, talks about how the carmaker is separating IT systems from GM, and joing up with PSA.

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    Volkswagen Group setting up software center in Lisbon, starts recruitment

    2018-04-19T12:10:42Z

    Platooning tech in an MAN truck [Image: MAN Truck & Bus] Volkswagen Group IT and MAN Truck & Bus AG are setting up a software development center in Lisbon. The new facility will focus on cloud-based software solutions to further digitalize corporate processes and connected vehicle systems. Around 300 ...

  • vw.automotiveIT
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    VW Group appoints Diess CEO; reorganizes company

    2018-04-13T17:28:59Z

    Diess came from BMW in 2015 to head the core VW brand (Photo: VW) Volkswagen Group appointed Herbert Diess CEO and announced a far-reaching reorganization of the 12 brand automotive group. Diess will retain his position as head of the core Volkswagen brand, but will take over responsibility for ...

  • Schaeffler.automotiveIT
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    Schaeffler shows urban vehicle concept

    2018-04-12T18:14:58Z

    The "Schaeffler Mover" has a flexible architecture that can be adapted for various use cases (Photo: Schaeffler) Schaeffler has unveiled the “Schaeffler Mover,” an urban vehicle concept that offers a technology platform that lends itself to various scenarios. The feasibility study is the German engineering group’s attempt to prepare ...

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    Daimler Lab1886: "We now have 25 high-potential projects in the incubator"

    2018-04-11T12:17:00Z

    Susanne Hahn, director business innovation at Daimler’s Lab1886 innovation and incubation organization, 

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    Audi product line manager to head production at SAIC-VW

    2018-04-02T12:04:25Z

    Schulze moves to SAIC VW from Audi (Photo: VW) Fred Schulze will take up a new role as head of production and logistics at SAIC Volkswagen, the joint venture between Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation and Volkswagen Group. The appointment will take effect in July. Schulze, who currently is responsible ...

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    Mobileye: “Autonomous driving needs transparent criteria”

    2018-03-28T19:18:00Z

    At Mobileye, now part of Intel, CEO Amnon Shashua talks about standardizing data to better analyze for autonomous driving.

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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 ...

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    VW CIO cites big potential of artificial intelligence for car industry

    2018-03-22T12:02:11Z

    VW CIO Hofmann says AI "will make completely new things possible" BERLIN --The auto industry, with its growing complexity, offers "nearly perfect conditions for applied artificial intelligence," VW Group CIO Martin Hofmann said Thursday. The German carmaker, is involved with various projects all aimed at implementing new AI Technologies. ...