• electric.automotiveIT

    US survey sees lack of EV buying interest


    Two out of three respondents wouldn't buy an EV, the survey found (Photo: Nissan) A US survey found that a majority of people remains hesitant to buy an electric car, despite the auto industry's commitment to building a growing range of electric vehicles in coming years. The poll, conducted ...

  • ntt communications.automotiveIT

    Study: Cloud is enabler of shadow IT


    The study shows companies don't have coherent strategies for dealing with shadow IT (Photo: Host Europe) The growing move toward cloud-based computing is an enabler for shadow IT, according to a new study. In a March poll conducted by NTT Communications, 77 pc of decision makers in large UK, ...

  • audi.automotiveIT

    Survey: Many drivers unfamiliar with infotainment features


    Audi drivers are most likely to use infotainment features they have in their cars(Photo: Audi) More is not necessarily better when it comes to infotainment in today's cars, according to a new survey. And many car drivers are less than familiar with the infotainment functions available to them. Those ...

  • Google.automotiveIT

    Google on top in autonomous-driving debate


    Google's autonomous prototype has been one of the most talked-about car concepts (Photo: Google) Google is the most influential player in the public discussion about autonomous driving, according to a recent market survey. The survey, which was conducted by US market researchers Appinions, ranked Google number one, followed by ...

  • cloud.automotiveIT

    German cloud growth slows amid NSA concerns


    Bitkom says the cloud can also protect companies (Photo: T-Systems) Corporate use of the cloud is growing at a slower pace than before in Germany, as companies worry about the extent of US surveillance of private data. According to a study by Germany's high-tech association Bitkom, cloud use grew ...

  • google.automotiveIT

    Poll: Interest in Google Glass in the car


    Google's wearable computer can be operated through voice commands (Photo: Google) Car drivers would be interested in using Google's wearable computer - Google Glass - to help control functions in a car, according to a new poll of 1,011 German car buyers. The survey, conducted by the puls market ...

  • m2m.automotiveIT

    Survey: as costs fall, M2M is growing


    (Photo: Analysys Mason) A survey of companies across several industries shows that machine-to-machine (M2M) implementations are set to rise across the board as costs come down. The M2M adoption barometer for 2013 found that costs are one of the biggest barriers in adopting M2M solutions. But as these costs ...

  • cisco.automotiveIT

    Cisco study: Drivers want connectivity, trust technology


    Consumers say they are happy to let technology drive the car (Photo: Cisco) A new study shows how information and communication technology is assuming an ever bigger role in the entire automotive value chain. A majority of consumers polled for the study also expressed confidence that technology can replace ...

  • manufacturing,automotiveIT

    PwC survey: Weak auto outlook for 2013


    Automotive CEOs are pessimistic about 2013, but most don't play layoffs (Photo: Siemens) Only 30 pc of top managers in the auto industry expect sales growth in 2013, according to a survey by consultants PricewaterhouseCoopers. The annual PwC Global CEO Survey shows that the car industry is more pessimistic ...

  • cybercrime.automotiveIT

    Employers fail to prevent data crime - German survey


    Many German workers don't get guidelines on dealing with computer threats (Photo: Wikimedia) Many employers don't properly guard against computer crime and leave their workers to deal with IT security, according to a German survey. The country's high-tech association, BITKOM, polled workers on these issues and found that 21 ...