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    How Ford Motor digitalized its global supply chain

    2018-09-14T11:37:08Z

    With the help of Kinaxis, Ford adopted a global data standard (Photo: Ford Motor) Automakers are in the midst of a digital transformation that is changing every aspect of their business. Revamping the supply chain to interconnect regional operations and providing more data transparency are just two of the ...

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    In new Ford Edge, AI switches AWD on and off

    2018-09-12T14:45:15Z

    Ford showed a performance version of the 2019 Ford Edge at the Detroit Auto Show in January (Photo: Ford) Ford Motor's new Ford Edge is counting on artificial intelligence to optimize traction settings, improve handling and save fuel. The carmaker said its 2019 Ford Edge SUV will have both ...

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    Daimler: "Third-party apps will become less relevant"

    2018-09-04T12:36:00Z

    Daimler’s Khan says not all HMI technology will go into Mercedes cars (Photo: Uli Regenscheit) Artificial intelligence will play a key role in the operation of future car generations, says Sajjad Khan, vice president digital vehicle mobility at Daimler. In an interview, Khan explains the ...

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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. ...

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    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 ...

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    Volkswagen investing €3.5 billion into digital transformation, stresses role of software

    2018-08-23T15:08:43Z

    We Share launch in Berlin Image: Volkswagen Volkswagen has confirmed an investment of over €3.5 billion into a digitization initiative to 2025. At a press conference in Berlin, executives outlined the strategy and a series of measures to speed up the development of its digital ecosystem. Jürgen Stackmann, Volkswagen ...

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    Ford trials body tracking tech for workers at Valencia plant

    2018-08-13T09:34:00Z

    Image: Ford Assembly line workers at Ford’s production facility in Valencia, Spain, are testing bodysuits incorporating tracking technology, with a view to improving workstation ergonomics. The technology, often used by sports stars to analyse their games (or for replication of their style in video games) records how ...

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    Inside Silicon Valley automotive: Has California's high-tech scene reached its peak?

    2018-07-26T16:46:00Z

    Rising costs, concerns over cyber security, and emerging innovation hubs may eventually limit how much automotive companies grow and invest in northern California.

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    Ford creates new AV organization

    2018-07-26T12:54:05Z

    Image: Ford Ford Motor Company has created a new organization called Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC, to be based at its campus under development in Corktown, Detroit. The new company is tasked with accelerating Ford’s autonomous vehicle business and capitalizing market opportunities, and will include Ford’s activities in self-driving integration; ...

  • psa.automotiveIT
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    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.

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    BMW Group deploys computer tomography for prototype development

    2018-07-20T12:02:00Z

    Image: BMW BMW Group has introduced computer tomography at its pilot plant in the Research Innovation Center (FIZ), Munich: this involves robotized X-ray scanning of prototypes to enable faster analysis development and production. It has particular application for quality control, where it allows vehicles to ...

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    Inside Silicon Valley automotive: IT talent is in high demand

    2018-07-19T11:29:00Z

    Automakers use their Silicon Valley offices to stay ahead of the curve in high-tech innovation. The local automotive centers are playing a bigger role in car companies’ investment and technology strategies. And, as they grow, they need to attract more highly qualified staff.

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    BMW Group, Suning Logistics, Hyundai join Baidu Apollo open AV platform

    2018-07-11T16:01:02Z

    Zhenyu Li, VP and general manager, Baidu’s Intelligent Driving Group, with Klaus Fröhlich, board member for development, BMW AG. Image: BMW AG BMW Group and Suning Logistics have both announced that they are joining Apollo, Baidu’s open, shared autonomous driving platform. Apollo, launched in July 2017, now involves 118 ...

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    ZF to build e.GO Mover autonomous vehicle, showcase digital logistics

    2018-07-06T07:16:07Z

    Image: e.Go Mobile AG ZF will start production of the e.GO Mover autonomous electric vehicle next year, and will display it at the IAA commercial vehicle show in Hanover in September to highlight its services in the field of digital logistics. The e.GO Mover will be built in Aachen, ...

  • baidu ford
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    Ford China and Baidu to cooperate on AI, digital services and connectivity

    2018-07-05T04:15:10Z

    Image: Ford [L-R]: Ya-Qin Zhang, president, Baidu; Tan Su, general manager, Baidu, internet of vehicles; Robert Hou, director of mobility platforms and products, Ford Asia Pacific; Peter Fleet, Ford group VP and president, Ford Asia Pacific Ford China and Baidu have signed an agreement to work together to enrich ...

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    VW, Ford look at ways to cooperate

    2018-06-20T10:04:03Z

    Like Ford Motor, the VW Group also builds a range of commercial vehicles (Photo: VW) Ford Motor and Volkswagen Group are looking at ways to cooperate as both companies face a rapidly changing automotive business environment. The two carmakers said in a joint statement that they are exploring a ...

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    Inside Silicon Valley automotive: A new role for tech and IT offices

    2018-06-19T16:09:00Z

    Carmakers are expanding technology and IT offices in Silicon Valley, and tasking them with functions that are different from the roles played by traditional R D centers.

  • Daimler.automotiveIT
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    Mercedes-Benz TecFactory: “We are systematically orienting the factory structure to digitalization”

    2018-06-15T19:09:00Z

    Andreas Friedrich, manager of the Mercedes-Benz TecFactory, talks about new technologies and production methods and the role digitalization will play in shaping tomorrow’s car plants.

  • ford connected van_600
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    Ford introduces cloud-based open platform for fleet data

    2018-06-15T11:09:06Z

    Image: Ford Ford Commercial Solutions – a business unit of Ford Smart Mobility – has launched an open platform called Transportation Mobility Cloud (TMC) for fleets to manage data flow to and from their vehicles. Aimed primarily at large company fleets, telematics providers and fleet management companies, the TMC ...

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    Volkswagen reports successful simulation using quantum computing

    2018-06-11T17:39:00Z

    Image: Volkswagen Volkswagen has used a quantum computer to successfully simulate molecules such as lithium-hydrogen and carbon chains, and says that this is an important step in developing batteries for electric vehicles. It is now to move onto simulating more complex chemical compounds, with the aim of ...