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Connected trucks move into the fast lane

Connected trucks move into the fast lane
  Thanks to better use of data, trucks will not just be autonomous in the future, but more efficient as well. The international VDI Autonomous Trucks conference taking place in Munich on the 27th and 28th March 2019 will present new IoT solutions and their benefits for the entire value chain.
1st March 2019

The requirements for plastics in cars

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 3rd to 4th will show future requirements for plastics in cars.
15th January 2019

Intelligent sensors: the backbone of autonomous driving

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 13th and 14th February 2019 will focus on innovative sensor technologies for automated and autonomous driving.
10th December 2018


ELIV 2019: Industry meeting for experts of vehicle electronics

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 important 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 in the accompanying trade exhibition. 
5th December 2018

Drivetrain for vehicles 2019

Drivetrain for vehicles 2019
For more than three decades, the VDI Transmission Congress has been informing and networking industry experts from all over the world. The ‘Dritev - Drivetrain for Vehicles 2019’, in Bonn from 10th to 11th July, addresses current developments and challenges in the industry - from electrification to Noise Vibration Harshness.
3rd December 2018

Mobility as a service: The end of car ownership?

Mobility as a service: The end of car ownership?
New mobility solutions like car sharing are becoming more and more popular. Does this mean the end of car ownership? On 28th to 29th November, 2018, this question and other disruptive mobility trends will be discussed at the second international VDI Conference ‘Smart Cars & Urban Mobility’ in Amsterdam.
30th July 2018

Will buttons become extinct in cars?

Will buttons become extinct in cars?
Command by hand gesture, 3D touch displays are the new standard in the cockpit. The 5th International VDI Conference ‘Automotive HMI and Connectivity’ presents innovative HMI features for the automotive sector in Frankfurt am Main on 26th to 27th September 2018.
24th July 2018

CONCAR-EXPO 2018 draws to a close

CONCAR-EXPO 2018 draws to a close
International trade fair for Connected Car, Automated Driving and Mobility Solutions, CONCAR EXPO 2018, took place in Berlin and finished successfully on Thursday 5th July, having attracted some 800 visitors. This year, special visitor magnets were the live demonstrations of autonomous technologies as well as the expert presentations at the CONCAR Congress. 
6th July 2018

Eurotyre 2018: mobility trends change the tyre industry

Eurotyre 2018: mobility trends change the tyre industry
  Will smart, spherical tyres go into production soon? Wear, weight and running noise could be reduced thanks to sensory spherical tyres. These and other questions are the subject of the international VDI conference 'Eurotyre 2018', in Brussels from 25th-26th September 2018.
26th June 2018

Smart plastic interior

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 14th to 15th March. The PIAE 2018, the world's largest congress for plastics experts in the automotive industry, ended successfully on Wednesday. Decision-makers from all over the world used the PIAE again to inform, network and discuss.
21st March 2018

How smart are mobile machines?

How smart are mobile machines?
  Digitisation and automation are transforming the working world. How mobile robotics, smart data and machine learning are already being used in the off-highway sector will be demonstrated at the 3rd international VDI conference 'Connected Off-Highway Machines' in Duesseldorf on 10th-11th April 2018.
16th February 2018


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