AUTOMATION/ROBOTICS

Addressing Automation for Commercial Applications

Self-driving ride-hailed vehicles may seem cool, but autonomous commercial vehicles may actually be a better deployment of the technology

Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, AutoBeat Group

What You Need to Know About Byton & the M-Byte

Byton is on a fast path forward with its M-Byte electric SUV launching in China this year and North America and Europe next. Here are key aspects. And keen insights from Benoit Jacob, its head of Design
#people #Volkswagen #BMW

NVIDIA Offers “Orin”; Fighting Cyberattacks; Under the Radar Weight Savings

NVIDIA Offers “Orin”; Fighting Cyberattacks; Under the Radar Weight Savings
#Denso #Tesla #NVIDIA

Robot Developments for Automotive Applications

Spot welding continues to be a major application area in automotive and robot manufacturers are improving the tech to make that happen as efficiently as possible.
#MINI #tech #engineer

Include Inspection in Automation Plans

Expand your thinking for process and quality improvement.
#Siemens

November 5, 9am CST

AutoBeat Live is a monthly 30-minute show featuring conversations with leading observers of and people in the auto industry. Each episode will include insights about what’s happening—things that may affect suppliers to the industry. 

7 Cool Tools: Laser Cutting, Fixture Modeling, and more

Increase operational productivity with these new developments for automotive manufacturing from Mazak, Renishaw, Omron, Marposs and more.

Cobots: 14 Things You Need to Know

What jobs do cobots do well? How is a cobot programmed? What’s the ROI? We asked these questions and more to four of the leading suppliers of cobots. 

Industrial Robot Use Hits All-Time High

U.S. robot use in 2019 up but slowed. China dominates deployment
#tech

GM Renews Bid to Deploy Shuttles that Lack Steering, Pedal Controls

Cruise Automation unit eager to start tests in 2022.

Putting Level 3 Automation to the Test

Foretellix and Mobileye team up on verification tools
#tech #Mobileye #europe

Next-Gen Lidar Promises to Cut Costs by 70%

Level 2+ automation applications targeted in 2023
#tech

Nissan Manufacturing Wish List

What are the sorts of things that people at Nissan North American manufacturing ops are looking for?
#Nissan #Infiniti #facilities

Seven Cool Tools

Increase operational productivity with these new developments
#HP

Tools You Can Use

Here are a few useful developments for your manufacturing operations, whether it is making components for electrical systems or camshafts or more.

Laser Blanking Line Means Significant Material Save

Increase production and save material. Seems like a double win for the sheet metal shop.
#Schuler

Robotic Sanding Tool for Improved Surfaces

End-effector allows consistency in surface prep
#3M

Omron and Production Traceability

Helping manufacturers hike quality by more closely tracking parts
#quality