All Industry 4.0 articles

  • LH_DIPL_Thumbnail_600x400
    Article

    Register: Livestream Hour Episode 8 – Driving innovation in production and logistics

    2020-06-03T16:00:00Z

    Join this special digital transformation livestream session as industry leaders discuss their strategies for managing innovation, developing the right IT tools for the future and turning disruption into business value, including Ford’s global supply chain transformation across key regions. Hosted by Christopher Ludwig. Join us Wednesday June 10th.

  • BIWebinar_May_600x400_Post
    Webinar

    Watch: Livestream Coronavirus Series – Automotive Supply Chain May Update

    2020-05-27T17:35:00Z

    Our monthly supply chain updates provide critical information for automotive production, purchasing and logistics professionals in the current crisis, and strategic insight to help companies design more resilient supply chains for the future. Watch the May update for the latest market forecasts from our automotive analyst and insight on how supply chains could be made more resilient from automotive supply chain expert Peter Weiss from Gartner.

  • Audi Ingolstadt assembly maintenance app
    Article

    Audi mobile maintenance app keeps Ingolstadt in the know

    2020-04-02T12:00:00Z

    Maintenance teams at the Ingolstadt factory have a new app on test, developed an inhouse to provide live updates from across the assembly process direct to their smartphones

  • FordOtosan_Kocaeli Turkey qual
    Article

    More views from the “lighthouse”: Industry 4.0 instils culture change at Ford Otosan

    2020-03-27T16:02:00Z

    Ranked among the WEF Global Lighthouse Network, Ford Otosan’s Industry 4.0 strategy has improved mindsets as well as datasets

  • Renault industry 4_0 c
    Article

    Viewed from the “lighthouse”: Renault plants connected to smart production

    2020-03-16T16:28:00Z

    Recognised by the WEF Global Lighthouse Network, Renault’s deep dive into industry 4.0 has launched a plethora of active improvement projects

  • Factory 56 impression 2
    Article

    Digital tools connect plants to low energy operations

    2020-01-15T11:53:00Z

    Big opportunities to reduce energy consumption in car manufacturing facilities are waiting to be explored. AMS looks at carmakers taking the path to becoming more eco-friendly

  • VW IT center intro
    Article

    Map: Volkswagen’s growing network of IT expertise

    2019-11-18T06:30:00Z

    Volkswagen Group IT has opened or expanded global IT and software centers, with growing significance across the company’s IT research and operations. Check out a map of their key locations and functions.

  • VW IT labs
    Article

    A program of change for Volkswagen Group IT

    2019-11-18T06:30:00Z

    Over the past two years, Volkswagen’s central Group IT division, led by CIO Martin Hofmann, has been expanding staff numbers, investment and digital projects across the group’s business processes, and working more closely with brands like Audi, Porsche and Skoda. In the first of a multi-part article special on Group IT, we explain the evolving shape of the organisation.

  • Martin Hofman_VW
    Article

    At the centre of change for Volkswagen Group

    2019-11-18T06:30:00Z

    Martin Hofmann, chief information office of the Volkswagen Group (pictured, right), explains how the carmaker is transforming its IT system backbone and legacy infrastructure across manufacturing, purchasing, supply chain and engineering – and how Volkswagen is now able to attract top software talent.

  • VW amazon cloud
    Article

    Building Volkswagen’s Industrial Cloud

    2019-11-18T06:30:00Z

    Volkswagen Group’s landmark project with Amazon Web Services will help to connect all its global factories, and eventually the supply chain as well. At the core of the project is a drive to establish a standard software stack that will transform the way production IT is developed and implemented across Volkswagen locations.

  • Durr-EcoProFleet-OpenHouse2019_2
    Article

    Special deliveries

    2019-08-16T12:24:00Z

    The deployment of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) in automotive manufacturing applications is now well-established. Mike Farish reports on some of the latest developments