Tag: digitalisation

Tyre makers need digital transformation strategy

18th February 2020 | 0 Comments

The tyre industry today faces many unprecedented challenges. Along with a crowded and constantly shifting market, companies are scrambling to keep up with paradigm shifts such as the advent of electromobility and changes to the supply chain. At Tire Technology Expo 2020, Rockwell Automation will be showing visitors how they can master these challenges and digitalise their operations – including the transition process of bringing the design stage of a plant or machine through to maintenance and repair.

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How artificial intelligence enhances tyre inspection

How artificial intelligence enhances tyre inspection

5th November 2019 | 0 Comments

UVeye is a provider of artificial intelligence (AI) based solutions for automatic external inspection of vehicles within the security industry. Initially developing systems to detect dangerous conditions like weapons, explosives, or other threats in some of the world’s most high-security locations, the company saw the opportunity to use its technology to solve challenges in the automotive industry to detect potentially hazardous mechanical issues. Its suite of products includes its original undercarriage application (Helios), its revolutionary 360 solution (Atlas), and its targeted tyre application (Artemis). The company explains why it believes AI technology will help shape the future standard for vehicle inspection, increasing the speed, efficiency and accuracy of tyre checks at every stage of a vehicle’s lifecycle.

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TechMan ‘efficiency overhaul’ supports Shaikly Motor Company expansion

TechMan ‘efficiency overhaul’ supports Shaikly Motor Company expansion

24th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Colchester-based Shaikly Motor Company has used garage management specialist TechMan to improve efficiency as the business expands. Established in 1977, the family run business has grown to be the largest independent Bosch car service, MOT and repair centre in Colchester, employing 22 members of staff.

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Bridgestone invests €36 million commitment in smart factory project

Bridgestone invests €36 million commitment in smart factory project

27th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone is investing 36 million euros into the digitisation of its manufacturing operations. The company states this smart factory project will enable Bridgestone to respond faster and more flexibly to evolving customer demands, while enabling production to use less energy and produce less waste. The investment will also fund training fo4r Bridgestone employees to operate industry-leading digital technologies. The tyre manufacturer says this will subsequently help to improve resource efficiency and job satisfaction.

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Mahle: digital boost in aftermarket to ‘maximise customer benefits’

Mahle: digital boost in aftermarket to ‘maximise customer benefits’

12th February 2019 | 0 Comments

The automotive industry is in the midst of a digitalisation process. Connectivity and autonomous driving developments offer wholesalers and workshops additional sales potential. However, anyone whose job it is to efficiently and reliably diagnose, calibrate, and maintain a large number of different vehicles requires a competent service partner. This is where digital solutions provider Mahle Aftermarket comes in, the company states, offering up-to-date interconnected service and diagnostic tools.

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IAAF supports coalition’s call for EU Commission digitalisation opportunities action

IAAF supports coalition’s call for EU Commission digitalisation opportunities action

15th May 2018 | 0 Comments

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has lent its voice to a broad industry coalition, including automotive industry and mobility services operators, insurers, motorist consumers and SMEs, calling upon the EU Commission for fair and equal access to in-vehicle data and resources.

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Hella recognised by leading innovation platform, Plug and Play

8th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Innovation platform Plug and Play, the world's largest start-up accelerator, has presented Hella with its Corporate Innovation Award 2017 in the Mobility category. The award recognises the automotive supplier's commitment. Plug and Play aims to promote exchange among established industrial companies, investors and mentors, as well as agile start-up companies. Hella’s focus areas include questions regarding digitalisation, autonomous driving and electric mobility.

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