Samsung to buy Harman for $8 billion in connected-car pushMon, 14, Nov 2016
Automakers tap new partners to bridge tech gapSun, 25, Sep 2016
Outside help eases burden of tech r&dMon, 26, Sep 2016
Fiat's Elkann says talks for Marelli partner include SamsungSat, 03, Sep 2016
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Chairman John Elkann confirmed the carmaker is holding talks with several potential partners, including Samsung Electronics, to strengthen its car-parts unit Magneti Marelli.
Lear renames electrical business segment to emphasize connectivityTue, 09, Aug 2016
VW, LG Electronics to co-develop connected-car platformWed, 06, Jul 2016
Ohio supplier Stoneridge wins $1.4 million grant for HQ move to MichiganWed, 23, Mar 2016
Ohio-based supplier Stoneridge will move its headquarters and at least 70 employees to suburban Detroit with the help of a state incentive. The company received a $1.4 million performance grant from the Michigan Strategic Fund, an arm of the Michigan Economic Development Corp.
Visteon swings to Q4 profit on 2.7% revenue gainThu, 25, Feb 2016
Panasonic shifts from home electronics to carsMon, 18, Jan 2016
Panasonic targets a 62 percent surge in automotive sales by the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019. The gambit wagers that Panasonic can leverage its electronics expertise to get a leg up on traditional automotive suppliers such as Denso Corp. of Japan and Robert Bosch GmbH of Germany.
Schaeffler Group seeks growth in electrified powertrainsMon, 11, Jan 2016
German supplier Schaeffler Group expects significant growth in its electric and hybrid powertrains business, CEO Klaus Rosenfeld said Monday at the Detroit auto show. He cited specific projects under development for automakers.
Volvo taps Nvidia, and the power of 150 laptops, for self-driving carsTue, 05, Jan 2016
Volvo needed potent computers to steer the 100 self-driving cars that it plans to send onto the roads of its hometown of Gothenberg, Sweden. For the high-profile “Drive Me” project, the automaker turned to Nvidia.