Bots and Builders: Tesla to automate fascia inspections in Fremont factory

California, United States — Tesla has expanded the use of automated assembly robots to its Fremont factory, following the City of Fremont granting Tesla a permit to install “power and structural anchorage to support two new robots required to automate fascia inspection.” According to a Drive Tesla Canada, this decision may have come from build […]

Major automakers commit to making automatic braking a standard feature

People on the observation deck watch as engineers inspect a car after a crash test at the Vehicle Research Center (VRC). The VRC was the site of today's announcement regarding automatic emergency braking.

By Jeff Sanford Ruckersville, Virginia — September 15, 2015 — The US-based National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) have announced that ten major vehicle manufacturers have committed to making automatic emergency braking (AEB) a standard feature on all new vehicles built. “We are entering a new era […]