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  • vw.automotiveIT

    VW opens Lisbon software development center


    Volkswagen Group has opened a new software development center in Lisbon, adding 300 IT specialists to similar facilities that already operate in Wolfsburg, Germany, and Berlin.

  • man.automotiveIT

    Digital logistics help Bosch and MAN win VDA award


    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 ...

  • man.automotiveIT

    MAN Truck unit appoints new CDO


    Christian Kaiser (Photo: MAN) MAN Truck & Bus has appointed Christian Kaiser CDO of the Volkswagen Group unit. Kaiser will play an important role in the digital transformation of the truck and bus division, the company said. Kaiser, 39, succeeds Markus Lipinsky, who will concentrate fully on his position ...

  • MAN.automotiveIT

    Truck maker MAN makes investment in Silicon Valley start-up


    As part of VW's digitization strategy, all  new MAN trucks will be online from 2017 (Photo: MAN) MAN is investing 8.5 million dlrs in a Silicon Valley start-up to improve cargo planning for trucking companies. The German truckmaker, which is part of the Volkswagen Group, said the move ...

  • automotiveIT

    Hanover - automotiveIT Congress


    In 2015, more than 500 people attended the annual conference (Photo: Claus Dick) The automotiveIT Congress, held annually during the CeBIT high-tech fair in Hanover, is set to take place March 17. With its focus on the digital transformation of the auto industry, the one-day conference brings together more ...

  • volvo samuelsson.automotiveIT

    Volvo Cars appoints Hakan Samuelsson as new CEO


    Former MAN CEO Samuelsson has 35 years of auto-industry experience (Photo: MAN) Volvo Cars has appointed former MAN boss Hakan Samuelsson CEO of the Swedish automaker, succeeding Stefan Jacoby, who suffered a mild stroke in September. Jacoby will leave the company "after an amicable agreement," Volvo said. The appointment ...

  • man fingerling.automotiveIT

    MAN appoints Volkswagen IT executive as new CIO


    Stephan Fingerling joins MAN from controlling shareholder VW German truck maker MAN has appointed a Volkswagen executive as its new CIO, underlining the tightening control of the German car group over the Munich-based truck maker and engineering company. Stephan Fingerling, who most recently served as CIO of VW's American operations ...

  • MAN truck concept.automotiveIT

    MAN chief: Electric trucks not an option today


    An aerodynamically styled MAN truck concept could save 25% in fuel costs, the truckmaker claims (Photo: auto-reporter) Trucks powered by electric motors are not feasible at the moment, said Georg Pachta-Reyhofen, CEO of truck maker MAN. Pachta-Reyhofen said batteries alone would cost about 300,000 euros and would add 6,000 kilos ...

  • Congestion.automotiveIT

    Study: Intelligent logistics, modern IT will help fight congestion


    Wth the help of modern IT systems, industry hopes to keep trucks moving as congestion worsens on Europe’s roads A major study by the Economist Intelligence Unit foresees a huge increase in global traffic congestion. But industry leaders believe that intelligent logistics and the use of modern IT will help ...