October 21st, 2019

European Commission funded project CARAMEL addresses the cybersecurity challenge of the next generation mobility, contributing to the long-term vision of safer roads with zero fatality.

CARAMEL (Artificial Intelligence-based Cybersecurity for Connected and Automated Vehicles), is a € 6.6 million project launched on the 1st October 2019, aiming to improve road safety in future mobility scenarios. It considers the cybersecurity related issues of the CCAM ecosystem, considering three novel types of mobility: i) autonomous cars, ii) connected vehicles empowered by next

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September 12th, 2019

Telefónica, DGT and Seat join forces to use IoT technology to increase cyclists’ safety on the road

Two use cases in which drones with a camera, an intelligent platform, and the connected car are able to communicate end-to-end via the Telefónica network. Drivers of connected vehicles are alerted to two dangerous situations on the road: the presence of a cyclist and a stationary vehicle on the road. Today, in Becerril de la

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June 17th, 2019

Ficosa, first global manufacturer to receive the European RED certification for C-V2X technology from its CarCom platform

This certification is a recognition of Ficosa’s innovation in the automotive sector and a demonstration of the maturity of solutions such as its CarCom platform. The company was also a pioneer in testing the C-V2X technology in the US intelligent cities largest pilot program.   Ficosa, leading global provider dedicated to research, development, production and

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May 30th, 2019

Ficosa sells 3 million rear-view cameras

 The company has achieved this all-time record over the past 5 years thanks to its firm commitment to technological innovation in the automotive sector, and expects to triple sales by 2028    Ficosa, a top-tier global provider devoted to the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of high value technology vision, safety, connectivity and efficiency systems

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May 16th, 2019

Ficosa, recognized by Ford for its quality products

The Ficosa plant in Cookeville, Tennessee, has received this prestigious award   Ficosa, a top-tier global provider devoted to the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of vision, safety, connectivity and efficiency systems for the automotive and mobility sectors, has been awarded with the Ford Q1 distinction. The Ficosa plant in Cookeville, Tennessee, has been recognised

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March 15th, 2019

Ficosa turns 70, leading the race towards the automobile of the future

The multinational corporation is implementing an aggressive investment plan, with an additional €500 million over the next four years, in order to fuel its leadership in vision, connectivity, safety and e-mobility systems, which are decisive in today’s transformation of the automobile  Its innovative vision, commitment to internationalisation and ability to anticipate changes are the keys

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January 28th, 2019

MWCapital, SEAT, Telefónica, Ficosa, ETRA and i2CAT promote a Connected Car pilot project

The agreement will allow for the incorporation of SEAT, Ficosa and ETRA in 5G Barcelona, an initiative promoted by MWCapital, i2CAT and others that also involves Telefónica Application of 5G technology to the project will facilitate testing of the connection among automobiles, urban infrastructure and other vehicles   Mobile World Capital Barcelona, SEAT, Telefónica, Ficosa,

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December 19th, 2018

Ficosa reinforces its presence in Portugal with new facilities

With an investment of €5 million, the Ficocables plant has been expanded, adding a new building to boost the company’s competitiveness, efficiency and production capacity in Portugal and provide a better workplace for all of its employees  The construction of this new building, with 7,800 m2 of space, has been was completed recently and it

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September 28th, 2018

Ficosa develops and manufactures the digital rear-view system of the Audi e-tron, the first automobile to market with this technology

The digital rear-view system developed by Ficosa, which uses cameras and displays instead of the traditional external side mirrors, offers a whole new driving experience that is safer, more efficient and more comfortable  The Audi e-tron, which integrates Ficosa’s digital rear-view system, will hit the market in late 2018  This system has been developed and

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February 23rd, 2018

Ficosa wins five important contracts for battery management systems for the Chinese market

With these significant achievements in China, the company consolidates its technological expansion and further strengthens its position in this market These orders, from two Tier-1 automobile manufacturers, are valued at over €200 million and will be used for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles These solutions will be developed at the Viladecavalls Technology Centre and produced

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December 5th, 2017

Videantis and ADASENS partner to address explosive growth in intelligent automotive cameras

Partnership brings the automotive computer vision functions from ADASENS to the embedded vision processor solutions from Videantis   Hannover and Lindau, Germany – Videantis and ADASENS (part of the FICOSA group) today announced they are partnering to bring advanced sensing technologies to self-driving vehicles and automotive ADAS applications. The partnership combines the ADASENS portfolio of computer

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