OEMs – Page 14

  • renault nissan.automotiveIT
    Article

    Renault-Nissan hires Here exec to develop connected strategy

    2016-02-17T10:02:10Z

    Redzic is tasked with developing a "startup mindset" at Renault-Nissan (Photo: Here) Renault and its alliance partner Nissan have hired a senior Here executive to help the two brands further develop their connected-car initiatives. The Renault-Nissan Alliance said in a press release that Ogi Redzic has been appointed early ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
    Article

    Ford CIO Marcy Klevorn: Experiments in new areas are OK

    2016-02-03T14:35:01Z

    Ford CIO Marcy Klevorn will speak at the automotiveIT Kongress March 17 (Photo: Ford) It’s been little more than a year since CEO Mark Fields formally announced that Ford Motor was making some fundamental changes to its tried-and-tested business model. “We are driving innovation in every part of our ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
    Article

    CES: Ford expands fleet of autonomous test vehicles

    2016-01-05T18:55:25Z

    More autonomous Ford Fusions will be tested this year (Photo: Ford) LAS VEGAS -- Ford Motor will put more fully autonomous Ford Fusion Hybrid test vehicles on the road this year as it accelerates its driverless-driving programs. The carmaker's CEO, Mark Fields, said at the CES consumer electronics show ...

  • toyota.automotiveIT
    Article

    CES: Toyota steps up connected-car technology

    2016-01-05T02:14:56Z

    Toyota wants to improve maps with data from camera-equipped production cars (Photo: Toyota) LAS VEGAS - Toyota announced it is stepping up its effort to provide enhanced connectivity in its next-generation vehicles. As part of the plan, the world's biggest automaker is establishing a Toyota Big Data Center that ...

  • Nissan.automotiveIT
    Article

    Siemens, HP provide vehicle design infrastructure to Nissan

    2015-12-23T09:01:23Z

    Nissan wants to speed up global growth (Photo: Nissan) Siemens and Hewlett Packard have built a new vehicle design infrastructure that provides Nissan's global R&D centers with improved access to the latest vehicle development data. The two technology companies said the infrastructure, which uses a virtual desktop for engineering, ...

  • pivotal.ford.automotiveIT
    Article

    Ford turns to Pivotal for software development

    2015-12-18T09:02:24Z

    Ford and Pivotal developers work together at Pivotal Labs (Photo: Ford) Ford Motor has engaged Pivotal to develop new software, marking the second time this year that a major automaker is contracting with the California specialist. In September, Daimler announced that it had quickly developed its Mercedes me application ...

  • nissan.automotiveIT
    Article

    Nissan tests semi-autonomous driving

    2015-11-02T07:27:21Z

    Nissan will test a range of autonomous technologies in coming years (Photo: Nissan) Nisssan has started testing its autonomous-driving technology on highways and urban roads in Japan. The carmaker wants to launch what it calls "Piloted Drive 1.0" by the end of 2016. The technology allows autonomous driving in ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
    Article

    Software problem triggers recall of 433,00 Ford vehicles in N. America

    2015-07-03T14:48:10Z

    Common architectures have led to more cars being recalled (Photo: Ford) Ford Motor is recalling about 433,000 vehicles in North America to address a software problem that could leave the cars' engines running even after drivers turn the initiation key to the off-position. The US carmaker said the recall ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
    Article

    At Ford, autonomous driving moves to next stage

    2015-06-23T12:58:55Z

    Ford's autonomous vehicle project is part of the company's Smart Mobility Program (Photo: Ford) Ford Motor appointed a director of autonomous vehicle development and said it is moving ahead with its driverless-car project. The US automaker said 29-year Ford veteran Randy Visintainer will lead a global team to work ...

  • WorldDMB.automotiveIT
    Article

    Broadcasters press for in-car digital reception

    2015-06-18T11:49:35Z

    Expected FM switch-offs across Europe are seen as offering opportunities for digital radio (Photo: WorldDMB) Initiatives to replace FM with digital radio are speeding up across Europe, but the auto industry has been slow to follow suit in the car, broadcast executives say. That may be about to change ...

  • ford.toyota.automotiveIT
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    Toyota mulls using open-source version of Ford's AppLink

    2015-06-15T14:11:37Z

    Ford's Sync 3 is based on the company's Applink software (Photo: Ford Motor) Toyota said it may use an open-source version of Ford Motor's AppLink connectivity system to speed up development of its connected in-car infotainment systems. “The in-car app market is quickly evolving," Shigeki Terashi, a Toyota senior ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
    Feature

    Interview: Daimler China CIO Marc Lampe discusses CRM

    2015-06-09T10:42:00Z

    Greater China CIO Marc Lampe (Photo: Daimler) Marc Lampe moved to Beijing as regional CIO of Daimler’s operations in September of 2013. Before taking charge of the carmaker’s IT operations in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, he was responsible for IT in the German company’s vans segment. ...

  • nissan.automotiveIT
    Article

    Ghosn reaffirms Renault-Nissan roadmap for autonomous driving

    2015-04-24T09:38:19Z

    Nissan and Renault cars will be able to change lanes autonomously from 2018 (Photo: Nissan) Carlos Ghosn reaffirmed his commitment to have "a complete package of autonomous drive technologies" on Renault and Nissan vehicles by 2020, but repeated his expectation that driverless cars are at least a decade away. ...

  • nissan.automotiveIT
    Article

    Nissan technology enters the deep sea

    2015-04-15T12:55:33Z

    Japanese deep-sea research vehicles plan to use the 3D features of Nissan's AVM technology (Photo: Nissan) Japanese researchers will use Nissan's Around View Monitor (AVM) technology to improve deep-sea exploration techniques, the Japanese carmaker said. AVM, which is available on Nissan's entire range of crossover models, provides a 360-degree ...

  • delphi.automotiveIT
    Article

    Delphi plans 3,500 mile autonomous drive

    2015-03-17T08:39:37Z

    Delphi's planned autonomous drive is longer than similar journeys undertaken by Audi and Mercedes (Photo: Delphi) Delphi is about to put its driverless technology to the test when it sends a test vehicle across the US on a 3,500 mile trip. The US automotive supplier said its test vehicle, ...

  • ghosn.automotiveIT
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    Ghosn says driverless cars at least 10 years away

    2015-03-02T17:07:24Z

    Ghosn sees regulatory and cyber-security obstacles for driverless driving (Photo: Bloomberg) It will be at least 10 years before fully autonomous cars will be sold on world markets, Renault and Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn said Monday. "We'll be going from more simple to more complex forms of autonomous driving," ...

  • Ford.automotiveIT
    Article

    CES: Ford wants to bring autonomous cars to mass market

    2015-01-09T12:25:29Z

    Ford's Fields says connectivity is the key to finding workable transportation solutions (Photo: Ford Motor) Ford Motor wants to bring autonomous cars to the mass market but isn't in a hurry to be the first to sell a driverless vehicle. "Our priority is not in making marketing claims or ...

  • automotive strategy book.automotiveIT
    Feature

    automotiveIT publishes book about car industry's future

    2014-12-21T18:30:15Z

    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 “ ...

  • hyundai.automotiveIT
    Article

    Sales ranking: GM slips to 3rd place in 2014

    2014-12-18T07:15:04Z

    Hyundai posted stronger 2014 unit sales growth than Toyota, Ford and GM (Photo: Hyundai) General Motors, which has for years been a strong contender in the race to be the world's biggest selling carmaker, slipped to third place in 2014, according to Germany's Center of Automotive Management (CAM). Toyota ...

  • ford fields.automotiveIT
    Article

    Ford Motor's Fields to deliver keynote at 2015 CES

    2014-11-11T08:14:28Z

    Ford's Fields (pictured) and Daimler's Zetsche will be top auto-industry speakers at CES 2015 (Photo; Ford) Ford Motor CEO Mark Fields, further increasing the automotive presence at the International CES, will deliver a keynote address at the Las Vegas consumer electronics convention January 6. He will join Daimler CEO ...