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  • dudenhoeffer.automotiveIT

    "Automakers have to make adjustments or they will fail"


    The German auto industry is at a crossroads, Ferdinand Dudenhoeffer says. In an interview, the German automotive expert warns that industry and the political world have to get future issues such as electric mobility, autonomous vehicles and digital sales channels on track ”“ or Germany’s importance as an automotive nation ...

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    automotiveIT Congress: Dudenhoeffer: Connectivity important for premium sector


    Dudenhoeffer says automakers should have the right strategy for developing markets (Photo: Claus Dick) HANOVER - Connected cars will be important differentiators for makers of premium cars, but those manufacturers should be wary of potential data security issues, university professor Ferdinand Dudenhoeffer said Thursday. Dudenhoeffer, who heads the CAR ...

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    CAR Symposium: Dudenhoeffer says European car slump far from over


    Dudenhoeffer says Western Europe still won't have fully recovered by 2020 BOCHUM --The slump in European car sales is likely to last a bit longer than many people expect or hope, car expert Ferdinand Dudenhoeffer said Tuesday. "Europe will come back very slowly," Dudenhoeffer told reporters attending the CAR ...

  • degenhart.continental.automotiveIT

    CAR Symposium: Conti CEO provides automated driving timetable


    Conti CEO Degenhart: In future, drivers can watch a movie while sitting behind the wheel(Photo: Arjen Bongard BOCHUM -- Partially automated driving will be possible in three years, Continental CEO Elmar Degenhart said Tuesday. The head of the major German automotive supplier said that by 2016 some form of ...

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    CAR Symposium: Volvo Cars CEO wants to double sales


    CEO Samuelsson says "intuititve functionality" will define tomorrow's Volvos (Photo: Arjen Bongard) BOCHUM -- CEO Hakan Samuelsson wants to nearly double worldwide sales ofVolvo Cars in the next seven years. To accomplish this, he wants to strengthen the Swedish car brand, reduce complexity in its vehicle lineup and boost ...

  • daimler winkler.automotiveIT

    CAR Symposium - Bochum


    smart CEO Annette Winkler was one of the speakers at the 2012 CAR Symposium (Photo: CAR Symposium) Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche and his counterpart at Renault, Carlos Ghosn, will be two of the featured speakers at the 2013 CAR Symposium, which will take place in Bochum January 29 and ...

  • dudenhoeffer.automotiveiIT

    China, North America will drive global market growth - Dudenhoeffer


    European car sales will decline, but not as much as previously expected, Dudenhoeffer says(Photo: Arjen Bongard) BOCHUM, Germany -- The outlook for the European auto market isn't as bleak as it was only a few months ago, but global growth will be generated elsewhere, according to the latest forecast from ...

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    Dudenhoeffer: Do we really need Facebook in the car?


    Dudenhoeffer: Only car-specific applications make sense Respected German automotive analyst Ferdinand Dudenhoeffer said he doesn't think all new IT has a place in the car. "Isn't the question: what do we really need in the car?" he said in an interview with automotiveIT . "Facebook? I don't see it." Dudenhoeffer ...

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    CAR-Symposium - Bochum


    BMW’s Reithofer (left) and PSA’s Varin agreed in February, 2011, to jointly invest 100 million euros in new hybrid technologies (Photo: BMW) BMW CEO Norbert Reithofer and PSA/Peugeot-Citroen CEO Philippe Varin will be keynote speakers at the 12th annual CAR-Symposium, which will take place in Bochum, Germany, February 8-9, 2012. ...

  • TataMotors CEO Forster.automotiveIT

    CAR Symposium: Global car sales to grow 57 pc through 2025


    TataMotors CEO Carl-Peter Forster sees strong growth in India BOCHUM, Germany ”“ Global passenger-car sales, helped by strong growth in new markets, will show a steady rise in coming years to total 92.5 million units by 2025, according to the CAR Â Center Economic Research of the University Duisburg-Essen in ...