Digital Supply Chain

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    VW Brazil launches new logistics portal, 20 services available from the cloud

    2018-09-28T17:38:18Z

    Volkswagen Truck & Bus is to launch a digital logistics portal in Brazil in tandem with the group’s digital brand, Rio. The Rio portal, which is based on vehicle data intelligence and stored in the cloud, will offer up to 20 services, which are currently purchased individually. These range from ...

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    Audi wins Red Dot and German design awards for digital planning tool, implements Virtual Reality Software Development Kit and applications will be rolled out into wider VW Group

    2018-09-27T17:16:23Z

    Audi digital planning assistant recognised with Red Dot Design Award and German Design Award NewAudi SDK developed in partnership with Munich start-up Innoactive SDK to be integrated by the end of 2018 into wider Volkswagen Group VR platform, the Digital Reality Hub Audi has won a ...

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    How Ford Motor digitalized its global supply chain

    2018-09-14T11:37:08Z

    With the help of Kinaxis, Ford adopted a global data standard (Photo: Ford Motor) Automakers are in the midst of a digital transformation that is changing every aspect of their business. Revamping the supply chain to interconnect regional operations and providing more data transparency are just two of the ...

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    Murata invests 5 billion yen in Finland for MEMS manufacturing

    2018-08-28T15:18:26Z

    Image: Murata Electronics Japan’s Murata Group is to invest 5 billion yen into its Finnish division, Murata Electronics (formerly VTI Technologies). This business unit, which Murata acquired in 2012, is based in Vantaa, and specializes in research, design and production of silicon-based capacitive 3D MEMS (microelectronic-mechanic systems) sensors. These ...

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    Kinaxis: Digital transformation for the automotive supply chain

    2018-08-24T14:03:00Z

    Innovations in electric and self-driving vehicles are fundamentally altering the automotive landscape and pushing customer expectations higher than ever before. Companies must digitally transform in order to face today’s shifting realities and succeed in minimizing inventory, maximizing cash flow and driving profitability in this dynamic business environment. ...

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    nextLAP presents AI data hub for production and logistics at AL Global Conference

    2018-08-23T13:44:12Z

    Image: nextLAP Inc. nextLAP Inc. of Mountain View, California, is to present its AI Production-Process-Platform IP/1 at next month’s Automotive Logistics Global Conference in Detroit. This is a cloud-based data hub featuring real-time analysis and artificial intelligence to optimize material flow in production and logistics processes. The IP/1 collects ...

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    Audi and Ericsson prepare 5G for application in automotive production

    2018-08-03T12:37:14Z

    Image: Audi Audi is working with Ericsson to explore the application of 5G communication in vehicle production. The two firms have signed a memorandum of understanding, and will run field tests at a technical center at Audi’s ‘Production Lab’ in Gaimersheim, Germany. 5G is said to offer network characteristics ...

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    Ford creates new AV organization

    2018-07-26T12:54:05Z

    Image: Ford Ford Motor Company has created a new organization called Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC, to be based at its campus under development in Corktown, Detroit. The new company is tasked with accelerating Ford’s autonomous vehicle business and capitalizing market opportunities, and will include Ford’s activities in self-driving integration; ...

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    BMW Group deploys computer tomography for prototype development

    2018-07-20T12:02:00Z

    Image: BMW BMW Group has introduced computer tomography at its pilot plant in the Research Innovation Center (FIZ), Munich: this involves robotized X-ray scanning of prototypes to enable faster analysis development and production. It has particular application for quality control, where it allows vehicles to ...

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    Continental and DFKI to partner on AI research

    2018-06-27T13:07:17Z

    Image: Continental The German Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) is to partner with Continental and establish a joint research lab at the DFKI facility in Kaiserslautern. Here, Continental employees will look at specific issues such as AI-supported methods of data analysis and software development. A statement describes this as ...