Automation http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6647/more en Video-Game Tech Digging Real Dirt for Caterpillar, Komatsu http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/video-game-tech-digging-real-dirt-caterpillar-komatsu <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“Digital transformation, ubiquitous networks and big data all reflect the world trend today. In the future, manufacturers will also become like the software industry.”</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/video-game-tech-digging-real-dirt-caterpillar-komatsu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/video-game-tech-digging-real-dirt-caterpillar-komatsu#comments Automation Emerging Technologies Robotics Technology The Latest Wed, 11 Jan 2017 22:16:00 +0000 519191 at http://www.industryweek.com Caterpillar Inc. Uber Ships Self-Driving Cars to Arizona http://www.industryweek.com/technology/uber-ships-self-driving-cars-arizona <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The cars will not, unfortunately, be driving themselves across the border into the Grand Canyon State.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/uber-ships-self-driving-cars-arizona" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/uber-ships-self-driving-cars-arizona#comments Automation Emerging Technologies Technology The Latest Thu, 22 Dec 2016 21:57:00 +0000 499281 at http://www.industryweek.com Honda Talking With Google's Waymo About Self-Driving Tech http://www.industryweek.com/technology/honda-talking-googles-waymo-about-self-driving-tech <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Google wants to develop the brains behind self-driving technology — and work with established automakers rather than build the cars.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/honda-talking-googles-waymo-about-self-driving-tech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/honda-talking-googles-waymo-about-self-driving-tech#comments Automation Companies & Executives Emerging Technologies Leadership Technology The Changing Automotive Landscape The Latest Thu, 22 Dec 2016 15:22:00 +0000 498181 at http://www.industryweek.com Waymo / Alphabet, Inc. Moving to Smart Manufacturing: Your Plant is Talking to You! http://www.industryweek.com/systems-integration/moving-smart-manufacturing-your-plant-talking-you <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Here's how to catch the first two of four waves necessary to begin implementing smart manufacturing.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/systems-integration/moving-smart-manufacturing-your-plant-talking-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/systems-integration/moving-smart-manufacturing-your-plant-talking-you#comments Automation Systems Integration The Latest Thu, 22 Dec 2016 15:00:00 +0000 498151 at http://www.industryweek.com More Than 1 Billion Road Miles Give Tesla an Autonomous Edge http://www.industryweek.com/automation/more-1-billion-road-miles-give-tesla-autonomous-edge <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“There’s no question that Tesla has an advantage. They can learn from a wider range of experiences and at a much faster rate than a company that is testing with trained drivers and employees behind the wheel.”</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/automation/more-1-billion-road-miles-give-tesla-autonomous-edge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/automation/more-1-billion-road-miles-give-tesla-autonomous-edge#comments Automation Companies & Executives Emerging Technologies Leadership Technology The Changing Automotive Landscape The Latest Tue, 20 Dec 2016 14:23:00 +0000 493751 at http://www.industryweek.com Tesla Motors BlackBerry Shifts Gears from Phones to Self-Driving Car Research http://www.industryweek.com/technology/blackberry-shifts-gears-phones-self-driving-car-research <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Once revered for its smartphones, BlackBerry is diving into automotive software with QNX, its specialized operating systems subsidiary. Can it compete with GM, Tesla and others?</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/blackberry-shifts-gears-phones-self-driving-car-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/blackberry-shifts-gears-phones-self-driving-car-research#comments Automation Companies & Executives Emerging Technologies Leadership Technology The Changing Automotive Landscape The Latest Mon, 19 Dec 2016 15:33:00 +0000 492471 at http://www.industryweek.com BlackBerry Fiat Delivers Alphabet's Waymo 100 Self-Driving Hybrid Minivans http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/fiat-delivers-alphabets-waymo-100-self-driving-hybrid-minivans <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Pacifica minivans are being being outfitted with fully self-driving technology, including purpose-built computers and a suite of sensors, telematics and other systems.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/fiat-delivers-alphabets-waymo-100-self-driving-hybrid-minivans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/fiat-delivers-alphabets-waymo-100-self-driving-hybrid-minivans#comments Automation Companies & Executives Product Development Research & Development Growth Strategies The Changing Automotive Landscape The Latest Mon, 19 Dec 2016 14:32:00 +0000 492461 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>The 2017 Pacifica minvan hybrid, at the North American International Auto Show in January 2016.</p> Copyright Scott Olson, Getty Images Shih's Watchword: Make the US an Attractive Choice for Manufacturing http://www.industryweek.com/industry-clusters/shihs-watchword-make-us-attractive-choice-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Bring iPhone manufacturing to the U.S.? Harvard Professor Willy Shih thinks policymakers instead should be focusing on ensuring our manufacturing strengths stay that way.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industry-clusters/shihs-watchword-make-us-attractive-choice-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industry-clusters/shihs-watchword-make-us-attractive-choice-manufacturing#comments Automation Industry Clusters Regulations Leadership Manufacturing Leader of the Week Workforce The Latest Mon, 19 Dec 2016 14:30:00 +0000 492451 at http://www.industryweek.com <p> <style type="text/css">.pquote { background: url("http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/uploads/2014/08/openquote-iw.png") no-repeat!important; color: #000000; font-style: italic; margin: 10px; padding: 10px 1px 1px 50px; font-size: 24px; } .article-image .image-description p { margin: 0; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.9; } .image-description { background: #F8F8F8; font-size: 11px; padding: 5px 5px 3px; color: #000; font-weight: normal;!important; } .pcaption { padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 20px; font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.9; padding-bottom: 2px; } </style> </p> <blockquote class="pquote"> <p>Before we wring our hands too much about bringing things back, I would make sure the areas we are strong in will continue to be strong for the foreseeable future.&quot;</p> <p><em>-Willy Shih</em></p> </blockquote> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong>&nbsp;Robert &amp; Jane Cizik Professor of Management Practice<br /> <strong>Organization:&nbsp;</strong>Harvard Business School</p> <p><strong>Previous Employers:</strong>&nbsp;IBM, Eastman Kodak, Thomson, Ofoto, Silicon Graphics</p> <p><strong>Education:</strong>&nbsp;PhD, chemistry, University of California, Berkeley</p> <hr /> <p><em>The&nbsp;<strong>IndustryWeek&nbsp;<a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/manufacturing-leader-week" target="_blank">Manufacturing Leader of the Week</a></strong>&nbsp;highlights the manufacturing leaders, executives and stars who are driving growth in today&#39;s industry and helping to shape the future of manufacturing.</em></p> <div>&nbsp;</div> Manufacturing Trends: IndustryWeek/PwC Webinar Series http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/pwc-series-2017 <div class="field-deck"> An IndustryWeek-hosted webinar series, in partnership with PwC, sponsored by Epicor </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/1_PwC_MfgTrends_Promo.gif?1484776547" /> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, January 26, 2017 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">15:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-time-description"> 4 Sessions of 1 hour each </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">Attend this 4-part series in partnership PricewaterhouseCoopers. From operations, to digital, to workforce, to future growth, this series will help you transform your manufacturing business.</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> http://pages.industryweek.com/IW_WNR_PwC_MultiWebcast_WS_JR_121616 </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 1250pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/pwc-series-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automation Competitiveness Digital Tools Emerging Technologies Product Development Research & Development Growth Strategies Strategic Planning & Execution Systems Integration Innovation Operations Technology Workforce Webinars Fri, 16 Dec 2016 18:20:00 +0000 490231 at http://www.industryweek.com GM Expands Autonomous Car Program, Eyes Tesla http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/gm-expands-autonomous-car-program-eyes-tesla <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>GM expects to “become the first high-volume auto manufacturer to build fully autonomous vehicles at a mass production assembly plant,” according to CEO Mary Barra, who stopped short of setting a specific date.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/gm-expands-autonomous-car-program-eyes-tesla" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/gm-expands-autonomous-car-program-eyes-tesla#comments Automation Competitiveness Companies & Executives Emerging Technologies Global Economy Leadership Technology The Changing Automotive Landscape The Latest Fri, 16 Dec 2016 16:11:00 +0000 490561 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>The Chevy Bolt EV on display last month at the L.A. Auto Show.</p> David McNew, Getty Images