europe

  • oliver wyman.automotiveIT
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    Study: AI can boost car-sales profitability by at least 15 percent

    2018-08-28T13:41:00Z

    Average per-vehicle profitability varies from country to country in Europe (Image: Oliver Wyman) A new study says the use of artificial intelligence can improve car-sales planning and boost per-vehicle profitability by between 15 and 20 pc. In the report, titled “Supercharging car sales planning with AI,” ...

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    Toyota launches Toyota Connected Europe (TCEU) in London

    2018-04-27T11:12:53Z

    Toyota is launching a London-based business unit to support the development and adoption of new shared mobility and fleet management solutions in Europe. Toyota Connected Europe (TCEU) is to partner with Toyota Motor Europe, Toyota retailers and distributors on services and products for consumers, businesses, governments and other stakeholders. These ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
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    Ford Europe appoints smart mobility director

    2017-08-11T15:40:24Z

    Sarah-Jayne Williams will work out of Ford's Smart Mobility Innovation Office in London (Photo: Ford Motor) Ford of Europe has recruited Bearing Point consultant Sarah-Jayne Williams to take charge of the carmaker's efforts in Europe to broaden its business into mobility services and other new ventures. Williams will report ...

  • mazda.automotiveIT
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    Tanaka to head Mazda's European R&D center

    2016-09-15T12:30:53Z

    Tanaka has worked at Mazda for more than 30 years (Photo: Mazda) Matsuhiro Tanaka has taken over from Kenichiro Saruwatari as head of Mazda's European R&D center in Oberursel, outside Frankfurt. The 55-year-old engineer has worked at the Japanese carmaker since 1984, most recently in vehicle development and testing. ...

  • google.automotiveIT
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    Google is preferred employer for European graduates

    2016-08-15T08:37:12Z

    Google and other high-tech companies are popular  with graduates (Photo: Google) Google is the preferred employer for graduates of European universities' engineering and IT departments as well as its business schools, according to a new survey. Apple comes second in the rankings for business school graduates and Volkswagen ...

  • Tina_Mueller.Opel.automotiveIT
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    “You can forget everything that you’ve done to this point”

    2016-08-01T12:56:43Z

    Opel's Tina Mueller is striving to improve the carmaker's brand image With deliveries rising in the second quarter and General Motors Europe and its core Opel brand posting its first quarterly pretax profit since 2011, the US carmaker hopes to continue the upward trend in  Europe for the ...

  • mckinsey.automotiveIT
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    McKinsey study: Europe's slow digitization leaves money on the table

    2016-07-05T14:18:59Z

    Europe's degree of digitization lacks behind the US (Photo: EU) European consumers are heavily invested in digital technologies, but the continent is far removed from realizing the full potential of digitization. That is one of the conclusions from a new study by the McKinsey Global Institute, a think tank ...

  • nissan.automotiveIT
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    Nissan joins European EV charging project

    2016-06-08T18:04:05Z

    The Nissan Leaf was the first mass-market EV. It was launched in 2010Â (Photo: Nissan) Nissan has joined a European Union-backed project to install more charging stations for electric vehicles in Germany and Belgium. The so-called Fast-E program envisions 241 additional charging stations in Germany and 37 in Belgium ...

  • emissions.automotiveIT
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    Automakers: New emissions test regime needed

    2016-04-25T14:28:33Z

    (Photo: Ruben de Rijcke https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=8735834) Automakers conceded that laboratory tests of exhaust emissions don't accurately reflect real driving conditions and called for the adoption of a new test regime. Germany's Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) and the UK Department for Transport last week released reports showing that emissions from ...

  • vw.automotiveIT
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    Volkswagen CEO: Europe should lead in new mobility

    2016-01-26T13:18:37Z

    VW's Mueller talks to reporters at the Detroit auto show (Photo: VW) Europe should take the lead in developing new mobility and "not leave the playing field to Silicon Valley," Volkswagen Group CEO Matthias Mueller said. In a speech at the New Year's reception of the European auto industry ...