Tag: joint

  • SoftBank and Symbotic establish new ‘warehouse-as-a-service’ joint venture

    SoftBank and Symbotic establish new ‘warehouse-as-a-service’ joint venture

    SoftBank, the telecommunications group which has wideranging interests in robotics, and Symbotic, a developer of AI-powered automation technology for the supply chain, have established a new joint venture to address the more than $500 billion annual warehouse-as-a-service market opportunity. The newly created company is called GreenBox Systems LLC. Concurrently, Symbotic also announced an approximately $7.5…

  • Zorabots partners with QSS to showcase humanoid robot and plans to establish robotics joint venture in Saudi Arabia

    Zorabots partners with QSS to showcase humanoid robot and plans to establish robotics joint venture in Saudi Arabia

    Robotics and software company Zorabots have started talks to create joint venture with Saudi tech company QSS. The news comes after the two companies jointly presented what is believed to be Saudia Arabia’s first domestically created humanoid robot, called “Sara” (main picture and below). Sara is being presented at the renowned tech event LEAP, being…

  • Abu Dhabi’s SkyGo invests in commercial drones provider Airobotics for goods transportation

    Abu Dhabi’s SkyGo invests in commercial drones provider Airobotics for goods transportation

    Airobotics and Sky Go Transport of Goods, a UAE-based company with commercial license to provide unmanned aerial transport of goods and services across the city of Abu Dhabi, have agreed a joint venture to provide aerial drone services to the city of Abu Dhabi. Airobotics is a wholly-owned subsidiary Ondas Holdings, a provider of private…

  • Visteon and Steradian partner to develop autonomous car functions

    Visteon and Steradian partner to develop autonomous car functions

    Visteon, a technology company serving the mobility industry, and Steradian Semiconductors, an India-based high-tech imaging radar specialist, will collaborate on efforts to produce enhanced advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) for the global automotive market. As part of a joint development agreement, Steradian will provide Visteon with access to its advanced 4D image radar sensor hardware and…

  • Automotive Cells chooses Comau to build battery production lines

    Automotive Cells chooses Comau to build battery production lines

    Comau has been selected by Automotive Cells Company – or ACC, a joint venture between Stellantis, TotalEnergies/Saft and Mercedes-Benz – to design and develop a “highly integrated” battery module production line for its future Gigafactory in Billy-Bercalu Douvrain, in the north of France. With the projected capacity to ultimately ramp up to 40 GWh, ACC…

  • Pony.ai and SANY to mass produce autonomous trucks

    Pony.ai and SANY to mass produce autonomous trucks

    Pony.ai, an autonomous driving technology company, has formed a strategic joint venture with SANY Heavy Truck, a subsidiary of SANY Heavy Industry, a Chinese heavy equipment manufacturer and the third largest heavy equipment manufacturer globally. Pony.ai and SANY say they will collaborate to create a “world-leading autonomous truck brand”. The two companies say they will…

  • Hexagon and ESAB to help manufacturers ‘optimise robotic welding processes’

    Hexagon and ESAB to help manufacturers ‘optimise robotic welding processes’

    Hexagon’s manufacturing intelligence division has signed a partnership agreement with ESAB, a fabrication specialist, to create a “streamlined welding solution” combining Hexagon’s simulation software with ESAB’s InduSuite solutions to help fabricators perform more efficient and successful welding operations. Hexagon’s simulation intelligence, embedded within ESAB’s software and automation portfolio, will ensure that users have the tools…

  • John Deere forms joint venture with GUSS Automation

    John Deere forms joint venture with GUSS Automation

    Farm machinery manufacturer John Deere has formed a joint venture with GUSS Automation, based in Kingsburg, California. GUSS (Global Unmanned Spray System) is a pioneer in semi-autonomous orchard and vineyard sprayers. High-value crops, such as orchards and vineyards, generate significantly higher value per acre than grains or oilseeds.

  • Volvo, Daimler, and Traton partner to build high-performance charging network

    Volvo, Daimler, and Traton partner to build high-performance charging network

    Europe’s three leading commercial vehicle manufacturers – Volvo Group, Daimler Truck, and Traton Group – have signed a binding agreement to create a joint venture to install and operate a high-performance public charging network for battery electric, heavy-duty long-haul trucks and coaches across Europe. As previously publicised, the parties are committed to initiating and accelerating…

  • A history of advanced driver assistance systems

    A history of advanced driver assistance systems

    In its report, Autonomous Cars, Robotaxis & Sensors 2022–2042, IDTechEx predicts that SAE Level 3 autonomous features, such as traffic jam pilot, will emerge in 2022 and become common in vehicles by 2042. How did IDTechEx predict this time scale? The answer lies in the historical adoption trends of advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) technologies.…