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IT and software keep Daimler ahead in China

2019-05-18T13:20:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

The vehicle manufacturer has a dedicated IT organisation in Greater China, led by Stefan Eberhardt, which is focusing on front-end development, improving digital customer experiences and benefiting from the country’s huge tech and startup scene – all of it strategic to Daimler and Mercedes-Benz growth in the world’s largest market.


PwC Autofacts: Not enough EVs to meet European demand

2019-05-08T09:02:00+01:00By Arjen Bongard

Carmakers aren’t yet building enough electric vehicles to satisfy fast-rising demand, according to a new study by PwC Autofacts.

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Study: Many companies not ready for comprehensive PLM approach

2019-05-08T08:59:00+01:00By Werner Beutnagel

To boost their competitiveness, companies are increasingly trying to digitally manage the entire lifecycle of their products.

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AI moves up the priority list for German CIOs

2019-05-08T08:52:00+01:00By Werner Beutnagel

A new poll reveals that executives see AI as a major challenge and opportunity


Poll: Culture change the biggest challenge in digital transformation of car industry

2019-04-29T11:10:00+01:00By Arjen Bongard

Changing the corporate culture remains one of the biggest challenges faced by the automotive industry as it attempts to implement its digital transformation.

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Report: Government support vital if UK is to lead connected vehicle development

2019-04-09T16:35:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

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.

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Analysis: Plan for supply chain attacks

2019-04-05T14:04:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

The US Department for Homeland Security sees risks in the supply chain increasing, including for the aumotive industry


Study: UK drivers know relatively little about electric cars

2019-03-28T09:05:00+00:00By Arjen Bongard

A new survey conducted in the UK found that potential car buyers know relatively little about currently available electric vehicles.


Nissan turns to tablets to increase sales in competitive digital market

2019-03-26T11:38:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Nissan has been introducing tablet technology to improve customer experience in its retail and aftermarket network.

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IT takes a front seat for innovation at Visteon

2019-03-19T22:09:00+00:00By Christopher Ludwig

CIO Raman Mehta is leading a dramatic modernization of Visteon’s IT and IS architecture and enterprise systems, helping the cockpit electronics supplier to further digitalize its engineering, production and supply chain.

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Visteon's digital timeline


Visteon has gone from one of the world’s largest automotive suppliers, to a more niche player dedicated to digital products

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Norway is the global leader in electric car sales

2019-03-07T11:22:00+00:00By Paul Fisher

As a percentage of total sales, Norway’s car buyers are wholeheartedly embracing electric vehicles as this chart form Statista shows. Other European countries remain behind, while China has a huge lead in numbers of electric vehicles sold.


Most German CIOs say their companies aren't agile

2019-03-05T18:14:00+00:00By Werner Beutnagel

A mere 14% of German IT bosses say their companies have adopted agile working methods, according to a new study.


Poll: German car buyers look for ADAS, alternative powertrains

2019-03-05T12:10:00+00:00By Arjen Bongard

Germans are focused on alternative powertrains and advanced driver assistance systems when buying a new car, but their number one priority is to get a good price for the vehicle they are trading in.


The wind of change blowing through car retail

2019-03-04T12:20:00+00:00By Andrew Williams

In recent years, a number of shifts in the industry have begun to affect traditional dealership models, changing the types of relationships that exist between dealers, OEMs and customers.

Waymo leads the autonomous pack in California

2019-02-26T14:43:00+00:00By Paul Fisher

Waymo has logged more than double as many autonomous miles as its nearest rival

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Volkswagen ID to be first climate neutral electric car from group

2019-02-19T07:49:00+00:00By Paul Fisher

Volkswagen’s first mass-market electric vehicle is set to launch later in 2019. In addition to the new car’s electric credentials, the company has focused production for the new VW ID. series on avoiding and reducing CO2 emissions. 


Manpower Group sees more jobs in age of digitalization

2019-02-14T16:01:00+00:00By Arjen Bongard

Most US companies expect to maintain or increase headcount as more tasks are automated.

Blockchain applications will enhance driving, drive huge revenue potential

2019-02-06T16:44:00+00:00By Paul Fisher

A survey from consultancy Simon-Kucher & Partners showed big interest in time-saving solutions, such as congestion management and automated payments. Blockchain apps that protected data, automated payments, or remote access were also popular with respondents.

Third of UK 18-24 olds want a more exciting car, and future will see more frequent auto upgrades across age groups

2019-02-01T17:01:00+00:00By Paul Fisher

UK auto research group HPI has published the results of a new survey into why owners buy and sell cars. Good news for OEMs is HPI data that reveal 39% of 18-24 olds sell their car because they’re bored, and want something ...

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