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The IT industry has made much of the benefits of a Cloud infrastructure, offering better security and less complex networks in the workplace. Infotainment specialist Harman with subsidiary Aha claims its use in the car could be equally effective. It is now offering OEMs and service providers a chance to use the Cloud beyond downloading apps, navigation updates or music. Understanding what features are being used by the end customer, finding software bugs, removing unused features, reducing recalls or targeting specific customers with updates and advertising are just some of the ideas that Harman claims it can offer with its new Aha Cloud Platform Analytics and Updates Service. just-auto spoke to Siegfried Schuler, Director Centre of Competence Aha, about the service and find out what OEMs are most interested in.
Porsche SE increased group profit to EUR1.74bn (US$2.34bn) in the first half of this year, a result significantly influenced by the profit of EUR1.77bn (US$2.76bn) from the investment in Volkswagen AG accounted for at equity. This compares with EUR1.49bn (US$2bn)in the first half of 2013.
Porsche sold 87,800 cars in the first half of 2014, an increase of 8% over the same period last year. Revenue grew by 16% to EUR8.2bn (US$11bn) with operating profit growing by 8% to EUR1.4bn. The company said in a statement this is equivalent to a return on sales of 17%.
New vehicle sales in the US in July are expected to increase 11.6% year on year to 1.46m units, resulting in an estimated 16.6m seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), according to Kelley Blue Book (KBB).
Porsche has officially opened three new buildings at its Weissach development centre, marking the conclusion of the largest investment project in the centre's history.
Four projects by Germany, Spain and Hungary are being examined by the European Commission concerning the compatibility with EU state aid rules for Volkswagen, BMW and Ford.
It had to happen. Just under a month to go before its international debut at the LA auto show and someone has captured a now only lightly disguised Macan on film.
This year's Silverstone Classic sounds like it's going to be an essential for any petrolhead here in England.
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