The requirements for plastics in cars

Multifunctional, sustainable and hygienic: innovative plastics in cars are more sought after than ever before. Flexible and lightweight, they make completely new automotive architectures and functions possible. The VDI PIAE Congress 2019 taking place from April 03 to 04 will show future requirements for plastics in cars. From plastic windows and ‘on-demand functions’ to antimicrobial Read more about The requirements for plastics in cars[…]

Downside of e-mobility

What will be the drive of the future? Technical, political and emotional aspects often mix in the discussion on this question. Experts discuss the future role of the internal combustion engine at the "6th International Engine Congress" in Baden-Baden on 26 and 27 February 2019. "Is driving a good or a bad thing to do?" Read more about Downside of e-mobility[…]

Intelligent sensors: the backbone of autonomous driving

Detailed environmental information is essential for autonomous vehicles. Only intelligent sensors allow safe manoeuvring. The international VDI Conference “Automotive Sensor Systems”, taking place in Munich on 13 and 14 February 2019 will focus on innovative sensor technologies for automated and autonomous driving. Technologies such as automated or autonomous driving require ever more accurate, sensor-determined environmental Read more about Intelligent sensors: the backbone of autonomous driving[…]

ELIV 2019: Industry meeting for experts of vehicle electronics

The exchange between vehicle manufacturers and suppliers in the context of the ELIV Congress is increasingly becoming a must in order to capture innovations, developments and problems at an early stage. In addition to the expert lectures, participants can find out about new products and services from over 145 OEMs, suppliers and other service providers Read more about ELIV 2019: Industry meeting for experts of vehicle electronics[…]

PIAE 2019 – Tradition meets innovation

PIAE 2019 presents itself in a new guise. The traditional VDI Plastics Congress will present its completely new, revised event concept from 3 to 4 April 2019 in Mannheim: More content, interactive program items and modern entertainment. Relying on proven traditions, opening up new space for innovations and new products – The international VDI Plastics Read more about PIAE 2019 – Tradition meets innovation[…]

Smart Construction Equipment on the rise

Digitalization, automation and big data are the top three challenges the construction industry is facing. The 2nd international VDI conference Smart Construction Equipment, held in Amsterdam on 4 and 5 December 2018, provides information on the effects and opportunities of current developments. From connected construction equipment and artificial intelligence to building information modelling: digital technologies Read more about Smart Construction Equipment on the rise[…]

Adventure Car: Visitor highlights of the “CONCAR-EXPO 2018”

CONCAR-EXPO 2018 is Europe’s largest international trade fair for Connected Car, Automated Driving and Mobility Solutions. More than 1,000 visitors and more than 80 exhibitors will meet in Berlin in June. At the ConCarCongress and ConCarForum you can attend lectures and get insights into the latest solutions for networking and automation in the vehicle. With Read more about Adventure Car: Visitor highlights of the “CONCAR-EXPO 2018”[…]

CONCAR-EXPO 2018: The future of the car starts in Berlin

The largest European trade fair for Connected Car and Automated Driving again makes Berlin the hotspot of the automotive industry. At the international "CONCAR-EXPO 2018", experts from the automotive industry, software development and the IT industry will be presenting the latest technology on 27 and 28 June. New in 2018: CONCAR-EXPO gets its own congress. Read more about CONCAR-EXPO 2018: The future of the car starts in Berlin[…]

The virtual world of intralogistics

Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Augmented and Virtual Reality: The possibilities offered by modern technologies in the intralogistics industry are the subject of the international VDI conference "Intralogistic Solutions" in Amsterdam on 27 and 28 June. The logistics industry is undergoing digital transformation: blockchain and cloud technologies optimise the logistics process by creating interfaces and simplifying data Read more about The virtual world of intralogistics[…]

Smart plastic interior

Functional plastics make it possible: smart, comfortable and ultra-light interior concepts for the vehicles of the future. Insights were given by plastics and automotive experts at the "PIAE 2018" (Plastics In Automotive Engineering) in Mannheim on 14 – 15 March. The PIAE 2018, the world’s largest congress for plastics experts in the automotive industry, ended Read more about Smart plastic interior[…]