Articles & News on Autonomous Vehicles

Robot Shuttles Double as Robotaxis

  • by Dr. Peter Harrop
  • Feature

As IDTechEx predicted in its report, "Robot Shuttles and Autonomous Buses 2020-2040," robot shuttles are converging with robotaxis.

Smart, Compact Electromechanical Actuators Improve Productivity and Space Efficiency for Industrial AGVs

  • by Chad Carlberg
  • Feature

Automated guided vehicles (AGVs) can improve industrial productivity by 50 to 70 percent but require adequate room to move about increasingly space-constrained factory floors.

Würth Elektronik ICS Celebrates 10 Years in U.S. with New Production Facility

  • News

Wurth Electronics ICS, Inc., is celebrating its 10th anniversary as well as its move to a new site with twice the production space as the old facility.

Sherpa Mobile Robotics Collaborates with Wiferion

  • News

Mobile robot systems equipped with inductive charging technology.

Natural Feature Navigation Guides Autonomous Vehicles to Success

  • News

GECOM is considering extending the AGV fleet to replace manual tuggers used to bring raw components to the assembly line.

Waypoint Robotics & AHS Announce Integrator Partnership

  • News

Waypoint Robotics and AHS announce a new systems integrator partnership. AHS will offer Waypoint’s full fleet of industrial-strength, omnidirectional AMRs to its valued customer base as part of a fully integrated automated material handling solution.

Autonomous Forklifts During the Pandemic

  • by Thomas R. Cutler
  • Opinion

Though predicted years ago, COVID-19 has made autonomous forklifts an immediate reality for small footprint manufacturing facilities.

AutoGuide Mobile Robots announces opening of Massachusetts test facility

  • News

Companies considering AMRs for their manufacturing, warehouse or other e-commerce-related distribution applications can virtually visit the test facility now—with the facility opening for onsite visits following Massachusetts’ phased re-opening guidelinesto see how the AMRs would work in their own facilities.  

ESMERA project announces 20 new experiments underway

  • News

Out of these 69 applications, the most promising 20 experiments have now been selected. In Phase I of ESMERA, proving their concept, they get funding of up to 75.000 Euros each as well as technical support and business mentoring by the ESMERA consortium.

Deep BV Selects Sea Machines Autonomy for Unmanned Hydrographic Survey Operations

  • News

The initial mission will measure challenging portions of the Dutch Wadden Sea.