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  • Einride goes live in Norway to lead electric deployment of freight mobility

    Einride goes live in Norway to lead electric deployment of freight mobility

    Einride, a freight mobility company that provides digital, electric and autonomous technology, has launched its solutions in Norway, the country with the highest number of electric vehicles per person. The announcement comes at a time when Norway has enacted new sustainability targets that are more ambitious than those laid out by the European Commission, striving…

  • Introducing Unitree Go2 – Quadruped Robot of Embodied AI from $1600

    Introducing Unitree Go2 – Quadruped Robot of Embodied AI from $1600

    On 12 July, Unitree unveiled its latest quadruped robot – the Unitree Go2, which features embodied AI technology and is priced from $1,600 (tax and freight excluded). This product is expected to revolutionize the consumer-grade quadruped robots industry, leading to a transformation of the sector. Back in June 2021, Unitree released its first side-follow bionic…

  • Autonomous electric truck startup Fernride raises $31 million in Series A funding

    Autonomous electric truck startup Fernride raises $31 million in Series A funding

    Fernride, a German autonomous, electric trucking company, has secured $31 million in Series A funding to accelerate the transition towards automated and sustainable logistics by creating the world’s leading human-machine collaboration technology. Fernride’s unique approach has already convinced leading industry players such as Volkswagen, DB Schenker, BSH, and HHLA. The company has integrated automated trucks…

  • Covariant raises $75 million in Series C funding

    Covariant raises $75 million in Series C funding

    Covariant, an AI robotics company, has raised an additional $75 million in Series C funds, bringing its total funding to $222 million. Returning investors Radical Ventures and Index Ventures co-led the round, which also saw additional funding from returning investors Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Amplify Partners. The round also welcomed new investors Gates…

  • South Africa’s leading manufacturing and automation shows move to new venue

    South Africa’s leading manufacturing and automation shows move to new venue

    The Gallagher Convention Centre, situated in Midrand, Gauteng, has been announced as the new venue for the 12th Africa Automation Technology Fair (AATF), co-located with the inaugural Future Manufacturing Africa Trade Fair and Summit (FMA) for 2023. Running from 9-11 May 2023, these events will showcase the latest in automation, manufacturing and technology and bring…

  • automatica returns for its second edition in 12 months

    automatica returns for its second edition in 12 months

    Just one year after returning from its unscheduled break, automatica – one of the world’s leading exhibitions for smart automation and robotics – will be held again from June 27 to 30, 2023. This is due to a change in its rhythm. From now on, the international automation industry will meet at the Munich exhibition…

  • Construction robotics company Kewazo raises $10 million in Series A funding

    Construction robotics company Kewazo raises $10 million in Series A funding

    Kewazo, a construction robotics startup, has closed its $10 million Series A funding round, bringing the total funds raised to date to approximately $20 million. The round was led by Fifth Wall, with notable participation from Cybernetix Ventures, Unorthodox Ventures as well as the construction software company Nemetschek. Existing investors True Ventures and MIG Capital…

  • Aerones demonstrates ‘first’ robot for wind turbine maintenance and repair

    Aerones demonstrates ‘first’ robot for wind turbine maintenance and repair

    Aerones has demonstrated for what it claims is the “first robot that offers full-service leading edge wind turbine blade maintenance and repair”. The robot performs maintenance 5x faster than humans, and makes use of various attachments to perform different tasks, including refinishing blades with RELEST coatings from AkzoNobel. The robot is able to perform maintenance…

  • Autonomous trucking company Einride launches in Benelux with brewing giant AB InBev

    Autonomous trucking company Einride launches in Benelux with brewing giant AB InBev

    Einride, the freight mobility technology company that provides digital, electric, and autonomous shipping, has launched in Benelux in partnership with one of the world’s leading brewers, AB InBev. With Einride’s fully electric fleet of connected, heavy duty trucks the partnership is expected to reduce CO2 emissions by 500 tonnes annually. Robert Falck, CEO and founder…

  • Russian companies will be represented at the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona

    From the 28th of February to the 3rd of March world congress and the largest exhibition of the global mobile communications system GSMA’s Mobile World Congress 2022 will be held in Barcelona. About 1,500 companies from 150 countries are expected to attend the event. This year, our country will be represented by 11 companies united…