Jan 25, 2017
How the IoT Data Tsunami Is Driving Manufacturing Innovation
The big data boom is transforming the industrial sector although managing that data can be a challenge.
Mar 3, 2017
Baidu CEO Wants China's Help on Robot Cars and a Local SpaceX
Baidu CEO Robin Li wants China to put new regulations and financial subsidies in place to quicken the development of autonomous cars and other transformative new technologies.
Mar 2, 2017
Advanced Technologies Being Developed at Carlsbad Gateway Center
Three manufacturers discuss their innovative efforts in the fields of electronics, process automation and medical devices.
Apr 6, 2017
Manufacturing Trends: IndustryWeek/PwC Webinar Series
Attend this 4-part series in partnership PricewaterhouseCoopers. From operations, to digital, to workforce, to future growth, this series will help you transform your manufacturing business.
Feb 24, 2017
Ambitious Uber Engineer Is Google's Enemy Number One
The head of Uber's self-driving car research is the subject of a lawsuit from his former employer for stealing intellectual property.
Feb 24, 2017
Platooning Lets Trucks Get By With a Little Help from Their Friends
The new system generates 4.5% fuel savings for the lead truck and 10% for the follow truck in a two-truck platoon, according to independent testing by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency.
Feb 22, 2017
Virtual Vertical Integration: Innovation through Supplier Partnerships
“Vertical integration is an arrangement in which the supply chain of a company is owned by that company…”
Feb 17, 2017
Ford's Dozing Engineers Side With Google in Full Autonomy Push
The struggle to prevent snoozing-while-cruising has yielded a radical decision: Ford will venture to take the human out of the loop by removing the steering wheel, brake and gas pedals from its driverless cars debuting in 2021.
Feb 14, 2017
BlackBerry Files Patent-Infringement Suit Against Nokia
Nokia’s Flexi Multiradio base stations, radio network controllers and Liquid Radio software are using technology covered by as many as 11 patents, BlackBerry claimed.
Feb 13, 2017
Building a Robot Army? Use the Force (Sensor)
The smartphone in your pocket. The laptop on your desk. The tablet on your workbench. They all comprise thousands of components and they're all mostly still hand-made.
Feb 7, 2017
The 2016 IndustryWeek Best Plants Award Winners: Excellence in Manufacturing
IW salutes six manufacturing facilities across North America that combine talent, technology and operational excellence to deliver winning performances.
Feb 6, 2017
Made in USA: Growing Panes for a High-Tech Window Company
SageGlass was bought by a French company but its manufacturing remains in the United States. Operations director David Pender talks about the pros and cons of this arrangement.
Feb 6, 2017
Fiery Reds and Cool Blues: 7 Fun Facts about Automotive Paint
A pair of coatings experts expound on the high-chroma red that won Europe's heart, and the stealthiness of metallic blacks on autonomous vehicle sensors.
Feb 6, 2017
Uber Hires Veteran NASA Engineer to Develop Flying Cars
Uber envisions people taking conventional Ubers from their homes to nearby “vertiports” that dot residential neighborhoods.
Feb 3, 2017
Daimler Reviewing Collaboration with Nissan at Mexico Auto Plant
Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche: “We’re in the process of looking at whether we’ll use a shared platform or components or not in the end.”
Feb 2, 2017
Sewing Digital Transformation into the Fabric of the Textiles Industry
Thanks to advancements in digital technology, textile companies have the opportunity to achieve Industry 4.0 leadership and deliver automated control over the entire textile fabrication process.
Feb 1, 2017
Apple Developing New Mac Chip, Testing Its Dependence on Intel
The chip, which went into development last year, is reportedly similar to one already used in the latest MacBook Pro to power the keyboard’s Touch Bar feature.
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