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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

Tesla Inks 5-Year Lithium Deal with Chinese Supplier

Materials strategy mimics multi-sourcing battery plans

Magna-LG Electronics JV Targets Electrified Powertrains

Teaming up on electrification

VW Readies Automated EV Charging System

No humans required

What You Should Know About High-Speed Machining

The tools go a whole lot faster—40,000 rpm, perhaps—but the advantage is not parts per hour but in the ability to make precise parts with less induced stress

Revolutionary Hydrogen Storage Tank Design Could Propel H2 Deployment

Rather than storing hydrogen in a large cylindrical tank, Noble Gas has developed a conformal system

Personal Car Ownership Fends Off Public Transport During Pandemic

EVs gaining acceptance but the pace needs to accelerate

Veoneer Exec Tapped to Head AV Computing Consortium

Creating standards for sensors and processors

Machining Gummy Materials: A New Use for Sharpies

Organic films help metal removal Purdue researchers discover

Another Application for Geo-Fenced AVs: Factory Logistics

Partners team up on valet parking and other niches

Opposed-Piston Engine Developer Touts 2027 Diesel Emissions Capabilities

Achates moves closer to production, starting with commercial vehicles

Velodyne Spins Ahead with New Lidar Contracts

Deals with Motional and May Mobility Follow Baidu Partnership

Autonomous Vehicles in the Norwegian Winter

A pilot program will start in Oslo during Q1 2021—when there’s plenty of precipitation, including the white fluffy kind

Quick Takes: Sensor Suites and Higher-Level Autonomy

LeddarTech, Renesas and Coast Technologies execs share their views

ZF Delves into the Middle(ware)

An important layer between traditional software and hardware that will help enable next-generation technologies

Motional, Lyft to Launch Robo-Taxi Service in 2023

Driverless services on tap for several U.S. cities

As Easy as Riding an E-Bike

Valeo scales electrification efforts with 48-volt bike system

Automotive Cybersecurity by the Numbers

2021 Upstream report indicates there’s a lot of room for improvement

Proterra Launches Battery Production Line

Leader in electric transit bus production adds battery pack production to plant

Can a CVT Boost EV Performance?

Bosch says new gearbox can better balance efficiency and peak output

Additive Advances at General Motors

The OEM is finding the ways and means to deploy the process throughout product development and production

Zoox Vehicle Officially Unveiled

Electric. Level 5 capable. And owned by Amazon

ZERO EV Quick Product Development

The ZERO EV is quick. But the product development is comparatively quicker

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