IBM Launches Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network
The Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network, a blockchain network committed to strengthening human rights and environmental protection in mineral supply chains, announced that its digital supply chain for cobalt has moved beyond pilot phase and is progressing toward use in live production computing environments starting in spring 2020.
Technique Helps Robots Find the Front Door
In the not too distant future, robots may be dispatched as last-mile delivery vehicles to drop your takeout order, package, or meal-kit subscription at your doorstep — if they can find the door.
World's largest fuel cell heavy truck rollout underway
Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies have unveiled the first of the road-certified 42t fuel cell trucks made by Ford Motor Company joint venture company JMC, representing one of the first purpose-built Class 8 fuel cell trucks in the world.
Tritium opens state-of-the-art innovation and customer-focused R&D
Tritium has opened the doors of a new facility in Los Angeles which will enable the company to increase production to cater for a growing sales pipeline in the Americas region.
Safer Batteries for electric vehicles
Preventing electric vehicles from bursting into flames on impact is a primary goal of a new Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University project funded by the Ford Motor Company.
Mercedes-Benz EQV: first fully-electric premium MPV
The series version of the Mercedes-Benz EQV is celebrating its debut. The next member of the Mercedes EQ family combines emissions-free mobility with impressive driving abilities, high functionality and aesthetic design as the first fully-electric premium MPV from Mercedes-Benz.
Ford and Volkswagen expand their global collaboration
Ford and Volkswagen AG are expanding their global alliance to include electric vehicles - and will collaborate with Argo AI to introduce autonomous vehicle technology in the U.S. and Europe.
Self driving cars and smart robots to make home deliveries
Ford is teaming up with Agility Robotics to explore a brand-new frontier in the world of autonomy — and a new way of thinking about how we make deliveries.
Impossible Objects Unveils Next-Generation 3D Printer, Partners
Impossible Objects announced two watershed advances in composite 3D printing for the factory floor. The company's latest 3D printing system, the CBAM-2, and a new partnership with BASF on PA6-carbon fiber composites extend Impossible Objects' patented composite based additive manufacturing process (CBAM) to an unprecedented range of industrial applications.
Rivian announces $500 million investment from Ford
Rivian has announced an equity investment of $500 million from Ford Motor Company. In addition to the investment, the companies have agreed to work together to develop an all-new, next-generation battery electric vehicle for Ford's growing EV portfolio using Rivian's skateboard platform.
Partners to develop solid state batteries for future electric vehicles
Solid Power is teaming up with Ford Motor Company to develop all solid-state batteries for next-generation electric vehicles.
Carbon and Ford expand collaboration on parts
Carbon has showed the first digitally manufactured polymer parts in production for Ford Motor Company. Carbon and Ford have expanded their collaboration to design and produce several new digitally manufactured, end-use parts.
Tritium announces Gilbarco Veeder-Root makes minority investment
Tritium Pty Ltd, the Australian DC electric vehicle charging infrastructure solutions specialists, has announced that Gilbarco Veeder-Root, a Fortive Corporation business, has taken a minority investment in the company.
Graphene for vehicle parts
Graphene is a material used in coating, cell phones and even some sporting goods - and soon, will be used under the hood in Ford vehicles, a first in automotive. Ford, along with Eagle Industries and XG Sciences, has found a way to use a very small amount of graphene while achieving major property improvements - more lightweight, better heat conductivity and noise reduction.
Tritium presents its new High Power Charging solution
Tritium will showcase its unique HPC system, a scalable, flexible system for commercial operators, capable of charging an electric vehicle up to 475kW.
Ford creates autonomous vehicle subdivision
Ford Motor Company has created Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC, a new organization charged with accelerating its AV business to capitalize on market opportunities.
Tritium signs deal with IONITY for 100 high-power charging sites
IONITY has chosen Tritium as its technology partner for the construction of 100 high-power charging sites across Germany, France, UK, Norway and Sweden. The dedicated electric vehicle charging stations will have an average of up to six user units, each capable of delivering 350 kW of power for fast charging of modern EVs.