January 10, 2024

Continental and Aurora Innovation finalized the design and architecture of the future fallback system and hardware of the Aurora Driver – an SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) Level 4 autonomous driving system – that Continental plans to start production of in 2027. The companies have announced they have achieved a key development milestone to commercialize autonomous trucks at scale.

January 8, 2024

Energy prices dropped 6.3% in December, led by European natural gas (-20.6%) and oil (-6.9%). 

Food prices declined 3%. Beverages increased by 5.3%, while raw materials inched up by 1.1%.

January 3, 2024

In line with the European Union’s push for a green transition, Volvo Car Corporation and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed a €420 million financing agreement in support of the Swedish carmaker’s decision to become fully electric and carbon neutral. The operation is expected to contribute to the decarbonisation of road transport, a major source of emissions and pollution globally.

January 3, 2024

With remote work becoming more common, more and more folk are looking to grab a business laptop to work from home. Luckily, the laptops meant for working from home have boomed in the past few years, meaning that there are a ton of choices out there for you to pick from. So, if you need something in the Apple ecosystem or a budget-friendly option, there’s a little something for everybody below.

December 18, 2023

AI (Artificial Intelligence) is currently being applied in the packaging industry in ways including predictive maintenance; packaging design (such as creating multiple variations of each design); and preventing downtime for machinery. 

Advances in AI (Artificial Intelligence) have made headlines and sparked both excitement and concern - but what are its roles and applications in the packaging industry?

December 18, 2023

The Volkswagen brand is continuing the success story of its compact cars in the age of electric mobility and is providing a first glimpse of an all-electric Volkswagen costing less than 25,000 euros with the ID. 2all concept car. 

VW will launch 10 new EVs by 2026, one of which would be the ID. 2all followed by the ID. 2all SUV.

December 15, 2023

The manufacturing industry is undergoing significant changes due to the swift advancement of technology and evolving global dynamics. Success in 2024 and beyond will depend on how well manufacturers accept these changes and how receptive they are to new ideas, in order to maintain a competitive edge.