Industry 4.0 is often called the fourth industrial revolution. The term embraces a number of modern automation, data exchange and manufacturing technologies.
Industry 4.0 facilitates the vision and execution of a "smart factory." This page collates recent DW content on the subject.
Drive an eCar? So you know your AC from your DC, then. What about your CHAdeMO and CCS? Or is yours a Tesla? There are so many standards for EV charging, it's as if the industry wants to make life complicated.
US President Barack Obama visits Hannover Messe, the world's largest industrial technology trade fair. The US is Germany's partner country at this year's fair, focussed on the digitization of industry. Both countries hope to become world leaders in networked production.