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  • pwc.automotiveIT
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    PwC: Blockchain in focus at most companies

    2018-08-29T19:02:00Z

    (Image: IBM) Most companies and organizations are either implementing blockchain or testing the technology as a key tool to boost efficiency and security in their operations, according to a new study. A report by consultants PwC finds that a quarter of executives are piloting a blockchain ...

  • automotiveIT
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    For networked plants, IT security is key

    2016-04-06T10:40:50Z

    Industry 4.0 holds out the promise of smarter manufacturing, but with increased connectivity between plants and machinery, the risk of cyber attacks rises. That’s a major problem for companies trying to transform their manufacturing operations to take advantage of the new technologies. Germany’s Deutsche Telekom polled IT and business decision ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    Connectivity market set to soar, but data security is big worry

    2014-09-02T17:19:29Z

    Daimler is one carmaker that uses advanced connectivity functions to test autonomous driving (Photo: Daimler) The market for networked mobility products and services is set to almost quadruple between 2015 and 2020, but data security issues will become a big problem once more cars are connected, according to a ...

  • manufacturing,automotiveIT
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    PwC survey: Weak auto outlook for 2013

    2013-03-20T11:03:00Z

    Automotive CEOs are pessimistic about 2013, but most don't play layoffs (Photo: Siemens) Only 30 pc of top managers in the auto industry expect sales growth in 2013, according to a survey by consultants PricewaterhouseCoopers. The annual PwC Global CEO Survey shows that the car industry is more pessimistic ...

  • pwc m&a.automotiveIT
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    PwC study: More Chinese automotive acquisitions likely

    2012-05-08T11:49:17Z

    German locking systems maker Kiekert was bought by China’s Hebei and PwC thinks more such acquisitions are in the offing (Photo: Kiekert) Chinese ”“ and Asian -companies, looking to improve their competitive standing, are stepping up their role in the consolidation of the global auto industry, according to a report ...

  • local motors rogers.automotiveIT
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    automotiveDAY 2012: IT becoming a competitive differentiator

    2012-03-12T10:32:47Z

    Local Motors co-founder Rogers explained a new crowd-sourcing based approach to carmaking (Photo: Claus Dick) HANOVER -- One thing was clear at the 2012 automotiveDAY conference: IT is quickly becoming one of the major differentiators in the competition between the world's car brands. Until recently, IT was mostly seen ...