ZF Friedrichshafen’s new technologies are designed to support the further automation of the mobility experience on various fronts, but the large German automotive supplier doesn’t see full autonomous driving on public roads anytime soon. In the meantime, it works to improve conventional vehicles, while at the same time developing tomorrow’s mobility.
Oliver Zipse, who has been in charge of BMW’s manufacturing operations since 2015, will become CEO of the German premium car group August 16.
Volkswagen and Ford agree to jointly develop autonomous vehicle technology. Also, Ford plans to build EVs on VW’s MEB platform.
Robert Bosch wants to handle 85% of its global purchasing using cloud and platform technologies by 2021.
Seat’s car plant in Martorell, Spain, received its first parts delivery by drone Wednesday, as it works to improve efficiency in its manufacturing operations.
Toyota and Denso plan to bundle resources to research what kind of semiconductors will be needed in cars to power next-generation mobility.
Automotive companies are among the biggest spenders on the digitalization of their supply chains, but a new study finds that they suffer from a lack of transparency when it comes to capturing costs.
Volvo Cars has locked in the services of Capgemini to digitalize its operations and modernize its IT landscape, the consulting and technology services company said.
Fiat Chrysler North America CIO Mamatha Chamarthi will deliver a keynote address at the upcoming Go innovate! Live conference in Detroit in September.
The Volkswagen brand is officially getting its own CIO as the VW Group puts in place a comprehensive reorganization of its IT operations.
Porsche CIO Mattias Ulbrich, who headed IT at Volkswagen Group’s premium brand Audi until last year, wants to make digital transformation an emotional and passionate mission at the carmaker. He talks to automotiveIT about new business models, artificial intelligence and the need to invest in IT modernization.
Ultima Media launches B2B automotive data, insight and intelligence unit with Automotive Analyst appointment
Daniel Harrison has been appointed Automotive Analyst at Ultima Media, the B2B media business which owns a portfolio of brands and channels including automotiveIT International, Automotive Manufacturing Solutions, Automotive Logistics and Car Design News.
The carmaker is looking to increase its in-house software development to 60% by 2025 – and to establish a common software platform across all group vehicles.
The Volkswagen Group is planning a significant increase in its in-house software development for vehicles and vehicle-related services through the creation of new software unit, “Car.Software”, led by Christian Senger (pictured).
Salesforce said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire analytics specialist Tableau Software, a move the cloud-based CRM company says will allow it to offer more and better services to companies as they implement their digital transformation.
Digital culture change still meets with a lot of resistance in many companies, according to a new poll conducted by Egon Zehnder.
Former Volkswagen Group CDO Johann Jungwirth is leaving the German carmaker, according to a report in the newspaper Welt Am Sonntag.
Volkswagen to invest €4 billion in IT systems and digital staff, while eliminating unproductive jobs
The group has committed to modernising IT systems and increasing digital skills as part of a plan that could eventually shed thousands of roles across the Volkswagen brand and component divisions.
An overview of the sales and marketing IT division – known as digitalONE – that oversees digital products along the customer journey and bundles digital sales activities as well as the corresponding IT infrastructure for Mercedes-Benz Cars.
Sabine Scheunert and her digitalONE team for sales and marketing IT are expanding customer touchpoints through apps and digital features, including vehicle-connected services through Mercedes me and new mobility services – all of it supported by an open architecture, artificial intelligence and cloud capabilities.