Category Archives: Automotive

Parking Robot

Workplace Automation Part 2 – Travel

In part one of our workplace automation series, we covered advances from the factory floor to the drone equipped delivery van- and the logistics in between. Today’s post covers the customer facing side of robotics- devices seen as you go about your day to day

Robots Descend from Van

Robots – in a workplace near you.

Here at the WorkSmith we’re excited by advances in manufacturing, advances in personal transportation and breakthroughs in automation. Factory Automation In this first of several posts on automation and robotics, we’re going to focus on aspects of Elon Musk’s recent release of his “Master Plan

Fast Charge in Hong Kong

Musk: “Hong Kong tops for electric cars”

Hong Kong Electric Car Market and Tesla- ‘…Elon Musk [Tesla CEO] has good reason to believe the city [Hong Kong]will become a beacon for sustainable transport. Between 2014 and 2015, the number of EVs registered in Hong Kong grew 270%, according to figures Musk cited.

Biodiesel Fuel From Algae

Future Algae Fuels will need investment green

Payback/ROI on Algal Biofuel Production: The Algae industry is full of promise-  Algae grows in any sort of water- potable or waste sources – either is fine with Algae. And those little critters can be coaxed to excrete the fuel oil components  in a most prodigious manner-

No Emission Fed Ex Electric Urban Van

Delivery Charge: FedEx Electric Trucks

  Package Delivery adds electric vehicles: The CEO of FedEx, Fred Smith, spoke to NPR about the roller coaster price of gasoline and its unpredictable effect on his firm’s bottom line. Given that Federal Express was founded just before the 1973 Arab Oil embargo, Mr.

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