Teamwork makes the dream work – at least in the automotive industry, that is. In this week’s Automotive Intelligence Radar, we’re recapping the latest collaborations that are bound to make some waves for key players in the industry. From Tesla hinting at a major partnership to Toyota teaming up with self-driving technology, here’s the latest buzz:
FROM DIGITAL DEALER: LotLinx Continues Push for Innovation, Adds Expert Product Manager to Leadership Team
As we continue to expand our portfolio of AI-based digital advertising solutions, our team is growing, too. We’re proud to welcome Eric Turner to lead the development and launch of our newest product innovations. Eric brings a deep understanding of the automotive industry developed during his time at Ford Motor Company.
FROM ASIAN SCIENTIST: HKU And Microsoft Team Up For AI Research
In an effort to discover advancements in automotive, healthcare, financial technology, and smart city applications, The University of Hong Kong and Microsoft have teamed up to allow scientists and students to utilize the technology company’s artificial intelligence.
FROM REUTERS: Toyota Group Firms to Set up JV for Self-Driving Technology
As the self-driving industry continues to expand, OEMs are hungry to stay ahead of the competition – and they aren’t afraid to enlist support along the way. Four Toyota group companies announced the formation of a joint venture to develop software that manages brakes, steering and other components for automated driving.
FROM INSIDE EVS: Talking Tesla, Fisker Reveals Major OEM Partnership
The American EV company hinted a collaboration “with a large OEM” to increase the volume of the electric vehicle parts (and all signs point to Tesla). Speculations insinuate the two EV powerhouses may share production of certain components or a supply agreement regarding solid-state batteries.