Volkswagen and Ford agree to jointly develop autonomous vehicle technology. Also, Ford plans to build EVs on VW’s MEB platform.
The advent of large-scale electric vehicle production could lead to a seismic shift in the way automotive supply chains operate. Relationships will change, new players will emerge and the auto industry’s procurement focus is likely to be radically altered.
The Volkswagen Group is planning a significant increase in its in-house software development for vehicles and vehicle-related services through the creation of new software unit, “Car.Software”, led by Christian Senger (pictured).
Former Volkswagen Group CDO Johann Jungwirth is leaving the German carmaker, according to a report in the newspaper Welt Am Sonntag.
BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volvo have partnered with service providers and national transport authorities to estalish a test pilot that shares information from cars and infrastructure to improve safety.
Automotive IT and digital veteran Mamatha Chamarthi took on the chief information officer role at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in April – and she may be set to lead key elements of its digital transformation at a critical time.
In the race to perfect autonomous driving, Israel has proven to be a hotspot of innovation in areas like machine learning and cyber security – driven, in part, by its military expertise and surveillance tools.
The French-based automotive supplier has invested in GuardKnox to help secure vehicle connectivity and data processing.
Ola Kaellenius, Daimler’s new CEO will have to prove that he has the right skillset to run the world’s biggest premium car maker and move at digital speed to transform the company into a mobility services provider and one that excels at developing software.
Audi’s use of virtual-reality and augmented-reality tools to train technicians to work on electric vehicles is pointing the way towards a wider use of the technology across dealerships, sales channels and the aftermarket.
Automotive production networks have become far more connected but also more exposed to problems with IT and OT network security and compatibility. Nick Boughton, digital lead at Boulting Technology, explains how manufacturers should be more aware and prepared
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will use Harman and Google technology to offer owners of its cars an expanded range of connected services.
The European Parliament on Tuesday approved tougher safety regulations in a move that is likely to trigger increased demand for digital, connected in-car safety technologies.
Truck makers are embracing connectivity, data and digital tools to improve logistics and fleet efficiency.
Mattias Ulbrich’s dual role, and the departure of previous CDO and head of Porsche Digital, Thilo Koslowski, suggests that digital transformation at many OEMs might be most effective by those with hands-on IT roles.
A report published by the SMMT and Frost & Sullivan says the UK is well positioned to lead the development of connected and autonomous vehicles – provided there is enough government support, and it avoids crashing out of the EU.
As vehicles and their users become more digitally connected, private data will increasingly be used to generate new revenue streams, improve safety and make urban traffic flow more smoothly. But experts at the SMMT Connected conference in London asked whether data protection efforts can keep pace with the rate of ...
The US Department for Homeland Security sees risks in the supply chain increasing, including for the aumotive industry
Volkswagen is partnering with Amazon Web Services for its manufacturing and supply chain cloud, after choosing Microsoft for mobility. Why does it need two clouds with different providers?
Nissan has been introducing tablet technology to improve customer experience in its retail and aftermarket network.