All Digital supply chain articles – Page 12

  • desay.automotiveIT
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    China’s Desay to deploy Siemens PLM software

    2016-04-04T08:38:44Z

    Desay SV makes infotainment systems for more than 60 car brands (Photo: Desay) Siemens said China’s Desay SV will adopt its product lifecycle management (PLM) software, as the automotive electronics supplier prepares to implement new manufacturing technologies. Desay Chairman Tan Choon Lim said in a press statement that the ...

  • forum.automotiveIT
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    automotiveIT Forum - Production and Logistics

    2016-03-09T09:08:41Z

    (Photo: Siemens) The automotiveIT Group is hosting its annual automotiveIT Forum - Logistics and Production - during the Hanover Trade Fair on on April 27. The forum looks at how Industry 4.0 is transforming car building through the introduction of new systems, concepts, robotics, networking and other manufacturing technologies. ...

  • automotiveIT
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    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
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    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 ...

  • ghosn.geneva.automotiveIT
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    "There will be regulatory acceptance for autonomous cars because they increase safety"

    2016-03-04T11:02:32Z

    Ghosn unveiled the Nissan IDS concept at the Geneva auto show (Photo: Nissan) Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn spoke about the digital transformation of the Franco-Japanese car alliance and other matters to reporters at the Geneva auto show in early March. You recently appointed former Nokia executive Ogi Redzic to ...

  • Opel.automotiveIT
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    Opel appoints Kienle to head manufacturing

    2016-02-16T15:05:42Z

    Kienle brings to Opel more than 30 years of global manufacturing experience (Photo: GM) Opel said General Motors veteran Phil Kienle will succeed Peter Thom as head of manufacturing at the German GM brand March 1. Kienle currently serves as head of manufacturing for GM International and GM China. ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
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    Ford CIO Marcy Klevorn: Experiments in new areas are OK

    2016-02-03T14:35:01Z

    Ford CIO Marcy Klevorn will speak at the automotiveIT Kongress March 17 (Photo: Ford) It’s been little more than a year since CEO Mark Fields formally announced that Ford Motor was making some fundamental changes to its tried-and-tested business model. “We are driving innovation in every part of our ...

  • staufen.automotiveIT
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    Study: Industry 4.0 is changing business models

    2016-01-26T12:11:14Z

    A majority of German companies expected networked manufacturing to have a positive effect on profitability (Photo: Robert Bosch) Industrial companies in Germany expect Industry 4.0 to change their business models and most see the so-called "smart factory" as positive, according to a new study. A poll by management consultants ...

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    Badly secured: The car industry under (cyber)attack

    2016-01-20T16:56:17Z

    IT attacks on companies are piling up and experts say the automotive industry, a prime target for hackers, isn”˜t properly prepared. The damage cyber attacks can do is often substantial and the methods of the attackers are becoming more and more perfidious. Stuxnet was just the beginning. A steel plant ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT
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    Bosch builds up augmented-reality expertise

    2015-12-18T10:20:27Z

    Bosch sees high potential for augmented reality in the workshop and elsewhere (Photo: Bosch) Robert Bosch plans to raise its expertise in the field of augmented-reality (AR) technology by acquiring a minority stake in Munich-based AR specialist Reflekt. The German automotive supplier group has worked together with Reflekt for ...

  • pivotal.ford.automotiveIT
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    Ford turns to Pivotal for software development

    2015-12-18T09:02:24Z

    Ford and Pivotal developers work together at Pivotal Labs (Photo: Ford) Ford Motor has engaged Pivotal to develop new software, marking the second time this year that a major automaker is contracting with the California specialist. In September, Daimler announced that it had quickly developed its Mercedes me application ...

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    Automotive Cyber Security Summit - Shanghai

    2015-12-15T18:02:50Z

    (Illustration: Eugene Sergeev) The China Automotive Cyber Security Summit 2016 will take place January 21 - 22 in Shanghai amid growing concerns that connected cars and connected car plants will increasingly be the objects of digital attacks. The conference, which brings together automakers, suppliers, various connected-services providers and security ...

  • bmw.automotiveIT
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    Achenbach is new CIO at BMW Brilliance

    2015-12-09T16:12:17Z

    Thorsten Achenbach (Photo: BMW) Thorsten Achenbach ist the new CIO at BMW's Chinese joint venture, BMW Brilliance Automotive. The IT manager, who earlier served as vice president at consultants Capgemini, has been in his new position in China since September 1. Achenbach, who has an engineering degree, knows BMW ...

  • porsche.automotiveIT
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    VW: No forbidden software in 3-liter V6 diesels

    2015-11-03T15:22:54Z

    The 2015 Porsche Cayenne diesel was cited by the EPA (Photo: Porsche) Volkswagen, in response to new allegations of illegal software deployment, denied that vehicles with V6 TDI engines sold in the US are equipped with programs that can detect emissions testing cycles and react to them. The US ...

  • continental.automotiveIT
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    Conti's Ariane Reinhart discusses IT staff shortages

    2015-10-30T14:34:03Z

    Ariane Reinhart (Photo: Continental) German industry is faced with a growing shortage of IT specialists. In answers to written questions, Continental’s HR chief Ariane Reinhart explains how the automotive supplier is refocusing its human resources department to deal with this challenge and how workers can be prepared for digital ...

  • bearingpoint.automotiveIT
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    MES investments seen growing as part of Industry 4.0

    2015-09-09T12:39:11Z

    MES can help improve efficiency in production (Photo: Kuka) Companies are planning to step up investment in management execution systems (MES) as production environments get ready for Industry 4.0. According to a study by technology consultants BearingPoint, 88 pc of companies polled say MES is becoming increasingly important and ...

  • russell reynolds.automotiveIT
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    In automotive management ranks, a lack of digital expertise

    2015-09-09T12:04:52Z

    Study concludes digital technologies require different management skills (Photo: Technical University Chemnitz) Automotive companies need to change the makeup of their executive suites if they want to lead the trend toward electric powertrains, connected cars and autonomous driving, according to a new study. The "Automotive Executive Study 2015" by ...

  • audi.automotiveIT
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    Audi production boss sees big changes in car manufacturing

    2015-09-08T16:59:35Z

    Waltl says the traditional assembly line will stay, but it may not always be used (Photo: Claus Dick) Digitalization is not just changing the car; it is changing every aspect of the car-making industry as well. Hubert Waltl, who has headed production at Audi since April 1, 2014, recently ...

  • Cloud.automotiveIT
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    Worries grow over security of cloud data transfers

    2015-08-25T14:41:02Z

    Surveys show that many IT managers are unhappy about breakdowns in data transfers to and from the cloud Enthusiasm was high at the outset, but now a survey shows that companies are beginning to have second thoughts about relying on cloud-based architectures. Many experts, for example, are increasingly questioning ...

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    Daimler IT Exec: Standards will help manage engineering complexity

    2015-08-13T15:06:58Z

    Mercedes-Benz Cars R&D CIO Haasis says standards are key in exchanging  information with suppliers (Photo: Daimler) As vehicles grow in complexity, coordination between carmakers, suppliers and other partners  faces increasing challenges. In answers to written questions, Siegmar Haasis, CIO Research and Development at Mercedes-Benz Cars, discusses the ...