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  • audi.automotiveIT
    Article

    carIT Congress: Audi electronics chief sees more work ahead in new mobility

    2017-09-20T16:26:00Z

    Audi s Mueller: Cars need end-to-end architecture (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT Audi s new flagship A8 model is filled with state-of-the-art connected technology, but the premium brand s head of electrical and electronics development said Wednesday that a quantum leap in several key ...

  • 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
    Article

    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 ...

  • clepa.automotiveIT
    Article

    European suppliers focus on innovation

    2017-07-04T11:57:55Z

    CLEPA's jury awarded 12 innovation prizes across 4 categories (Photo: Arjen Bongard) ROME -- European automotive suppliers gathered here last week to honor a range of companies and products that will likely play a key role in the transformation of personal mobility. The European suppliers association, CLEPA, awarded innovation ...

  • 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 ...

  • zf.automotiveIT
    Article

    At ZF, a growing commitment to China

    2017-04-24T12:12:50Z

     ZF's Shanghai engineering center is getting more  laboratories, test benches and offices (Photo: ZF) ZF Friedrichshafen expects to double its workforce at a key engineering center in Songjiang, as the German automotive supplier prepares for continued strong demand from its Chinese customers. The Songjiang facility near Shanghai ...

  • zf.automotiveIT
    Article

    CES: ZF, Nvidia work on artificial-intelligence platform

    2017-01-05T02:08:10Z

    ZF sees sensing and intelligent systems as crucial in future mobility (Photo: ZF) LAS VEGAS -- ZF Friedrichshafen and Nvidia are jointly developing artificial intelligence (AI) systems for cars, trucks and other industrial applications. The German automotive supplier unveiled its ZF ProAI platform at a press conference here on ...

  • zf.automotiveIT
    Article

    ZF venture capital unit looks for new technologies

    2016-10-17T15:00:16Z

    Torsten Gollewski (l) is CEO of Zukunft Ventures. ZF CEO Sommer is on the right (Photo: ZF) ZF Friedrichshafen has founded a venture capital unit that can provide funding to startups and other businesses that are developing technologies that could be of interest to the large southern-German automotive supplier. ...

  • zf.automotiveIT
    Article

    ZF plans tech center in India

    2016-08-08T14:09:47Z

    ZF runs a global network of R&D centers from its headquarters in Friedrichshafen (Photo: ZF) ZF plans to open an Indian technology center next year that will focus on software and mechanical engineering. The center, which will be located in Hyderabad, will employ 2,500 engineers by 2020. It will ...

  • zf.automotiveIT
    Article

    ZF invests in lidar technology

    2016-08-02T13:21:28Z

    ZF wants to use Ibeo technology to make lidar systems smaller (Photo: ZF) In a bid to strengthen its activities in autonomous-driving technologies, ZF Friedrichshafen has acquired a 40 pc stake in lidar specialist Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH, "Lidar gives us access to a core technology for environmental and ...