Porsche creates new vehicle software division

Carmaker Porsche has announced it’s opening a new division focused on software development for intelligent and connected vehicles. It says that, with the new division, the Nardò Technical Center proving ground in Salento, Southern Italy, which is owned by Porsche and operated by Porsche Engineering, “further underlines its positioning as technology partner for the integrated […]

Google and Porsche could do in-car deal

Carmaker Porsche is reported to be in talks with Google to install its software onto their cars’ head units, meaning drivers will be able to get a range of connected services without pairing their phones. Reuters reports that the two businesses are in talks to enable Porsche customers to access to Google applications like Google […]

Porsche launches connected car ideas competition

Porsche Cars North America hosts Porsche Data Cup for new customer experiences 02/02/2022 Porsche invites developers to create new applications from connected car data  Porsche Cars North America has announced its first ever Porsche Data Cup competition where contestants have the opportunity to develop business models for smart home, financial and e-mobility applications. To do […]

PTV Group bought by private equity firm

The quoted private assets growth investor Bridgepoint is buying a majority stake in transport modelling company PTV Group. The previous owner Porsche Automobil Holding SE will retain what is called “a significant minority stake in the company”. The price has not been disclosed. They say the partnership between Bridgepoint and Porsche SE aims to “further […]

HERE, Vodafone and Porsche partner on real-time warning system

HERE Technologies, Vodafone and Porsche have announced a feasibility study on road traffic safety. The three global companies say they are working together to trial how 5G technology and highly precise location determination can improve traffic safety and reduce the number of road accidents in the future. The three companies are collaborating in the development […]

Porsche invests in “simulated sense of touch” solution

Carmaker Porsche is taking a minority stake in Israeli technology company Tactile Mobility which has a solution to artificially give a car “a sense of touch”. The solution simulates touch by using an algorithm to process data that is provided by existing sensors and is used to, for example, improve assessment of friction coefficient between […]


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