Latest Future Mobility – Page 16

  • vw.automotiveIT

    VW's Winterkorn welcomes Apple's, Google's interest in car industry


    Winterkorn, seen here testing a new manufacturing tool, is an engineer by training (Photo: VW)Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn said plans by consumer electronics companies to get more actively involved in the car industry may have a positive effect on car sales to a younger generation of consumers."I highly ...

  • ford.automotiveIT

    Ford looks at Apple, Amazon for clues to successful transformation


    Ford Motor is conducting 25 mobility experiments (Photo: Ford)Ford Motor said it would study companies such as Apple and Amazon to learn how to successfully manage a major industry transformation.Ford Motor CEO Mark Fields, in an address to the International CAR Symposium in Bochum, Germany, announced that the US-based ...

  • automotive strategy book.automotiveIT

    automotiveIT publishes book about car industry's future


    MUNICH ”“ Germany's Media-Manufaktur has published a book that provides an in-depth look at how the world's biggest car companies are preparing for an era of new mobility.The German business publisher, parent company of automotiveIT and automotiveIT international, said the new 88-page ”“ English-language ”“ book is titled “Automotive 4.0 ...

  • automotive world.automotiveIT

    Automotive World - Tokyo


    Automotive World features several specialized exhibits and a conference program (Photo:Automotive World)Automotive World, which will focus on new automotive and connected-car technologies, will take place at the Tokyo "Big Site" conference venue January 14 through 16, 2015.Billed as "Japan's largest exhibition and conference for automotive technology," the event consists ...

  • wissmann.vda.automotiveIT

    carIT Congress: VDA president confident in German connected-car leadership


    VDA President Wissmann says he's not afraid of Google (photo: Claus Dick)HANOVER -- Germany is catching up in the area of connected cars and hopes in coming years to assume a leading position globally, the country's automobile association (VDA) president, Matthiass Wissmann said at the annual carIT Congress here.But ...

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    carIT Congress: Audi's Hackenberg vows to reduce complexity


    Hackenberg says Audi's infotainment can be upgraded every year to accommodate new devices (Photo: Claus Dick)HANOVER -- Audi's connected-car strategy is moving to the next level as more powerful processors make it easier for drivers to operate increasingly complex functions, said Ulrich Hackenberg, the brand's head of technical development.In ...

  • at&t.automotiveIT

    AT&T offers 6 apps for connectivity platform


    AT&T directly addresses the needs of the auto industry at its At&T Drive studio (Photo: ATT)AT&T is offering carmakers six new voice-enabled apps that will add features such as weather forecasts, parking updates and personalized radio to its its connected-car platform.The US wireless company said the apps were developed ...

  • la auto show.automotiveIT

    Los Angeles auto show


    The Los Angeles auto show, which will start Nov. 18, will feature nearly 60 world and North American vehicle debuts, the organizers said.The annual event will, once again, kick off with a Connected Car Expo, which will be enhanced with a "Connected City Summit."The connected-car event, which will take place ...

  • automotiveIT Congress

    automotiveIT Congress marks progress on road to connectivity


    The congress featured a panel discussion on big data in the auto industry (Photo: Sylvia Steinbach)LONDON -- The auto industry is coming to grips with the broad implications of connectivity, but it will be a while before carmakers and drivers will start reaping the full benefits of new information ...

  • vw winterkorn.automotiveIT

    CeBIT: VW boss says "yes to big data," but warns for dangers


    VW CEO Winterkorn doesn't want the car to become a "data monster" (Photo: CeBIT)Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn, opening Europe's biggest high-tech fair, strongly committed the automaker to a future of connected cars and more digitalization across the industry.In an opening address at the CeBIT fair in Hanover, Winterkorn ...

  • audi a3.automotiveIT

    AT&T to provide 4G to Audi A3 in US


    A3 owners can add LTE for the car to their AT&T data plan (Photo: Audi)LAS VEGAS - AT&T, capitalizing on its large mobile network, will provide  4G LTE connectivity to Audi's new A3 in the US.The telecommunications group, which made the announcement at the CES consumer electronics show ...

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    automotiveIT International Congress, London


    Connected mobility will be the focus of the automotiveIT International Congress, which will be held in London July 1-2, 2014. It will be the first international event staged by the automotiveIT Group, which publishes German and English-language print and online publications, including the Web site.The automotiveIT International Congress has ...

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    Jaguar's Ziebart to speak at London automotiveIT Congress


    Wolfgang Ziebart, engineering director at Jaguar Land Rover, will deliver a keynote address at the inaugural automotiveIT International Congress in London.As the former CEO of German chip maker Infineon, Ziebart is ideally placed to discuss the strengthening ties between automakers and the high-tech industry. Since Ziebart joined JLR in July, ...

  • hilmar dunker.automotiveIT

    Point of view: Whose data?


    Hilmar Dunker is editor-in-chief of automotiveIT and carIT magazineAs connected cars start generating more and more data, one important and central question is: Who owns these data? It's a legitimate question and. so far, no one has come up with a truly satisfactory answer.Experts warn that, from a legal ...

  • tokyo 2013.automotiveIT

    Tokyo Motor Show


    The 2013 Tokyo Motor Show will be held at the Tokyo Big Sight exhibition center November 20 through December 1. The show, which has as its theme "Compete! And shape a new future," will start with two press days November 20 and 21. It opens to the public Friday, November ...

  • continental.automotiveIT

    IAA: Continental, IBM cooperate on connected vehicle technology


    Continental expect partially automated driving to start in 2016 (Photo: Continental)FRANKFURT ”“ Continental and IBM will jointly develop connected-vehicle technologies for the auto industry. The two companies announced their joint plans at a press conference at the Frankfurt auto show (IAA) Tuesday."Step-by-step development of future mobility is highly complex ...

  • ford.automotiveIT

    Ford's Mulally to make keynote address at IFA consumer electronics show


    Mulally's IFA address takes place just ahead of the Frankfurt auto show (Photo: Ford)Ford CEO Alan Mulally, underlining the growing importance of consumer electronics for the auto industry, will deliver a keynote address at the IFA trade show in Berlin September 6.IFA, which is one of the world's biggest ...

  • cisco.automotiveIT

    Cisco study: Drivers want connectivity, trust technology


    Consumers say they are happy to let technology drive the car (Photo: Cisco)A new study shows how information and communication technology is assuming an ever bigger role in the entire automotive value chain. A majority of consumers polled for the study also expressed confidence that technology can replace the ...

  • bmw i3.automotiveIT

    BMW to conduct future mobility research in Singapore


    The electric BMW i3 city vehicle will be launched later this year (Photo: BMW)BMW has teamed up with Singapore's Nanyang Technological University (NTU) to conduct research on future transportation technologies. The collaboration will focus on advanced battery materials for electric vehicles, human machine interfaces and mobility patterns and concepts.BMW ...

  • NISSAN.automotiveIT

    Renault, Nissan open new advanced research center in Silicon Valley


    The new r&d center will focus on autonomous driving and connected vehicles(Photo: Nissan)Renault and Nissan opened a new advanced research center that will specialize in autonomous driving and connected cars.The center, which is located in California's Silicon Valley, will focus on three initial projects: the development of autonomous vehicles, ...