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The Digital Revolution in the Car
A Magazine published by the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA)
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01 - Mobility
Population growth, urbanization and climate change: as the world changes it poses new challenges for tomorrow’s mobility.
02 - Connectivity
Connectivity has always brought improvements to people’s lives, and enhanced trade, exchange and prosperity. Intelligent networks are again revolutionizing our lives.
03 - Benefits
In the future, vehicles will coordinate with one another and with the infrastructure. This milestone in automotive history enhances the driving experience and improves traffic flow.
04 - Safety
German vehicles are among the safest in the world. Yet research continues. Intelligently connected vehicles will issue warnings to one another and accidents will be avoided.
05 – Efficiency
More time, more money, more energy: hardly any other technology offers potential savings at as many levels as intelligent traffic connectivity.
06 - Infotainment
Connectivity is fun. Mobile Internet connections mean drivers can be contacted in their cars, restaurant recommendations embedded into the navigation, and music and the latest apps downloaded.
07 – Convenience
Everything is becoming simpler: new control concepts are changing our cars and combining intuitive controls with highly advanced technology.
08 - Partners
08 - Partners The car is becoming a node in personal and public data networks. Collaboration with new partners will make the revolution possible.
09 - Summary
Connectivity demands innovations. The German automotive industry will apply its drive for innovation to overcome future challenges.
10 - Outlook
Connectivity is revolutionizing road traffic and all aspects of our lives. Embedded in intelligent forms of living and electricity networks, people will experience far-reaching improvements.