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  • vda.automotiveIT

    carIT Congress: VDA president plans stronger digital focus at future Frankfurt auto shows


    VDA President Wissmann sees German auto industry well positioned for automated driving (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT -- The Frankfurt Auto Show (IAA) will in coming years focus even more strongly on the growing connections between the automotive and IT industries, VDA President Matthias Wissmann said Wednesday. Wissmann, who heads ...

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    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 ...

  • wissmann-merkel iaa 2013.automotiveIT

    carIT Congress: VDA chief sees central role for connectivity


    FRANKFURT - Germany's chief automotive industry lobbyist said on Wednesday that information technology has become "an essential precondition for a decision to buy" a particular car model. In an address to the Mobility 3.0 conference here, Wissmann, who heads Germany's automobile industry association (VDA), cited two central themes for this ...

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    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 ...