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  • faurecia.automotiveIT

    Faurecia CIO: "In three to five years everyone will work in IT"


    Dr Rene Deis, chief information officer and digital transformation leader at Faurecia, explains how the fundamental role of IT and software development in the automotive industry is changing.

  • renault.automotiveIT

    Renault plans to buy embedded software unit from Intel


    Renault and other carmakers need embedded software to develop autonomous vehicles (Photo: Renault) Renault plans to acquire a French R&D division from Intel, giving the French carmaker deeper expertise in key digital technologies. The R&D unit specializes in embedded software, which is important for the development of connected and ...

  • renault.automotiveIT

    Renault opens Paris innovation lab


    Renault showed an electric Zoe concept at the Geneva auto show (Photo: Renault) Renault has opened a so-called "Open Innovation Lab" in Paris in a bid to speed up new-mobility research and step up cooperation with French startup companies. The carmaker already runs similar innovation labs in Silicon Valley ...

  • mondial.automotiveIT

    Paris Auto Show


    The 2016 Paris Auto Show, which alternates with the Frankfurt exhibition every other year, is scheduled to open September 29 with two press days. In 2014, the Paris show, which attracted 1,253,513 visitors, featured more than 100 global premieres. The show also organized test drives of electric vehicles and more ...

  • psa.automotiveIT

    At PSA, Cantaloube takes charge of digital strategy


    As software and hardware redefine the car, PSA/Peugeot-Citroen is entrusting its digital strategy to Brigitte Cantaloube. Cantaloube, who takes up a new position at the French carmaker as chief digital officer, comes from Yahoo. She will assume her new duties February 1 and report directly to CEO Carlos Tavares. The ...

  • nokia alcatel.automotiveIT

    Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent to create new connectivity mega-player


    Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent see demand for combined product offering (Photo: Microsoft, Alcatel-Lucent) Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent, citing complementary product portfolios, said they are planning a merger that aims to create a new company that is well positioned for "an IP connected world." "Together, Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia intend to lead in next-generation ...

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    Altran: acquisition of IndustrieHansa on track


    Altran said the acquisition of IndustrieHansa is on track and will likely be finalized this month. The high-tech engineering consultancy said the incorporation of the German company will "contribute actively" to growth in the group's earnings. It will also bolster German business, Altran said. The France-based consultants said 2012 revenue ...

  • Renault solar panels.automotiveIT

    Renault inaugurates solar panels at 6 sites


    New Renault vans are parked underneath a roof of solar panels (Photo: Gestamp Solar) Renault is inaugurating a large installation of solar panels at six of its French plants, in a move designed to reduce energy costs and lower the factories' CO2 emissions. The French automaker, which first announced ...

  • Article

    Dassault Systemes, Thales form system integration alliance


    Dassault Systemes and Thales have agreed on a strategic partnership to jointly develop new product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions. The partnership between the two French companies will focus on delivering end-to-end solutions based on Dassault’s V6 PLM platform. Both Dassault, a provider of 3D and PLM products, and Thales, a ...