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  • clarion hmi.automotiveIT

    Wind River, Clarion collaborate on Android-based infotainment


    The system Clarion is developing with Wind River will be GENIVI-compliant (Photo: Clarion)Wind River is working with in-car entertainment systems maker Clarion to develop Android-based automotive infotainment systems.The embedded and mobile software specialist, which is owned by chipmaker Intel, said it is creating a custom Android software platform for use ...

  • mclaren tech center.automotiveIT

    In F1 PLM, Dassault rules but Siemens is gaining ground


    Ultra-fast F1 race cars need technical updates to be applied at record speeds as well (Photo: McLaren)The PLM power relationships in motorsports’ top tier have been set in stone for many years. Dassault Systèmes, with its Catia design program, is the undisputed heavyweight.But rival Siemens PLM is fighting back.The German ...

  • Sierra_Wireless.automotiveIT

    Harman, Sierra Wireless start LTE infotainment road tests


    Sierra Wireless will use its AirPrime wireless modules to get faster connectivity into the car (Photo: Sierra Wireless)HARMAN and Sierra Wireless are cooperating to make in-car infotainment systems connect faster with the world outside the vehicle.Harman, a large audio and infotainment group, is teaming up with wireless module maker Sierra ...

  • siemens plm.automotiveIT

    Upheaval in automotive PLM as car companies change partners


    Automakers are reviewing - and changing - their PLM software (Illustration: Siemens)Upheaval in the PLM market: Daimler and Chrysler are separating from former partner Dassault Systemes and are doing development work with Siemens PLM software. On the other hand, BMW has settled on Dassault in the E/E domain. In turn, ...

  • genivi.automotiveIT

    Denso, Mobis, Accenture join GENIVI alliance


    Japanese automotive supplier Denso, Korean components maker Mobis and management consultancy Accenture have joined the GENIVI alliance, the association said in a press release.GENIVI is an association of automotive and electronics companies that drives the development and adoption of an open in-vehicle infotainment reference platform. The group hopes that further ...

  • nxp freeman.automotiveIT

    NXP moves automotive sales & marketing to Shanghai


    NXP’s Freeman is now closer to the company’s growth marketsNXP Semiconductors is moving its automotive sales and marketing headquarters to China, in a sign that auto-industry suppliers recognize that major growth markets lie in Asia.Netherlands-based NXP, a global semiconductor group with 2010 revenue of 4.4 billion dlrs, said its vice ...

  • japan quake map

    German association: Japan disaster may lead to "global bottlenecks" in electronics production


    Earthquakes and a tsunami hit the northeastern part of Japan late last week (Source:www.japanquakemap.com)The German electronics industry association warned Wednesday that a major Japanese earthquake, a devastating tsunami and the ensuing nuclear-power station malfunctions could lead to problems for the global electronics industry.The industry association, the ZVEI, said Japanese electronics ...

  • manufacturing,automotiveIT

    Small, mid-sized companies hesitate with simulation software


    Plant operations can be improved with simulation softwareWith product variety on the rise, automotive suppliers are trying to cope with ever more complex production processes. Especially small and medium-sized companies are facing huge challenges.One solution is the digital factory. Automakers and their tier-1 suppliers have taken a leading role in ...