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  • mini.automotiveIT
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    BMW plans to build electric Minis in China

    2018-03-04T12:18:22Z

    BMW showed a concept for an electric Mini at the Los Angeles Auto Show in 2017 (Photo: LA Auto Show) BMW said it is in "advanced discussions" to form a new joint venture with Great Wall Motor in China to locally produce electric Mini brand cars there. The German ...

  • Toyota.automotiveIT
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    At Toyota, a new software development unit for automated driving

    2018-03-04T11:38:52Z

    Toyota's e-Palette, unveiled at CES 2018, is a concept for a multi-functional autonomous vehicle (Photo: Toyota) Toyota Motor, in a new venture, will step up its development efforts in the area of software for automated driving. The Japanese automaker said its Toyota Research Institute will form a new company ...

  • saic.automotiveIT
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    Infineon, SAIC jointly tackle Chinese EV market

    2018-03-04T11:09:28Z

    SAIC last year launched the Roewe ERX5, an electric SUV with a broad range of connected features (Photo: SAIC) Infineon and SAIC Motor Corp. will jointly develop power modules for Chinese electric vehicles, giving the German semiconductor group a stronger foothold in the world’s biggest auto market. Infineon said ...

  • bmw.automotiveIT
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    BMW to use Aras open-source PLM platform

    2018-03-04T10:39:35Z

    BMW will initially use the Aras platform for safety testing (Photo: Shutterstock.com) BMW will use the Aras PLM platform as its backbone for test data management, the open-source product lifecycle management specialist said in a press release. The Aras software "will support planning, scheduling, execution, and documentation of vehicle ...

  • capgemini.automotiveIT
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    Capgemini study: Big data in demand for new business models

    2018-03-04T10:21:48Z

    CIOs worry about staff shortages in key areas such as big data, cyber security (Photo: Microsoft) Big data technologies are increasingly in demand when companies develop digital business models, according to a new poll by consultants Capgemini. The poll also found that cyber security has become an even bigger ...

  • Aurora.automotiveIT
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    Driverless-car start-up Aurora raises 90 million dlrs

    2018-03-04T10:09:10Z

    Aurora delivers a suite of autonomous driving technologies to automakers (Photo: Aurora) Autonomous-vehicle technology start-up Aurora raised 90 million dollars in a financing round led by two venture capital companies, Greylock Partners and Index Ventures. Aurora was co-founded by Chris Urmson, the former Google executive who spearheaded that company’s ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT
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    Bosch announces new mobility initiatives

    2018-02-24T16:49:24Z

    Bosch CEO Denner announced a range of new connected products (Photo: Bosch) Robert Bosch has formed a separate division that will focus on mobility technologies, including car sharing, ride sharing and connectivity-based services. The German automotive supplier also announced that it had acquired Splitting Fares (SPLT), a US start-up ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
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    Ford invests in robots, data hub in Kentucky plant

    2018-02-21T10:13:00Z

    Managers at Ford s Kentucky Truck Plant get information on seven big-screen monitors (Photo: Ford) Ford Motor has invested a further 25 million dlrs to increase line speed at its plant in Louisville, Kentucky, to meet a 25 pc increase in output of the Lincoln Navigator and ...

  • BMW-Klaus-Straub.automotiveIT
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    BMW: "You have to lead the way to implement an agile culture"

    2018-02-20T15:39:00Z

    BMW Group’s chief information officer, Klaus Straub, explains how agile processes work in practice.

  • man.automotiveIT
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    Digital logistics help Bosch and MAN win VDA award

    2018-02-03T14:36:26Z

    MAN was recognized for its 'ConMa' empty-container optimization software, which it developed within eight months (Photo: MAN) Robert Bosch and MAN Truck & Bus were dual winners of this year’s VDA Logistics Award, with digital logistics solutions in intra-logistics and empty container scheduling, respectively. It is the first time ...

  • bearingpoint.automotiveIT
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    Poll: Companies slow to implement predictive plant maintenance

    2018-01-25T15:45:33Z

    Manufacturing companies cite IT security and costs as main barriers to implementing predictive maintenance. (Photo: Fraunhofer IGD) Most industrial companies believe in a major role for predictive maintenance, but very few have already commissioned projects, according to a new study by BearingPoint. The consultants found that 84 pc of ...

  • VW.automotiveIT
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    VW Group's IT expands digital service expertise

    2018-01-18T15:18:00Z

    Berlin-based IT experts are developing software for all VW Group brands (Photo: VW) Volkswagen Group s IT department is further developing its expertise in digital customer offerings. The world s biggest car group has doubled the staff of its Digital Lab in Berlin since the facility ...

  • Blackberry.automotiveIT
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    Blackberry, Baidu to cooperate on autonomous technology

    2018-01-04T12:13:06Z

    Blackberry wants its QNX operating system to to be at the heart of autonomous vehicles (Photo: Blackberry) Blackberry and Baidu will work together to speed up the development of connected and autonomous vehicle technology. The two companies said they had signed a letter of intent to make Blackberry's QNX ...

  • tomtom-generic
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    TomTom study: Tech investments often not successful

    2017-12-18T12:58:00Z

    Companies cite a lack of consulting help and insufficient in-house resources as the main reasons for unsatisfactory tech investments. Many companies feel their technology investments miss the mark, according to a study by TomTom Telematics. A poll of 400 executives with German companies found that, in ...

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    ERP systems slow to embrace AI

    2017-12-18T12:52:00Z

    A look at how major enterprise-resource-planning system providers are adapting their technology for artificial intelligence.

  • cultural-change
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    Survey: CIOs keen to lead digital transformation

    2017-12-18T12:39:00Z

    CIOs see complexity and legacy systems as the main barrier to digital transformation. Corporate CIOs are eager to play a strategic role in the digitization of their companies, according to a new survey. They also want to broaden their responsibilities beyond the traditional role of caretaker ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
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    Ford grows its driverless-car unit through acquisition

    2017-10-29T12:03:00Z

    Lidar can see things that conventional radar may miss, making it essential for driverless cars (Photo: Argo AI) Ford Motor s recently acquired artificial intelligence company, Argo AI, bought Princeton Lightwave, in a move to further boost its in-house expertise in a technology that s key for ...

  • bentley. automotiveIT
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    Bentley appoints Fontaine board member for digitalization, IT

    2017-10-21T12:55:51Z

    Fontaine joins Bentley from Porsche North America (Photo: Bentley) The Volkswagen group, in a broad management reshuffle at Bentley, appointed Astrid Fontaine to the position of board member responsible for human resources, digitalization and IT at the Britain-based luxury brand. Fontaine, currently in charge of HR, culture and innovation ...

  • denso.automotiveIT
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    Denso, Xperi jointly develop advanced driver status monitor

    2017-10-20T10:06:45Z

    Denso wants to improve driver monitoring for level 3 autonomous vehicles (Photo: Denso) Denso and Silicon Valley technology company Xperi will jointly develop next-generation driver status monitoring systems aimed at the commercial vehicle market as well as Level 3 autonomous cars. The Japanese automotive supplier said it will work ...

  • gm.automotiveIT
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    GM acquires lidar company

    2017-10-12T14:06:50Z

    GM's Cruise Automation runs autonomous-vehicle tests in San Francisco, Phoenix and Detroit (Photo: GM) General Motors has acquired lidar specialist Strobe, joining a growing number of automotive companies that see the technology as crucial to the development of self-driving cars. The staff of Strobe will join GM's Cruise Automation, ...