Schaeffler is now also involved in the competition for autonomous driving. The automotive and engineering supplier has set up a joint venture with Paravan for this purpose. The company is known for its drive-by-wire technology, Space Drive.
Every second employee of German car manufacturers will be affected by automation or outsourcing in the medium term. The companies need to act now to keep the workforce fit for the future, according to an analysis by Oliver Wyman.
According to the public transport company in Mainz, Germany, it has launched the first test of a self-driving e-bus in public areas. Users can take free rides on the banks of the Rhine.
With “memristors”, researchers at the University of Michigan have come up with a new type of semiconductor, which is supposed to combine processors and data storage into one unit in computers.