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.
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
Markus Ehrle, senior vice president enterprise business at Salesforce Germany, speaks to automotiveIT International about the Audi e-tron project, digitalization in the manufacturing industry and the role of the software company in improving customer service.
automotiveIT International will host its inaugural Go innovate! Live event in Detroit in September, bringing together key players from the automotive, IT and high-tech sectors to discuss the transformation of the global automotive industry.
Changing the corporate culture remains one of the biggest challenges faced by the automotive industry as it attempts to implement its digital transformation.
Nicolas Morel and Carla Gohin (pictured) are taking over top roles as Gilles Le Borgne steps down as CTO.
Joe Hinrichs takes on more responsibilities across product and technology; former CIO Marcy Klevorn to retire.
David Paja, head of advanced safety at Aptiv, talks about IT and technology for safety are spreading across the automotive industry
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.
Daimler’s global chief information officer, Jan Brecht, spoke to automotiveIT about speed, data, open-source software and other corporate IT priorities.
Like automotive firms, agricultural equipment maker AGCO is planting the seeds of transformation, implementing a common global IT infrastructure, more digital manufacturing processes and an agile approach to IT service and development.
The US Department for Homeland Security sees risks in the supply chain increasing, including for the aumotive industry
AWS vice president Dirk Didascalou talks about could opportunities across the automotive supply chain.
Dr. René Deist is leading a transformation of Faurecia’s global IT systems and processes to digitalize the supply chain and develop products faster – as well as to support new business models.
BERLIN – The decoupling of Opel IT from previous owner General Motors is ahead of schedule, Thomas Kuelpp, CIO of the German car brand, told the automotiveIT Congress.
BERLIN – BMW is moving full steam ahead with a company-wide project to embed agile development in all processes involving corporate IT.
Customers’ digital experience will equal vehicle design in importance in coming years, Porsche CIO Mattias Ulbrich said in Berlin on Thursday speaking at the automotiveIT Congress.
Daimler is counting on faster IT, better customer interaction and the digitalization of development and production as tools to improve efficiency and profitability.
VW digital chief: Digital transformation works better with more responsibility for functional departments
BERLIN – Digital transformation at Volkswagen Group has for years been a core part of the carmaker’s strategy, but executives are constantly adapting the way the changes are implemented.
BMW’s CEO is pointing to digital technology, including virtual simulations, as a means to save huge amounts of money.