RealVNC said it has formed partnerships with Freescale® Semiconductor and QNX Software Systems Limited. Freescale selected RealVNC as a partner for MirrorLink™ certified in-car connectivity and QNX will work with RealVNC to bring RealVNC’s MirrorLink mobile-to-vehicle connectivity solution to the QNX CAR™ Platform for Infotainment.
Agero, Inc., announced it has completed the sale of its connected vehicle services division to SiriusXM Radio.
Autodesk, Inc. completed the acquisition of certain technology assets from Virtual Shape Research GmbH (VSR), a developer of class-A surface modeling and conceptual design software for the automotive industry.
The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced their intention to explore several new projects covering shared products, technologies and manufacturing capacity. As a consequence, the firms agreed that the strategic cooperation between Nissan and Mitsubishi could be expanded across the broader Renault-Nissan Alliance.
Panasonic Corporation and Tesla Motors have agreed that Panasonic will expand its supply of automotive-grade lithium-ion battery cells to Tesla.
TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. has named Patrick Olney as its chief operating officer, effective January 1, 2014. Olney, who will report to TRW Automotive chairman and chief executive officer John Plant, replaces Steve Lunn, who is retiring.
TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. announced that it is launching a host of safety features on the new Qoros 3 Sedan – the first international brand headquartered in China to have been awarded a Euro NCAP five star rating.
HELLA has signed a product evaluation contract with Nickel-Zinc (NiZn) battery developer PowerGenix and will conduct real-world vehicle tests to evaluate the ability of NiZN batteries to meet the high-power requirements of 48-volt mild hybrid systems, while also reducing overall system complexity and cost.
TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. announced that it is supplying Electrically Powered Hydraulic Steering (EPHS) technology to Ferrari’s latest vehicle launch, ‘LaFerrari’ – the first Ferrari to feature hybrid propulsion.