IDS Imaging Development Systems has unveiled new industrial camera models for special requirements in factory automation. The uEye FA camera series integrates new sensors – the 12 and 20 MP Sony Starvis and 5 MP polarisation sensor. uEye FA industrial cameras are particularly robust and therefore ideally suited for demanding environmental conditions, for example in factory automation. Starting in August, IDS will offer three new sensors in the family.
In recent years, EV-producing automakers have focused on expanding choices for all-electric, long-range sedans, SUVs, and pickups. That leaves an opening for smaller electric cars at the lowest price points for mass-market consumers, mostly in Europe and Asia. Volkswagen is planning to fill that gap with a new brand of EVs selling for less than €20,000.
New Dacia Duster: The authentic SUV
Dacia is renewing Duster, the iconic vehicle that made the SUV accessible to all.
Universal Logistics Holdings saw revenue and earnings gains during the second quarter of 2021, the company reported.
The Warren, Mich.-based asset-light transportation and logistics company posted net income of $25.6 million, or 95 cents per diluted share, for the three months ending June 30. That compared with $6.2 million, 23 cents, during Q2 of the previous year. Total operating revenue increased by 63.9% to $422.8 million from $258 million.
With the advancement in technology ever since the first car came into existence, things have changed drastically. Not just for the driver, but also for manufacturers. The way we have learned to automate our tasks is remarkable. People created machines that helped us create more machines. That is essentially what car manufacturing is these days. We don’t need huge human labor to achieve our task, we could just use robots. Robots have been used for automotive manufacturing for over 50 years now. They have lots of advantages.
The lighting and electronics specialist HELLA and French automotive supplier Faurecia have signed an agreement on the combination of the two companies. As part of the transaction, Faurecia will acquire the 60 percent stake held by HELLA pool shareholders. The pool shareholders of HELLA will retain an up to 9% stake in the listed parent company via a reverse shareholding and therefore will continue to closely accompany HELLA in the future. A pool representative is also to join Faurecia’s Board of Directors.
Energy commodity prices continued their upward surge in July, rising 4,8%. Prices have risen in 9 of the last 10 months.