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    AUTOSAR conference - Frankfurt


    The third open AUTOSAR conference will take place  May 11 in Frankfurt. The one-day gathering features presentations by executives of BMW, Volkswagen, Renault, PSA/Peugeot-Citroen, Bosch, Continental, Valeo and other companies. VW's Bernd Kunkel will discuss how AUTOSAR initiatives are implemented at core car-company members of the development partnership. Continental's ...

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    BMW, PSA to invest 100 million euros in joint hybrid technologies


    BMW’s Reithofer (left) and PSA’s Varin held a joint press briefing on the eve of the Geneva auto show BMW and PSA/Peugeot-Citroen said they would invest 100 million euros in a joint venture to develop new hybrid technologies. The two carmakers also said in a press release that r&d for ...

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    BMW, PSA create hybrid technology joint venture


    The engine compartment of the BMW ActiveHybrid X6 BMW and PSA/Peugeot-Citroen have formed a 50-50 joint venture to develop hybrid technology. The move follows the signing of a memorandum of understanding signed in October to expand the existing hybrid cooperation between the two carmakers. BMW Peugeot Citroen Electrification will focus ...

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    Autosar appoints Peugeot exec as new spokesman


    Autosar has appointed Alain Gilbert, a PSA/Peugeot-Citroen electronics expert as its new spokesman. Gilbert, who leads PSA’s ECU development and software architecture, takes over from supplier Continental’s Stefan Bunzel. The job of Autosar spokesman rotates every nine months. Autosar, which stands for Automotive Open System Architecture, is a worldwide development ...

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    Peugeot brings internet into the car


    Peugeot is bringing the internet into the car through the introduction of "Wifi on Board." The system will allow simultaneous connections of four devices: smartphones, iPads, laptop computers and game consoles. The system, which can be used while driving, will be available across the Peugeot model range, including the 207, ...