Toyota continues to lead the way
Senior Editor, AutoBeat Daily , AutoBeat
2020 is a year like no other. Unpredictable change in the automotive industry and a new direction for AutoBeat Magazine.
Computer breach cuts production in North America. Europe and Japan also affected.
VW and Denso have teamed up with quantum computer specialist, D-Wave, to support medical researchers
Using high-tech gaming systems to speed maintenance and repair training
The best way to get around traffic isn’t always to follow “real time” GPS directions.
As bizarre as some of his behavior is, there is absolutely no question that Musk has had a positive, transformative effect on the auto industry.
Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, AutoBeat Group
Longtime industry veteran Karl-Thomas Neumann has joined the board of directors of Apex.AI Inc., a San Francisco-based startup that specializes in open-source software for self-driving vehicles.
BMW AG is working with Microsoft Corp. to create an open platform to enhance the “natural” conversation capabilities of the carmaker’s new personal assistant and other voice-actuated systems.
BMW AG and Microsoft Inc. plan to develop a digital platform for “smart” factories.
Japan’s Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. claims its latest artificial intelligence software enables the world’s fastest machine learning processing.
The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance will launch the first applications of Microsoft Corp.’s cloud-based connectivity vehicle technology later this year.
Volkswagen AG and Microsoft Corp. are expanding the cloud-computing partnership they announced last September to China and North America.
Developers are making it easier to get started.
Senior Technical Editor, Automotive Design & Production
If you are reading this on a contemporary computer running Windows 10, there is a TPM running—a Trusted Platform Module—which is, according to Microsoft a “secure crypto-processor that is designed to carry out cryptographic operations.” At its most basic it is a means by which there are “keys” that allow digital access.
Yes, there will be more autonomous technology coming at an ever-increasing rate. Which means all the more considerations must be taken into account.
Volkswagen AG’s VW brand says it expects to generate €1 billion ($1.1 billion) in annual revenue by 2025 from the global wireless services network it is building.
Volkswagen AG has agreed to buy 75% of truckmaker AB Volvo's connected vehicle services unit for 1.1 billion kronor ($122 million).
Apple Inc. has hired designer Andrew Kim, a senior design manager at Tesla Inc. for the last two years.
The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance is making an unspecified investment in WeRide.ai, a Chinese startup company specializing in autonomous vehicle technology.
Adopting new technology in design and manufacturing is usually a series of baby steps. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are no different.
Lawrence S. Gould
Momenta, a Beijing-based startup specializing in autonomous vehicle software, says it has secured more than $1 billion in its latest funding round.
Microsoft Corp. is making an unspecified investment in Singapore-based GrabTaxi Holdings Pte. Ltd. as part of a deal that includes collaborating on big data and artificial intelligence systems.
BMW AG says its goal in developing the redesigned 3 Series sedan was for the car to be the “sportiest sedan” in its segment and raise the bar on driving dynamics.
Volkswagen AG and Microsoft Corp. have announced a strategic partnership to develop a comprehensive “industrial automotive cloud” for all future VW digital services and mobility offerings.
BMW AG says its new Intelligent Personal Assistant technology will use artificial intelligence to build a digital persona with which drivers can interact.
“With this shift, we believe the auto industry will go through disruptive change over the next 5-10 years and beyond.”