VDI Wissensforum Articles
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PIAE 2019 - Tradition meets innovation
PIAE 2019 is planning to present itself in a new guise. The traditional VDI Plastics Congress will present its completely new, revised event concept from 3rd to 4th April 2019 in Mannheim, bringing more content, interactive program items and modern entertainment.
Urban logistics concepts of the future
How can the parcel be delivered most efficiently from the warehouse to the recipient? This question occupies parcel delivery companies as well as vehicle technicians. At the International VDI Conference on Smart Last Mile Delivery, held in Hamburg on 5th and 6th December 2018, international experts will present the latest trends in logistics and fleet management.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 27th and 28th June. The logistics industry is undergoing digital transformation: blockchain and cloud technologies optimise the logistics process by creating interfaces and simplifying data processing.
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 P...
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.