Articles Jun 01, 2018 Hannover Messe 2018: Showcasing innovations in automotive The world’s largest industrial trade fair highlighted several advancements in the field of automotive and auto component industry.Fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0) or smart manufacturing, augmented reality (AR), Internet of Things (IoT), additive manufacturing, predictive maintenance, etc are making companies more efficient and innovative, boosting their competitive advantage. These and many more innovative technologies were at display in the recently concluded Hannover Messe 2018, which was held alongside CeMAT (a meeting-place for the global materials handling and logistics technology sector).Under the motto of ‘Integrated industry: Connect & collaborate’, a total of 210,000 visitors seized the opportunity to explore the innovations on display. A total of 5,800 exhibitors were present at Hannover Messe & CeMAT. Topics like machine learning, artificial intelligence, industrial IT platforms, the expansion of power grids for eMobility, the use of robots and autonomous systems in production and intralogistics, and the role of workers in the integrated factory were the subject of intense debate at the stands of exhibitors at the event. As the official Partner Country, Mexico profiled itself as an innovative business partner and industrial location.