IoT Tracking Improves In-Bound Logistics for PSA

Groupe PSA is implementing Track&Trace, a system that enables their shipping containers—inbound, from suppliers to factories—to be tracked over a digital network in real time.

Jann Bond
Managing Editor, AutoBeat

Manufacturing Execution in the Age of IoT

The latest wave of manufacturing execution systems takes advantage of the Internet of Things, leading to simpler and faster implementations and truly real-time data analysis, decision-making, and problem resolution.

Hacking Industry 4.0

The danger in Industrial Internet of Things technology is that data so conveniently shared can also be stolen or corrupted.

Wind River: Simplifying the Connected Car

Wind River Systems Inc.’s software for the Internet of Things is a natural fit for the auto industry’s move into advanced driver assist features and autonomous driving, says Peter Brown, chief automotive architect.

The Network and the Sensor

The smart-factory world of digital manufacturing is coming, and manufacturing-technology developers are eager to help you be ready.  

Five Major Pitfalls of Implementing Automation

July 14 @ 2 pm EST |Common things that can go wrong with automation projects and best practices to save time, money, and unnecessary headaches.

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.

VW Connects with Amazon and Siemens on Manufacturing

Amazon is increasing its penetration into the auto industry not just through things like Alexa and its multi-million-dollar investment in EV developer Rivian, but also with its Amazon Web Services (AWS), which will be used for its “Volkswagen Industrial Cloud,” which will combine the data from all of the machinery and equipment in the company’s 122 facilities. 
#Amazon #Siemens #Porsche

Another Major Autonomous Venture Announced Today

It’s called “MONET Technologies Corporation” and it is a joint venture company that is focused on “new mobility services,” a.k.a., “Mobility as a Service” (MaaS), services that will be initially rolled out in Japan starting in the next decade, including autonomous services.
#oem #Toyota #Honda

Comau to Spin Off from FCA Next Spring

Deal comes as FCA and PSA tune the terms of their proposed merger
#Iveco #Fiat #FiatChryslerAutomobiles

China IoT Firm Buys Controlling Stake in Nissan Battery Venture

Shanghai-based Envision Group is acquiring a controlling stake in Nissan Motor Co.’s Automotive Energy Supply Corp. (AESC), which supplies lithium-ion batteries for the carmaker’s electric vehicles.

Toyota, Hitachi Team Up on Internet of Things

Toyota Motor Corp. and Hitachi Ltd. plan to jointly create a new production system based on an Internet of Things (IoT) platform.
#Hitachi #Toyota #asia

SAE and Autonomy

Autonomous driving is one of those things that everyone has an opinion about but with which they have little first-hand experience.
#oem #Toyota #Lincoln

Bosch Adds SPLT: The Supplier Gains Mobility Service Capability

Bosch, the supplier that is probably most familiar to people in the auto industry for its products including antilock braking systems and fuel injectors, is entering the ridesharing business.
#Ford #NVIDIA #Bosch

Introducing “IoT Platforms” – Part II

Last month, an article introduced the latest “platform” on the factory floor: the Internet of Things (IoT) platform. Here is what these platforms comprise.
#Amazon #GE #Microsoft

Auto & Creative Destruction

“Creative destruction,” or “schöpferische Zerstörung,” is an idea from Joseph Schumpeter, an Austrian-American economist, who had it that there are profound changes that occur when there are new product and process innovations.
#oem #engineer #Volkswagen

Introducing “IoT Platforms” – Part 1

The latest “platform” for factory floor applications is aimed at the Internet of Things (IoT). Here’s why this platform is important and what it comprises.
#GE #Bosch #Google

A Path to Automotive Cybersecurity

 Cybersecurity for vehicles is especially challenging because human lives may be at stake, notes Elliott Garbus, vice president of Intel Corp.’s Internet of Things Group.
#Intel #tech