Mantle is Awarded the SME Additive Manufacturing Start-Up Technology Award for Its Innovative 3D Printing Solution for Tooling

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mantle, the leader in metal 3D printing for toolmaking, announced today that it has won the prestigious Additive Manufacturing Start-Up Technology Award for its innovative metal 3D printing technology. SME, formerly known as the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, selected Mantle and delivered the award at the 2023 RAPID + TCT conference, North America’s […]

VicOne Launches Smart Cockpit Protection Solutions for Automotive OEMs

New purpose-built cybersecurity solution protects OEM customers’ personal information and data privacy across in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems and car companion apps DALLAS & TAIPEI, Taiwan–(BUSINESS WIRE)– With the increasing use of in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems and car companion applications, cyber attackers can exploit leaked personally identifiable information (PII) to eavesdrop on private, in-car conversations, commit […]

NI Announces Software-Defined Battery Lab Solution to Accelerate Battery Validation

The new test solution enables EV manufacturers and battery suppliers to meet the demand for Electric Vehicles AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NI, formerly known as National Instruments, announced today the launch of its Software-Defined Battery Lab solution. Designed for electric vehicle battery validation labs, the new offering marks a critical milestone in NI’s comprehensive testing capabilities covering […]

OTTO Motors Unveils North American Sales and Service Expansion With OTTO Certified Dealers

Company partners with leading material handling equipment organizations to offer best-in-class technical support within arm’s reach of growing customer base KITCHENER, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)– To meet the rising demand for AMRs, OTTO Motors has trained and certified the most reputable material handling equipment organizations to deliver solutions with the same quality that OTTO Motors is known […]

Red Hat to Help Transform the Automotive Industry at the Edge with ETAS

Red Hat and ETAS will deliver a pre-integrated and pre-tested foundational platform for modern software development for in-vehicle use cases BOSTON – RED HAT SUMMIT–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Red Hat, Inc., the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced a collaboration with ETAS, the Bosch subsidiary responsible for the development of application-independent software for vehicles and […]

Heavy-duty Data: Ford patents external payload information display for truck lines

Toronto, Ontario — Those with an inclination for hauling heavy loads ought to take notice of a new patent filed by Ford, which may see future blue oval trucks equipped with external payload displays. Building off of the “Onboard Scales” feature which debuted on the 2021 F-150 pickup, this new design from Ford describes a […]

Crossed Wires: Lack of EV insights causing ‘rising tension’ between OEMs and suppliers, says survey

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— According to Plante Moran’s OEM-Supplier Working Relations Index (WRI) Study, there is “rising tension” between OEMs and suppliers, largely due to increased risk to short-term cost recovery issues, production scheduling and supply chain disruptions as the industry transitions to electric vehicles. “These are compounded by long-term strategic issues suppliers have, related to […]

The Big Screen: PPG launches paint films division alongside entrotech Inc.

Toronto, Ontario — The most advanced paint technologies call for the most capable team of experts to support them; to that end, PPG has launched Advanced Surface Technologies, a new joint venture between the company and entrotech Inc. This new strategic partnership, in which PPG retains a majority stake, will see the two companies collaborate […]

Eye of Efficiency: Axalta launches Irus Mix automated paint mixing system

Toronto, Ontario — Far too many in the collision industry still rely on their eyes alone for mixing and matching paint—luckily the experts at Axalta have developed a step up from the ‘ol cones and rods with the release of the Axalta Irus Mix. Touted as the fastest fully automated and completely hands-free mixing machine […]