Digital R&D

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    Renovo and HERE form partnership for open interfaces

    2018-08-14T08:36:46Z

    Image: HERE Technologies/Renovo Auto Mobility software company Renovo and mapping and location services specialist HERE Technologies have formed a partnership to develop and deploy open interfaces for automated vehicles. For highly and fully automated vehicles, these will have open standards for interoperability and data exchange across the transportation ecosystem. ...

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    Luxoft buys Objective Software GmbH, specialists in autonomous and connected mobility

    2018-08-13T09:36:23Z

    Image: Objective Software Luxoft, a global IT service provider based in Zug, Switzerland, has acquired Objective Software GmbH, a 20-year-old consultancy with its headquarters in Munich, Germany plus offices in Turin, Italy; Luxembourg; and Wroclaw, Poland. Objective specializes in software development for the automotive industry, with a focus on ...

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    Robert Bosch digital chief: “The mobility of the future will involve a melting pot of technologies”

    2018-08-09T13:12:00Z

    Bernd Heinrichs, chief digital officer at Robert Bosch, talks about software for developing mobility solutions and how automotive suppliers needs to prepare for a digitalized, networked auto industry

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    Honda SmartCharge uses JuiceNet platform, encourages EV drivers to be grid-friendly

    2018-08-03T14:36:40Z

    Image: PRNewsfoto/Honda North America Honda North America has rolled out a beta version of an app called SmartCharge for owners of its Fit EV [pictured] in California, within the Southern California Edison service territory. This app finds the best time for them to charge their cars, giving financial rewards ...

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    Magneti Marelli agrees to buy perception software start-up SmartMeUp

    2018-08-03T14:02:08Z

    Image: Magneti Marelli Magneti Marelli, part of the FCA Group, has signed an agreement to buy SmartMeUp, a French start-up developing perception software for autonomous driving, smart cities and safety technologies. The agreement sets out the acquisition of 100pc of SmartMeUp shares, and the purchase is expected to take ...

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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 ...

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    Ford creates new AV organization

    2018-07-26T12:54:05Z

    Image: Ford Ford Motor Company has created a new organization called Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC, to be based at its campus under development in Corktown, Detroit. The new company is tasked with accelerating Ford’s autonomous vehicle business and capitalizing market opportunities, and will include Ford’s activities in self-driving integration; ...

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    Audi deploys new 3D visualization customer app

    2018-07-26T12:07:36Z

    Image: Audi Audi has launched a 3D visualization app in its product configurator to give potential customers a real-time, high-resolution 360-degree view of their chosen vehicle. The Audi Visualization Engine, based on virtual data models, allows interaction with the animated rendering: turning on the headlights, opening and closing the ...

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    Faurecia invests in SubPac for immersive audio experience

    2018-07-24T18:36:00Z

    Faurecia Ventures has made an investment in audio firm SubPac, which has developed an acoustic experience to “capture the physical dimension of sound”.

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    Toyota takes InfoTechnology Center in-house

    2018-07-24T17:35:57Z

    Image: Toyota Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) has announced the reorganization of its InfoTechnology Center research and development companies. The functions of the Tokyo-based InfoTechnology Center (ITC Japan) will be absorbed into TMC’s in-house Connected Company by March 2019, and ITC USA, California, will be incorporated into Toyota Motor North ...