— An article by Ole Harms, Product Strategy // Ops Excellence // Communication at Volkswagen’s Car.Software Organisation
The Volkswagen Group will make software one of its key competencies. At the heart of the transformation: the newly founded Car.Software Organisation where the brightest digital minds will work on one of the biggest challenges in the automotive industry and shape the mobility of tomorrow.
The Car.Software Organisation is currently going live, transferring from a virtual organization into a real company. With all the necessary building blocks.
Three principles have led us through the first months in setting up this company and will…
— An article by Björn Goerke, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and member of the executive board of the Car.Software Organisation
“If you’d ask me why I take this trip — or why I let this trip take me — I am not sure I’ll find a straight simple answer.”
This is a quote that you’ll find in my blog sf2nyc where, in 2019, I documented my bike trip from San Francisco to New York — 6,900 km in 60 days. It was a challenging tour for sure — but one of the best things I’ve ever done in my life.
— An Article by Christian Senger, CEO Car.Software Organisation and Board Member Volkswagen Passenger Cars
People’s expectations towards the car are shifting in the direction of more and more digital performance and individualization. Thus, the automobile is increasingly developing into a smart car, just as the mobile phone has evolved into a smartphone.
The car as a fully connected, digital living space that constantly offers new functions, can be individualized with applications and is regularly updated. This includes infotainment and cockpit functions, right through to assistance systems and chassis management.
We will not be able to master this change solely…