Porsche is acquiring a majority stake in German software company Cetitec. The sports car maker said the move acknowledges the growing importance and complexity of software and electronics in vehicles.
Renault and its alliance partners Nissan and Mitsubishi are strengthening their commitment to invest in innovative companies in China.
To boost their competitiveness, companies are increasingly trying to digitally manage the entire lifecycle of their products.
Nicolas Morel and Carla Gohin (pictured) are taking over top roles as Gilles Le Borgne steps down as CTO.
Joe Hinrichs takes on more responsibilities across product and technology; former CIO Marcy Klevorn to retire.
With the car undergoing some of the biggest changes in its 130-year history, companies such as materials maker Covestro hope to capitalize on the fresh opportunities emerging in the automotive supply chain.
Like automotive firms, agricultural equipment maker AGCO is planting the seeds of transformation, implementing a common global IT infrastructure, more digital manufacturing processes and an agile approach to IT service and development.
BMW’s CEO is pointing to digital technology, including virtual simulations, as a means to save huge amounts of money.
CIO Raman Mehta is leading a dramatic modernization of Visteon’s IT and IS architecture and enterprise systems, helping the cockpit electronics supplier to further digitalize its engineering, production and supply chain.
What IT tools are OEMs and suppliers using to support and manage the rapidly changing R&D processes?
Porsche is working a Berlin startup to test virtually how its cars can drive themselves to lifting platforms in the workshop.
BMW plans to open a technology scouting office in Tel Aviv, focusing on new technologies and cooperation with regional startup companies.
Ford Motor says it is the first automaker to work with Gravity Sketch, a 3D virtual reality tool that allows car designers to speed up their work.
Participants at a conference about monetizing car data hosted here by the German business daily Handelsblatt said the world of 21st century personal mobility is characterized by growing complexity, new players, new business models and rapidly changing consumer requirements.
SBD researcher Alex Oyler talks to automotiveIT International about the connectivity trends transforming the automotive industry
Agile software house Qt announces extension of partnership with LG to include in- vehicle entertainment systems.
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Jürgen Maidl, BMW’s senior vice president logistics, reveals the importance of developing innovative technologies in production logistics - and the benefits of thinking like a start-up.
A tech start-up is helping Mercedes-Benz track cars at its Tuscaloosa plant, as well as assisting dealerships.
Stefan Juraschek, vice president development electric-powertrain, outlines the company’s strategy for EV and battery supply chain.