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.
Carmakers aren’t yet building enough electric vehicles to satisfy fast-rising demand, according to a new study by PwC Autofacts.
To boost their competitiveness, companies are increasingly trying to digitally manage the entire lifecycle of their products.
A new poll reveals that executives see AI as a major challenge and opportunity
Changing the corporate culture remains one of the biggest challenges faced by the automotive industry as it attempts to implement its digital transformation.
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.
The US Department for Homeland Security sees risks in the supply chain increasing, including for the aumotive industry
A new survey conducted in the UK found that potential car buyers know relatively little about currently available electric vehicles.
Nissan has been introducing tablet technology to improve customer experience in its retail and aftermarket network.
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.
Visteon has gone from one of the world’s largest automotive suppliers, to a more niche player dedicated to digital products
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.
A mere 14% of German IT bosses say their companies have adopted agile working methods, according to a new study.
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.
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 has logged more than double as many autonomous miles as its nearest rival
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.
Most US companies expect to maintain or increase headcount as more tasks are automated.
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
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 ...