Robotics

A helping hand

Robotics

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Cue customisation

2019-06-20T15:04:00+01:00By ABB, sponsor partners

Flexible solutions by ABB technology are helping to meet the changing needs of the automotive industry

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Keeping in focus

2019-05-20T14:29:00+01:00By Nick Holt

Ford has invested in its Saarlouis plant to produce the latest generation of its popular Focus model. Nick Holt visited the plant to get a look at the upgrades to the production process

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ABB to provide robots for SAIC VW

2019-05-14T16:50:00+01:00By AMS

China - ABB has signed an agreement with SAIC Volkswagen to provide robotics painting solutions for a new factory being built in Shanghai. The plant will become the first new energy vehicle (NEV) factory of the VW Group based on the modular electric drive (MEB) platform.

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The imitation game

2019-03-04T16:46:00+00:00By Mike Farish

Working with a local robotics start-up in Germany, Volkswagen is exploring a new programming technique that allows assembly workers to teach a cobot all the right moves

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Augmented assistance

2019-03-04T11:36:00+00:00By Michael Nash

Vision Components 3D laser scanners

Embedded 3D image processing

2019-01-18T15:30:38+00:00By AMS

Vision Components claims its VCnano3D-Z-series, 3D laser scanners are compact and can be easily integrated into OEM applications. The scanners are said to feature a dual-core ARM processor and an FPGA, which calculates a point cloud in order to determine line coordinates in laser triangulation. The company says the laser ...

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Competitive advantage

2018-11-06T10:19:00+00:00By ABB

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Hyundai/Kia test wearables

2018-10-25T16:57:25+01:00By AMS

South Korea - The companies have recently demonstrated the use of the Hyundai chairless exoskeleton (H-CEX), and now plans on testing the Hyundai vest exoskeleton (H-VEX) technology. These could then be used at plants across North America before the end of 2018.

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Extreme flexibility is essential

2018-09-30T19:56:08+01:00By KUKA

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Advanced 3D metrology for car body

2018-09-30T19:42:13+01:00By GOM

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The $83,330 article

2018-08-28T11:30:00+01:00By ABB

To combat the dread and burden of unplanned stoppages, ABB explores the potential of machine learning, advanced analytics and connected services

On the plus side

2018-08-28T11:29:05+01:00By Geico Taikisha

Dermot Healy speaks to Daryush Arabnia, COO of Geico, about the new Ctrl + PAINT vehicle body quality scanning system, the latest element in the Smart Paintshop Concept

How to outrun the competition

2018-08-28T11:28:00+01:00By Renishaw

Precision engineering and manufacturing technology specialist Renishaw is poised to support North American customers in tackling a new breed of production challenges

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Out now: North America 2018

2018-08-24T16:24:26+01:00By Gareth Price

When it comes to America and automotive manufacturing, some things are impossible to ignore. Foremost among them are: The Big Three, the light truck segment and Trump. In our latest global region supplement, we bring you the full set.

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Forging the deals

2018-08-24T15:03:40+01:00By Ian Henry

Ian Henry examines the key trends in the North American automotive supplier sector where technological progress and feisty trade policies continue to present a range of business challenges

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Centre of operations

2018-08-17T09:56:02+01:00By Ian Henry

Investment in new plants and expansion of existing facilities shows central Europe to be at the heart of vehicle manufacturers’ regional strategies

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The best of our Ability

2018-07-02T11:16:43+01:00By ABB

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Stay in control

2018-07-02T11:06:15+01:00By Lincoln Electric

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Kamaz teams up with Kuka

2018-06-21T16:33:36+01:00By AMS

Munich - The two companies have signed a global strategic agreement that will give the vehicle maker exclusive rights to purchase certain industrial robots and technologies from Kuka. Although they have been working together for 25 years, the companies think that the agreement "takes the cooperation of the two companies ...

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Robots on the rise

2018-05-14T11:16:03+01:00By Chris Pickering