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  • bmw.automotiveIT
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    BMW to use Aras open-source PLM platform

    2018-03-04T10:39:35Z

    BMW will initially use the Aras platform for safety testing (Photo: Shutterstock.com) BMW will use the Aras PLM platform as its backbone for test data management, the open-source product lifecycle management specialist said in a press release. The Aras software "will support planning, scheduling, execution, and documentation of vehicle ...

  • siemens.automotiveIT
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    Siemens PLM to acquire TASS simulation software company

    2017-09-05T12:57:00Z

    TASS PreScan allows the simulation of complex traffic situations (Photo: TASS) Siemens plans the acquisition of simulation software specialist TASS International, in a move to strengthen its product lifecycle management (PLM) business. Terms of the transaction weren t disclosed. Netherlands-based TASS specializes in autonomous driving, integrated ...

  • siemens.automotiveIT
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    Siemens reorganizes group IT

    2017-05-28T15:43:59Z

    Siemens will consolidate storage facilities in Germany (Photo: Siemens) Siemens is reorganizing its IT operations as part of a series of measures aimed at boosting the group's efficiency. The Germany-based technology conglomerate said it is reviewing the geographical setup of its IT activities and digitizing its own processes. It ...

  • ds 7.automotiveIT
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    PSA deploys Dassault Systemes virtual technology for DS brand

    2017-03-28T17:01:58Z

    The DS 7 Crossback was unveiled at the 2017 Geneva Auto Show (Photo: PSA) DS Automobiles will use the "Virtual Garage" technology developed by Dassault Systemes to launch its new SUV, the DS 7 Crossback. Dassault Systemes, which is a leading supplier of 3D design, digital mock up and ...

  • wind river.automotiveIT
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    Intel's Wind River adds Arynga software for better OTA capabilities

    2016-04-05T14:21:45Z

    Remote updates of vehicle ECUs will lower costs, Wind River says (Photo: Wind River) Wind River said it has added Arynga software to its automotive portfolio in a bid to accelerate the introduction of over-the-air (OTA) updates to embedded software. The product lifecycle management (PLM) company, which is part ...

  • 3ds.automotiveIT
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    Dassault Systemes to acquire all of 3DPLM software company

    2016-04-04T13:10:41Z

    (Graphic: 3DPLM) Dassault Systemes said it will acquire all of 3DPLM Software, an India-based R&D company it owns jointly with Geometric, an Indian engineering services provider. The transaction means the French product lifecycle management software group will be able to fully integrate 3DPLM into its operations, which center around ...

  • desay.automotiveIT
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    China’s Desay to deploy Siemens PLM software

    2016-04-04T08:38:44Z

    Desay SV makes infotainment systems for more than 60 car brands (Photo: Desay) Siemens said China’s Desay SV will adopt its product lifecycle management (PLM) software, as the automotive electronics supplier prepares to implement new manufacturing technologies. Desay Chairman Tan Choon Lim said in a press statement that the ...

  • Nissan.automotiveIT
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    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, ...

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    Daimler IT Exec: Standards will help manage engineering complexity

    2015-08-13T15:06:58Z

    Mercedes-Benz Cars R&D CIO Haasis says standards are key in exchanging  information with suppliers (Photo: Daimler) As vehicles grow in complexity, coordination between carmakers, suppliers and other partners  faces increasing challenges. In answers to written questions, Siegmar Haasis, CIO Research and Development at Mercedes-Benz Cars, discusses the ...

  • siemens robotics
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    Siemens PLM expands partner program

    2015-06-24T18:14:47Z

    Siemens is looking for disruptive manufacturing ideas to streamline production processes (Photo: Siemens) Siemens PLM and the German engineering group's Technology to Business (TTB) division are expanding a manufacturing partnership program to include robotics startups. Until now the so-called "Frontier Partner Program" made available Siemens PLM software to startups ...

  • t-systems.automotiveIT
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    Made for Daimler suppliers: a CAD bridge for NX and Catia

    2015-06-12T14:42:56Z

    T-Systems says Com/Fox can even convert files with kinematics components without data loss (Photo: T-Systems) T-Systems is offering suppliers to Daimler a program that can convert 3D CAD data created with Catia into a format that can still be used following the company switch to a new Siemens NX ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    Daimler completes transition to Siemens NX CAD software

    2015-05-22T11:30:58Z

    Daimler's switch to Siemens NX reflects a desire to integrate all product data with CAD (Photo: Siemens) Daimler has completed a groupwide transition to Siemens NX CAD software, which replaced Dassault Systemes' Catia V5 software across all of the company's divisions. The German car and truck maker said the ...

  • Siemens.automotiveIT
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    In PLM move, Siemens to acquire Camstar

    2014-10-28T14:28:51Z

    Siemens aims to strengthen its PLM activities (Photo: Siemens) Siemens plans to acquire Camstar in a bid for leadership in products that help companies digitize all areas of their business. The Germany-based diversified engineering group said its Siemens PLM software division will broaden its portfolio of product development and ...

  • daimler siemens.automotiveIT
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    Daimler's switch from Catia to Siemens NX moves into higher gear

    2014-04-03T08:47:01Z

    Daimler's change is driven by compatibility issues between its CAD and PDM software Daimler's preparations for its planned switch from Catia to Siemens NX are progressing and the carmaker has, in the words of one insider, entered the "hot phase" of the transition. Two-thirds of CAD software users still ...

  • qoros grottke.automotiveIT
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    automotiveIT Congress: Qoros CIO cites greenfield advantages

    2014-03-13T21:41:29Z

    CIO Grottke says Qoros can build cars cost-effectively because it has no legacy costs (Photo: Claus Dick) HANOVER ”“ Chinese newcomer Qoros has one advantage over all other automakers: the company started five years ago from a clean sheet of paper and didn't have to deal with antiquated plants, ...

  • dassault charles.automotiveIT
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    Dassault Systemes CEO sees big changes in car engineering

    2014-03-10T11:09:37Z

    Dassault Systemes' Charles says in-car electronics are too complex (Photo: Dassault Systemes) Dassault Systemes CEO Bernard Charles expects big changes in car engineering as the industry deploys new product design and development technologies. In a telephone interview with automotiveIT, Charles, who has headed the Paris-based maker of 3D design ...

  • RTT.automotiveIT
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    Dassault Systemes to acquire RTT

    2013-12-05T12:07:08Z

    RTT has worked with various automakers on digital retail concepts (Photo: RTT) Dassault Systemes said it has agreed to buy 84 pc of Munich-based RTT for a reported 179 million euros. The Paris-based product lifecycle management software group said RTT, which is a leader in 3D visualization software, will ...

  • pco innovation.automotiveIT
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    With acquisition, Accenture moves to further strengthen PLM expertise

    2013-11-04T13:03:32Z

    Accenture's acquisitions of PCO is its 2nd major move in the PLM business area this year (Photo: PCO) Accenture hopes to further boost its expertise in the growing product lifecycle management (PLM) sector through the planned acquisition of Montreal-based PCO Innovation. The global business consulting group said the addition ...

  • codex plm openness.automotiveIT
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    Progress cited in PLM openness

    2013-10-02T17:16:50Z

    An industry-wide initiative to create more open IT solutions for product lifecycle management (PLM) software is gaining acceptance, with most system suppliers now on board for the plan. In recent months, more companies have signed a common agreement ”“ the Codex of PLM Openness (CPO - which documents their contribution ...

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    Siemens, Bentley Systems cooperate

    2012-11-28T09:17:31Z

    (Photo: Bentley Systems) Siemens and Bentley Systems have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly market software for the digital planning of car factories and other manufacturing facilities. The cooperation is designed to deliver "intelligent and sustainable digital factory infrastructure," the companies said in a press release. Siemens and ...