Research & Development http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6636/more en Ford's Dozing Engineers Side With Google in Full Autonomy Push http://www.industryweek.com/product-development/fords-dozing-engineers-side-google-full-autonomy-push <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The struggle to prevent snoozing-while-cruising has yielded a radical decision: Ford will venture to take the human out of the loop by removing the steering wheel, brake and gas pedals from its driverless cars debuting in 2021. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/product-development/fords-dozing-engineers-side-google-full-autonomy-push" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/product-development/fords-dozing-engineers-side-google-full-autonomy-push#comments Automation Product Development Research & Development Strategic Planning & Execution Robotics The Changing Automotive Landscape The Latest Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:28:00 +0000 570491 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright David Becker, Getty Images Made in USA: Growing Panes for a High-Tech Window Company http://www.industryweek.com/sageglass <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>SageGlass was bought by a French company but its manufacturing remains in the United States. Operations director David Pender talks about the pros and cons of this arrangement.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/sageglass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/sageglass#comments Education / Training Research & Development Strategic Planning & Execution Innovation Leadership Operations Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Tue, 07 Feb 2017 03:18:00 +0000 554371 at http://www.industryweek.com SageGlass Fiery Reds and Cool Blues: 7 Fun Facts about Automotive Paint http://www.industryweek.com/research-development/fiery-reds-and-cool-blues-7-fun-facts-about-automotive-paint <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>A pair of coatings experts expound on the high-chroma red that won Europe's heart, and the stealthiness of metallic blacks on autonomous vehicle sensors. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/research-development/fiery-reds-and-cool-blues-7-fun-facts-about-automotive-paint" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/research-development/fiery-reds-and-cool-blues-7-fun-facts-about-automotive-paint#comments Emerging Technologies Product Development Research & Development Innovation Supply Chain Technology The Latest Mon, 06 Feb 2017 15:33:00 +0000 553001 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Uber Hires Veteran NASA Engineer to Develop Flying Cars http://www.industryweek.com/product-development/uber-hires-veteran-nasa-engineer-develop-flying-cars <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Uber envisions people taking conventional Ubers from their homes to nearby “vertiports” that dot residential neighborhoods. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/product-development/uber-hires-veteran-nasa-engineer-develop-flying-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/product-development/uber-hires-veteran-nasa-engineer-develop-flying-cars#comments Emerging Technologies Product Development Research & Development The Latest Mon, 06 Feb 2017 14:11:00 +0000 552991 at http://www.industryweek.com Uber Ohio, OSU to Invest $45 Million in Autonomous Vehicle Testing Expansion http://www.industryweek.com/research-development/ohio-osu-invest-45-million-autonomous-vehicle-testing-expansion <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The 540-acre SMART center will include a high-speed intersection, a flexible test platform the length of 10 football fields, and urban and rural testing environments.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/research-development/ohio-osu-invest-45-million-autonomous-vehicle-testing-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/research-development/ohio-osu-invest-45-million-autonomous-vehicle-testing-expansion#comments Emerging Technologies Product Development Research & Development Innovation Leadership Technology The Changing Automotive Landscape The Latest Thu, 26 Jan 2017 21:37:00 +0000 539501 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Vehicle testing at the Transportation Research Center at Ohio State University.&nbsp;</p> Getty Images Toyota, Shell Among Giants Betting $10.7 Billion on Hydrogen http://www.industryweek.com/energy/toyota-shell-among-giants-betting-107-billion-hydrogen <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In all, 13 energy, transport and industrial companies are forming a hydrogen council to consult with policy makers and highlight its benefits to the public.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy/toyota-shell-among-giants-betting-107-billion-hydrogen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy/toyota-shell-among-giants-betting-107-billion-hydrogen#comments Companies & Executives Product Development Energy Research & Development The Latest Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:08:00 +0000 526301 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Toyota Mirai fuel cell vehicle</p> Toyota Motor 'Designed in America for America' Is Mitsubishi Heavy Mantra http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/designed-america-america-mitsubishi-heavy-mantra <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Mitsubishi Heavy is also ready to add capacity to build more turbochargers in the U.S., where it opened a factory in Franklin, Ind., in 2015.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/designed-america-america-mitsubishi-heavy-mantra" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/designed-america-america-mitsubishi-heavy-mantra#comments Companies & Executives Research & Development Growth Strategies Strategic Planning & Execution Workforce The Latest Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:06:00 +0000 519651 at http://www.industryweek.com IBM Breaks US Patents Record Thanks to Cloud, AI http://www.industryweek.com/cloud-computing/ibm-breaks-us-patents-record-thanks-cloud-ai <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Among the more than 8,000 patents awarded to the company last year, more than one-third involved cognitive computing or cloud technology. Samsung, Canon, Qualcomm and Alphabet rounded out the global top five.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/cloud-computing/ibm-breaks-us-patents-record-thanks-cloud-ai" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/cloud-computing/ibm-breaks-us-patents-record-thanks-cloud-ai#comments Cloud Computing Companies & Executives Product Development Research & Development Innovation Leadership Technology The Latest Mon, 09 Jan 2017 15:58:00 +0000 514391 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>IBM chair, president and CEO Ginni Rommety prepares to deliver a keynote address at CES in Las Vegas.</p> Ethan Miller, Getty Imaegs New US Institute Helps Manufacturers Reduce Technology Costs for Sustainability http://www.industryweek.com/research-development/new-us-institute-helps-manufacturers-reduce-technology-costs-sustainability <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“This Institute will be an important catalyst to leverage innovation and energy efficient technologies that will reduce harmful emissions while creating jobs and building America’s 21st century economy,” said Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/research-development/new-us-institute-helps-manufacturers-reduce-technology-costs-sustainability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/research-development/new-us-institute-helps-manufacturers-reduce-technology-costs-sustainability#comments Research & Development Expansion Management The Latest Thu, 05 Jan 2017 19:12:00 +0000 510491 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>The Rochester Institute of Technology&rsquo;s&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Golisano">Golisano</span>&nbsp;Institute for Sustainability</p> What Stands 13 Feet Tall, Weighs 3,000 Pounds, and Comes From South Korea? http://www.industryweek.com/robotics/what-stands-13-feet-tall-weighs-3000-pounds-and-comes-south-korea <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The Method-2 robot stands more than twice as tall as most people, weighs a ton and a half, and is designed by a veteran of the Robocop, Terminator and Transformers film series. Now, what will South Korean robotics company Hankook Mirae do with it?</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/robotics/what-stands-13-feet-tall-weighs-3000-pounds-and-comes-south-korea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/robotics/what-stands-13-feet-tall-weighs-3000-pounds-and-comes-south-korea#comments Competitiveness Research & Development Robotics Global Economy Innovation Technology The Latest Tue, 27 Dec 2016 16:42:00 +0000 501171 at http://www.industryweek.com