Audi Uses Drones to Locate Vehicles at Neckarsulm Site

source: Audi AG

  • Drone flies over parked vehicles autonomously
  • Exact vehicle locating with drone, GPS, and RFID technology
  • Project manager Steffen Conrad: “The fast locating of the vehicles creates even higher process quality and is a further stepping stone on the path to digital production.”

Audi is using a specially developed drone system to locate vehicles that are ready for dispatch at the Neckarsulm site. The flying device flies over the vehicle dispatch area at the Audi site in Neckarsulm autonomously. The drone uses GPS and RFID technology to identify and save the exact position of all vehicles it flew over, thereby helping Audi employees to plan the necessary steps from completion of the vehicles to dispatch to the customers.