Daily News Capsule: Continental Super Computer | Bosch PPP Aerotwin & more

Daily News Capsule: Continental Super Computer | Bosch PPP Aerotwin & more

Daily News Capsule: Continental Super Computer | Bosch PPP Aerotwin & more

Continental has invested in setting up its own supercomputer for Artificial Intelligence (AI), powered by NVIDIA InfiniBand-connected DGX systems to develop innovative technologies around Autonomous Driving even more efficiently and quickly. It has been operating from a data centre in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, since the beginning of 2020, and is offering computing power as well as storage to developers in locations worldwide. Read more


Bosch Improves Rubber-Blade Wipers with PPP Aerotwin

Bosch Aerotwin windshield wiper uses patented PPP technology to increase wiping performance and longevity of the wiper edge. The admixing of Active Carbon black to the rubber compound results in less abrasion and wear. It also provides improved resistance against environmental influences like UV light ozone; and other contaminants on the windscreen. Read more


Skoda Utilises Amazon Alexa to Start/Stop EV Charging

Skoda UK adds new features to Connect service wherein customers of Citigo iV and Superb iV plug-in hybrid can use Amazon Alexa voice assistant to start/stop battery charging and check range status remotely. For the function to work, customers simply need to ensure their charging cable is connected and use the command “Alexa, ask Skoda, I want to start charging my car”. Similarly, the “Alexa, ask Skoda…” prompt can be utilised to manage all of the new features added to the platform. Read more


Hyundai CRETA 2020 Clocks 55,000 Bookings

Hyundai Motor India Ltd. has recorded more than 55,000 bookings for its new Creta 2020 SUV. Out of this, around 60 % of the bookings have been for the BS6 diesel model. All new CRETA is powered by Hyundai’s new 1.4 l Kappa Turbo GDi Petrol (BS6) engine with 7DCT (Dual Clutch Transmission) that is gaining popularity among buyers.


Batz Group Adopts 3DEXPERIENCE Platform by Dassault Systèmes

Dassault Systèmes has deployed its 3DEXPERIENCE platform at the Spanish automotive products and services supplier Batz Group. The Group has decided to migrate all applications to the the software platform with an aim to improve its business processes and become more competitive in the global market. Read more


Automobili Pininfarina Partners with Naim Audio for Batista Hypercars

Automobili Pininfarina’s engineers and designers have seamlessly integrated new Naim Audio speakers and associated electronics into the luxurious interior of Battista. The newly developed Battista audio system delivers an incredible 1300 Watt of sonic power through 10 speakers arranged inside the exquisitely appointed cabin of Automobili Pininfarina’s first pure-electric car. The new system features a Dual Voice Coil Subwoofer located between driver and passenger seats, with super-tweeters amplifying higher frequencies situated behind the seats and in the panels of Battista’s dramatic butterfly doors.