Cyber security, virtual reality and machine learning have been identified as key areas that will inform and evolve the ever-changing global transport landscape, with a series of ground-breaking research projects being delivered over the coming year by experts from the Transport Research Laboratory (TRL).
The Manufacturer and Atos recently hosted their second annual roundtable event, bringing together leaders from across industry to discuss how the UK can better embrace digital manufacturing technologies.
Yesterday was the Servitization 2016 Conference, an annual event delivered by The Manufacturer Thought Leadership Network. Below is a recap of the day's presentations, which offered real-world examples of the benefits of a service-based business model and the growth companies can derive from embracing it.
Rail transport manufacturer, Alstom has announced the start of construction work on its new technology centre and training academy in Widnes, North West England.
The Swedish government has proposed to change the country’s consumer cycle from one of a disposable culture of ‘buy, use, throwaway, buy’ to a more rational one of ‘buy, use and repair'.
A boat powered solely by renewable energies and hydrogen is preparing for its maiden journey in February when it will set off for its historic trip around the world.
Audi, BMW, Daimler, Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, Nokia and Qualcomm have announced the formation of the 5G Automotive Association.
The Dutch city of Amsterdam will play host to one of the world’s first projects to develop autonomous capabilities for boats.
The American Trucking Association (ATA) is the commercial transportation industry's most powerful advocate for innovation and legislation.
The uptake of new innovative automation technologies is becoming far more widespread. Andrew Hoyle, head of automation at third-party logistics and supply chain solutions provider, Wincanton, explains.