Technology and Innovation

Autonomous pods: From Coventry to Las Vegas

Aurrigo claims autonomous pods are zero carbon, safer, reduce operators’ labour costs and require no dedicated route infrastructure – image courtesy of Aurrigo.
Aurrigo, a UK-based autonomous vehicles manufacturer, has been working with US firms to equip three of its ‘Pod Zeros’ with the latest AI technology. The driverless pods can seat up to four people, travel at 15 mph and cover up to 60 miles on one charge.

The Manufacturer: Most watched videos of 2018!

The Manufacturer: Most watched manufacturing videos of 2017 -Professional digital video camera - image courtesy of Depositphotos.
Posted on 1 Jan 2019 by Maddy White
In 2018, The Manufacturer produced more videos than any previous 12 month period, covering key questions including: how vulnerable is the sector to cyber-attack; how is digital tech having a positive impact of on staff, how to narrow the UK’s productivity gap, what does the future of employee engagement look like, and much more.

The Manufacturer: Top 10 features of 2018!

Resize - The McLaren Senna and Ayrton Senna’s victorious McLaren MP4/5 – image courtesy of McLaren.
Posted on 31 Dec 2018 by Maddy White
At The Manufacturer, we are lucky enough to visit world-leading factories. This year we've been to the elite in automotive and additive manufacturing facilities, and even the UK's largest supplier of own-label gin and vodka - to name a few. Here are our top features of 2018!