TMH Europe launches new autonomous vehicle
In September, Toyota Material Handling Europe launched a new autonomous vehicle at TMHNL in Ede. Around 70 people, mostly in sales, from 20 different countries spent a day from lunch to lunch to learn more about this new vehicle. The event kicked off with a CDI vehicle entering the Automation Dojo in Ede accompanied by fireworks and music. Then there was demo of an inbound and outbound flow, executed by 4 different types of autonomous TMHE vehicles, of course including the star of the show, the new CDI vehicle.
Tobishima Container Berth
Nagoya Port was nominated as Super Hub Port in Ise Bay, and therefore Tobishima Container Terminal was faced with the challenge to cope with increased international cargo containers and to receive bigger containerships. President Mister Kato also predicted changing circumstances in Japanese ports, such as global economy change, environmental and resource crisis issue, and oversea ports development. He advocated a quick reaction as evolution from status quo as a chance based on our standing point and particular situation without loosing the good way of Japan.
Norwegian food producer Toro implemented 5 automated trucks from Toyota to work faster and more cost-efficiently. In order to facilitate a smooth interaction between the AGVs and manual trucks, Toro implemented additional safety measures.
One AGV from Toyota takes on many tasks at Haval. To increase the efficiency of internal transport, Haval turned to Toyota to implement an automated li-ion stacker, keeping AGV actions and pallet movements to a minimum.