Digital R&D

  • FitEV-DriveElectricEarnGreen
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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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    Article

    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 ...

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    Sensoris platform releases vehicle-to-cloud data standard

    2018-07-24T12:35:32Z

    Image: ERTICO-ITS Europe A standardized, globalized interface specification for vehicle-to-cloud data has been announced by the Sensoris innovation platform, coordinated by the Ertico-ITS Europe partnership. This data specification is said to be a crucial piece of digital infrastructure for connected and automated driving as it “closes the loop” between ...

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    PSA Group steps up digital transformation

    2018-07-24T12:18:00Z

    An analysis of PSA’s digital strategy and progress so far under chief digital officer, Christophe Rauturier.

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    Inside Silicon Valley automotive: From San Francisco to Detroit - and back

    2018-06-27T14:44:00Z

    As the relationship between Detroit and Silicon Valley matures, automotive manufacturers are increasingly connecting IT projects out west to their global operations.