Volkswagen has disclosed that a robot has killed a contractor involved in its installation. The fatal accident happened at VW’s Baunatal plant, north of Frankfurt on Monday.
A 21 year old man, was assembling the robot for a new motor production line, according to the Local.de. His Meissen-based company had built the machine for the automaker.
He was the only person in the proximity of the machine. Other workers were standing in the outer area. The robot grabbed the man and threw him against a metal slab. He suffered a severe blow to the chest area and died in hospital.
The Baunatal plant in Germany’s central state of Hesse produces mainly [...]
Ford announced this week that they’d be shifting their Ford Smart Mobility program from its research phase to implementation. With this, their focus switches to new projects as programs like Peer-2-Peer Car Sharing are given the go-ahead with pilot programs. Ford showed of their third most versatile e-bike with the MoDe:Flex as well, able to be folded down and stored into any Ford vehicle where it’s able to be charged.
The Handle on Mobility experiment extends the range of transport solutions for a connected journey that is more efficient, safer, healthier, and enables journeys to be completed with less anxiety and stress.
The feature, which can prevent massive social embarrassment and help avoid long chats with the HR department about what you just mistakenly sent to a colleague, is to be a standard part of Google’s webmail.
One of the most popular experimental features for techies from Gmail Labs is ‘Undo Send’. After a long time as an experimental feature, it is now been out as an official Gmail feature.
Gmail describes its Labs experiments as “crazy experimental stuff … a testing ground for experimental features that aren’t quite ready for primetime”.
Among those yet to graduate to format status are an option to show an authentication icon next to genuine emails from companies [...]