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    Škoda starts partnerships with Israeli start-ups, tests technologies


    Škoda has announced a series of partnerships with start-up firms in Israel, currently developing rapidly as a global tech hotspot; the company last year opened its Škoda Auto DigiLab Israel in Tel Aviv, a collaborative incubator center.

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    Škoda deploys drone for stocktaking and logistics


    Skoda is testing drones for inventory management Škoda is testing the use of autonomous drones for stocktaking at its factory in Mladá Boleslav, Czechia. The drone is detecting, identifying and counting empty containers outside the factory from above, three times a day, and the data it ...

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    Ford Smart Mobility and Zotye form mobility joint venture


    MOU signing ceremony; [L-R] Chen Jing, vice president of Zotye Auto; Jin Zheyong, chairman of Zotye Auto; Marcy Klevorn, executive vice president and president of mobility, Ford Motor Company; Peter Fleet, Ford group vice president and president, Ford Asia Pacific. Image: Ford Ford Smart Mobility has signed a memorandum ...

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    VW, Tata end cooperation on small cars, new mobility


    The Tiago is Tata's best-selling small car (Photo: Tata Motors) Volkswagen Group and Tata Motors ended efforts to forge a small-car and new mobility cooperation, five months after the two car groups started to explore ways to work together in India and other fast-growing markets. The two companies "concluded ...

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    "The issue won't be 'either-or' in digitization"


    Wehner: The main issue in digitization is speed (Photo: Claus Dick) More automakers are creating the position of chief digital officer as a central point of contact for digitization issues. Someone who is sure to understand how the role is different from that of the CIO is Skoda CDO ...

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    Skoda CIO becomes chief digital officer


    Andre Wehner (Photo: Linkedin) Skoda's former CIO, Andre Wehner, has taken over as chief digital officer at the Czech carmaking subsidiary of Volkswagen Group. Wehner assumed his new duties July 1 and is responsible for corporate strategy, digitization, process and organization management. Ralf Brunken, previously in charge of IT ...

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    Harman expands VW infotainment contract to Asia


    A Harman infotainment system is available in the Audi A6 Avant Harman said a six-year 1.2 billion dlr infotainment order from Volkswagen group has grown to a total volume 1.6 billion dlrs. The additional business involves providing next-generation scalable premium infotainment solutions for VW group brands Audi, SEAT, Skoda and ...