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Large investment at Eatron accelerates development of automotive AI for battery management, vehicle dynamics and automated driving

Eatron Technologies is to accelerate the development of automotive-quality Artificial Intelligence (AI), following a seven figure investment by German Tier 1 Hirschvogel Automotive Group. UK-based Eatron is working with vehicle manufacturers worldwide to introduce AI where it can bring the greatest…

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ABB ups its cobots portfolio to three families with the launch of Gofa and Swifti

Today, ABB announced two more families in its portolfio of collaborative robots, complementing its 2015-launched Yumi. Now, ABB covers all three types of robot collaboration: Type 1: hand-in-hand, operation in close proximity of human operators with its cobot Gofa; Type 2 - intermittent working…

🕘 2 days ago

Gordon Murray Automotive reveals the T.50s Niki Lauda for an on-track experience like no other car

Murray Automotive has unveiled its T.50s Niki Lauda track-focused supercar for the first time. Developed in parallel with the T.50, the most driver-centric supercar ever built, the T.50s Niki Lauda has been conceived, designed and engineered to offer the ultimate on-track driving experience. Like…

🕘 3 days ago

Abacus Flooring Solutions have delivered yet another transformative service

Abacus Flooring Solutions have delivered yet another transformative service for a business eager to realise the potential of a professional, value-for-money resin installation: Burton Bradstock Cars required an aesthetically pleasing and durable floor for their shown room based In Dorset. They were…

🕘 4 days ago

Bureau Veritas presses manufacturing businesses to renew sustainability focus amid pandemic increase in single-use plastics

Manufacturing businesses are being urged to prioritise their efforts to reduce single use plastics by Bureau Veritas, following an increase in plastic waste in 2020 as firms took steps to limit human contact during the coronavirus pandemic. Some cafe chains and train operators banned reusable cups…

🕘 7 days ago

One in five tradespeople consider apprentices more important than ever

A third of companies and tradespeople (31%) who regularly hire apprentices feel that the program has been made harder due to the pandemic, as new ONS figures2 show a 30% drop in new construction apprentices between August and October 2020, compared to the same period the previous year.

🕘 12/02/2021

RMGroup becomes the UK’s first certified robot integrator

RMGroup UK (Rees Machinery Group) has become the first integrator in the UK to be accredited under the RIA/BARA Robot Integrators ’ Certification Scheme . The leading automated packaging machinery and service company was awarded (26 January 2021) certified status following a successful audit…

🕘 11/02/2021

New report reveals the UK warehousing industry is ready to adopt robotics

A recent report looking at the state of automation in UK warehousing published by OW Robotics, supplier of flexible automated warehouse solutions, has identified Retail and 3PL as the two sectors that could see strong potential gains from the robot revolution - in both the short and long-term. The…

🕘 08/02/2021

2021 automation industry outlook with VINCI Energies UK & RoI CEO Rochdi Ziyat

What impact has COVID-19 had on the UK automation sector? Manufacturing has been impacted more than some segments by the need to maintain social distancing. Where there would normally be a lot of people working on the factory floor, some production lines have had to slow down, shut down or readapt.

🕘 02/02/2021

UK badly losing robot race

As the latest statistics from the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) revealed, it's clear that the UK is losing the race to automate. The recently published IFR report, Robot Race: The World's Top 10 automated countries, showed that the UK is not only losing the race, but is barely taking…

🕘 01/02/2021