3D printed car: The future of the automotive industry

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When it comes to the automotive industry, additive manu […]. The post 3D printed car: The future of the automotive industry appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo.

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BMW Group increasing use of digitalization and Industry 4.0 in production logistics

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The BMW Group is increasingly relying on innovations from the fields of digitalization and Industry 4.0 Staff can control logistics processes from mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets and use virtual reality applications to plan future logistics. Industry 4.0

2018 120

Industry group signs MOU to develop and test hydrogen fueling hardware for heavy-duty vehicles

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Under the MOU, the cross-industry group of both vehicle and infrastructure companies will test pre-commercial 70MPa hydrogen heavy duty vehicle high flow (H70HF) fueling hardware for future Class 8 (40 Ton) trucks.

2019 116

Euro Parliament report analyzes Industry 4.0 potential

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The European Parliament has release an analysis of the Industry 4.0 The study assesses the rationale for public intervention and outlines measures that could be adopted to increase the gains and limit the threats from Industry 4.0. Industry 4.0 Industry 4.0 Industry 4.0

Roland Berger and fka Index: China to dominate EV market and industry in foreseeable future

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The consultancy says that China will dominate both the market and the industry in the foreseeable future. Industry. Industry. The large production volumes of Chinese domestic manufacturers benefit the nation in the industry rankings.

2017 78

Is an AC motor in your future?

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methodology and materials required to do a DIY Industrial AC motor customization. All major car makers use AC propulsion systems for a reason. That reason is simplicity, robustness and excellent, programmable. operating parameters. For the past year, there has been a group of people studying.

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Upstream Security: cyber hacks could cost auto industry $24 billion within 5 years

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Cyber hacks might cost the auto industry roughly $24 billion within five years, according to a new study by Upstream Security , which specializes in cloud-based security protection. billion, while we are seeing that the cost for the industry as a whole could reach $24 billion by 2023.

2018 127

Coulomb, MasterCard, and the future of public charging

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Virtually everyone who enters this parking lot for the foreseeable future will likely pass two empty spots, reserved for apparently non-existent electric vehicles. Creating an new industry that converts cheap electricity into a monetized charge session is not necessarily the best way forward.

2010 219

Could future VW Beetle return to rear (electric) powertrain?

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As any experienced journalist knows, you hear lots of good stuff in the corridors and private conversations of any large industry event where media are present. Paris Auto Show Future Cars VW Group plug-in cars Paris Motor Show MQB MEB architectureThat applies to auto shows too. Which is how we came to hear an intriguing rumor about the possible production direction of the next-generation Volkswagen Beetle. DON'T MISS: VW ID: more.

2016 86

FANUC to build factory of the future using NVIDIA AI platform; self-teaching robots in the FIELD system

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FANUC collaborated on the development of FIELD with Cisco, the worldwide leader in IT-enabled digitization; Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information solutions; and Preferred Networks, a leading provider of Artificial Intelligence solutions.

2016 111

Ford's future 300-mile all-electric performance SUV: what we know

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While critics and auto-industry analysts harp about the company's lack of profitability and slow production, fewer acknowledge that when the Model S was launched it quickly claimed the mantle as the bestselling luxury sedan on the market. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Lots of automakers wish they could get a bite of Tesla’s business.

2018 60

CALSTART brief highlights growth of and future opportunity for California’s clean transportation technology industry

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A new CALSTART brief indicates that California’s climate and energy policies are not only helping to protect the environment and improve air quality, but are also helping to accelerate growth of the clean transportation technology industry (CTTI) in the state. Executives profiled in the report see enormous potential for industry growth in California.

2016 69

Volvo Trucks presents Vera autonomous electric vehicle for future transport solutions

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The full potential of the transport industry is yet to be seen. Volvo Trucks’ Vera future transport solution is intended to be used for regular and repetitive tasks characterized by relatively short distances, large volumes of goods and high delivery precision.

2018 136

Faurecia unveils $64M digital factory showcasing the future of manufacturing; Industry 4.0

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Columbus South, a 400,000 square-foot facility, will employ 450 people and produce a new, high-tech emissions control product for the commercial vehicle industry. This facility represents our entry into Industry 4.0, a revolutionary concept incorporating connectivity, automation, data processing and hardware to advance the manufacturing industry. Faurecia, a leading automotive supplier, unveiled a $64-million data-driven manufacturing facility in Columbus, Indiana.

Volkswagen Truck & Bus launches RIO: open cloud-based platform for transportation industry digitization

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to MAN’s heavy-duty distribution eTruck—Volkswagen Truck & Bus is launching RIO—a new brand bundling digital solutions for transportation & logistics into a cloud-based open platform that can serve as the “operating system” for the entire transportation industry. To date, harnessing data within the transportation industry is often not possible due to the players involved who use different software systems—e.g. Connected vehicles Fleets Industry 4.0

2016 76

Study: blockchain in the automotive industry shows revenue potential of $120B in 2030

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Now is the time for the automotive industry to start adjusting its strategies and business models, not only to expand their current offerings with blockchain solutions but also to monetize them. The study “Blockchain in the Automotive Industry” was conducted worldwide in October 2018 by Simon-Kucher & Partners ( n =362).

2019 73

RoMulus project: developing intelligent multi-sensor systems for Industry 4.0

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The RoMulus (Robust multi-sensor technology for status monitoring in Industry 4.0 applications) research project project sponsored by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is focused on simplifying and accelerating the development and use of intelligent multi-sensor systems for Industry 4.0——the Multi-sensor systems are key components for the success of Industry 4.0 Industry 4.0

2016 60

Volkswagen Group’s new Future Tracks program targeting digitalization era in auto industry; “James 2025”

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At the Geneva Motor Show and now at the IT trade fair CeBIT in Hanover, Germany, Volkswagen Group executive management has begun to outline its “Future Tracks” program which will address, among other things, what Chairman of the Board of Management Prof. At the Geneva show, Winterkorn introduced the Future Tracks program by saying : Over the next few years, our industry will face one of the greatest upheavals since the invention of the automobile.

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Industry study finds lead-acid to remain most wide-spread automotive energy storage for foreseeable future; new chemistries continue to grow

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The study, which provides a joint industry analysis of how different types of batteries are used in different automotive applications, concludes that lead-based batteries will by necessity remain the most wide-spread energy storage system in automotive applications for the foreseeable future.

Electric Pedicabs - future for London's transport

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While the industry is unregulated some of the lads started using electric motors (hub motors) similar to those produced by golden motor and run these pedicabs on the lead acid or gel batteries. This blog is not about promoting the pedicabs or pedicab industry but about making people's awareness of light weight electric vehicles and their contribution these could make to reduce CO2 emissions. London belongs to one of the largest cities in the world.

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NASA, Uber to explore safety, efficiency of future urban airspace

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earlier post ), further to explore concepts and technologies related to urban air mobility (UAM) to ensure a safe and efficient system for future air transportation in populated areas. NASA has signed a second space act agreement with Uber Technologies, Inc.

2018 78

Faraday's Future bumpy; Nevada nervous, first car 'no Tesla'

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Toss in a Chinese billionaire or two, a new business model for selling transportation services rather than cars, and the brutal competition in the global auto industry, and you have the recipe for frequent and disruptive change. Green Faraday Future Startups incentives nevada plug-in carsCompany startups are, by their nature, secretive and turbulent places.

Nexar joins Berkeley DeepDrive Industry Consortium

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Nexar , developer of a vehicle-to-vehicle network app that turns smartphones into connected AI dashcams, will join the Berkeley DeepDrive ( BDD ) Industry Consortium, a research alliance bringing together private industry sponsors, faculty, and researchers from multiple departments and centers.

2016 74

H2FUTURE building world’s largest green hydrogen pilot plant; targeting the steel industry

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The partners from industry and power generation will use this facility to research into future breakthrough technologies which are needed to meet global climate goals over the long-term.

2018 109

The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be

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Even if the world is successful in cutting carbon emissions in the future, California needs to start preparing for rising sea levels, hotter weather and other effects of climate change, a new state report recommends.

2009 151

The Future @ Smart Garage

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The fact that they have assembled key industry leaders along with some of the best minds in the EV movement to study how to actually implement a grid charged transportation system means we’ll make some sorely needed progress in setting infrastructure standards and building it out. Attendees included leaders from the utility and auto industries, innovators of clean energy solutions, IT systems providers, consumer products, metering, advanced battery technology and even retailers.

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ARPA-E awards $35M to 12 new projects to support medium-voltage devices for grid, industry and transportation

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The US Department of Energy announced $35 million in awards for 12 projects that find new ways to harness medium-voltage electricity for applications in industry, transportation, on the grid and beyond. Medium-voltage DC circuit breakers could enable significant improvements in the United States’ electrical system, transforming how electricity is delivered and managed across the entire power grid, as well as critical applications in industry, transportation, and resource production.

2019 74

BVRLA expects fleet industry to seize the initiative in ‘challenging’ 2019

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The vehicle rental and leasing industry is laying the groundwork for a productive and secure long-term future, according to the BVRLA’s Industry Outlook 2019 Report

2018 41

Faraday Future confirms $2B in first round funding; Evergrande Health strategic investor

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Luxury, performance electric vehicle startup Faraday Future (FF) has confirmed the US$2 billion of first round equity funding following Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) approval.

2018 93

Why Is The Shale Industry Still Not Profitable?

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One factor that has worked against some shale drillers is that the advantage of hedging future production has all but disappeared. In FY15 and FY16, the companies surveyed realized revenue gains on the order of $15 and $9 per barrel, respectively, by locking in future production at higher prices than what ended up prevailing in the market. Part of the reason for that is rising oil prices, as well as a flattening of the futures curve. By Nick Cunningham of Oilprice.com.

2018 73

Future Pickup Trucks: 7 Out Of 10 Could Be Aluminum By 2025 (Says Aluminum-Industry Study)

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The aluminum-bodied 2015 Ford F-150 isn''t yet on sale, but some analysts already believe it heralds an industry trend. A new study from research firm Ducker Worldwide predicts seven out of 10 pickup trucks will have aluminum bodies by 2025, the Detroit News reports. Those results should please the entity that commissioned the study, the Aluminum

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FPT Industrial launches e-Powertrain organization; showcases e-powertrains at IAA CV, including H2 fuel cell concept

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At the IAA 2018 exhibition in Hannover, FPT Industrial launched its new e-Powertrain organization. The core of the new FPT Industrial electromobility offering is the E-Powertrain Concept with new E-Axle. The other powertrain elements are the FPT Industrial 2835.6

2018 106

Groupe PSA selects Punch Powertrain for future electrified transmission systems; 48V configuration up first

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Apojee is an industry expert in the field of Power Electronics with customers in the German and French Automotive industry (both OEMs and Tier 1s), as well as in motorsports (inverters for Formula E and for Formula One).

2018 111

ABB & Ballard Power Systems partner to develop MW-scale fuel cell power plant for shipping industry

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The fuel cell power system, to be jointly designed, developed and validated by ABB and Ballard Power Systems, is anticipated to play a role in accelerating the industry-wide adoption of sustainable solutions for marine e-mobility, and help ship-owners meet the increasing demands for clean operations.

2018 91

Is China making U.S. irrelevant to the future of automobiles?

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that led the building of the global 20th-century automobile industry. The first automobile was invented in Germany in 1885 by Karl Benz, but it was the U.S. Through the turn of the current century, the U.S. new-vehicle market was the world's largest, and General Motors was for decades the world's largest car company. Neither of those is still the. China government plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) regulation new energy vehicles

Hybrid SUV Future? Beyond 2011

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Despite Setbacks, Hybrid Future Looks Bright. Although only available in Japan, industry experts expect a version will soon come to the US. These additions and improvement to hybrid technology offer a quick peek into the future.

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GAC Group begins construction of $6.5B industrial park for electric and intelligent vehicles

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China-based automobile manufacturer Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC Group), the parent company of GAC Motor, has begun construction of a large industrial park for electric and intelligent vehicles as part of its efforts to boost its electric vehicle business.

2017 111

Fast charger comes to Voltageville: Envisioning the Future

Plugs and Cars

Government and industry began to plan for the rollout of plug-in cars with a plan to roll out public charging infrastructure. Nissan's LEAF will initially appear with a fast charge connector, something that will surely be a purchase option in the future. In 2001 I began driving an electric car, obtaining the last of the ZEV mandate-required EVs.

2010 116

How BMW can compete with Tesla electric cars: future i5, plug-in hybrids, says advocate

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For a decade now, Tesla Motors has been the "black swan" of the auto industry. Future Cars Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) BMW i5It's a California company startup, founded from scratch, using a new powertrain, that against all odds has sold more than 100,000 electric cars and created a brand known worldwide. You can almost hear the grinding of teeth in the automaking capitals of Michigan and.

2016 57

The Next Oil Price Spike May Cripple The Industry

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How it is possible for the price of oil to go both up and not up, and what would that mean for the oil industry? In fact, we have been highlighting this threat to the energy industry in articles since 2015, for example here , here , here and here.) The second is that under the best of circumstances it will take the EV industry close to another decade to close this cost of ownership gap. Why an oil price spike would be bad for the industry.

Hybrid SUV Future Looks Bright

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With all these hybrids being discontinued, readers may be wondering what the future holds for hybrid crossovers and SUVs. More conducive to the advancement of a greener SUV & crossover industry would be a hybrid CR-V, Rav4, Edge and Equinox. Where do we go from here?

Dürr acquires Industry 4.0 software specialist iTAC

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This will enable the machinery and plant engineering group to substantially extend its existing activities in the field of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)—the central component of Industry 4.0. MES software allows machinery and plant in production lines and factories to be networked intelligently; iTAC is a leading providers in this future market. Dürr has acquired 100% of the shares in the German software house iTAC Software AG.

2015 60

Fraunhofer IAO patent analysis finds China leading in Industry 4.0

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The project’s first white paper reveals that China is way out in front when it comes to patent applications for the basic technologies needed for Industry 4.0. Industry 4.0. Industry 4.0, While IT systems today are already at the heart of the production system, in Industry 4.0, The first industrial revolution improved efficiency through the use of hydropower, steam power and the development of machine tools.

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