All IT, technology & service providers articles – Page 7

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    Nvidia: "There is no such thing as a 100 percent security guarantee"

    2018-11-14T11:33:00Z

    Joachim Langenwalter, Germany-based director automotive at Nvidia, is responsible for software deliveries to automakers and suppliers in Europe. At the chipmaker’s GTC conference in Munich, he spoke to automotiveIT about autonomous driving technology, cyber security and the challenges faced by the auto industry today.

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    Cloud-based platform for smart steel tracking speeds up welding, further automates car assembly

    2018-11-13T14:38:00Z

    Image: Shutterstock Global steel firm SSAB, a major supplier of steel to the automotive industry, and Kemppi, a digital welding technology specialist, have integrated their cloud-based SmartSteel and WeldEye systems for a streamlined tracking process to speed up welding. Following a successful pilot trial, SSAB clients already ...

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    TU Wien develops new antenna box for car connectivity

    2018-11-13T13:41:00Z

    Image: TU Ilmenau Telecommunications researchers at TU Wien (Technical University Vienna) have developed a new antenna concept for cars which could replace the current ‘shark fin’ attachments, now becoming too small. The antenna box, made from carbon fibre-reinforced polymer, can be integrated in a cavity within ...

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    Ericsson 5G tech on trial in Einride T-pod autonomous truck

    2018-11-13T13:09:00Z

    Image: DB Schenker A collaboration between Ericsson, Telia and Einride is trialling an autonomous transport ecosystem at a DB Schenker logistics facility in Jönköping, Sweden. This marks the first commercial application of Einride’s autonomous electric transportation (AET) technology in its T-pod driverless vehicle, which will operate continuously ...

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    Renault Alliance invests in Transit mobility app, WeRide.ai for Level 4 AVs

    2018-11-06T15:53:00Z

    Image: Transit Alliance Ventures, the venture capital division of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, has made two new strategic investments. Its latest is in Transit, a multi-modal transport app firm based in Montreal, Canada, which has produced an app functional in over 175 metropolitan areas around the world. ...

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    Toyota announces AV data alliance, trials multi-modal service

    2018-11-06T15:20:00Z

    Image: TRI-AD Toyota is establishing a business alliance with the Tokio Marine Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd., and the Toyota Research Institute – Advanced Development, Inc. (TRI-AD). The insurance company’s data, including that on circumstances and causes of accidents, will be deployed to develop automated ...

  • The virtual colors of BASF’s AUROOM™ platform capture all facets of automotive coatings including lightness flop, color flop and sparkling. / Die virtuelle Farbpalette auf BASFs Plattform AUROOM™ umfa
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    BASF launches digital platform for visualizing paint colours, digitised Lean Lab concept

    2018-11-06T13:25:00Z

    Image: BASF Coatings BASF Coatings is launching Auroom, a digital platform for automotive designers to map paint colours onto their models and visualize their appearance and effects. This is said to give a realistic impression of colour proposals at an early stage of the design process, including ...

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    Logistics is not like five years ago and in five years’ time it won’t be like today

    2018-10-19T17:43:00Z

    With rapid advances in vehicle technology, the challenge for the automotive logistics industry is to keep up, said supply chain experts at the recent Automotive Logistics UK conference. 

  • Renault.automotiveIT
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    France's IT outsider trusted on transforming Renault from the inside

    2018-10-18T15:00:00Z

    Renault CIO, Frederic Vincent, tells automotiveIT International about digital transformation, the IT collaboration with alliance partners Nissan and Mitsubishi and his strategy for dealing with legacy systems.

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    Automotive Grade Linux update enables telematics and instrument cluster applications

    2018-10-18T13:25:02Z

    Image: The Linux Foundation The latest UCB 6.0 release of Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), the open connected-car software platform, adds device profiles for telematics and instrument cluster applications. The AGL UCB (Unified Code Base) has been developed by member companies with a view to sharing a single standardized cross-industry ...

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    Clutch Technologies launches car subscriptions platform with end-to-end billing

    2018-10-15T12:03:00Z

    Image: Clutch Technologies Clutch Technologies of Atlanta has launched Clutch Payments, an end-to-end billing and payments platform for vehicle subscription services. This is based on the Stripe Connect technology stack to give a turn-key software solution which is both customizable and scalable, allowing for a series of ...

  • nvidia.automotiveIT
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    Nvidia CEO sees “gigantic opportunities" for auto industry

    2018-10-11T13:03:00Z

    Nvidia CEO Huang says current level 2 vehicle technology is “not very good” (Photo: Nvidia) MUNICH – Jensen Huang isn’t bothered by the differences between the five levels of autonomy that the US-based Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) has defined for driverless cars. “As long as it ...

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    Cox Automotive acquires F&I Express, MSXI buys Impetus Automotive

    2018-10-04T16:17:03Z

    Image: F&I Express Consolidation in the digital retailing sector has been seen this week with the announcement of two acquisitions. Cox Automotive has bought F&I Express of Grapevine, Texas, a provider of technology solutions for the automotive aftermarket sector and developer of a connected network of service providers, including ...

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    In digitalization, Daimler focuses on ease of use, personalization

    2018-09-25T12:24:52Z

    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 ...

  • microsoft.automotiveIT
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    "Our goal is that every vehicle will have Microsoft technologies on board"

    2018-09-13T17:47:00Z

    Sabine Bendiek, managing director for Microsoft Germany, outlines strategy with automotiveIT

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    Remember Nokia!

    2018-09-04T13:21:00Z

    To build mobility of the future, manufacturers will have to create the right data, IT infrastructure and security preconditions.

  • mapr.automotiveIT
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    Without data, there is no AI in the auto industry

    2018-08-27T11:27:00Z

    (Image: MapR) The auto industry is currently undergoing a massive technology upheaval. Artificial intelligence (AI) provides an opportunity for automotive players to rethink everything. Some believe that AI is the key differentiator in the auto industry. But this is inaccurate. It’s not the AI, it’s the data ...

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    Ford’s Autonomic partners with Alibaba Cloud, sets up office in China

    2018-08-16T13:19:00Z

    Image: Alizila.com Alibaba Cloud is to work with Autonomic on the China introduction of its Transport Mobility Cloud (TMC) platform to support connected vehicles. Autonomic, owned by Ford Smart Mobility, has signed an memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Chinese firm and the two companies intend further ...

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    Clutch Technologies acquired by Cox Automotive for new Mobility Solutions Group

    2018-08-16T12:35:00Z

    Image: Clutch Technologies Cox Automotive has established a new business division, Mobility Solutions Group, to focus on products for fleets, consumer mobility and mobility-as-a-service (MaaS). To join its investments in this group is newly-acquired Clutch Technologies, which brings a technology platform to support subscription access to automotive ...

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    “The human being continues to be at the center of Industry 4.0”

    2018-08-13T14:09:00Z

    Wolfgang Wahlster, the head of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and inventor of the term ‘Industry 4.0’, talks about how artificial intelligence is changing the automotive industry.