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ZF Friedrichshafen’s new technologies are designed to support the further automation of the mobility experience on various fronts, but the large German automotive supplier doesn’t see full autonomous driving on public roads anytime soon. In the meantime, it works to improve conventional vehicles, while at the same time developing tomorrow’s mobility.
Volkswagen and Ford agree to jointly develop autonomous vehicle technology. Also, Ford plans to build EVs on VW’s MEB platform.
Toyota and Denso plan to bundle resources to research what kind of semiconductors will be needed in cars to power next-generation mobility.
Fiat Chrysler North America CIO Mamatha Chamarthi will deliver a keynote address at the upcoming Go innovate! Live conference in Detroit in September.
The Volkswagen brand is officially getting its own CIO as the VW Group puts in place a comprehensive reorganization of its IT operations.
Rival premium-car groups BMW and Daimler officially signed an agreement Thursday to jointly develop technologies that may ultimately lead to the production of fully autonomous vehicles.
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.
Nissan recently demonstrated how it can use the cloud and sensor technology to help drivers anticipate what might be ahead on the road.
In a $1 billion upgrade, the American carmaker has added a host of new technology and digital processes to modernize its oldest continuously operating plant.
Mercedes-Benz is building a 5G mobile network with Telefónica and Ericsson for car production at its high-tech ‘Factory 56’ in Sindelfingen, Germany.
The carmaker is looking to increase its in-house software development to 60% by 2025 – and to establish a common software platform across all group vehicles.
Daimler has replaced Volkswagen Group as the most innovative automaker in the area of connectivity.
The outsourced center, the carmaker’s second in the Nordics, will use renewable energy sources to process vehicle and crash simulations.
The Volkswagen Group is planning a significant increase in its in-house software development for vehicles and vehicle-related services through the creation of new software unit, “Car.Software”, led by Christian Senger (pictured).
Volvo Group signed an agreement with Nvidia to jointly develop technology for self-driving commercial vehicles.
BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volvo have partnered with service providers and national transport authorities to estalish a test pilot that shares information from cars and infrastructure to improve safety.
The premium carmaker is now offering smartphone-like OTA software upgrades, including for its in-vehicle personal assistant.
In the race to perfect autonomous driving, Israel has proven to be a hotspot of innovation in areas like machine learning and cyber security – driven, in part, by its military expertise and surveillance tools.
Faurecia Ventures is the company’s corporate venturing division, searching out next generation digital and mobility technology.
The French-based automotive supplier has invested in GuardKnox to help secure vehicle connectivity and data processing.