The Lithium-Ion Battery and the Electric Vehicle – Executive Whitepaper

  Markets in batteries for electric buses and private passenger electric vehicles will see the most significant growth, whilst the off-highway vehicle sector will lag...

/ October 24, 2019

Electrification of Off-Highway Vehicles: An Opportunity To Be Grasped – Executive Whitepaper

  Emissions legislation is a significant factor in the drive towards the electrification of both on- and off-highway vehicles. The large increase in the market...

/ October 24, 2019

Teradyne Doubles Down on Mobile Robots with AutoGuide Acquisition

Teradyne this week announced that it would be acquiring mobile robot vendor AutoGuide for $165m. This announcement comes 18 months after it acquired AMR vendor...

/ October 23, 2019

Bleak Global Manufacturing Outlook – Machine Tools Market on Crash Course

Sluggish economic activity in multiple major economies exacerbated by the US-Sino trade war, Brexit, and trade difficulties between Japan and South Korea is taking a...

/ October 21, 2019

Micro-Fulfilment Re-inventing Online Grocery Distribution

With the rapid growth of ecommerce and the consumer demands for next- and same-day delivery options, micro-fulfilment is gaining momentum as a feasible distribution strategy,...

/ October 16, 2019

Fleet Electrification: Who’s Leading the Charge?

Passenger electric vehicles attract much of the limelight; however, it’s likely that the commercial vehicle market will transition to electrification at a faster rate. This...

/ October 9, 2019

Sumitomo’s Acquisition of Invertek Should Raise a Few Eyebrows of Intralogistics Specialists

On September 27th, Sumitomo Heavy Industries announced it will be acquiring Invertek Drives for around £100m. This announcement comes nearly one year after the company...

/ October 4, 2019

UK Warehouse Automation Market: Boom or Bust?

UK Warehouse Automation Market: Boom or Bust? With the IMHX show upon us next week, we thought it would be good timing to take a...

/ September 19, 2019

The Future of Warehouse Automation – 2019

With the rise of e-commerce and omni-channel retail, retailers and manufacturers alike are redesigning their supply chains in order to cope with the increasing logistical...

/ September 17, 2019