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    Hyundai Glovis deploys robots at Asan and Ulsan as Korean giant takes first step towards smart logistics, machines will construct packaging and place parts

    2018-11-28T12:25:00Z

    Hyundai Kia’s logistics division, Hyundai Glovis, has automated the packaging of semi-knockdown components at its logistics centres in Asan and Ulsan, South Korea. The move is the first step in a wider company initiative to increase productivity through the introduction of smart logistics.

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    Ericsson 5G tech on trial in Einride T-pod autonomous truck

    2018-11-13T13:09:00Z

    Image: DB Schenker A collaboration between Ericsson, Telia and Einride is trialling an autonomous transport ecosystem at a DB Schenker logistics facility in Jönköping, Sweden. This marks the first commercial application of Einride’s autonomous electric transportation (AET) technology in its T-pod driverless vehicle, which will operate continuously ...

  • The virtual colors of BASF’s AUROOM™ platform capture all facets of automotive coatings including lightness flop, color flop and sparkling. / Die virtuelle Farbpalette auf BASFs Plattform AUROOM™ umfa
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    BASF launches digital platform for visualizing paint colours, digitised Lean Lab concept

    2018-11-06T13:25:00Z

    Image: BASF Coatings BASF Coatings is launching Auroom, a digital platform for automotive designers to map paint colours onto their models and visualize their appearance and effects. This is said to give a realistic impression of colour proposals at an early stage of the design process, including ...

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    Daimler Trucks & Buses sets up technology hub in Lisbon, follows VW and BMW on the innovation trail to the Portuguese capital

    2018-10-26T12:39:19Z

    Image: Radu Bercan/ Shutterstock.com Daimler Trucks & Buses has selected Lisbon as the location for its new technology hub – following companies including Volkswagen Group IT and MAN Truck & Bus , and BMW’s Critical TechWorks joint venture , in setting up digital development facilities in Portugal’s capital city. ...

  • Vision URBANETIC: Mit dem Vision URBANETIC in die Stadt der ZukunftVision URBANETIC: Into the city of the future with Vision URBANETIC
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    Mercedes-Benz Vans adds AI to last-mile logistics

    2018-10-12T15:02:46Z

    Shining star. The MB Vision Urbanetic concept premiered at the Hannover Commercial Show The Future Transportation team of Mercedes-Benz Vans has developed an AI and computer vision-powered cargo sensor system. CoROS (Cargo Recognition and Organization System) is intended to optimize deliveries for logistics businesses by automating cargo management, decreasing ...

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    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.

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    Digital logistics help Bosch and MAN win VDA award

    2018-02-03T14:36:26Z

    MAN was recognized for its 'ConMa' empty-container optimization software, which it developed within eight months (Photo: MAN) Robert Bosch and MAN Truck & Bus were dual winners of this year’s VDA Logistics Award, with digital logistics solutions in intra-logistics and empty container scheduling, respectively. It is the first time ...

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    VW launches digital logistics platform

    2017-04-11T13:28:35Z

    VW's logistics operations are increasingly using digital systems. Some workers receive information through smartwatches. (Photo: VW) Volkswagen has launched a digital logistics platform to improve communication and cooperation between its car plants, suppliers and trucking companies. "Discovery," as the platform is called, will improve communication efficiency and reduce the ...

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    Production logistics next in line for digital overhaul

    2017-01-19T13:47:11Z

    An autonomous tugger train supplies assembly logistics at a BMW plant in Dingolfing, Germany (photo: BMW) Manufacturing automation has in recent years reached a high degree of maturity, but production logistics has not kept pace. As a result, improvements in manufacturing efficiency haven’t been as high as they could ...

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    Truck maker MAN makes investment in Silicon Valley start-up

    2016-06-07T13:12:33Z

    As part of VW's digitization strategy, all  new MAN trucks will be online from 2017 (Photo: MAN) MAN is investing 8.5 million dlrs in a Silicon Valley start-up to improve cargo planning for trucking companies. The German truckmaker, which is part of the Volkswagen Group, said the move ...