CONNECTIVITY

GM Develops a New Electrical Platform

GM engineers create a better electrical architecture that can handle the ever-increasing needs of vehicle systems

Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, Automotive Design & Production

Addressing Autonomy: ZF Exec Explains the Tech

There is a lot of noise about autonomous driving. Here’s some straight information from a ZF exec about what’s going on.
#tech #sustainability #GMC

Bosch: Listening Comes First in Transport

Better mobility starts with listening to customers
#Bosch #europe

A New Term to Get Used to: “Disownership”

The way people are going to get transportation is changing the world over. Get ready for it.
#AlfaRomeo #Tesla #Amazon

Michigan's PlanetM Mobility Outreach

Michigan is promoting mobility development through its PlanetM initiative. Trevor Pawl, who heads business development for the initiative, explains.

VW Connects with Amazon and Siemens on Manufacturing Internet of Things

Amazon is increasing its penetration into the auto industry not just through things like Alexa and its multi-million-dollar investment in EV developer Rivian, but also with its Amazon Web Services (AWS), which will be used for its “Volkswagen Industrial Cloud,” which will combine the data from all of the machinery and equipment in the company’s 122 facilities. 
#oem #Volkswagen #Rivian

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FEV’s Expertise in Advanced Mobility Systems

For years FEV Group has expanding its global capabilities in traditional vehicle engineering services to encompass electrification, connectivity and autonomous driving technologies.
#tech

Connectivity

Wind River: Simplifying the Connected Car

Wind River Systems Inc.’s software for the Internet of Things is a natural fit for the auto industry’s move into advanced driver assist features and autonomous driving, says Peter Brown, chief automotive architect.
#tech

Mobility

Helping Cities Assess Mobility Options

City planners recognize the potential power of vehicle connectivity, automation and ride sharing to improve the quality of life for urban dwellers.
#tech

Hyundai Develops Smart Transmission

Advanced sensors and artificial intelligence coordinate shifts to road conditions
#tech #Hyundai #Kia

VW’s Mobile Charging Robot Concept

Volkswagen is getting enthusiastic about the electric future
#Volkswagen

The Auto Industry in 2019—and Beyond

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

GM Names New CTO and Communications Chief

Jon Lauckner and Tony Cervone retiring at the end of June
#asia #engineer #people

5G Connectivity Coming to Cars in a Big Way

ABI predicts 83 million vehicles will be equipped with the technology by 2035
#BMW #Ford #Volkswagen

Toyota, Partners Ready Real-Time HD Map Updates

Proof-of-concepts demonstrate faster, less expensive mapping techniques
#tech #Toyota

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

MONET Gains More Traction

MONET Technologies was established last February as a joint venture between SoftBank and Toyota to address three business domains: (1) on-demand mobility services; (2) data-analysis services; (3) autonomous vehicle mobility services (which they’re calling “Autono-MaaS,” with the “MaaS” being “Mobility as a Service”). 
#Mazda #Subaru #Daihatsu

FCA Adds Uconnect Market: Shopping on the Road

While there are several people who are concerned that their car will be hacked in a way analogous to that executed by researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek of a reporter’s Jeep Cherokee for an article in Wired, let’s face it: he was a reporter for Wired who was writing about what those guys could do, not some random person who was on their way to work.
#Toyota #GeneralMotors #Hyundai

GM Announces Electronic Architecture

What is a “terabyte” and why does it matter? For GM, its new electronic platform will provide the ability to handle massive amounts of data for improved mobility.
#Cadillac #oem #GeneralMotors

What to Know About Automated Driving Made Interesting

“As technology continues to progress, so does our ability to improve products. At Toyota, we do not pursue innovation simply because we can; we pursue it because we should.”
#Lexus #oem #Toyota

Clouds from Both Sides Now: Ford, Autonomic, Amazon, Alibaba

Autonomic is a fully owned subsidiary of Ford Smart Mobility. It has developed something it calls the Transportation Mobility Cloud (TMC).
#oem #Ford #Google