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Global suppliers need modularity and flexibility in the EV age

2021-04-06T10:19:00+01:00By Illya Verpraet

Electric vehicles bring with them high development costs and large expenses for retooling plants. To get around that, OEMs and tier suppliers must work together to develop flexible, modular production systems, according to panellists from ZF and ABB at last week’s AMS Livestream on electrification.

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Mercedes and Siemens cooperate on the digitalisation of sustainable production

2021-03-30T09:20:00+01:00By AMS

The two company’s will combine their expertise and technologies to further develop flexible, efficient and sustainable automotive production operations

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EV drivetrains inspire new production processes

2021-03-29T18:02:00+01:00By Götz Fuchslocher

Boosted by the rapid shift towards electrification, powertrain production is finding new efficiencies. Götz Fuchslocher found out how manufacturers and suppliers are upgrading everything from soft- and hardware, to their processes and their staff

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The challenges of a transition from ICE to EV production for automotive manufacturers and the implications for assembly plants

2021-03-26T12:28:00+00:00By ABB

As automotive manufacturers make the transition to electric propulsion, the challenges they face from compressed development timescales, ever tightening regulatory limits and technology churn, mean they must adapt very quickly to change. Automotive Manufacturing Solutions spoke to Patrick Matthews, ABB Robotics head of powertrain for their OEM automotive division, on how ABB’s approach can help support OEMs through the transition process while retaining the ability to accommodate changes in production requirements

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Ford Dagenham to continue supplying engines for Transit vans made in Turkey

2021-03-23T12:18:00+00:00By AMS

Ford has decided to keep its last European diesel engine plant in Dagenham, UK, open to supply the Turkish Ford Otosan plant in Kocaeli that builds the Transit and Transit Custom.

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