Escalating fines over CO2 and fuel standards, especially in Europe and China, are set to have significant impacts across OEM profits and investment plans, according to a new report by Automotive from Ultima Media.
Volkswagen Group IT has opened or expanded global IT and software centers, with growing significance across the company’s IT research and operations. Check out a map of their key locations and functions.
Ultima Media’s new business intelligence team forecasts global vehicle sales by powertrain over the next decade, with analysis of the trends reshaping the automotive industry and its technology landscape.
The UK automotive industry has already spent at least £330m ($401m) on contingency plans to cover the country’s departure from the EU, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
IT experts say corporate bureaucracy hinders the implementation of DevOps, a key agile development method for enterprise software.
More than 70% of drivers in the UK would feel “unsafe” or “very unsafe” in a driverless car, according to a new poll.
Ultima Media launches B2B automotive data, insight and intelligence unit with Automotive Analyst appointment
Daniel Harrison has been appointed Automotive Analyst at Ultima Media, the B2B media business which owns a portfolio of brands and channels including automotiveIT International, Automotive Manufacturing Solutions, Automotive Logistics and Car Design News.
Daimler has replaced Volkswagen Group as the most innovative automaker in the area of connectivity.
Digital culture change still meets with a lot of resistance in many companies, according to a new poll conducted by Egon Zehnder.
Volkswagen to invest €4 billion in IT systems and digital staff, while eliminating unproductive jobs
The group has committed to modernising IT systems and increasing digital skills as part of a plan that could eventually shed thousands of roles across the Volkswagen brand and component divisions.
An overview of the sales and marketing IT division – known as digitalONE – that oversees digital products along the customer journey and bundles digital sales activities as well as the corresponding IT infrastructure for Mercedes-Benz Cars.
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.