Ford Motor Co. said in a short statement on May 21 it is working with Agility Robotics to develop a robot that can make deliveries from a self-driving vehicle. The robot is named Digit and walks like a human. Ken Washington, vice president of Ford research and advanced engineering, wrote a more detailed piece for the Medium website. Read Full Story
Digital manufacturing and 3D printing has the potential to upend companies, an HP Inc. executive said today. HP’s definition of digital manufacturing includes artificial intelligence, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), where “connected” machines communicate with each other, and robotics. Read Full Story
Toyota Motor Corp. is known for two things: It’s the largest Japanese automaker and one that is conservative in its messaging. A “proclamation” by President Donald Trump spurred Toyota to lose the conservative messaging. Read Full Story
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