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  • schaeffler.automotiveIT
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    Germany's Schaeffler buys machine data specialist

    2017-10-11T19:19:06Z

    Schaeffler says the acquisition of autinity will help it to further develop its digital agenda (Photo: Schaeffler) Schaeffler has acquired autinity systems, a specialist company in digital machine data recording and evaluation, in a move designed to give the German automotive supplier added expertise in digital manufacturing technologies. Schaeffler ...

  • ZF.automotiveIT
    Article

    Nvidia unveils computing platform for Level 5 autonomous vehicles

    2017-10-11T19:04:05Z

    Huang stressed that computing power is key to autonomous driving (Photo: Nvidia) MUNICH - Nvidia has developed a computer platform small enough to leave sufficient room in the trunk and powerful enough to manage the array of systems needed to make Level 5 autonomous vehicles a reality. Nvidia founder ...

  • dyson.automotiveIT
    Article

    Vacuum cleaner maker Dyson plans an EV for 2020

    2017-09-27T18:47:35Z

    James Dyson first developed a bagless vacuum cleaner. (Photo: Dyson) British vacuum-cleaner maker Dyson plans to invest 2.0 billion pounds to build an electric car that should be ready as early as 2020. Dyson's visionary founder, James Dyson, unveiled the plan in an email to staff that laid out ...

  • delphi.automotiveIT
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    Delphi's electronics unit to be named "Aptiv;" Autoliv mulls split

    2017-09-27T17:10:33Z

    Delphi's focus has shifted from traditional powertrain components to connected electronics systems (Photo: Delphi) Delphi intends to call its soon-to-be-independent electrical and electronics division "Aptiv," as the US-based automotive supplier group moves to spin off its powertrain operations into a separate company. Aptiv will be headed by the combined ...

  • audi.automotiveIT
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    carIT Congress: Audi electronics chief sees more work ahead in new mobility

    2017-09-20T16:26:00Z

    Audi s Mueller: Cars need end-to-end architecture (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT Audi s new flagship A8 model is filled with state-of-the-art connected technology, but the premium brand s head of electrical and electronics development said Wednesday that a quantum leap in several key ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    carIT Congress: Daimler's compliance chief cites customer trust as key

    2017-09-20T12:57:13Z

    Daimler's Schick says autonomous-driving rules must be agreed internationally (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT -- Daimler's compliance chief said customer confidence is key for the success of autonomous and connected driving. Speaking at the carIT Congress here, Olaf Schick said drivers of Daimler's Mercedes-Benz cars can decide for themselves what ...

  • bmw.automotiveIT
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    carIT Congress: BMW executive sees cooperation as essential for autonomous driving

    2017-09-20T11:45:17Z

    BMW's Frickenstein says car industry cannot manage data on its own (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT -- Cooperation between automakers, IT companies and other stakeholders in the car industry is essential to realize autonomous driving, Elmar Frickenstein, head of fully automated driving at BMW, said Wednesday. In an address to ...

  • vda.automotiveIT
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    carIT Congress: VDA president plans stronger digital focus at future Frankfurt auto shows

    2017-09-20T11:00:17Z

    VDA President Wissmann sees German auto industry well positioned for automated driving (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT -- The Frankfurt Auto Show (IAA) will in coming years focus even more strongly on the growing connections between the automotive and IT industries, VDA President Matthias Wissmann said Wednesday. Wissmann, who heads ...

  • siemens.automotiveIT
    Article

    Siemens China to spearhead robotics push

    2017-09-18T11:42:52Z

    China is one of the largest R&D locations worldwide for Siemens (Photo: Siemens) Siemens will concentrate its global research into autonomous robotics in China, acknowledging the country’s growing expertise in high-tech manufacturing areas. As part of its decision, the German engineering group also entered into a partnership with Tsinghua ...

  • audi.automotiveIT
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    Audi CIO: "A bit faster is always a bit better"

    2017-09-16T13:12:00Z

    Matthias Ulbrich has overseen an increase in agile working methods and a growth of the IT staff at Audi as the carmaker undertakes a growing number of digital projects.

  • vw.automotiveIT
    Article

    IAA: Volkswagen steps up electric-vehicle push

    2017-09-11T22:01:00Z

    On the eve of the IAA, VW CEO Mueller affirms the carmaker s commitment to electrification (Photo: VW) Volkswagen Group unveiled a new strategy Monday to drive electrification across its model range and make sure it has access to the batteries needed to power its cars. ...

  • SAP.automotiveIT
    Article

    ZF opts for SAP software for HR, finance, purchasing

    2017-09-08T09:21:00Z

    Following its acquisition of TRW in 2015, ZF needs an integrated IT system landscape (Photo: ZF) SAP said ZF Friedrichshafen will adopt a range of software products to streamline human resources, finance and purchasing operations. The business software group said ZF, one of the world’s Top ...

  • edag.automotiveIT
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    IAA: EDAG to show agile development in action

    2017-09-06T11:34:38Z

    At many auto shows, EDAG has shown innovative concept vehicles such as the 2016 Soulmate smart car (Photo: EDAG) Engineering specialist EDAG will use this year's Frankfurt Auto Show to give a live demonstration of new, agile development methods. At its IAA stand, the company plans to develop a ...

  • thyssenkrupp.automotiveIT
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    Thyssenkrupp opens 3D manufacturing tech center

    2017-09-06T11:19:00Z

    Additive manufacturing offers a seamless digital process from 3D data to finished product (Photo: Thyssenkrupp) Hoping to industrialize a new manufacturing technology, Thyssenkrupp has opened a technology center for 3D printing or additive manufacturing. The German engineering and steel group, a major supplier to the auto ...

  • vw.automotiveIT
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    Volkswagen R&D chief: "We are reworking our entire development process"

    2017-09-06T10:01:00Z

    Ulrich Eichhorn heads up Volkswagen Group’s R D operations, and discusses impacts for vehicle development from artificial intelligence and electrification, and explanins how digital tools and data are changing engineering processes.

  • faraday future.automotiveIT
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    Faraday Future recruits BMW's Kranz as CTO

    2017-09-05T16:13:55Z

    Kranz (right) helps prepare Faraday Future's Hanford plant for production (Photo: FF) Faraday Future has recruited veteran BMW executive Ulrich Kranz as chief technology officer (CTO), adding more automotive expertise from the German premium car group. Earlier this year, FF hired former Deutsche Bank board member Stefan Krause to ...

  • changan.automotiveIT
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    Changan to use NXP chips for V2X communication

    2017-09-05T15:52:49Z

    Using laser projections, Changan recently unveiled its new CX70 SUV in Peru (Photo: Changan) NXP Semiconductors has signed an agreement with Changan Automobile to deliver infotainment semiconductors to the Chinese carmaker. In a second phase, Changan will rely on NXP chips to increase its cars' connectivity. NXP, one of ...

  • nvidia.automotiveIT
    Article

    Nvidia's GTC Europe - Munich

    2017-09-05T14:54:00Z

    Nvidia will host the European version of its GPU Technology Conference in Munich October 10-12, Â offering participants more than 150 sessions covering a broad range of topics relevant to the auto industry. The event will feature a keynote address by Nvidia CEO and co-founder Jensen Huang. There will ...

  • Magna.automotiveIT
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    IAA: Magna to show driverless-car platform

    2017-09-05T14:32:44Z

    Magna's driverless platform will accommodate level 4 autonomous driving (Photo: Magna)Â Magna International will unveil its MAX4 autonomous driving platform at the upcoming Frankfurt Auto Show (IAA), underlining how automotive suppliers plan to play a crucial role in the transformation of the car industry. The Canadian supplier, one of ...

  • toyota.automotiveIT
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    Toyota in partnership to handle connected-car data

    2017-09-05T14:05:03Z

    Automotive data traffic is expected to grow 10,000 times in the next 8 years (Photo: Denso) Toyota Motor has formed a partnership with Denso, Ericsson, Intel and NTT to better handle the huge data volumes that are expected to move in and out of tomorrow's cars. The carmaker also ...