Market development

New alliance for connected and automated driving

At a Round Table on Connected and Automated Driving, the automotive and telecom industries have formally announced the creation of Europe’s first Automotive-Telecom Alliance. The Alliance includes six leading sectorial associations, as well as 37...Read more
|Comment|author: Vincent Krabbendam
Nissan Renault

Renault-Nissan buys software developer Sylpheo

The Renault-Nissan Alliance is acquiring the French software-development company Sylpheo to accelerate the expansion of its connected vehicle and mobility services programs. The Alliance will launch more than 10 vehicles with autonomous drive technology by 2020.  The...Read more
|Comment|author: Vincent Krabbendam
Audi A7 piloted driving concept

VW committed to fully automated driverless vehicles

Volkswagen is planning further acquisitions in the market for new transportation technologies and services as it seeks to make up ground after its emissions scandal. Europe’s largest automaker, which had been reluctant to commit to new...Read more
|Comment|author: Vincent Krabbendam

Japan and US put pressure on Germany

Germany is still the leading country when it comes to incorporating automated functions in mass produced vehicles. The USA is in second place. But other, mainly Asian countries are catching up and the competition is...Read more
|Comment|author: Vincent Krabbendam