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    Bean Tech selects Cerence ARK to build AI-powered assistant for Great Wall Motors 
    Cerence has announced that Bean Tech has selected Cerence ARK (AI Reference Kit) to build AI-powered automotive assistants for Great Wall Motors, a company press release on 8 April stated. Cerence ARK is an automotive solution that combines AI-powered voice assistant features such as wake-up...
    COVID-19 pandemic: Lear publishes ‘Safe Work Playbook’ to address challenges related to resuming operations
    Lear has published ‘Safe Work Playbook’, an interactive guide on steps and best practices for health and safety procedures, cross-functional teamwork, operating disciplines, and training for employees in response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the company said in a press re...
    07-Apr-2020 News COVID-19
    AutoTechInsight Weekly – 6 April 2020
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    COVID-19 pandemic: SMMT urges UK government to introduce measures to support automotive suppliers
    The Society of Motor Manufacturers (SMMT) has requested that the UK government immediately introduce measures to supports auto parts suppliers whose business have been severely hit due to comprehensive production suspensions at their customers amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, R...
    06-Apr-2020 News COVID-19
    COVID-19 pandemic: Automotive Supplier Plant Downtime Tracker (updated on 6 April)
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    06-Apr-2020 Insights COVID-19
    COVID-19 pandemic: Nexteer produces protective masks and face shield headbands
    Nexteer Automotive has announced that it will be using its 3D printers in Michigan, United States, and Tychy, Poland, to make plastic protective masks and face shield headbands to help medical professionals fight the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. In a press release dated 1 Ap...
    02-Apr-2020 News COVID-19
    Yanfeng Automotive partners with SemsoTec to develop in-vehicle HMI solutions
    Yanfeng Automotive and SemsoTec, a firm specializing in displays and control units, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for collaboration in display and sensor technologies, components, and products for automotive applications, according to a Yanfeng press release on 26 March. “Sems...
    01-Apr-2020 News New Products
    COVID-19 pandemic: Air Liquide, PSA, Schneider Electric, Valeo set up task force for production of respirators
    Respirator maker Air Liquids has teamed up with auto parts manufacturer Valeo, automaker PSA, and electrical equipment company Schneider Electric, to produce some 10,000 respirators in 50 days, between the beginning of April and mid-May, to help coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients, Val...
    01-Apr-2020 News COVID-19
    COVID-19 pandemic: Indian automotive suppliers’ association ACMA seeks government relief
    The Automotive Component Manufacturers’ Association of India (ACMA) has sought relief measures for the local auto component industry to withstand the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the association said in a press release on 27 March. According to the association, which has...
    30-Mar-2020 News COVID-19
    AutoTechInsight Weekly – 30 March 2020
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    COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on Automotive Suppliers - IHS Markit Survey
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    29-Mar-2020 Insights COVID-19
    COVID-19 pandemic: Aptiv to draw USD1.4 billion on revolving credit facility
    Aptiv has announced several measures to enhance its financial flexibility and liquidity amid uncertainty due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the company said in a press release on 23 March. The company has decided to draw down all the remaining amount, approximately US...
    24-Mar-2020 News COVID-19
    AutoTechInsight Weekly – 23 March 2020
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    Goodix announces commercialization of automotive fingerprint authentication solution
    Goodix’s has announced the commercialization of its fingerprint authentication solution for automobile, a company press release on 18 March showed. Lynk & Co will showcase various high-tech Goodix designs on its all-new coupe SUV. The automotive fingerprint authentication solution enables s...
    Changan’s UNI-T features AI-chip intelligent vehicle system, Level 3 autonomous driving system
    Changan Automobile has said that its recently launched UNI-T SUV model comes with an AI-chip intelligent vehicle system and the L3 autonomous driving system, a press release dated 18 March read. The screen is coupled with the fatigue and facial recognition system for the driver, which allows precise...
    19-Mar-2020 News New Products
    Hyundai launches Elantra with advanced connectivity features
    Hyundai has launched its Elantra model with enhanced connectivity features, which include keyless entry and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the South Korean automaker said in a press release on 18 March. The new Elantra has two 10.25-inch screens with the cluster’s utility, driver assi...
    19-Mar-2020 News New Products
    Melexis, Eyeware partner to develop advanced driver monitoring system
    Melexis has announced a partnership with Eyeware to develop an advanced driver monitoring system (DMS) which uses Eyeware’s attention-monitoring technology, a company press release on 17 March showed. The attention-monitoring technology uses Melexis’ new MLX75027 3D Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensors ...
    19-Mar-2020 News New Products
    FCA picks Cerence Drive for voice recognition in Uconnect 5 platform
    Cerence has announced that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has selected voice recognition–technology Cerence Drive for the new Uconnect 5 global platform, the company said in a press release on 17 March. Customers can access Uconnect 5 by a voice command that corresponds to the brand like “He...
    Preh appoints Dr. Stephan Weng new CEO
    Preh has appointed Dr. Stephan Weng as the new CEO of the company, effective 1 July 2020, according to a company press release on 17 March. He succeeds Christoph Hummel, who resigned for health reasons. Dr. Michael Roesnick, who moved from the supervisory board to the management of Preh GmbH in N...
    Continental begins volume production of 3D display without special glasses for Genesis GV80
    Continental has announced that it is launching a display featuring autostereoscopic 3D technology on the market in the HMC Genesis GV80 high-line variant, a company press release on 16 March showed. It displays three-dimensional scales, pointers, and objects; for example, it displays a ...
    17-Mar-2020 News New Products
    Use of haptics in vehicle set to grow rapidly driven by rising digitalization
    Touch feedback technology, also known as haptics, has dramatically transformed the way users interact with devices such as smartphones, tablets and smartwatch. Vehicles seem to be the next in line to benefit from haptics. Automakers, especially premium carmakers, have already started adopting haptic...
    AutoTechInsight Weekly – 16 March 2020
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    COVID-19 pandemic: Auto suppliers in Hubei province resuming production in orderly manner, says minister
    According to a report filed by news agency Reuters on 13 March, the vice minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China, Xin Guobin, has stated that automotive components and parts manufacturers based in the Hubei province are resuming manufacturing operations in an orderly...
    16-Mar-2020 News COVID-19
    COVID-19 pandemic: Disruption in auto parts import from China to affect vehicle production in India, says industry association
    According to a press statement issued by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on 11 March, Rajan Wadhera, the president of SIAM, stated that automotive manufacturers in India import roughly 10 percent of the raw materials that are required for manufacturing processes from China. ...
    16-Mar-2020 News COVID-19
    Geely selects Cerence ARK to build AI-powered automotive assistant
    Chinese automaker Geely has selected Cerence’s AI Reference Kit (ARK) to build artificial intelligence (AI)-powered automotive assistants, Cerence said in a press release on 12 March 2020. Geely’s China Euro Vehicle Technology (CEVT) subsidiary will use Cerence’s new Cerence ARK platform to bu...
    Suppliers to the new BMW 8 Series
    The second generation BMW 8 Series is assembled at BMW's facility in Chengalpattu, India. According to IHS Markit production forecasts, output of the new generation BMW 8 Series from the plant is expected to peak in 2021 at over 51 units. If you would like your company included in t...
    Cerence launches new service to help automakers deliver enhanced in-vehicle user experience
    Cerence has launched ‘Cerence UX Services’, encompassing a new suite of evaluation and validation services that provide a deep analysis and understanding of the in-car user experience (UX) and driver satisfaction to automakers, the company said in a press release on 10 March. Cerence UX Services...
    11-Mar-2020 News New Products
    COVID-19 outbreak: IHS Markit expects supply chain issues to improve in China from end March
    Extended closures of automotive suppliers’ facilities in mainland China, which have taken place since the Lunar New Year annual holidays in the second half of January to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), have severely affected the global supply chain. Some ci...
    10-Mar-2020 Insights COVID-19
    AutoTechInsight Weekly – 9 March 2020
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    Cerence signs USD125 million contract for voice and AI-based automotive assistants
    Cerence has signed a global contract worth USD125 million with a large European car manufacturer, the company said in a press release on 4 March. The contract is for voice and AI-based (artificial intelligence) automotive assistants. “This is a tremendous milestone for Cerence and fur...
    Audi unveils the A3 Sportback with latest third generation modular infotainment platform
    Audi has announced that its latest A3 Sportback will come equipped with a new third-generation modular infotainment platform, a company press release on 3 March showed. With a higher computing power, it performs all tasks relating to connectivity, including telephony and the Audi connect services wi...
    04-Mar-2020 News New Products
    AutoTechInsight Weekly – 02 March 2020
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    DS Automobiles’ Aero Sport Lounge car features Ultraleap’s haptic control technology
    Ultraleap has announced that it has developed DS Automobiles’ Aero Sport Lounge car in-car controls using mid-air haptic and hand tracking technology, a company press release on 27 February showed. The central armrest features a human-machine interface (HMI) using gesture controls and hapt...
    02-Mar-2020 News New Products
    COVID-19 outbreak: Geneva International Motor Show is cancelled
    The 90th edition of the Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS), which was scheduled to be held from 5–15 March 2020 at Geneva, Switzerland, has been canceled due to confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Switzerland. In a press release issued on 28 February, the organizers of the eve...
    02-Mar-2020 News COVID-19
    Hyundai Mobis enters windshield HUD market
    Hyundai Mobis has entered into windshield head-up display (HUD) market, the South Korean supplier said in a press release on 27 February. The first 12-inch windshield HUD mass-produced by Hyundai Mobis provides various information required for driving such as driving routes linked with navigation, r...
    28-Feb-2020 News New Products
    Tanvas unveils nonvibrating automotive multitouchscreen display with haptic effects
    At the embedded world 2020 in Nuremberg, Germany, Tanvas presented what the company claims to be, the world’s first piezo-free, non-vibrating, automotive multi-touchscreen display that enables carmakers to produce custom, programmable textures, and haptics effects on the screen’s glass surface, ...
    27-Feb-2020 News New Products
    Hyundai’s i30 to get Blue Link connectivity technology
    Hyundai has announced that its soon-to-be launched new i30 model will be equipped with Blue Link connectivity technology for the first time, a press release by the South Korean automaker on 26 February showed. The car will be revealed at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2020. The i30 will feature a...
    27-Feb-2020 News New Products
    Monetizing car data: The industry perspective
    The automotive industry is going through a real revolution where incredible opportunities are created for all the stakeholders, and consumers are reaping benefits of this digital transformation journey. As more vehicles get connected with other devices and infrastructure, data becomes a crucial poin...
    MARELLI adopts Green Hills Software’s advanced hypervisor solutions for multi-OS cockpit platform
    Green Hills Software has announced that MARELLI has adopted its advanced hypervisor solutions for multi-OS cockpit platform and will be displaying it at embedded world 2020 in Germany. The automotive cockpit features the Android OS combined with digital cluster and safety applications in a single...
    Green Hills, Tata Elxsi join forces to deliver highly integrated cockpit solutions
    Green Hills Software and Tata Elxsi have formed a partnership to deliver the next generation of software-driven, highly integrated automotive cockpit solutions, the two companies said in a joint press release on 25 February. Green Hills and Tata Elxsi are showcasing the first result of their collabo...
    26-Feb-2020 News New Products
    Yanfeng showcases smart surface technology for intuitive HMI
    Yanfeng is showcasing its smart surface expertise, according to a company press release on 25 February. The new ‘Smart Surface Demonstrator’ consists of seven intuitive human-machine interface (HMI) solutions that are seamlessly integrated into different surfaces. The company informed that its S...
    26-Feb-2020 News New Products
    HERE Technologies, Cerence collaborate to deliver personalized in-car experience
    Mapping and location service provider HERE Technologies has partnered with Cerence to deliver personalized in-car experience, the two companies said in a press release on 24 February. As part of the collaboration, HERE’s location intelligence service will be integrated with Cerence’s Drive portf...
    25-Feb-2020 News New Products
    AutoTechInsight Weekly – 24 February 2020
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    Visteon’s FY2019 net income drops by more than half y/y to USD70 million
    Visteon has reported a 57% year-over-year (y/y) decline in net income to USD70 million in the financial year ended 31 December 2019, the company said in a press release on 20 February. Sales declined marginally, by 1.3% y/y, to USD2.98 billion, primarily due to lower vehicle production volumes and t...
    Robert Bosch Venture Capital invests in US-based startup UltraSense Systems
    Robort Bosch Venture Capital (RBVC), the corporate venture capital unit of German supplier Bosch, and Artimen Ventures have led a Series B funding round at UltraSense Systems, RBVC said in a press release on 18 February. The US-based startup raised USD20 million in the latest funding round, bringing...
    21-Feb-2020 News Investments
    Polestar will deepen collaboration with Google to offer safer, more personalized HMI
    Polestar aims to deliver an enhanced user experience in its future vehicles through further collaboration with Google, Volvo Cars said in a press release on 18 February. Polestar was the first brand to launch a vehicle, Polestar 2, featuring an infotainment system, that is fully powered by Goog...
    20-Feb-2020 News New Products
    Hyundai launches next generation i20 with advanced connected car features
    Hyundai Motor has launched its new i20 hatchback with a variety of connected car features offered with its Bluelink technology, the automaker said in a press release on 19 February. Hyundai will offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto wirelessly, along with a new 10.25-inch digital cluster and a 10.25-...
    20-Feb-2020 News New Products
    Jaguar offers embedded Spotify app in new F-Type
    British carmaker Jaguar has announced that its new Jaguar F-TYPE will be available with embedded Spotify app, a company press release dated 17 February showed. It is also backward-compatible with existing Jaguar models with the Touch Pro infotainment, Online Media feature and software-over-the-air (...
    19-Feb-2020 News New Products
    Mercedes-Benz reveals AMG GLE 63 4MATIC+ Coupé with ‘Supersport’ view and latest MBUX system
    Mercedes-Benz has said that its AMG GLE 63 4MATIC+ Coupé with ‘Supersport’ view and latest MBUX system provides additional information specific to AMG, such as a prompt borrowed from motorsport to shift up in manual transmission mode known as Shiftlight. It also contains the latest version Of M...
    19-Feb-2020 News New Products
    Cerence launches ‘Cognitive Arbitrator’ to interact with voice assistants in vehicle
    Cerence has announced the availability of Cerence Cognitive Arbitrator, an AI-powered product to ease built-in car voice systems for virtual assistants, third-party services, and content, a company press release on 18 February read. Cerence Cognitive Arbitrator is a smart hub that lets users make...
    19-Feb-2020 News New Products
    Faurecia 2019 net income drops 15.8% y/y to USD660 million
    Faurecia’s net income declined 15.8% year over year (y/y) to EUR590 million (USD660 million) in the financial year ended 31 March 2019, the company said in a press release on 16 February. Sales increased marginally, by 1.4% y/y to EUR17.7 billion. However, sales decreased by 3% at constant currenc...
    AutoTechInsight Weekly – 17 February 2020
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    AutoTechInsight Webinar: Consumer Analysis 2019
    Watch an on-demand replay now Our webinar will provide a summary of the 2019 Automotive Consumer Analysis, tracking the changing automotive lifestyles of today’s consumer. The topics covered include Connected Services & Apps, User Experience, and NEW for 2019, E-Mobility. Taking input fr...
    12-Feb-2020 Insights Webinars
    Cerence reports Q1 net loss of USD11.8 million
    Cerence has reported a net loss of USD11.8 million in the first quarter ended 31 December 2019 compared to its net income of USD2.25 million a year earlier, the company said in a press release on 11 February. The company recorded net loss despite reporting a 6.8% year-over-year (y/y) increase in tot...
    Suppliers to the new Mercedes Benz GLA
    The second generation Mercedes Benz GLA is assembled at Daimler's facility in Rastatt, Germany. According to IHS Markit production forecasts, output of the new generation Mercedes Benz GLA from the plant is expected to peak in 2021 at over 127,000 units. If you would like your compa...
    Cadillac unveils 2021 Escalade luxury SUV featuring ‘curved OLED display’ and other technologies
    Cadillac has unveiled its model year 2021 Escalade luxury sport-utility vehicle (SUV) with several advanced technologies including curved organic light emitting diode (OLED) touchscreen, the AKG automotive audio system and Super Cruise driver assistance system that allows drivers hands-free driving ...
    12-Feb-2020 News New Products
    AutoTechInsight Weekly – 10 February 2020
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    LG Electronics supplies in-vehicle P-OLED cockpit for MY2021 Cadillac Escalade
    LG Electronics has said that its P-OLED technology was used in the cockpit for the model year (MY) 2021 Cadillac Escalade SUV, a company press release on 6 February read. The Escalade is the first car to feature P-OLED Digital Cockpit Solution (DCS). It also marks the first-ever use of a curved OLED...
    10-Feb-2020 News New Products
    Analog Devices, Jungo collaborate on in-cabin monitoring technology
    Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) has announced a collaboration with Jungo Connectivity to develop a time-of-flight (TOF) and 2D infrared-(IR) based camera solution to enable driver- and in-cabin monitoring in vehicles, according to an ADI press release on 5 February. The integration of ADI’s TOF technol...
    07-Feb-2020 News New Products
    Opel expands OpelConnect services to include vehicle status and information, live navigation
    Opel has expanded its connected cars services platform OpelConnect, the carmaker said in a press release on 5 February. Additional services include vehicle status and information and live navigation. Customers of electric vehicles (EVs) Corsa-e and Grandland X as plug-in hybrids can also check th...
    06-Feb-2020 News New Products
    AutoTechInsight Weekly – 03 February 2020
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    Demand for center stack display to record strong growth over next five years
    As modern vehicles become more digitally connected, automakers are replacing conventional buttons and knobs with more interactive and user-friendly displays. This industry-wide trend is driving demand for the center console display (CSD), a display in the center stack or center control of a vehicle ...
    Denso’s nine-month net profit drops 29% y/y to USD1.25 billion
    Denso has reported a 29% y/y slump in net profit for the nine months ended 31 December 2019, the company’s financial statement showed. Net profit came in at JPY136.12 billion (USD1.25 billion) compared to JPY192.01 billion last year. Revenue for the period fell 2.1% to JPY3.90 trillion. Total r...
    Parkopedia, CloudCar develop predictive parking services
    Parkopedia has collaborated with CloudCar to develop a cloud-based integration to enable predictive parking services through the CloudCar infotainment platform, the company said in a press release on 30 January. It authorizes CloudCar to provide Parkopedia’s parking services globally within t...
    03-Feb-2020 News New Products
    Aisin Seiki’s April-December net profit drops 43.9% y/y to USD427.9 million
    Aisin Seiki’s net income declined 43.9% year on year (y/y) to JPY46.7 billion (USD427.9 million) in April to December period ended 31 December 2019, the company said on 31 January. Revenue dropped 4.7% y/y to JPY2.8 trillion, mainly due to a decline in automatic transmission sales in China. The co...
    COVID-19 outbreak: Initial impact on automotive supply chain
    On Thursday midnight (30 January), The National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China confirmed 9,692 cases of the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), including 213 deaths, in mainland China. In Central China's Hubei province, where the epidemic is believed to have originated, 5,...
    31-Jan-2020 Insights COVID-19
    Toray develops new film with nano-lamination technology
    Toray has developed a new film called ‘PICASUS VT’ using a nano-lamination technology, the company announced in a press release on 29 January. The film can be used in areas such as augmented and mixed reality for Head-Mounted Display (HMD) and Head-Up Display (HUD), and privacy filter and displa...
    30-Jan-2020 News New Products
    BMW unveils Connected Music platform for customers to stream music in the vehicle
    BMW has launched a platform through which customers can stream music in the car, the German automaker said in a press release on 29 January. Connected Music allows unrestricted in-car access to customers’ Spotify, Napster or Deezer streaming accounts. The vehicle’s embedded SIM card is used f...
    30-Jan-2020 News New Products
    Mercedes launches long wheel base GLE SUV in India with revised voice control system
    Mercedes has unveiled the new GLE SUV in India with multiple connected features, including a revised voice control system, the German automaker said in a press release. The voice control system can read out text messages, operate the audio systems or access the climate control system. The system ...
    30-Jan-2020 News New Products
    SEAT launches its first completely connected vehicle Leon
    SEAT has launched its all-new Leon hatchback, its first fully connected model, the automaker said in a press release on 28 January. SEAT offers both Android Auto Apple CarPlay. Users can access their vehicle’s data remotely and manage charging process and control the air conditioning. The SEAT ...
    30-Jan-2020 News New Products
    Škoda announces availability of Škoda Connect in English throughout Europe
    Škoda has announced that its Škoda Connect app is now available in English throughout Europe and can also be used via Google Home, the automaker said in a press release on 28 January. Škoda also upgraded functionalities of the Amazon voice assistant Alexa Skill to call up information specific ...
    29-Jan-2020 News New Products
    FCA unveils Uconnect 5 global platform with Android’s automotive operating system
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has unveiled the latest version of its infotainment system, the Uconnect 5, the automaker said in a press release on 27 January. Uconnect 5 is built on Android’s automotive operating system. Uconnect 5 has also integrated Amazon Alexa voice assistant which can pl...
    28-Jan-2020 News New Products
    Japan Display cancels capital and business alliance with Suwa
    Japan Display terminated its capital and business alliance agreement (CBAA) with Suwa Investment Holdings earlier this month after two parties failed to reach a final agreement on investment by 31 December 2019, the company said in a press release earlier this month. The Japanese display company is ...
    AutoTechInsight Weekly – 27 January 2020
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    CES 2020: EyeLock demonstrates prototype of in-vehicle iris authentication for SiriusXM e-Wallet
    SiriusXM has collaborated with EyeLock to demonstrate a prototype of an iris biometric touchless gateway for SiriusXM e-Wallet services. The demonstrations took place at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier his month. SiriusXM eyes the e-Wallet offering to automakers who deploy SiriusX...
    AutoTechInsight Weekly – 20 January 2020
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    CES 2020: GHSP present Autonomous Vehicle Multifunction Controller
    At the CES 2020 in Las Vegas, United States, GHSP showcased an Autonomous Vehicle Multifunction Controller, an interior control system for Level 4 and Level 5 self-driving vehicles, the company said in a press release earlier this month. The multifunctional controller features one dial and integrate...
    20-Jan-2020 News New Products
    Tata launches Nexon EV in India with 35 connected car features
    Tata Motors has unveiled its Nexon EV with a new and holistic ZConnect app offering 35 advanced connected car features, the automaker said in a press release on 16 January. The ZConnect app offers features like remote monitoring of the current charge levels, available range, charging history, and...
    20-Jan-2020 News New Products
    Ricoh Electronic Devices develops two laser diode driver ICs for automotive head-up display
    Ricoh Electronic Devices has unveiled two new laser diode driver ICs for laser scanning type automotive and consumer projector applications, the company said in a press release on 8 January. The RN5C750 and RN5C752 are four-channel laser drivers developed for use in RGB or RGGB laser scanning typ...
    20-Jan-2020 News New Products
    New Volkswagen Golf features intelligent climate control system
    Volkswagen has unveiled the new Golf EV with an intelligent climate control system, the German automaker said in a press release on 16 January. It features a three-zone automatic air conditioner called ‘Air Care Climatronic’ with a Smart Climate menu. It can be controlled via voice control ap...
    20-Jan-2020 News New Products
    Cerence to integrate ‘Cerence Drive’ products with Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform
    Nuance spin-off Cerence has announced the integration of its Cerence Drive products with the Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform, a company press release on 16 January read. This would allow OEMS/tier 1 suppliers developing connected vehicle solutions on Microsoft’s platform leverage Cerence...
    TomTom to supply maps and navigation software for Subaru’s Outback and Legacy models in US
    TomTom has said that it would be providing maps and navigation technology to Subaru for the model year (MY) 2020 Outback and legacy models in the United States, a press release dated 16 January read. TomTom will also supply a new navigation user interface. “We’re delighted that Subaru has cho...
    AutoTechInsight Webinar: 2020 CES Recap
    Watch an on-demand replay now Our CES webinars focus on how the trends of the connected car, autonomous driving, software advances, EVs and HMI are creating new opportunities for the automotive and high-tech industries. Join us again this year post CES 2020, arguably one of...
    16-Jan-2020 News Webinars
    Seeing Machines to exhibit FOVIO driver monitoring chip technology at Automotive World 2020
    Seeing Machines Limited will exhibit its FOVIO Driver Monitoring Chip technology (FOVIO Chip) at the Automotive World in Tokyo, Japan, according to a press release on 12 January. Seeing Machines has also renewed a supplier agreement with Xilinx, where Xilinx will supply the FOVIO Chip directly ...
    16-Jan-2020 News New Products
    CES 2020: Tanvas, Innolux collaborate to deliver automotive-grade display
    Tanvas, a US-based company specializing in multi-touch haptic display, has partnered with Innolux Corporation to supply 15-inch automotive-grade touch display, using TanvasTouch surface haptics, the company said in a press release on 7 January. According to Tanvas, its TanvasTouch surface haptics ar...
    14-Jan-2020 News New Products
    Jungo collaborates with Qualcomm for next-generation driver and in-cabin monitoring systems
    Jungo Connectivity Ltd. is collaborating with Qualcomm Technologies Inc, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, for next-generation driver and in-cabin monitoring systems, Jungo said in a press release on 6 January. Under the partnership, Jungo's next-generation CoDriver driver monitoring syste...
    14-Jan-2020 News New Products
    CES 2020: TDK, Immersion display haptic solutions on large automotive touchscreen
    Japanese firm TDK and Immersion, a developer of touch feedback technology, have jointly demonstrated haptic solutions on a large automotive touchscreen at the 2020 CES in Las Vegas, United States, according to a press release on 8 January. The companies showcased the ability to incorporate a variety...
    14-Jan-2020 News New Products
    Suppliers to the new Audi A1
    The second generation Audi A1 is assembled at Audi's facility in Martorell, Spain. According to IHS Markit production forecasts, output of the new generation Audi A1 from the plant is expected to peak in 2020 at over 81,000 units. If you would like your company included in this feat...
    AutoTechInsight Weekly – 13 January 2020
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    CES 2020: Harman unveils ‘Harman Ignite Marketplace’ to deliver cloud-based apps and services in vehicles
    Harman has launched the Harman Ignite Marketplace on its Ignite Cloud Platform at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the company said in a press release on 6 January. The marketplace is a network of cloud-based applications and services. It includes media content, point-of-interest solut...
    13-Jan-2020 News New Products
    Smart Eye secures order to supply second-generation DMS technology to Chinese OEM
    Smart Eye AB, a major player in driver monitoring systems (DMS), has received a new order to supply its second-generation DMS technology from an undisclosed Chinese automaker, according to a company press release on 7 January. The car models that include Smart Eye's software have a planned SOP ...
    CES 2020: Luxoft, LG Electronics to form JV for deployment of webOS Auto-based digital cockpit
    Luxoft has announced a joint venture (JV) partnership with LG Electronics under which they will form a JV to accelerate the deployment of digital cockpit, in-vehicle infotainment, rear-seat entertainment (RSE) and ride-hailing systems based on the webOS Auto platform. According to a company press...
    CES 2020: Unity Technologies, NXP join forces to enable automotive HMI solution
    Unity Technologies has announced its collaboration with NXP Semiconductors N.V. to develop a human machine interface (HMI) toolchain that creates modern vehicle experiences in mass production vehicles at the 2020 CES in the United States, NXP said in a press release on 7 January. The toolchain, oper...
    13-Jan-2020 News New Products
    CES 2020: Elektrobit demonstrates services for Android Automotive
    Elektrobit has exhibited its services for Android Automotive users at the Consumer Electronics Forum at Las Vegas, a company press release dated 10 January showed. The services allow users to install apps, download music and use navigation services just like in a smartphone. With a low developmen...
    13-Jan-2020 News New Products
    CES 2020: ZF presents ‘Safe Human Interaction Cockpit’
    ZF will demonstrate its ‘Safe Human Interaction Cockpit (SHI Cockpit) at the Consumer Electronics Show 2020 (CES 2020) in Las Vegas, this week the company said in a press release on 6 January. The SHI Cockpit enables interaction between human and on-board systems of a vehicle, including advan...
    10-Jan-2020 News New Products
    CES 2020: Altia presents next-gen automotive displays
    Altia, a firm specializing in advanced automotive cockpit display solutions, is presenting its next-generation automotive displays at the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show 2020 (CES 2020) in Las Vegas, according to a press release on 8 January. Altia is demonstrating a range of its end-to-end d...
    10-Jan-2020 News New Products
    Seeing Machines partners with Qualcomm to supply driver monitoring systems
    Seeing Machines has partnered with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. to deliver optimized driver monitoring systems (DMS) on high-end infotainment platforms for the global automotive industry, according to a company press release on 8 January. The two companies are working closely on an optimized implemen...
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    CES 2020: Visteon collaborates with Tencent to launch SmartCore domain controller on new GAC EV
    Visteon has unveiled its SmartCore cockpit domain controller at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2020) in Las Vegas, a company press release dated 8 January read. The contoller will be integrated on Guangzhou Automobile’s (GAC) new pure electric vehicle platform, Aion LX. Visteon partner...
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    CES 2020: Cerence unveils new gesture-based HMI solution
    At the CES 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, this week, Cerence is displaying new innovations to its Cerence Drive platform, including enhanced, button-free interaction that leverages voice recognition, gaze detection, and touch and gesture to deliver natural, human-like in-car experien...
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    CES 2020: BMW showcases 'i Interaction EASE' concept, i3 Urban Suite
    BMW is presenting what it terms its “visionary approaches to create the mobility experience of the future” at the CES 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, the company said in a press release on 7 January. The company is displaying BMW i Interaction EASE concept, i3 Urban Suite and ZeroG Lou...
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