Convergence http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/70271/more en Vehicles Becoming MOST Capable http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/vehicles-becoming-most-capable <div class="field-byline"> Tom Murphy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The MOST consortium prepares to launch a new network with bandwidth of 150 megabits per second. That’s enough capacity to transmit video images to 40 display screens.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/vehicles-becoming-most-capable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/vehicles-becoming-most-capable#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Suppliers Convergence Electronics Future Products Product Development Vehicles & Technology Fri, 22 Oct 2010 13:00:00 +0000 28628 at http://wardsauto.com Xilinx Introduces Electronic Platforms for Surround View, Head-Up Displays http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/xilinx-introduces-electronic-platforms-surround-view-head-displays <div class="field-byline"> Drew Winter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Xilinx supplies electronic controllers known as programmable logic devices that process and control huge amounts of data.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/xilinx-introduces-electronic-platforms-surround-view-head-displays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/xilinx-introduces-electronic-platforms-surround-view-head-displays#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Suppliers Sales & Marketing Convergence Electronics Interior Product Development Vehicles & Technology Thu, 21 Oct 2010 18:44:00 +0000 31334 at http://wardsauto.com Innovation Requires Creating Business Models, Not Just New Widgets http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/innovation-requires-creating-business-models-not-just-new-widgets <div class="field-byline"> Drew Winter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Xerox originally developed the computer mouse in the 1980s, but did nothing with it because the company didn’t know how to incorporate the technology into its copy machines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/innovation-requires-creating-business-models-not-just-new-widgets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/innovation-requires-creating-business-models-not-just-new-widgets#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy North America North America Auto Makers Management & Strategy Convergence Wed, 20 Oct 2010 19:45:00 +0000 26220 at http://wardsauto.com Beef-Up Electronics Systems, U.S. Auto Makers Tell Suppliers http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/beef-electronics-systems-us-auto-makers-tell-suppliers <div class="field-byline"> James M. Amend </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Unlike most of today’s vehicles, which demand an average of three hours of performance per day from their electrical systems, EVs could be running 24 hours.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/beef-electronics-systems-us-auto-makers-tell-suppliers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/beef-electronics-systems-us-auto-makers-tell-suppliers#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Ford General Motors Honda PSA Suppliers Management & Strategy Chassis Convergence Vehicles & Technology Ford General Motors Honda PSA Peugeot Citroen Wed, 20 Oct 2010 18:54:00 +0000 22287 at http://wardsauto.com Educators Say Programs Catching Up to Industry Trends http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/educators-say-programs-catching-industry-trends <div class="field-byline"> David E. Zoia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Faculty sometimes have different priorities than practicing engineers, and industry hasn’t always been supportive. But those educational barriers are beginning to come down, says one engineering professor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/educators-say-programs-catching-industry-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/educators-say-programs-catching-industry-trends#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology North America North America Chrysler Ford General Motors Management & Strategy Convergence Electronics Product Development Vehicles & Technology Chrysler Ford General Motors Wed, 20 Oct 2010 17:34:00 +0000 17081 at http://wardsauto.com Mean Base Salary for U.S. Auto Engineers Approaches $100k http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/mean-base-salary-us-auto-engineers-approaches-100k <div class="field-byline"> Tom Murphy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This is the first year for SAE’s salary survey, so it’s difficult to determine whether these pay levels reflect a significant decline throughout the recent automotive recession.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/mean-base-salary-us-auto-engineers-approaches-100k" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/mean-base-salary-us-auto-engineers-approaches-100k#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers North America North America Auto Makers Suppliers Management & Strategy Convergence Finance Product Development Wed, 20 Oct 2010 17:09:00 +0000 38046 at http://wardsauto.com Fujitsu Vision System Sees All http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/fujitsu-vision-system-sees-all <div class="field-byline"> Tom Murphy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The new “Wrap-Around Video Imaging Technology” orients the vehicle as if it were inside a giant salad bowl. Fujitsu algorithms allow views of the vehicle from multiple points around the bowl.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/fujitsu-vision-system-sees-all" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/fujitsu-vision-system-sees-all#comments Public News & Analysis Politics Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America Suppliers Politics Convergence Electronics Future Products Interior Vehicles & Technology Toyota Prius Wed, 20 Oct 2010 14:03:00 +0000 26655 at http://wardsauto.com ‘Signature’ Technology Paying Off for Ford, Kuzak Says http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/signature-technology-paying-ford-kuzak-says <div class="field-byline"> Drew Winter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The auto maker’s global product development chief is looking for a way to deepen relationships with suppliers to create new technology that keeps pace with the consumer-products industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/signature-technology-paying-ford-kuzak-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/signature-technology-paying-ford-kuzak-says#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Ford Suppliers Sales & Marketing Convergence Electronics Engines Vehicles & Technology Derrick Kuzak EcoBoost Ford Sync Wed, 20 Oct 2010 13:45:00 +0000 34416 at http://wardsauto.com Responsibility for Curbing Driver Distraction Debated http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/responsibility-curbing-driver-distraction-debated <div class="field-byline"> Christie Schweinsberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kia America’s Henry Bzeih believes the task of preventing accidents caused by driver distraction should not be borne solely by the auto industry and that the government should play a role.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/responsibility-curbing-driver-distraction-debated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/responsibility-curbing-driver-distraction-debated#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America North America Asia Pacific Auto Makers Kia Management & Strategy Politics Convergence Electronics Finance Vehicles & Technology Kia Nick Pudar OnStar Tue, 19 Oct 2010 20:09:00 +0000 24348 at http://wardsauto.com QNX Technology Steps Up Vehicle Connectivity http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/qnx-technology-steps-vehicle-connectivity <div class="field-byline"> James M. Amend </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The supplier says it offers auto makers a reference platform for mobile-device connectivity they can customize themselves, saving development time and money.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/qnx-technology-steps-vehicle-connectivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/qnx-technology-steps-vehicle-connectivity#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Convergence Interior Vehicles & Technology Android Tue, 19 Oct 2010 18:50:00 +0000 8576 at http://wardsauto.com