Audi is embracing virtual reality (VR) and other digital technologies as it gets ready to build its first electric sedan, the e-tron GT.
FCA starts building a new assembly line at its Mirafiori plant in Turin to prepare for the arrival of the electric Fiat 500 in 2020.
Amid growing expectations that electric-vehicle sales will grow sharply, Toyota announces an agreement with CATL to get access to a steady supply of batteries.
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.
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.
Electrification, high investment costs and environmental concerns are major factors driving changes in automotive manufacturing, executives said at an industry gathering here Monday.
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.
The advent of large-scale electric vehicle production could lead to a seismic shift in the way automotive supply chains operate. Relationships will change, new players will emerge and the auto industry’s procurement focus is likely to be radically altered.
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.
Mercedes-Benz is building a 5G mobile network with Telefónica and Ericsson for car production at its high-tech ‘Factory 56’ in Sindelfingen, Germany.
Volkswagen has opened a new IT center today at its factory in Dresden, Germany that is set to play an important role in the carmaker’s cloud, hardware and software applications, in particular across digital assembly and logistics processes.
Ford’s European smart mobiity boss, Sarah-Jayne Williams, explains how a last-mile delivery pilot project yielded several positive insights
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.
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.
A human-like robot delivers home parcels – and draws on the hardware and sensors of self-driving vehicles to do it.
Ford and Agility Robotics have developed a robot that delivers home parcels – and draws on the hardware and sensors of self-driving vehicles to do it.
The vehicle manufacturer has a dedicated IT organisation in Greater China, led by Stefan Eberhardt, which is focusing on front-end development, improving digital customer experiences and benefiting from the country’s huge tech and startup scene – all of it strategic to Daimler and Mercedes-Benz growth in the world’s largest market.