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  • opel.automotiveIT
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    New Opel CIO's challenge: integrating IT into PSA

    2017-09-05T13:32:00Z

    Thomas Kuelpp (Photo: Opel) Thomas Kuelpp is the new Opel CIO. His appointment, effective August 1, comes as the German car brand faces the challenge of integrating its operations into PSA/Peugeot-Citroen, its new owner. Opel was acquired by PSA from its previous owner, General Motors, earlier ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    Daimler Financial Services pushes digitization with new appointment

    2017-09-05T12:21:15Z

    Schell will be CXO of Daimler Financial Services (Photo: Daimler) Daimler Financial Services is expanding its senior management team to focus more heavily on digital business models, especially in financing and mobility services. The financial services arm of the German premium car group appointed Benedikt Schell as chief experience ...

  • accenture.automotiveIT
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    At Accenture, Schmidt is new automotive boss

    2017-09-05T12:00:38Z

    Axel Schmidt (Photo: Accenture) Axel Schmidt is taking over from Luca Mentuccia as head of Accenture's global automotive business, effective immediately. Schmidt, 51, previously was in charge of European automotive operations for the global management consultants. "I'm looking forward to continue the development started by Luca," Schmidt said. He ...

  • staufen.automotiveIT
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    Poll: German auto industry worried about digital change

    2017-09-05T11:42:51Z

    Germany's auto industry is dealing intensively with digital disruption, according to a new poll Three out of four automotive companies have serious concerns about the future as the industry faces massive disruption, according to a new study. The survey also found that half of all companies interviewed felt that ...

  • warwick.automotiveIT
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    Battery & Energy Storage 2017 - Warwick, UK

    2017-08-24T15:15:28Z

    The conference will be held at Warwick University's Slate conference center (Photo: Warwick University) Regulators, energy-industry executives, automotive specialists and academics will discuss battery technology and energy requirements for the electric-vehicle revolution at a conference to be held at Britain's Warwick University Campus November 28-29. The event, hosted by ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
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    Ford Europe appoints smart mobility director

    2017-08-11T15:40:24Z

    Sarah-Jayne Williams will work out of Ford's Smart Mobility Innovation Office in London (Photo: Ford Motor) Ford of Europe has recruited Bearing Point consultant Sarah-Jayne Williams to take charge of the carmaker's efforts in Europe to broaden its business into mobility services and other new ventures. Williams will report ...

  • tata.automotiveIT
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    VW, Tata end cooperation on small cars, new mobility

    2017-08-10T14:01:51Z

    The Tiago is Tata's best-selling small car (Photo: Tata Motors) Volkswagen Group and Tata Motors ended efforts to forge a small-car and new mobility cooperation, five months after the two car groups started to explore ways to work together in India and other fast-growing markets. The two companies "concluded ...

  • Raman Mehta, CIO, Visteon, (L) and Markus Schupfner, CTO, Visteon Corp.
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    "We can bring new technology to market in one year"

    2017-07-09T14:18:44Z

    Visteon's Schupfner (r) and Mehta (c) spoke to automotiveIT International Editor Arjen Bongard (Photo: Larry Peplin) Markus Schupfner became chief technology officer of Visteon in March 2016. Raman Mehta started as CIO of the US-based cockpit systems maker in April of this year. Both are part of the new ...

  • EV.automotiveIT
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    Outlook: EVs set to soar in late 2020s

    2017-07-09T12:07:29Z

    More EVs will require more electricity overall. This will reduce demand for diesel and gasoline (Photo: Nissan) Global electric vehicle sales are likely to remain "relatively low" through 2025, but will start rising quickly in subsequent years, according to a new forecast. The Bloomberg Electric Vehicle Outlook 2017 says ...

  • volvo.automotiveIT
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    Volvo Cars to add electric motors to all models

    2017-07-06T15:59:16Z

    Volvo's mild hybrid is one of three types of EVs the company plans to roll out (Photo: Volvo) Volvo Cars, in a move aimed at distinguishing itself from its big premium-segment competitors, said it will equip all cars it launches from 2019 onwards with electric motors. The decision doesn't ...

  • renault.automotiveIT
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    Renault invests in virtual testing company for autonomous driving

    2017-07-06T15:28:07Z

    Renault wants to launch 10 vehicles with autonomous capacity by 2020 (Photo: Renault) Renault is buying a 35 pc stake in Autonomous Vehicle Simulation (AVS), a move that will help it in efforts to develop and test autonomous vehicles. AVS was formed together with Oktal, a unit of French ...

  • clepa.automotiveIT
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    European suppliers focus on innovation

    2017-07-04T11:57:55Z

    CLEPA's jury awarded 12 innovation prizes across 4 categories (Photo: Arjen Bongard) ROME -- European automotive suppliers gathered here last week to honor a range of companies and products that will likely play a key role in the transformation of personal mobility. The European suppliers association, CLEPA, awarded innovation ...

  • worlddab.automotiveIT
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    Digital radio grows in car infotainment

    2017-06-23T16:50:13Z

    WorldDAB's Harrison (center) promised a set of guidelines for in-car DAB units (Photo: WorldDAB) MUNICH -- Broadcasters expect radio to be part of cars' infotainment packages, even as the array of available in-car services expands and internet streaming extends into the car. At the annual WorldDAB Automotive Event, which ...

  • volvo.automotiveIT
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    Volvo forms high-performance EV unit

    2017-06-22T15:17:20Z

    Volvos upgraded by Polestar compete in the Nuerburgring FIA World Touring Car Championship (Photo: Volvo) Volvo Cars is forming a separate division to build electrified high-performance cars, in a move that underlines how the global automotive industry is readying itself for rapid growth in electric vehicle sales. The Swedish ...

  • bitkom.automotiveIT
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    Poll: German industry lacks company-wide strategies for digital training

    2017-06-22T13:57:15Z

    Bitkom says training is crucial for the digital transformation (Photo: Alstom) Few German companies have a coordinated strategy to prepare their employees for the digital era, according to a new poll conducted by Bitkom, the country’s high-tech association. A survey of 305 companies found that only one in five ...

  • j.d. power.automotiveIT
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    J.D. Power study: Quality up but infotainment problems abound

    2017-06-22T13:40:56Z

    The Kia Optima is the Korean brand's biggest US seller (Photo: Kia) J.D. Power's Initial Quality Study found that new vehicles are constructed better than ever, but problems abound in infotainment and other relatively new automotive technologies that are crucial to the auto industry's transformation. The study, which measures ...

  • jlr.automotiveIT
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    JLR invests $25 million in Lyft

    2017-06-13T09:16:15Z

    JLR will provide Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles to Lyft drivers (Photo: JLR) Jaguar Land Rover is investing 25 million dlrs in US ride-sharing company Lyft, in a move that confirms the auto industry’s resolve to add new revenue streams to its traditional business. JLR, which is owned by ...

  • opel.automotiveIT
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    Opel CEO Neumann steps down

    2017-06-12T15:16:40Z

    Neumann will stay on as a senior manager until Opel's sale to PSA is finalized (Photo: Opel) Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann has stepped down in the runup to his company's takeover by France's PSA Group. He will be succeeded by Opel CFO Michael Lohscheller. Opel, the German brand that ...

  • wind river.automotiveIT
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    Wind River leads “rolling lab” autonomous-driving test in Ohio

    2017-06-07T18:32:40Z

    The Ohio project aims to speed up development of key autonomous-driving technologies (Photo: Wind River) Wind River will lead a project to test connected and autonomous vehicle technologies and speed up development in a key focus area for the auto industry. The embedded-software unit of chipmaker Intel said it ...

  • borgwarner.automotiveIT
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    BorgWarner's chief strategy officer discusses tech investment

    2017-06-06T10:51:42Z

    Brady Ericson (Photo: BorgWarner) On April third, BorgWarner, a Michigan based automotive industry components and parts supplier, announced its first foray into the auto-tech venture capital space, investing 10 million dollars in Palo Alto-based investment firm Autotech Ventures. Brady Ericson, BorgWarner’s chief strategy officer, who will oversee the investment, ...