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  • man.automotiveIT

    Digital logistics help Bosch and MAN win VDA award


    MAN was recognized for its 'ConMa' empty-container optimization software, which it developed within eight months (Photo: MAN) Robert Bosch and MAN Truck & Bus were dual winners of this year’s VDA Logistics Award, with digital logistics solutions in intra-logistics and empty container scheduling, respectively. It is the first time ...

  • emissions.automotiveIT

    Automakers: New emissions test regime needed


    (Photo: Ruben de Rijcke Automakers conceded that laboratory tests of exhaust emissions don't accurately reflect real driving conditions and called for the adoption of a new test regime. Germany's Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) and the UK Department for Transport last week released reports showing that emissions from ...

  • vw.automotiveIT

    At VW, Eichhorn becomes head of R&D


    Eichhorn, current a director at Germany's VDA, returns to VW as head of R&D (Photo: VDA) Volkswagen turned to a company veteran, Ulrich Eichhorn, to head its group research & development operations, as the German carmaker continues to revamp its management ranks. Eichhorn, a managing director at the German ...

  • wissmann.vda.automotiveIT

    carIT Congress: VDA president confident in German connected-car leadership


    VDA President Wissmann says he's not afraid of Google (photo: Claus Dick) HANOVER -- Germany is catching up in the area of connected cars and hopes in coming years to assume a leading position globally, the country's automobile association (VDA) president, Matthiass Wissmann said at the annual carIT Congress ...

  • vda wissmann.automotiveIT

    carIT Congress: VDA president says car and internet are complementary


    VDA President Wissmann (Photo: automotiveIT) FRANKFURT -- VDA President Matthias Wissmann said young people's infatuation with new online technologies doesn't mean the end of car ownership. More than 80 pc of young Germans are still interested in owning a car, the head of the German automobile association said at the ...

  • vda conf 11

    VDA quality management - Berlin


    Germany's auto industry association, the VDA, is organizing a new event focusedon automotive electronics in Berlin, July 5-6. The two-day conference, titled the International Conference on Quality Management for Automotive Electronics, will focus on quality management of modern car electronics. Presentations and discussions will deal with new regulations on functional ...

  • iaa 2011.automotiveIT

    Frankfurt IAA


    With the global auto industry in recovery mode, the Frankfurt IAA, Europe's largest auto show, is likely to attract more exhibitors and visitors than two years ago, when the event was last held. The IAA will take place in Frankfurt Sept 13 through Sept 25, with the first two days ...

  • carIT-Kongress.automotiveIT

    carIT conference, Frankfurt


    Following the success of its automotiveDay conference at the CeBIT high-tech fair in Hanover, automotiveIT is hosting a one-day event covering in-car information technology in September. The conference will focus on the major IT challenges and opportunities the auto industry has today. These include: electric mobility, car-to-car communication, traffic management, ...