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CHINAPLAS was confirmed to be rescheduled to early August, many of the exhibitors are already planning to strengthen their presence at the upcoming show.

The plastic industry paving the way for rebound

Most provinces across China have returned to work after an extended holiday. The National Development and Reform Commission stated that in some major economic provinces such as Guangdong, Jiangsu, and Shanghai, the resumption rate of industrial enterprises above designated size exceeded 50%.

With the transition to electrification accelerating, UK manufacturers are now calling on the government to invest and stimulate the market.

Vehicle Manufacturing Falls for Fifth Month in a Row

“With battery demand for the automotive and energy storage market set to skyrocket, leading British manufacturers like ourselves are hoping for investment in the infrastructure needed to service the industry. The UK’s economy can be boosted with manufacturers who are able to keep up with the huge expansion of this market and create jobs.”

Autonomous vehicles generate 1.2TB of data per day - the equivalent of 500 HD movies or 200,000 songs

Autonomous vehicles generate 1.2TB of data per day – the equivalent of 500 HD movies or 200,000 songs

Autonomous vehicles (AVs) make 150 independent vehicle detections every second and generate up to 80GB of data per driven-hour from sensors such as LiDAR, cameras and RADAR as well as Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) logs. This constant activity means amassing 1.2TB of data in a 16-hour day – the equivalent of over 500 HD movies or over 200,000 songs – much of which is gathered when the vehicle returns to base.

DSM to expand investments in high performance materials in North America

DSM to expand investments in high performance materials in North America

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, announced it is futureproofing and expanding the capacity of its high-performance materials compounding plant in Evansville, Indiana, USA. With the investment, DSM will enhance the site to produce the next generation of advanced materials, including bio-based thermoplastics. The project is expected to be completed in Q3 2021.

LeddarTech to Exhibit and Present the Critical Role of LiDAR Technologies in ADAS and Autonomous Driving Applications at TECH.AD Berlin, March 2-3, 2020

LeddarTech is an industry leader providing the most versatile and scalable auto and mobility LiDAR platform based on the unique LeddarEngine™ which consists of a suite of automotive-grade, functional safety certified SoCs working in tandem with proprietary LeddarSP™ signal processing software. The company is responsible for several innovations in cutting-edge mobility remote-sensing applications, with over 70 patented technologies (granted or pending) enhancing ADAS and autonomous driving capabilities.

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