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BMW reaffirms commitment to broad powertrain mix


BMW will continue to develop a wide range of powertrains, the company’s CEO, Harald Krueger, said Thursday.

Bosch CEO Volkmar Denner

Bosch sees big role for blockchain

2019-05-16T09:09:00+01:00By Arjen Bongard

Robert Bosch sees a big role for blockchain and expects the distributed ledger technology (DLT) to be a key enabler of tomorrow’s internet of things (IoT).

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automotiveIT International to host Detroit event

2019-05-02T14:24:00+01:00By automotiveIT International

automotiveIT International will host its inaugural Go innovate! Live event in Detroit in September, bringing together key players from the automotive, IT and high-tech sectors to discuss the transformation of the global automotive industry.


Ford chooses AWS for cloud connectivity services

2019-04-29T14:40:00+01:00By Arjen Bongard

Ford Motor has signed a multi-year global agreement with Amazon Web Services to further develop its offering of cloud connectivity services and connected-car applications.

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Analysis: Tougher EU safety regulations will drive vehicle connectivity

2019-04-16T12:30:00+01:00By Arjen Bongard

The European Parliament on Tuesday approved tougher safety regulations in a move that is likely to trigger increased demand for digital, connected in-car safety technologies.

David Paja, president advanced safety, Aptiv

Aptiv safety chief: "We've seen a big adoption curve in safety technology"

2019-04-16T10:07:00+01:00By Arjen Bongard

David Paja, head of advanced safety at Aptiv, talks about IT and technology for safety are spreading across the automotive industry

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Analysis: Building trust key to using driver and vehicle data

2019-04-09T15:44:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

As vehicles and their users become more digitally connected, private data will increasingly be used to generate new revenue streams, improve safety and make urban traffic flow more smoothly. But experts at the SMMT Connected conference in London asked whether data protection efforts can keep pace with the rate of ...

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Byton completes cold-weather tests of M-Byte prototype

2019-04-03T11:42:00+01:00By Arjen Bongard

Electric-vehicle startup Byton said it has completed cold-weather testing of its M-Byte prototype.


Study: UK drivers know relatively little about electric cars

2019-03-28T09:05:00+00:00By Arjen Bongard

A new survey conducted in the UK found that potential car buyers know relatively little about currently available electric vehicles.


Honda North America prepares for the EV era

2019-03-26T11:56:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Honda is making some some massive changes across its operations in North America as it prepares for a surge in production of electric vehicles and a big rise in supply chain and technology costs.

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Faurecia looks to digital services, underpinned by IT and data

2019-03-25T23:44:00+00:00By Christopher Ludwig

Dr. René Deist is leading a transformation of Faurecia’s global IT systems and processes to digitalize the supply chain and develop products faster – as well as to support new business models.


At Ford, “creating the building blocks for autonomous fleets”

2019-03-25T16:16:00+00:00By Arjen Bongard

Ford Motor plans to offer connectivity on all its cars in Europe from 2020, but today already, the carmaker is getting ready to launch two connected services in the region.


ZF acquires majority stake in mobility provider 2getthere

2019-03-19T10:34:00+00:00By Arjen Bongard

ZF Friedrichshafen has acquired a majority stake in 2getthere, a provider of automated electric passenger transport systems.


Hyundai, Kia to invest $300 million in Indian mobility service provider

2019-03-19T08:00:00+00:00By Arjen Bongard

Hyundai Motor Group will invest $300 million in Indian ride-hailing platform Ola, using the country’s fast-growing market as a springboard for global new-mobility intiatives.

Daimler, BMW mobility joint venture

BMW and Daimler €1 billion mobility joint venture unveiled

2019-02-22T16:06:00+00:00By Paul Fisher

BMW and Daimler make public details of their mooted joint mobility venture. The two companies are investing more than €1 billion to develop and integrate offerings for car-sharing, ride-hailing, parking, charging and multimodal transport.

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Daimler joins VW in making Berlin its digital home

2019-02-22T11:21:00+00:00By Paul Fisher

Daimler has opened a Berlin office for its MBition digital subsidiary, making it the latest carmaker to make the German capital a digital innovation center

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Ford partners with electric delivery company Gnewt to trial new micro consolidation service in London

2019-02-19T11:05:00+00:00By Paul Fisher

A side-effect of online shopping is the increase in urban congestion and pollution, caused by the proliferation of delivery vans. According to Ford, journey times in London have risen by 40% in the last three years.

Larry Dominique, chief executive, PSA North America

PSA: "On the mobility side, North America is still the Wild West"

2019-02-14T08:23:00+00:00By Arjen Bongard

PSA’s head of North America, Larry Dominique, talks to automotiveIT International about why it is first returning to the US as a mobility provider and tech company.


German supermarket discounter Lidl to sell Fiat 500 cars online

2019-02-04T17:31:00+00:00By Arjen Bongard

Lidl said it is getting into the car retailing business, with a fully digital lease program for Fiat 500 models together with startup company Vehiculum.


Analysis: Data opportunities abound in complex new-mobility environment

2019-01-30T20:08:00+00:00By Arjen Bongard

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.

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