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 We are already working with tomorrow’s Industry 4.0 Industry 4.0 in production logistics.

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Oil Industry Overlords Determined To Burn Climate To Death #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 130

@LATimes Great Investigative Reporting On This Huge Entertainment Industry Story – But Not By You #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 141

My Mayor Is A #SELLOUT To The Oil Industry. Is Yours? #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 141

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

Dürr building smart and resource-efficient paint shop at San Luis Potosí in Mexico for BMW Group; Industry 4.0

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Dürr is building a paint shop in Mexico for the BMW Group that meets the requirements for connected Industry 4.0 Industry 4.0 production. This plant, featuring the first integrated smart factory concept from Dürr, is being built at the San Luis Potosí site.

2018 113

Schaeffler and IBM sign Watson IoT partnership; Industry 4.0

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Schaeffler manufactures millions of precision-engineered products that help to keep the world’s machines moving—from those that go into automotive clutch systems, to those in hybrid engines and the huge industrial bearings used in wind turbines. Industry 4.0 Big Data Industry 4.0

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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

Charging industry agrees on carbon credit standards

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Driving on electricity produces less carbon than driving on gas. Yet in most places, no one gets credit for lowering those carbon emissions. That is, until now. In an effort to reduce the cost of installing electric-car charging stations, a new agreement by the Electric Vehicle Charging Carbon Coalition (EVCCC), calculates carbon credits to. Carbon Charging Networks

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Graforce plasma electrolysis for efficient generation of hydrogen from industrial waste water; partnering with Audi

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Berlin-based Graforce Hydro GmbH, the developer of a plasma electrolyzer—the Plasmalyzer —is applying its technology for the highly efficient generation of hydrogen from industrial waste water.

2018 113

CSIRO roadmap finds hydrogen industry set for scale-up in Australia

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An economically-sustainable hydrogen industry in Australia could soon be on the cards according to a blueprint released by CSIRO, the national science agency, which found that cost-competitiveness is firmly on the horizon.

2018 111

Oil industry funding supports campaign to roll back fuel-economy rules

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A new investigative report by the New York Times has revealed the puppeteer pulling the strings in the Trump administration's efforts to undo fuel-economy and emissions improvements: no surprise, the oil industry. Backed by America's largest refiners and organizations tied to or funded by the Koch brothers, an underground network coordinated a. emissions EPA global warming Corporate Average Fuel Economy air pollution

2018 77

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

Bolivia and ACISA found joint venture to extract and industrialize lithium from residual brine; €300M investment

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The aim of the JV is the sustainable extraction and industrialization of lithium as well as other raw materials from Salar de Uyuni, the world’s largest salt lake. In addition to lithium, other raw materials important for industrial use are also extracted from the residual brine, thus reducing waste to a minimum. The group of companies develops innovative and sustainable manufacturing solutions for the photovoltaic, battery and automotive industries.

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

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Infineon launches €106M “Productive4.0” research project; largest European research effort to date in Industry 4.0

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“ Productive4.0 ”, the largest European research initiative to date in the field of Industry 4.0, Coordinated by Infineon Technologies AG, more than 100 partners from 19 European countries will work on digitizing and networking industry. The aim is to create a user platform across value chains and industries that especially promotes the digital networking of manufacturing companies, production machines and products. Europe Industry 4.0

2017 60

Toyota develops general-purpose hydrogen burner for industrial use; NOx emissions below natural gas burner levels, zero CO2

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Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) has developed the what it says is the world’s first general-purpose hydrogen burner for industrial use in collaboration with Chugai Ro Co.,

2018 115

Aluminum industry says NHTSA/EPA draft rule assumptions on lightweighting in small cars false

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Last week, Mario Greco, chairman of the Aluminum Association’s Aluminum Transportation Group (ATG) and director of global marketing of automotive for Arconic, testified on behalf of the aluminum industry before the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during a public hearing held in Dearborn, Michigan. The US aluminum industry continues to make significant investments to meet growing demand for automotive aluminum.

2018 93

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

Brazilian Industrial Biotech Association formed

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Industrial biotechnology companies have formed the Brazilian Industrial Biotechnology Association (in Portuguese ABBI - Associação Brasileira de Biotecnologia Industrial). ABBI brings together companies and institutions developing and using microorganisms and its derivatives to deliver renewable products for industries and consumers worldwide.

Law firm forming autonomous vehicle industry group

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The law firm of Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP is forming an autonomous vehicle industry group, which includes a cross-disciplinary team of attorneys practicing in the firm’s Corporate, Intellectual Property and Litigation departments. Honigman is responding to what it sees as a growing need for practical guidance as new laws and best practices are adopted by this emergent industry.

2017 60

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

EPA Administrator Pruitt recruited top oil industry executives, emails show

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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt left little to chance in trying to make the agency more friendly to the oil industry after he took office last year, according to new emails revealed in a report by Buzzfeed News. The Sierra Club obtained the emails through a Freedom of Information Act request and shared them with Buzzfeed, according to the report. Politics

Brexit: How will it affect the car industry?

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With Article 50 triggered an eternity ago, the UK is due to leave the EU on 29 March 2019

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S Korea to invest $2.3B in hydrogen fuel cell vehicle industrial ecosystem over next 5 years

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billion) over the next five years in a public-private partnership to speed up the development of the country’s hydrogen fuel cell vehicle ecosystem, according to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE). The South Korean government and businesses will invest some 2.6 trillion won (US $2.33

2018 99

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

BMW Group, BASF SE, Samsung SDI and Samsung Electronics launch cross-industry project to support sustainable cobalt mining

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As part of a cross-industry initiative, the BMW Group, BASF SE, Samsung SDI and Samsung Electronics have launched a joint cobalt pilot project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Cobalt is a key component in the production of batteries for the automotive and electronics industries. Industrial mining accounts for approximately 80-85% of Congolese cobalt production, with artisanal mining operations producing the remaining 15-20%.

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Trump promised to save the coal industry; it hasn't happened

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You may recall that President Donald Trump made some ambitious and audacious campaign promises about his plans to revive America's dwindling coal industry. Two weeks ago, The Washington Post fact-checked the president's delivery on those promises after his first year in office—in multiples of "Pinocchios," its measure of untruthfulness for. emissions Politics global warming climate change energy fossil fuels Donald Trump

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Leviton launches industry-first 40A EV charge connector assembly

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Leviton has introduced an industry-first 40A Electric Vehicle Charge Connector Assembly: the Evr-Green 400 Charging Station. —Manoj Karwa, Senior Director of EVSE Programs for Leviton’s Commercial and Industrial Business Unit.

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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

Why Is The Shale Industry Still Not Profitable?

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But the lack of profitability remains a significant problem for the shale industry. By Nick Cunningham of Oilprice.com. Echoing the criticism of too much hype surrounding US shale from the Saudi oil minister last week, a new report finds that shale drilling is still largely not profitable. Not only that, but costs are on the rise and drillers are pursuing “irrational production.”. Riyadh-based Al Rajhi Capital dug into the financials of a long list of U.S.

2018 73

Global geothermal industry passes 12,000 MW operational

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The global geothermal industry surpassed 12,000 MW of geothermal power operational, with about 600 MW of new geothermal power coming online globally, according to a year-end update by the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA). The international geothermal power industry is poised to place between 500 and 1,000 MW on line per year for the rest of the decade, said GEA.

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Study looks at challenges facing auto industry

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If anyone in the auto industry thought that the coast was clear after the recent economic troubles, a new industry review by AlixPartners, the global business advisory firm, suggests something different. Green cars Latest news AlixPartners auto industry challenges automotive industry study

Penske Truck Leasing and NFI Industries starting to test the first fully electric Freightliner trucks from end of 2018 onwards

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Now, Daimler announced the two first customers to operate the e-vehicles within their fleet: a total of 30 Freightliner eCascadia and eM2 trucks will be handed over to Penske Truck Leasing and NFI Industries in the US.

2018 110

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

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

Novelis introducing high-strength 7000-series aluminum alloys for automotive industry

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That’s what we’re doing—taking the basic chemistry in metallurgy, and adapting it for the needs of the auto industry. The most commonly known alloys are 7050 and 7075, which are widely used in the aircraft industry.

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Hyundai Heavy Industries and Accenture to design connected smart ships

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Hyundai Heavy Industries and Accenture are collaborating to design a ‘connected smart ship’ that will enable ship owners to better manage their fleets and achieve potential operational savings through the application of digital technologies.

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Brexit: Automotive industry responds to “damage limitation” divorce deal

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It has been a long time since the decision for the UK to leave the EU was made

2018 41

UK car industry booms as its cleans up its act

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The UK automotive industry is stronger than ever and is performing to its highest ever environmental standard, according to a new report. The country’s car industry reported record turnover for last year, up more than 12 per cent to £55 billion. What’s more, exports reached record levels as the industry saw increased investment across all [.]. Green credentials car industry environment smmt UK

Oil Industry Faces Huge Worker Shortage

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Because of this, the collective US shale industry has been likened to the new “swing producer”: low oil prices force quick cutbacks but higher prices trigger new supplies. An estimated 350,000 workers have been laid off in the oil industry around the world, and the rig count in the US is a tiny fraction of what it was two years ago. The Wall Street Journal , using data from IHS, estimates that roughly 70 percent of the fracking equipment across the shale industry has been idled.

2016 60

Fuel-efficiency rules create jobs too, contrary to industry plaints

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Fuel economy and emission standards have been a contentious issue in recent months as the auto industry and government officials clash over regulations and their potential benefits. Earlier this year, one of the largest pieces of evidence against more stringent fuel economy regulations came from former Ford CEO Mark Fields. Fields told President. Politics EPA jobs CAFE Fuel Economy Corporate Average Fuel Economy

2017 63

Texas fossil-fuel industry made state more vulnerable to hurricane

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While the storm has dissipated, with this week's attention focused on Hurricane Irma, the effects and damage tolls will last for years—and one thing already seems clear: Texas' dependence on the fossil-fuel industry poses an. Hurricane Harvey will go down as one of the most destructive and costliest natural disasters in the United States.

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