Digitalization

Digitalization? Yes please!

Recently we have been hearing more and more new names when people talk about automobile manufacturers. Apple is said to be working on an electric car that can drive itself. Google’s self-driving car is already on the streets of California for road tests. We are witnessing a breakthrough, an upheaval driven by innovative digital technology.

Should German automakers fear the new competition? Will they be left behind, as some in the media have predicted? It is true that there will be a massive change in, and rearrangement of, the automotive value chain. At the same time, the German automotive industry is in a particularly good position with regard to the technologies of the future.

Two developments will shape mobility in the future. First, there is the increased networking of vehicles with each other, with other devices, and with the transportation infrastructure. Second, we are witnessing the progressive automation of driving functions and the development toward self-driving cars.

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Cars learn from drivers

This interim solution could make automated driving a reality in the next few years.

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Automated vehicles

They have to be “a hundred times better than human drivers”, says Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche.

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Scheuer interviewed

This is what the minister has to say about the future of mobility.

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Startup wasteland

In Germany, there is too little development in the field of automated vehicle software.

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A hotel on wheels

Are we going to sleep in automated vehicles?

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Smart minds

Students from the Technical University of Deggendorf at the Audi Autonomous Driving Cup.

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Absolutely genius

These are the winners of the New Mobility and Connectivity Awards.

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The office on wheels

When the car drives itself the driver has to find something to do.