A Break­through Plat­form in Design­ing AV/ADAS vehi­cle.

David Fritz, Glob­al Tech­nol­o­gy Man­ag­er, Autonomous and ADAS at Siemens, intro­duces new val­i­da­tion pro­gram to accel­er­ate autonomous vehi­cle devel­op­ment

As a back­drop of Pre-sil­i­con val­i­da­tion Seimens/Mentor Graph­ics has unveiled a pre-sil­i­con autonomous val­i­da­tion envi­ron­ment called PAVE360

David Fritz,
Men­tor Graphics,Siemens’ called PAVE360 “the first plat­form that allows a mul­ti-divi­sion, mul­ti-enter­prise project” in design­ing an AV/ADAS vehi­cle.

The plat­form lets mul­ti­ple sup­pli­ers of vehi­cle com­po­nents, soft­ware and sub­sys­tems to col­lab­o­rate while design­ing a high­ly auto­mat­ed vehi­cle.

The foun­da­tion of Siemens’ PAVE360 is a con­cept called the “dig­i­tal twin.” a dupli­cate (sim­u­lat­ed) ver­sion of the real world.

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WHAT IS THE SITUATION?:

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3) Auction Channel is Now migrating Online:
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Jan ThompsonSenior vice president of marketingZoyte USA-HAAH Automotive Holdings, - 12/31/1969

Zotye, is the Chinese automaker with plans to launch retail operations in the United States in late 2020, has added one of the industry's most respected marketing veterans to its leadership team.

Jan Thompson has been named senior vice president of marketing for Zotye USA and its parent company, HAAH Automotive Holdings, which is headquartered in Lake Forest, Calif.

Thompson, named one of Automotive News' 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry in 2005 and 2010, has led marketing activities at Mazda, Toyota and Nissan in North America. She also has been executive vice president of Omnicon Group and vice president of Advanstar Communications Inc.

She most recently was Ipsos' senior vice president, North America lead, and she will remain on the board of directors at Auto Web, an automotive media and marketing services company in Irvine, Calif.
Her appointment is effective March 1, HAAH said in a statement.
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