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07/23/20

“The Industrial Cloud will become the App Store for our plants”

Together with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and integration partner Siemens, Volkswagen is opening up the Industrial Cloud to other companies from the engineering and technology sectors. In an interview, Nihar Patel, Executive Vice President New Business Development at Volkswagen AG, and Sarah Cooper, General Manager of IoT Solutions at Amazon Web Services, Inc., explain the advantages of new partnerships and give an outlook on the further expansion of the cloud.
06/29/20

“Technology alone will not solve the climate problem”

Prof. Barbara Lenz heads the Institute of Transport Research at the German Aerospace Center (DLR). In an interview she talks about mobility after corona, climate protection and alternative propulsion systems.
06/19/20

“We want to develop our own software platform”

Here we go! That is the message that runs through Christian Senger’s speech on this day. In less than two weeks, the Car.Software organization within the Volkswagen Group switches from the start-up phase to operational mode. Starting in July, it will use its own budget and staff to develop a powerful digital platform for all Group brands and markets. “We are moving from planning to doing,” says Senger, CEO of the Car.Software organization.
06/02/20

“We are realizing that we don’t have to travel for every appointment”

State Minister Dorothee Bär (CSU) is the Federal Government Commissioner for Digitization. In an interview she talks about obstacles regarding broadband expansion, mobility during corona times and the demand for a right to home office.
05/12/20

China’s shift to online sales

When Michael Mayer steps outside his front door, the street market is not far away. Within a matter of minutes, he reaches the Sanyuanli fruit and vegetable market, located in the heart of Beijing. He has not taken his wallet with him for three years. “Across the entire market, people pay only by smartphone. That’s still in its infancy in Europe – here it works across the board,” says Mayer, Head of Sales and Marketing for the Volkswagen brand in China – this is the country where the corona pandemic first spread.
04/30/20

“Digitalization makes many paths avoidable”

Prof. Irene Bertschek is a digitization expert at the ZEW – Leibniz Center for European Economic Research in Mannheim and advisor to the German government on innovation issues. In an interview she explains how artificial intelligence can steer our mobility sector and which digital solutions of the corona era will be long-lasting.
03/06/20

“Programming things no one has ever programmed before”

Nadja Bogdanova works as a UX/UI designer at Volkswagen’s Smart.Production:Lab working on the interface between users and software developers.
01/09/20

On the trail of the future

To explore technologies and discover trends that will shape the future – that is the mission of Florian Neukart, Director of Advanced Technologies and IT Innovation at Volkswagen Group of America.
01/08/20

“This data is doubly valuable”

The “Lower Saxony testing ground” has been taken into operation between Wolfsburg and Brunswick (Braunschweig). Volkswagen is also using this new, 7 km test route. There are two reasons for this: in the short term, the aim is to gain further knowledge for assisted driving such as Car2X, and in the longer term the software for developing automated driving is to be improved.