#DAIMLER

Business

Putting Computers to Work Against COVID-19

VW and Denso have teamed up with quantum computer specialist, D-Wave, to support medical researchers
#Daimler #tech #covid-19

Business

BMW, Marelli Expand Blockchain Parts Management

Deploying blockchain throughout the automotive supply chain process promises to improve parts and transaction tracking, transparency and adherence to standards.
#BMW #tech #Daimler

Machining

Precise Engine Block Machining in Mannheim

How to get precise machined surfaces for commercial truck engines.
#MercedesBenz #Daimler

Quality

Boeing Joint Venture to Test Autonomous Air Taxis

New Zealand program promises to be a world first for tests involving consumers 
#AstonMartin #Audi #Daimler

Fuel Cells

Five Automotive Predictions for the New Decade

What worked in the past is going to be challenged in the future—if not outright eliminated by technological changes
#Ford #Audi #Daimler

Intelligent Transportation

TomTom Integrates Map Tech with ADAS

Benefits include improved fuel efficiency, pinpointing road hazards
#tech #europe #Hitachi

Interiors & Electronics

IBM, Daimler, Qubits & Better Batteries

Superposition, entanglement and why auto needs tech companies to help drive their capabilities forward
#IBM #Daimler

Infrastructure

The Auto Industry in 2019—and Beyond

What do events in 2019 portend for the industry’s future?
#PSAPeugeotCitroen #FiatChryslerAutomobiles #Ford

Connectivity

BMW, Daimler Scale Back Mobility Offerings

Less than a year after BMW and Daimler merged their “Share Now” global mobility operations, the partners are discontinuing the car-sharing app in North America.
#Daimler #BMW #Cadillac

Additive Manufacturing

9 Ways Additive Manufacturing Rises to the Advanced Mobility Challenge

Additive manufacturing (AM) is just one manufacturing method that drives advanced mobility forward and also has a history of embracing the digital connectivity demanded by this trend.
#Renault #Autodesk #GKN

Mobility

Quantum Shortcuts Around Traffic

The best way to get around traffic isn’t always to follow “real time” GPS directions.
#tech #Honda #IBM

Mobility

Making a Case for Air Taxis

Vertical takeoff and landing aircraft promise to cut commute times. 
#Toyota #Audi #Daimler

Business

The Importance of the MaaS Market

As urban mobility influences both public transportation as well as ridesharing and taxis, this growing segment of the automotive market is too critical for OEMs and suppliers to ignore.
#Toyota #Ford #LocalMotors

Car/Ride Sharing

Daimler, Geely Launch Ride-Hailing JV in China

Daimler AG and Zhejiang Geely Holding Group are launching their StarRides premium ride-hailing service in China.
#Geely #asia #Daimler

Business

Geely: No Plans to Buy Bentley

China’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group says it has no plans to buy Bentley from Volkswagen Group, countering reports last week to the contrary.
#Geely #Volkswagen #Daimler

Autonomous Vehicles

Mercedes Tests Robo-Taxis in California

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit has quietly begun testing Level 4 autonomous vehicles on public roads with consumer riders in California.
#MercedesBenz #Daimler #Bosch

Business

Mercedes to Skip New York Auto Show

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit has decided not to participate in next April’s New York auto show.
#MercedesBenz #Daimler #Audi

Redesigned Mercedes GLA Gets SUV Look

Daimler AG’s redesigned Mercedes-Benz GLA compact crossover is taller to enable an SUV-like elevated seating position.
#Daimler #MercedesBenz #europe

Business

Report: BAIC Aims to Hike Stake in Daimler

China’s BAIC Group (Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co.), which acquired a 5% stake in Daimler AG for $2.8 billion in July, wants to increase its holding in the German carmaker.
#Geely #asia #Daimler

Mobility

Pedestrian Behavior Software Developer Named Top Startup

London-based Humanising Autonomy has been named the top automotive startup by organizers of the Los Angeles auto show’s Automobility LA conference.
#tech #Daimler #europe