ROBOTICS

On Traffic Jams, Vehicle Size, Building EVs and more

From building electric vehicles—and training to do so—to considering traffic and its implication on drivers and vehicle size—there are plenty of considerations for people and their utilization of technology in the industry.

On EV's, ADAS, and a Pickup Truck

Several industry-related items that you’ve not likely to have seen anywhere else. (At least not all together.)

On Automotive: From Supercars to Supply Chains to Stamping

New tech developments in automotive ranging from the e-motor for a McLaren supercar to how Volkswagen Group is using artificial intelligence for supply chain monitoring to how Nissan is stamping without dies

On Automotive: An All Electric Edition

A look at electric vehicle-related developments, from new products to recycling old batteries.

Freudenberg Leans into Industry 4.0

CTO/COO Ted Duclos talks about dual roles and common objective

Akella on the Intersection of AI & Manual Assembly Ops

While there is an on-going pursuit of automation, Prasad Akella and his colleagues at Drishti Technologies believe there are big benefits to be gained by improving manual operations by using the power of AI

Conti-Nexteer JV Readies "Brake-to-Steer" Tech

Redundancy is good for automation 

2021 Nissan Rogue: Five Ways They’ve Improved the Brand’s Best Seller

It is the ever-vexing challenge: Making something popular better—with what it takes to get new customers without alienating the existing ones. 

Valeo Scales Up Tech Plans

CTO Guillaume Devauchelle on the future of electrification, automation and in-vehicle health systems

Putting Level 3 Automation to the Test

Foretellix and Mobileye team up on verification tools

Next-Gen Lidar Promises to Cut Costs by 70%

Level 2+ automation applications targeted in 2023

7 Cool Tools: Laser Cutting, Fixture Modeling, and more

Increase operational productivity with these new developments for automotive manufacturing from Mazak, Renishaw, Omron, Marposs and more.

Cobots: 14 Things You Need to Know

What jobs do cobots do well? How is a cobot programmed? What’s the ROI? We asked these questions and more to four of the leading suppliers of cobots. 

Industrial Robot Use Hits All-Time High

U.S. robot use in 2019 up but slowed. China dominates deployment

Toyota Taps Former CES Official as Tech Lobbyist

New K Street point person for autonomous vehicles and flying cars

Eaton Accelerates Use of Industry 4.0 Tech in Wake of COVID-19

Making the most of emerging manufacturing technologies to improve efficiencies during the pandemic

Mercedes Launches Extensive Digital Production Platform

Company plans to achieve 15% efficiency improvement through connecting sensors—and everything in between—to the Cloud

Nissan Manufacturing Wish List

What are the sorts of things that people at Nissan North American manufacturing ops are looking for?

Seven Cool Tools

Increase operational productivity with these new developments

Ensuring Manufacturing Safety Using Digitalized Production Design

How manufacturers must configure their operations to address the impact of COVID-19

Paint by AI

Durr’s Machine learning software promises to improve quality and efficiency

Inside Xpeng Motors

A look at some of the technologies being deployed in a new factory building electric vehicles in Zhaoqing, Guandong Province

C-19 Causes IMTS 2020 Cancellation

Massive manufacturing technology show has had a long run, now with a bit of an interruption

Addressing Automation for Commercial Applications

Self-driving ride-hailed vehicles may seem cool, but autonomous commercial vehicles may actually be a better deployment of the technology