All digitalization articles

  • vinfast_paris
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    VinFast builds digital manufacturing strategy with Siemens’ solutions

    2018-10-18T16:28:00Z

    Vietnamese carmaker VinFast, which unveiled its first models at the recent Paris motor show [pictured], has selected the Siemens PLM (product lifecycle management) software suite to underpin its manufacturing and operations.

  • vw virtual
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    Volkswagen develops simulations for virtual validation

    2018-09-28T17:12:49Z

    Volkswagen is trialling virtual test-drive simulations with a view to shortening development and validation times for driver assistance systems. These are to ‘teach’ the cars, potentially cutting the costs of physical testing as well as accelerating the learning speed of the systems themselves, since the simulations can run continuously. Fewer ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT
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    Bosch CDO: 'Not-invented-here' is a positive thing

    2018-09-26T13:59:00Z

    Bernd Heinrichs points to digital twins, compute power and digital services as pillars of the future for the supplier.

  • audi.automotiveIT
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    Audi aims to do a few things very well

    2018-09-25T12:46:00Z

    Audi s Newman: Simplicity should be seen as the guiding principle. HANOVER Audi s digitalization chief said the premium carmaker aims to focus on a limited set of profit pools as it adapts its business strategy to changing market conditions. John Newman, ...

  • bitkom.automotiveIT
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    Bitkom poll: Many companies don't have a CDO

    2018-09-10T10:36:00Z

    Digital transformation may be high on the agenda of just about every company, but few have made the organizational changes needed to effectively execute the required processes. That is one of the outcomes of a survey by Germany s high-tech association, Bitkom, which found that two-thirds of companies polled ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT
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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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    Bosch announces board changes, new chief digital officer position

    2018-07-03T11:33:55Z

    [L-R]: Dr Rolf Bulander; Dr Stefan Hartung; Rolf Najork; Dr Christian Fischer; Dr Michael Bolle (Image: Robert Bosch) Robert Bosch GmbH has announced a series of changes to its board of management, including the creation of a new role: chief digital officer. This position will be taken by Dr. ...

  • bmw-connected-integr
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    BMW connects with Baidu, forms JV with Critical Software

    2018-06-26T10:08:56Z

    Image: BMW/Google BMW Connected plans to work with Baidu Internet of Vehicles on home-to-vehicle communications and expanding its digital ecosystem for Chinese customers. Services under development will include remote controls, voice controls, vehicle status monitoring from an owner’s home, and searching for travel information and route-planning. The global BMW ...

  • JAC VW SOL_E20X_crop
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    Volkswagen announces multiple digitalization and new mobility investments in China

    2018-04-27T11:24:54Z

    VW showed the first member of its SOL range, the SOL E20X, at the Beijing Auto Show (Image: VW) Volkswagen Group has announced direct investments of around 15 billion euros into e-mobility, autonomous driving, business digitalization and new mobility services in China, part of a 34 billion euro global ...

  • audi.automotiveIT
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    Audi CDO wants to reduce complexity

    2018-03-22T16:51:00Z

    Audi s Villinger: Mobility should be effortless BERLIN Audi wants to reduce the complexity of operating its vehicles as it aims to become a premium digital car company, the carmaker s CDO, Roland Villinger, said Thursday. The Volkswagen Group premium brand ...

  • porsche.automotiveIT
  • bitkom.automotiveIT
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    Bitkom: Most German companies embark on digital transformation on their own

    2018-03-13T17:11:04Z

    A majority of German companies still feels they don't need external help as they work on digital transformation. But there are indications that more companies will be looking for guidance in the near term. According to a new poll by Bitkom, Germany's high-tech association, 56 pc of companies feel they ...

  • horvath.automotiveIT
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    Horvath poll: Relatively little impact from digitalization so far

    2018-03-09T11:06:00Z

    German-speaking companies have seen little change in their product offering as a result of digitalization Many companies expect digitalization to boost sales in coming years, but, so far, relatively few are already seeing this trend materialize, according to a new poll conducted by management consultants Horvath ...

  • toyota.automotiveIT
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    Toyota to reorganize some of its global IT operations

    2018-03-06T11:25:11Z

    Toyota's IT reorganization reflects the growing importance of new technologies (Photo: Toyota) Toyota Motor, recognizing the growing role of information technology in all of its business areas, will merge three IT subsidiaries into one new company, Toyota Systems Co. The move will take effect January 1, 2019. The Japanese ...

  • emc.automotiveIT
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    EMC poll: Independent IT divisions could disappear by 2019

    2016-04-19T12:11:05Z

    (Graphic: EMC) Independent IT divisions could be gone in three years, according to a majority of IT executives polled by EMC. The cloud computing specialist in February interviewed 2,741 IT decision makers and business managers across companies in 13 countries. One of the key findings was that 58 pc ...

  • 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 ...

  • bmw.automotiveIT
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    BMW appoints former Google manager to digitalization post

    2016-03-07T15:32:59Z

    Jens Monsees is BMW's new head of digitalization BMW has appointed Jens Monsees to the position of vice-president digital strategy, according to the former Google manager's LinkedIn profile. The website shows that Monsees, 45, took up his new role last month. Monsees previously served as Google's industry leader automotive ...

  • digital.batten.automotiveIT
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    Study: Automakers struggle with digitalization

    2016-02-16T15:25:19Z

    The study found that automakers don't yet sufficiently address customers' digital requirements (Photo: Arjen Bongard) Despite greater focus on digital technologies throughout the auto industry, carmakers are  still struggling with digitalization, according to a new study. The study, conducted by management consultants Batten & Company, found that the ...

  • mhp.automotiveIT
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    carIT Congress: MHP consultant urges automakers to speed up

    2015-09-23T14:47:35Z

    Bernd Herold says the number of in-car control units need to be reduced (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT - Automakers are making progress in adapting their development cycles to faster-moving partner industries, but they cannot yet match the agility of digital companies, said Bernd Herold, associated partner at management consultants ...

  • vw.automotiveIT
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    Handelsblatt Conference: Winterkorn sees growth potential in digitalization

    2014-10-30T12:01:49Z

    MUNICH -- New automotive technologies and the increasing digitalization of all aspects of the car business are providing growth opportunities for the auto industry, Martin Winterkorn, CEO of Volkswagen Group, said Thursday. In an address to the Handelsblatt Automotive Summit, the head of Europe's biggest automaker also said he didn't ...