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Faurecia Puts the ‘Wow Factor’ in Its Process Technologies

Faurecia is on a roll. The France-based Tier 1 has been expanding into clean mobility (including hydrogen storage systems) and recently acquired lighting systems giant...

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Inkjet Innovation for the Automotive Paint Shop

Robotics specialist ABB has developed painting robots that use an inkjet-type printer head with over 1,000 individually controllable nozzles, enabling higher accuracy and transfer...

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Connectivity

Special Delivery – by ‘Bot

When road users and pedestrians in downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan, first view the REV-1 in action, they see a funky little electric three-wheeler quietly navigating the city’s streets on its own. Observers...

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Emulating 5G Networks for AV Testing

As 5G technology applications spread throughout the auto industry, case testing is a vital aspect of attaining and maintaining efficiency. The U.K.’s Spirent Communications and the Warwick...

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Transportation

Teleoperations Will Keep Humans in the AV Loop

In March 2017, Leanid Tsurankou began working as a self-driving engineer for Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group in San Francisco. Those were heady days, when a wave of euphoria about...

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Connectivity

Virtual Factories Accelerate Collaboration, Advance Technologies

The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM), a non-profit consortium based in Prince George County, Virginia, uses a 3D visualization lab to expand beyond the...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Look Behind-The-Scenes at Acura’s Performance Manufacturing Center, Home of the Acura NSX

Acura’s latest video gives a look into what it takes to manufacture the second generation Acura NSX hybrid supercar at its Performance...

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Unmanned Systems

AB Dynamics Provides New Drive-By-CAN Testing System

Test-system specialist AB Dynamics has developed new drive-by-wire technology that enables test vehicles – including autonomous vehicles (AV) – to be driven entirely via a CAN or...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Smart Factories Must Be Flexible, Connected and Secure

There’s no shortage of advanced technologies at the disposal of automakers in their efforts to manufacture passenger cars and trucks in a safer, more cost-effective and efficient...

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Software

Lockheed Martin Will Merge Machine Learning with 3D Printing

Lockheed Martin of Bethesda, Md. and the Office of Naval Research are exploring how to apply artificial intelligence to train robots to independently oversee and optimize...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

3D Printed Tools and Robo-Glove Make Inroads at GM Assembly Plant

A few General Motors manufacturing plant workers are sharing space with collaborative robots, suggesting assembly line applications for 3D printed parts—and potentially...

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Robotics, Automation & Control

AFRL Demos Advanced Multipurpose Robotics for Aerospace

Engineers from the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL’s) Manufacturing Technologies Division successfully demonstrated the capabilities of a new multi-purpose maintenance...

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Automotive

NASA Invites Proposal from Space-Based Large-Scale 3D-Printing Company

The International Space Station (ISS) is the most collectively expensive object built by humans. The total estimated cost is believed to be close to $150 billion....

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Materials

Stratasys Unveils High-Production Additive Manufacturing Spin-Off

Traditional manufacturers have long sought to combine the benefits of additive manufacturing with the material, quality, and economics of traditional production processes....

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Muñoz, 2018 SAE Foundation Honoree, Discusses Importance of STEM Education

Nissan’s Chief Performance Officer, José Muñoz, will be amongst those honored at the SAE Foundation 2018 Annual Celebration on May 18. He will receive the...

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