All Tier suppliers articles – Page 6

  • faurecia.automotiveIT
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    Faurecia CIO: "In three to five years everyone will work in IT"

    2018-06-06T16:22:00Z

    Dr Rene Deis, chief information officer and digital transformation leader at Faurecia, explains how the fundamental role of IT and software development in the automotive industry is changing.

  • tenneco.automotiveIT
    Article

    Tenneco, Schaeffler plan to make "dumb" components smart

    2018-05-29T18:13:00Z

    Executives from automotive tier suppliers at the automotiveIT International conference in Atlanta explain how, with the help of sensor technology, traditional mechanical car components can be equipped with new digital functionality.

  • Atlanta.automotiveIT
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    Automotive IT in focus: connectivity, new technology and integration

    2018-05-29T12:08:00Z

    The automotiveIT International conference, which concluded in Atlanta last Wednesday, highlighted the breadth of the challenges and opportunities in the auto industry as companies change processes, products and business models.

  • faurecia powersphyr_scale
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    Faurecia invests in PowerSphyr to enhance cockpit connectivity tech

    2018-05-14T13:03:00Z

    Source: Faurecia PowerSphyr’s wireless charging pad is compatible with different devices Faurecia has made an investment in Silicon Valley start-up PowerSphyr, a provider of wireless charging solutions that can be applied to many types of electronic devices as well as sensors and actuators. These will ...

  • luxoft digital cockpit_scale
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    Luxoft launches PELUX 1.0 open source platform for automotive

    2018-04-20T15:38:57Z

    Σtos concept by Rinspeed, a Luxoft collaborator [Image: Luxoft] Luxoft’s automotive division has launched PELUX 1.0, an open source platform available to developers. This has been developed from its PELUX software suite as used by carmakers and tier 1 suppliers to build converged infotainment, autonomous driving, communication, HMI and ...

  • bmw.automotiveIT
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    BMW starts subscription-service pilot in Nashville

    2018-04-09T17:12:27Z

    The 2019 BMW X4 M40i M Performance debuted at the New York Auto Show last month (Photo: BMW) BMW became the latest major car brand to offer a subscription to its vehicles rather than selling or leasing them to customers. The German premium brand said it had launched a ...

  • Blackberry.automotiveIT
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    Blackberry, Baidu to cooperate on autonomous technology

    2018-01-04T12:13:06Z

    Blackberry wants its QNX operating system to to be at the heart of autonomous vehicles (Photo: Blackberry) Blackberry and Baidu will work together to speed up the development of connected and autonomous vehicle technology. The two companies said they had signed a letter of intent to make Blackberry's QNX ...

  • nutonomy
    Article

    Aptiv opens mobility tech center in Boston

    2017-12-18T12:57:00Z

    Aptiv’s nuTonomy is conducting an automated driving test in Boston (Photo: nuTonomy) Aptiv has opened a new technology center in Boston, Massachusetts, that will focus on the development and commercialization of new mobility systems. The US automotive supplier, which was formally spun off from Delphi last ...

  • zf-steering-wheel-2017
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    From ZF, a new Level 3 steering wheel concept

    2017-12-18T12:56:00Z

    ZF s steering wheel concept offers enhanced driver interaction functions (Photo: ZF) In the long term, autonomous vehicles may not need steering wheels, but that vision is likely to be decades out. In the meantime, steering wheels will remain, though their functionality is set to be enhanced. ...

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    Samsung to test Renovo automated vehicle technology

    2017-12-18T12:55:00Z

    Renovo works with several carmakers to develop its platform (Photo: Renovo) Renovo said Samsung Electronics will deploy its AWare automated mobility platform in test vehicles the Korean electronics group plans to operate in California. Renovo, which specializes in highly automated vehicle technology, said it has been ...

  • Dr. Stefan Sommer
    Article

    CEO Sommer leaves his post at ZF Friedrichshafen

    2017-12-18T12:54:00Z

    Stefan Sommer led ZF as CEO for 5 years (Photo: ZF) Stefan Sommer is stepping down from his position as CEO of ZF Friedrichshafen with immediate effect, the German automotive supplier said Thursday. Sommer s departure follows a change at the company s supervisory board recently ...

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    Delphi officially spins off powertrain; launches Aptiv

    2017-12-18T12:53:00Z

    (Photo: Delphi) Delphi on Tuesday officially spun off its powertrain division and launched Aptiv, which groups the US supplier s connectivity operations. A second company, Delphi Technologies, will henceforth include all powertrain-related components and systems. Aptiv, which will be headquartered in Gillingham, England, and employ 147,000 ...

  • 2018_aptiv_web_masthead_vegasaptivcar_1440x425_4
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    Software and computer speed will power Aptiv

    2017-12-13T15:59:00Z

    Aptiv, the new name for Delphi Automotive, has emerged after spinning off its powertrain division this month with a focus on enhanced computing power for driving features and connected-vehicle architectures. 

  • Delphi.automotiveIT
    Feature

    Delphi: "We are pushing to make OTA happen"

    2017-10-16T10:27:00Z

    Mary Gustanski, who leads engineering at Delphi, sees a need for a new vehicle IT architecture.

  • baic.automotiveIT
    Article

    ZF, BAIC agree to jointly build EV components in China

    2017-09-18T11:22:00Z

    China is the world s biggest EV market. Sales are expected to grow sharply in coming years.(Photo: BAIC) ZF Friedrichshafen and China’s Beijing Automotive Industry Corp (BAIC) plan to jointly produce components for electric vehicles in China. The agreement reflects expectations that EVs will soon play ...

  • SAP.automotiveIT
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    ZF opts for SAP software for HR, finance, purchasing

    2017-09-08T09:21:00Z

    Following its acquisition of TRW in 2015, ZF needs an integrated IT system landscape (Photo: ZF) SAP said ZF Friedrichshafen will adopt a range of software products to streamline human resources, finance and purchasing operations. The business software group said ZF, one of the world’s Top ...

  • thyssenkrupp.automotiveIT
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    Thyssenkrupp opens 3D manufacturing tech center

    2017-09-06T11:19:00Z

    Additive manufacturing offers a seamless digital process from 3D data to finished product (Photo: Thyssenkrupp) Hoping to industrialize a new manufacturing technology, Thyssenkrupp has opened a technology center for 3D printing or additive manufacturing. The German engineering and steel group, a major supplier to the auto ...

  • Raman Mehta, CIO, Visteon, (L) and Markus Schupfner, CTO, Visteon Corp.
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    "We can bring new technology to market in one year"

    2017-07-09T14:18:44Z

    Visteon's Schupfner (r) and Mehta (c) spoke to automotiveIT International Editor Arjen Bongard (Photo: Larry Peplin) Markus Schupfner became chief technology officer of Visteon in March 2016. Raman Mehta started as CIO of the US-based cockpit systems maker in April of this year. Both are part of the new ...

  • zf.automotiveIT
    Feature

    "Partnerships with IT players are vital"

    2017-04-24T14:00:00Z

    One side of a digital win Source: Claus Dick ZF CDO Mamatha Chamarthi sees herself as “digital-transformer-in-chief”, working closely with CIO Juergen Sturm At ZF Friedrichshafen, digitization has a huge influence on the business. In an interview, Chief Digital Officer Mamatha Chamarthi describes the ...

  • china.automotiveIT
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    Chinese market expands lead

    2015-12-17T08:05:47Z

    China's share of the global car market has soared in recent years (Photo: Wikimedia) China looks set to solidify its position as the world's biggest car market, as vehicle demand in second- and third-tier megacities offsets the negative impact of growing political and economic risk. According to Germany's Center ...