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Victor Cruz has actually touched on a few interesting points in his article “Safe Driving in the Cloud: A Black Box for Cars”. The fact is that car companies have lately shifted their focus towards increasing security for passengers and drivers altogether and that is why they came up ...
Microsoft Corp. and Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. on Monday announced a strategic relationship to collaborate and create a next-generation dealer management system based on Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Using the powerful foundation of Microsoft Dynamics CRM and the automotive industry expertise of ...
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, has announced that five Europe-based companies are joining the organization: AboveIT, Comarch, CSR, Symbio and Tieto. These companies are joining The Linux Foundation to collaborate on adva...
Toyota is going to use Microsoft’s Azure cloud to deliver price-conscious energy management services to its electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles next year. Microsoft and Toyota are supposed to stick $12 million in Toyota Media Services to develop diagnostic and GPS data for cars à la G...
- First Model Year Impreza is Offered in Both Body Styles - New WRX STI Four-Door with Wide-Body Design - Retuned Suspension for Even Sharper Handling
VNC® Mobile Solution for Automotive now offers Cybercom customers advanced mobile device access from in-vehicle systems 16 February 2010: RealVNC announced today that Cybercom is the latest company to support VNC Mobile Solution for Automotive, specifically targeted to enable aut...
The Racer will take part in the 250cc category of the World Championship, as official rider for the Aspar Martinez team. He will be wearing one of the NKP EVO number 19 suit, and the accessories from the company MTECH in Arzignano, member of the Mastrotto Group.
Meta System Spa and Wavecom have announced that they are collaborating to develop two joint automotive telematics solutions. The companies are both suppliers to the automotive market: Meta System, a MetaSystem Group company specializes in research, development and production of electro...
The future of the auto industry will likely be driven by the choices and tastes of the largest generation since the baby boomers, Generation Y. At 75 million strong and coming of age, this Generation may re-shape everything, and the auto industry better be ready. To help prepare the in...
Freescale is expanding its development ecosystem to include virtual prototypes for its automotive Power Architecture microcontroller (MCU) portfolio using modeling technology from VaST Systems. These virtual prototypes will enable automotive developers to tackle growing software intric...
Before we're all reduced to shank's mare, Concurrent is wading into the automotive industry, observing that with the amount of electronics in cars constantly on the uptick, it's a good place for an embedded Linux-based networking system. So it's announced FlexRay communication support ...
VaST Systems announced the appointment of automotive electronics industry veteran Marios Zenios to the VaST board of directors. Zenios has served as a strategic advisor to the company helping VaST form industry initiatives that create more complete virtualization solutions for end cust...
VaST Systems and NEC Electronics America announced the availability and development of virtual models of NEC Electronics' 32-bit V850-based microcontroller units (MCUs). The new offering involves NEC Electronics' V850ES/Fx3 MCUs for automotive body applications and the V850ES/Rx3 MCUs ...
VaST Systems expanded its advisory board with the addition of experienced industry leaders to drive growth in key markets. In 2007, VaST achieved 119% year-over-year growth in sales. Managing rapid growth requires experience and the new advisory board members bring significant experien...
Mitsubishi Electric Corp., IBM and ILS Technology LLC announced they are delivering a service oriented architecture (SOA) solution that is specifically designed for the automotive manufacturing industry. The three companies have developed a reference architecture that can help customer...
Linamar Corporation, McLaren Technologies Division, was named one of the finalists in the 'Process' category of the 2007 Automotive News PACE Award competition, for its innovative Opti-Power(TM) design and production system.
Linamar Corporation, McLaren Technologies Division, was named one of the finalists in the 'Process' category of the 2007 Automotive News PACE Award competition, for its innovative Opti-Power(TM) design and production system.
Linamar Corporation (TSX: LNR), McLaren Technologies Division was named one of the finalists in the 'Process' category of the 2007 Automotive News PACE Award competition, for its innovative Opti-Power(TM) design and production system.
Linux Networx has announced that AISIN, one of the world's largest providers of automotive transmissions, is using a Linux Networx Supersystem to enhance product design efforts. The new system is tuned for use with ANSYS CFX and accelerates AISIN's ability to develop new transmissions ...
Enterprise-class, open source database company EnterpriseDB, has announced that Xprima.com Corporation, a provider of Internet and e-commerce solutions for the automotive industry, has selected EnterpriseDB Advanced Server to power Xprima's real-time automotive market data system.
Valeo today announced that its lane departure warning system, LaneVue(TM), won a 2005 PACE Awards in the product innovation category. The award which is sponsored by Automotive News was presented during a ceremony held in conjunction with the 2005 Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) ...
Manhattan Associates(R), Inc. , the global leader in providing supply chain execution and optimisation solutions, today announced that Norauto, the automotive products and services specialist, has chosen the Warehouse Management and Performance Management components of Manhattan Associ...
Stoneridge, Inc. announced today that it will present at the Morgan Stanley Global Automotive Conference in New York on March 23, 2005. Gerald V. Pisani, president and chief executive officer, and Joseph Mallak, vice president and chief financial officer, will begin the presentation ...
You don't have to look any further than your own driveway to get a sense of some of the challenges facing the automotive industry. First, is the type or brand of vehicle you're driving now different from your previous vehicles? The answer is likely yes. The days when buyers bought a Ch...
today announced the introduction of w.e.b.Vehicle(TM) at the National Automotive Dealers Association (NADA) 2005 conference in New Orleans, La.
Mazda North American Operations and Experian Automotive, a division of global information solutions company Experian, today announced Experian's AutoCheck solution as the official vehicle history report of Mazda's Certified Pre-Owned vehicle program. Mazda now joins other Ford Motor C...
will begin offering a new Garmin-built GPS automotive navigation system as a dealer-installed option specifically designed for many of its 2005 models.
The Reynolds and Reynolds Company today announced that is has reached a renewal agreement with Asbury Automotive Group, LLC that keeps Reynolds as the automotive group's Web solutions provider. New York-based Asbury, which operates 96 dealerships across the nation, is one of the larg...
Edmunds.com, the Web's leading consumer resource for unbiased automotive information, has selected the BEA WebLogic Enterprise PlatformTM as the foundation for its new architecture after conducting a thorough review of Java-based application server platforms.
(April 29, 2003) - Do consumers want hands-free communication, real-time traffic updates and turn-by-turn directions in the car? According to a recent survey, three out of five consumers are on board.* Responding to industry needs, Microsoft Corp. has released its fifth-version softwa...