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    Hyundai Autron calls on Wind River for safety-critical IoT software

    2018-09-05T08:00:05Z

    Image: Hyundai Autron Hyundai Autron has selected Wind River of Alameda, California, to collaborate on safety-critical IoT software for autonomous vehicles. Intellectual property from both companies will be used to create a platform to integrate features such as advanced sensing, ethernet-based communication, and artificial intelligence applications. Wind River describes ...

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    VW acquires minority stake in autonomous-drive software company

    2018-08-29T18:18:32Z

    Volkswagen unveiled its first self-driving vehicle, the Sedric concept, in 2017 (Photo: VW) Volkswagen Group has acquired a minority stake in eastern German software startup FDTech, in a bid to strengthen its expertise in autonomous-driving technologies. FDTech, which was established in 2017, develops software for automated driving and for ...

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    Luxoft buys Objective Software GmbH, specialists in autonomous and connected mobility

    2018-08-13T09:36:23Z

    Image: Objective Software Luxoft, a global IT service provider based in Zug, Switzerland, has acquired Objective Software GmbH, a 20-year-old consultancy with its headquarters in Munich, Germany plus offices in Turin, Italy; Luxembourg; and Wroclaw, Poland. Objective specializes in software development for the automotive industry, with a focus on ...

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    GM using Autodesk software, AI and cloud computing for vehicle lightweighting

    2018-05-09T12:47:30Z

    3D-printed seat bracket Image: GM General Motors has described how it is using generative design software from Autodesk in its next-generation lightweighting programme, and how this is helping the development of more efficient alternative-propulsion and zero-emission vehicles. Using cloud computing and AI-based algorithms, multiple permutations of a component can ...

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    At Ford, a customizable drone development platform

    2018-03-19T12:54:51Z

    Ford's platform lets developers test how drones and vehicles could work together (Photo: Ford Motor) Ford Motor has built a development platform aimed at guiding along the use of drones in a variety of settings. The carmaker said the customizable lets it test how drones and vehicles could work ...

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    At Toyota, a new software development unit for automated driving

    2018-03-04T11:38:52Z

    Toyota's e-Palette, unveiled at CES 2018, is a concept for a multi-functional autonomous vehicle (Photo: Toyota) Toyota Motor, in a new venture, will step up its development efforts in the area of software for automated driving. The Japanese automaker said its Toyota Research Institute will form a new company ...

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    Laura Merling to develop autonomous-vehicle business models at Ford

    2016-11-01T14:30:11Z

    Laura Merling (Photo: Ford Motor) Ford Motor said Laura Merling, a Silicon Valley based technology executive, will lead the commercialization of the autonomous vehicles it plans to introduce from 2021 onwards. Merling, who has worked at a range of technology companies in the course of her career, will become ...

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    CES: Toyota steps up connected-car technology

    2016-01-05T02:14:56Z

    Toyota wants to improve maps with data from camera-equipped production cars (Photo: Toyota) LAS VEGAS - Toyota announced it is stepping up its effort to provide enhanced connectivity in its next-generation vehicles. As part of the plan, the world's biggest automaker is establishing a Toyota Big Data Center that ...

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    In Germany, a shortage of IT experts is growing

    2015-09-30T18:16:47Z

    Software experts are particularly in demand, Bitkom says (Photo: Petra Bork/pixelio.de) Germany's shortage of IT professionals is growing, as Europe's largest economy continues to digitalize its industrial base. Companies are looking for 43,000 IT specialists, up 5 pc from a year earlier, according to a study by Bitkom, Germany's ...

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    Fiat Chrysler acts on hacking report, recalls 1.4 million cars

    2015-07-26T18:35:53Z

    The 2014 Jeep Cherokee is among the vehicles getting a software update (Photo: Jeep) Fiat Chrysler (FCA) recalled 1.4 million vehicles in the US following a report on the wired.com web site that two hackers had successfully manipulated the in-car systems of a Jeep Cherokee. FCA said the voluntary ...