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.
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.