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  • vw.automotiveIT
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    VW acquires minority stake in autonomous-drive software company

    2018-08-29T18:18:32Z

    Volkswagen unveiled its first self-driving vehicle, the Sedric concept, in 2017 (Photo: VW) Volkswagen Group has acquired a minority stake in eastern German software startup FDTech, in a bid to strengthen its expertise in autonomous-driving technologies. FDTech, which was established in 2017, develops software for automated driving and for ...

  • denso
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    Denso, Aisin, Advics and Jtekt agree JV for integrated ECU software

    2018-08-28T14:44:48Z

    Image: Denso Denso Corporation has agreed to establish a joint venture with Aisin, Advics and Jtekt to develop integrated ECU software for automated driving and vehicle dynamics control. The four companies, with their roots in Japan, aim to launch the new firm in March 2019. Denso is providing 65 ...

  • audi.automotiveIT
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    Audi CIO: “Agility is a powerful tool, but it is no panacea”

    2018-08-27T13:15:00Z

    Audi CIO Loydl sees speed of implementation as a key issue for the carmaker (Photo: Claus Dick) Audi CIO Frank Loydl has been on the job since February of this year. One of the first decisions he made was to launch an IT transformation project called NEXT:IT. ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
    Article

    Ford says safety, reliability key for AVs

    2018-08-27T12:52:09Z

    Ford says AVs are "one of the solutions" to growing urban mobility problems (Photo: Ford) Safety, reliability and the consumer experience are crucial and arguably more important than the technology, as the industry works to build driverless cars, Ford Motor says in a new report. “We don’t believe that ...

  • mapr.automotiveIT
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    Without data, there is no AI in the auto industry

    2018-08-27T11:27:00Z

    (Image: MapR) The auto industry is currently undergoing a massive technology upheaval. Artificial intelligence (AI) provides an opportunity for automotive players to rethink everything. Some believe that AI is the key differentiator in the auto industry. But this is inaccurate. It’s not the AI, it’s the data ...

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    TomTom marks 1.5 billion map updates a month, gets “closer to real-time”

    2018-08-23T12:24:47Z

    Image: TomTom/Businesswire TomTom has announced that its changes to its digital maps are now at the level of 1.5 billion updates per month – an average of over 520 updates per second, including altered road junctions, new addresses, geometry and road features. This is said to represent updates to ...

  • DAB+
    Article

    Digital radio reception improved by software upgrade

    2018-08-16T15:33:13Z

    Image: Bruce Parrott, Fotolia.com The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits (IIS) has developed a new software-defined DAB+ digital radio solution for automotive application. Its update to its DAB+ software library involves ‘spur suppression’ technology which improves radio reception, enhances the reception sensitivity of radio receivers, extends the range of ...

  • dfki.automotiveIT
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    “The human being continues to be at the center of Industry 4.0”

    2018-08-13T14:09:00Z

    Wolfgang Wahlster, the head of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and inventor of the term ‘Industry 4.0’, talks about how artificial intelligence is changing the automotive industry.

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    Luxoft buys Objective Software GmbH, specialists in autonomous and connected mobility

    2018-08-13T09:36:23Z

    Image: Objective Software Luxoft, a global IT service provider based in Zug, Switzerland, has acquired Objective Software GmbH, a 20-year-old consultancy with its headquarters in Munich, Germany plus offices in Turin, Italy; Luxembourg; and Wroclaw, Poland. Objective specializes in software development for the automotive industry, with a focus on ...

  • samsung.automotiveIT
    Article

    Samsung launches major investments to become global tech leader

    2018-08-08T15:23:55Z

    Samsung plans to invest heavily in AI, 5G and other new technologies (Photo: Samsung) Samsung plans to invest $22.3 billion over the next three years in areas such as artificial intelligence, 5G communication, automotive electronics components and biopharmaceuticals. Overall investments, aimed at making the Korean electronics conglomerate a global ...

  • psa.automotiveIT
    Article

    PSA Group steps up digital transformation

    2018-07-24T12:18:00Z

    An analysis of PSA’s digital strategy and progress so far under chief digital officer, Christophe Rauturier.

  • EB cadian Sync
    Article

    Elektrobit announces modular solution for OTA [UPDATED]

    2018-07-20T11:21:07Z

    Image: PRNewsfoto/Elektrobit (EB) Elektrobit, a subsidiary of Continental, has announced a modular solution for safe and secure updating of connected and automated vehicle fleets. EB cadian Sync establishes a secure end-to-end communication channel for over-the-air (OTA) updates to a vehicle’s ECUs as well as to head units and infotainment ...

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    BASF invests in Materialise for 3D printing software and technologies

    2018-07-20T10:37:25Z

    Peugeot Fractal interior panel, featuring Materialise 3D printing technology Image: Peugeot BASF is investing S25million in 3D printing technology supplier Materialise, based in Leuven, Belgium, and building upon their existing partnership. The two companies are establishing an open business model to optimize both materials and software for 3D printing, ...

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    Rocket Software and T-Systems International reduce data transfer delays

    2018-07-11T16:02:19Z

    Image: Rocket Software/TSI Rocket Software and T-Systems International, a Deutsche Telekom subsidiary based in Frankfurt, have launched a combined solution for secure and rapid data exchange between product design and manufacturing partners, claiming a 90pc reduction in the time needed to share the data. Three global manufacturers have now ...

  • legacy.automotiveIT
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    Legacy systems, a Herculean task for automotive CIOs

    2018-07-11T09:40:00Z

    Digital transformation is supposed to ensure the survival of companies in the auto industry. But the growing complexity of IT systems is proving to be an obstacle. Some companies are taking the right steps but dealing with legacy systems is a tough challenge for CIOs.

  • psa ai
    Article

    Groupe PSA and Inria announce OpenLab artificial intelligence project

    2018-07-09T15:16:59Z

    Image: Groupe PSA Groupe PSA and Inria, the French national institute for computer science and applied mathematics, are working together on artificial intelligence in a four-year research programme. The joint AI OpenLab joins the 18 OpenLab research facilities - described as pooled experimental resources - already established by PSA ...

  • Article

    Byton brings in BlackBerry QNX technology

    2018-07-04T13:14:37Z

    Image: Byton Byton’s first production vehicles will feature technology from BlackBerry, including the Canadian company’s QNX SDP 7.0 real-time operating system and Hypervisor 2.0 software. BlackBerry was chosen as a supplier for its ability to partition and isolate safety-critical and non-critical systems, the firm notes. Jeff Chung, VP for ...

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    VW Group of America joins Networking for Autonomous Vehicles Alliance

    2018-07-04T13:12:05Z

    Image: BusinessWire Volkswagen Group of America has joined Aquantia, Robert Bosch, Continental and Nvidia to form the Networking for Autonomous Vehicles (NAV) Alliance. The group intends to support the development of multi-gigabit ethernet networking in vehicles, and of its related ecosystem of cameras, sensors, gateways, data storage devices, control ...

  • honda.automotiveIT
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    Inside Silicon Valley automotive: From San Francisco to Detroit - and back

    2018-06-27T14:44:00Z

    As the relationship between Detroit and Silicon Valley matures, automotive manufacturers are increasingly connecting IT projects out west to their global operations.

  • NXP S32S Safety MCUs and MPUs-3
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    NXP launches next-generation microprocessors for vehicle dynamics

    2018-06-26T10:13:17Z

    Image: NXP NXP Semiconductors has announced a new series of microprocessors for controlling dynamics in next-generation electric and autonomous vehicles. The NXP S32S family of microprocessors are for systems to safely accelerate, brake and steer, in both driven and autonomous modes; they use the latest Arm Cortex-R52 cores giving ...