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  • automotiveIT.daimler

    In digitalization, Daimler focuses on ease of use, personalization


    Nandy says his team has adopted an agile approach to project development HANOVER -- Daimler is focusing on ease of use, personalization and connectivity with the world outside the vehicle as it pursues its digitalization strategy, a senior executive at the German premium car group said Tuesday. In an ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT

    carIT Congress: Daimler's compliance chief cites customer trust as key


    Daimler's Schick says autonomous-driving rules must be agreed internationally (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT -- Daimler's compliance chief said customer confidence is key for the success of autonomous and connected driving. Speaking at the carIT Congress here, Olaf Schick said drivers of Daimler's Mercedes-Benz cars can decide for themselves what ...

  • bmw.automotiveIT

    carIT Congress: BMW executive sees cooperation as essential for autonomous driving


    BMW's Frickenstein says car industry cannot manage data on its own (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT -- Cooperation between automakers, IT companies and other stakeholders in the car industry is essential to realize autonomous driving, Elmar Frickenstein, head of fully automated driving at BMW, said Wednesday. In an address to ...

  • vda.automotiveIT

    carIT Congress: VDA president plans stronger digital focus at future Frankfurt auto shows


    VDA President Wissmann sees German auto industry well positioned for automated driving (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT -- The Frankfurt Auto Show (IAA) will in coming years focus even more strongly on the growing connections between the automotive and IT industries, VDA President Matthias Wissmann said Wednesday. Wissmann, who heads ...

  • vw.automotiveIT

    IAA: Volkswagen steps up electric-vehicle push


    On the eve of the IAA, VW CEO Mueller affirms the carmaker s commitment to electrification (Photo: VW) Volkswagen Group unveiled a new strategy Monday to drive electrification across its model range and make sure it has access to the batteries needed to power its cars. ...

  • carIT Congress.automotiveIT

    carIT Congress: Connected Mobility - Frankfurt


    The annual carIT Congress brings together up to 500 industry experts. The event takes place during the Frankfurt Auto Show (IAA) This year's carIT Congress, which takes place September 20 in Frankfurt, will focus on two of the major trends transforming today's auto industry: connectivity and autonomous driving. The ...

  • edag.automotiveIT

    IAA: EDAG to show agile development in action


    At many auto shows, EDAG has shown innovative concept vehicles such as the 2016 Soulmate smart car (Photo: EDAG) Engineering specialist EDAG will use this year's Frankfurt Auto Show to give a live demonstration of new, agile development methods. At its IAA stand, the company plans to develop a ...

  • Magna.automotiveIT

    IAA: Magna to show driverless-car platform


    Magna's driverless platform will accommodate level 4 autonomous driving (Photo: Magna)Â Magna International will unveil its MAX4 autonomous driving platform at the upcoming Frankfurt Auto Show (IAA), underlining how automotive suppliers plan to play a crucial role in the transformation of the car industry. The Canadian supplier, one of ...

  • iaa.automotiveIT

    Frankfurt Auto Show


    (Photo: VDA) This year's Frankfurt Auto Show will kick off with two press days September 12 and 13 and will then continue through September 24. The show, officially known as the IAA, takes place every other year. The exhibition, the world's biggest car show, is held at the Frankfurt ...

  • mckinsey.automotiveIT

    McKinsey study: Driverless tech to boost truck market


    The McKinsey report precedes the opening of the Hanover Commerial Vehicles show Sept 22. (Photo: IAA) One in three trucks will be able to drive autonomously under certain conditions, according to a new McKinsey study. Driverless technology will account for a sizable chunk of the market growth expected for ...

  • automotiveIT

    carIT Congress - Hanover


    The automotiveIT Group is hosting its annual carIT Congress on Sept. 28 at the Hanover Fairgrounds. The event, which brings together key decision-makers in the automotive and IT industries, focuses on the business opportunities and challenges in the fast-growing connected-car market. The one-day conference features top speakers from automotive companies ...

  • IAA.automotiveIT

    IAA - Frankfurt


    (Photo: IAA) The Frankfurt auto show, which takes place every second year, will officially open September 17. On the two preceding days, Sept 15 and 16, there will be two press days. The world's biggest auto show will have as its theme "Mobility Connects," a reference to the biggest ...

  • iaa.automotiveIT

    IAA Commercial Vehicles - Hanover


    The IAA features demonstrations of the latest trucking technologies (Photo: IAA) The Hanover commercial vehicles fair (IAA) will take place September 23 through October 2. The show, which is held every other year, kicks off with two press days, Sept 23 and 24, before opening to the public Sept. ...

  • volvo.iaa.automotiveIT

    carIT Congress: Volvo's next XC90 likely to have oversized display


    Volvo showed a concept with a big monitor at the IAA (Photo: Volvo) FRANKFURT - A senior Volvo executive said the next version of the XC90, which will be launched in 2014, will likely have a big portrait-layout monitor not unlike the display in Tesla's new Model S. Volvo ...

  • ford hohage carit 2013.automotiveIT

    carIT Congress: Ford developer sees opportunities in smartphones


    Ford's Hohage says Ford's HMI focuses on affordability (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT - Smartphones provide a "window of opportunity" to upgrade and personalize in-car infotainment beyond the possibilities of embedded technologies, a senior Ford development executive said Tuesday. Speaking to the 400 participants at the Mobility 3.0 Congress here, ...

  • haeussermann daimler carit 13.automotiveIT

    carIT Congress: Daimler exec sees gradual convergence of connectivity systems


    Haeussermann says focus is on digital natives as auto industry changes (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT - Different methods for integrating smartphones in the car will continue for years before an eventual standardization takes place, a senior Daimler executive said Wednesday. "Unfortunately, we'll have to suffer many systems until one ...

  • bosch hoheisel carit 2013.automotiveIT

    carIT Congress: Bosch executive says autonomous driving will be a while


    Bosch's Hoheisel sees progress on connectivity (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT ”“ Advanced driving assistance functions are getting a big boost from improved connectivity, a senior Robert Bosch executive said Wednesday, but full autonomous driving will take a while to become a reality. "Amid all the euphoria about autonomous driving, ...

  • continental.automotiveIT

    IAA: Continental, IBM cooperate on connected vehicle technology


    Continental expect partially automated driving to start in 2016 (Photo: Continental) FRANKFURT ”“ Continental and IBM will jointly develop connected-vehicle technologies for the auto industry. The two companies announced their joint plans at a press conference at the Frankfurt auto show (IAA) Tuesday. "Step-by-step development of future mobility is ...

  • ford.automotiveIT

    At IFA show, Mulally promises more high-tech features for Ford


    Mulally also unveiled a 2nd generation S-Max concept (Photo: Ford) BERLIN -- Ford will bring more high-tech features to its cars as the US automaker adapts to the changing needs of the car buyer, CEO Alan Mulally said Friday. In a keynote address at the IFA consumer electronics show ...

  • ford.automotiveIT

    Ford's Mulally to make keynote address at IFA consumer electronics show


    Mulally's IFA address takes place just ahead of the Frankfurt auto show (Photo: Ford) Ford CEO Alan Mulally, underlining the growing importance of consumer electronics for the auto industry, will deliver a keynote address at the IFA trade show in Berlin September 6. IFA, which is one of the ...