Digital Supply Chain

  • bmw_computer-tomography-
    Article

    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 ...

  • dfki continental
    Article

    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 ...

  • kuka.automotiveIT
    Article

    Kuka, MHP, Munich Re develop SmartFactory as a Service

    2018-06-22T16:56:01Z

    Kuka provides the automated plant for SmartFactory as a Service (Photo: Kuka) MUNICH -- Three German companies this week unveiled a concept for a new approach to car production and industrial manufacturing as a whole. Robot maker Kuka, consultants MHP and reinsurer Munich Re said their SmartFactory as a ...

  • ubimax daqri daimler_scale
    Article

    Ubimax partners with DAQRI on AR smart glasses, Porsche rolls out AR for technicians

    2018-06-05T09:18:45Z

    Image: Ubimax Ubimax, developer of wearables and augmented reality (AR) products, has announced a strategic co-operation with DAQRI, maker of AR glasses. DAQRI, based in Los Angeles and Dublin, is to provide its AR hardware for Ubimax Frontline, an AR software stack. A successful proof of concept trial has ...

  • china.automotiveIT
    Article

    China's market opening seen as opportunity for automotive players

    2018-04-18T19:26:00Z

    The Automotive Logistics China conference in Chengu revealed new opportunity or automotive and technology players in China.

  • hannover messe.automotiveIT
    Article

    At big industry show, motto is "Connect & Collaborate"

    2018-04-12T11:52:00Z

    The Hannover Industrial Fair opens April 23 (Photo: Shutterstock) Traditional boundaries between industries are breaking down, productivity is rising and new business models are popping up like mushrooms. This month, Hannover Messe will lend its weight to this trend and examine the next levels of Industry 4.0. ...

  • gefco.automotiveIT
    Article

    PSA to sell remaining stake in logistics unit

    2018-03-28T18:11:00Z

    French carmaker PSA Group plans to sell its remaining 25 pc stake in Gefco, its former logistics subsidiary.

  • daimler.automotiveIT
    Article

    Mercedes production boss sees IT as integral to car building

    2018-03-22T10:17:00Z

    Mercedes production chief Schaefer sees several disruptive technology changes down the road BERLIN IT has become an integral part of the automotive production process, Markus Schaefer, head of production and logistics at Mercedes-Benz Cars, said Thursday. Today, IT, electrical and electronics and IT ...

  • bmw.automotiveIT
    Article

    In Mexico, BMW builds a connected paint shop

    2018-03-19T13:09:10Z

    Duerr says BMW's paint shop meets all smart-factory requirements (Photo: Duerr) Together with German plant engineering specialist Duerr, BMW is building a fully connected paint shop at its plant in San Luis Potosi in Mexico. The facility meets all the Industry 4.0 requirements for an integrated smart factory, Duerr ...

  • zf.automotiveIT
    Article

    ZF introduces asset-tracking software

    2018-03-13T13:55:36Z

    ZF says Asset Tracking will help logistics companies better monitor goods (Photo: ZF) ZF Friedrichshafen unveiled a new software that flexibly monitors internal and external logistics processes. The product, which is called Asset Tracking, is part of the German automotive supplier’s Openmatics connectivity platform. Asset Tracking allows car manufacturers, ...