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Bosch & Daimler set out to develop system for fully automated, driverless vehicles by 2020

April 7, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Bosch and Daimler have forged a development alliance with a view to launching a system for fully automated, driverless vehicles by the start of the next decade. Bosch said the alliance will be looking to develop software and algorithms for an autonomous driving system by combining the company’s systems and hardware expertise with Daimler’s comprehensive

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Boeing unveils concept designs for deep space exploration   

April 5, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Boeing and NASA are developing a groundbreaking space station and transport systems that could allow humanity to realise its dream of deep space exploration within the next three years. The two parties are already working on the development of a Space Launch

BAE Systems, City University London kickstart bio-inspired research that could revolutionise aerospace industry

March 28, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Researchers at BAE Systems and City, University of London are studying the falcons’ flying techniques in an effort to develop new technologies for aircraft that could contribute to their safety in the air, aerodynamics and fuel efficiency.   The research

Goodyear showcases new concept tyres for autonomous vehicles (VIDEO)

March 15, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Tyre company Goodyear showcased several new and emerging technologies in its latest concept tyres imagined for the future of the automotive industry at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show taking place 7 to 19 March 2017. Goodyear’s senior vice

Ford trials Stratasys system 3D printing large, personalised car parts (VIDEO)

March 7, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Ford has become the first automaker to pilot the Stratasys Infinite Build 3D printer with a view to adopt the technology for prototyping and production of large-scale one-piece auto parts, such as spoilers. The Stratasys Infinite Build system is capable of

Harvard researchers develop portable nanofibre device for fabricating 3D tissue and smart fabrics

March 3, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Harvard researchers have developed a portable nanofibre fabrication device that could potentially be used to dress wounds on a battlefield or dress shoppers in customisable fabrics. Existing nanofibre fabrication methods, such as Rotary Jet-Spinning (RJS) and

Rethink Robotics expands European distribution network

March 2, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Rethink Robotics announced that its smart, collaborative robots will now be available to the entire Spanish manufacturing market thanks to a distribution agreement with leading robotics provider, Aldakin Automation. The move, which follows the launch of