• GM Arlington: expansion and inspection on the Texas SUV lines

  • Nissan lines up its next-gen factory technology

  • Setting the pace – AP Racing speeds up smart production

  • The other side of Brexit

  • Bentley’s prudence for performance

  • Exoskeleton trials underway at Audi

Chemetall pretreatment

The power of pretreatment

2020-01-23T10:46:00+00:00By Chemetall, sponsor partner

Chemetall’s innovative pretreatment technologies deliver quality and ensure cost savings for OEMs in South Africa


Design concept: Battery pack protection for EV body-in-white

2020-01-22T15:25:00+00:00By SSAB, sponsor partner

Protecting battery packs is the fundamental first step when designing the body-in-white for BEVs. We talk to SSAB’s Robert Ström about the Docol EV Design Concept and platforms for new AHSS solutions

Supplier development

Electric vehicles could transform role of tier 1 suppliers in manufacturing

2020-01-22T15:24:00+00:00By Daniel Harrison, Christopher Ludwig

As OEMs look to reduce production costs and manage more complexity, automotive suppliers will face challenges. But with more EV models in the pipeline, many have the opportunity to grab a larger piece of the pie both for manufacturing and the total value chain.

Ford invests in battery and hybrid production at Valencia

Ford invests in battery production at Valencia

2020-01-21T16:50:00+00:00By Nick Holt

Ford will invest €42m in its Valencia manufacturing plant to support the its electrification strategy with a state-of-the-art battery assembly facility, in addition to producing the new hybrid models

Toyota TMMI Indiana

Toyota tops up US investment

2020-01-20T13:17:00+00:00By Gareth Price

Toyota has completed its US plant modernisation project, first announced in January 2017, with an additional $700 million for its Indiana facility

Automotive Tier Supplier Profit Analysis 2020: Mitigating Margin Compression Whilst Navigating Unprecedented Industry Transformation

Tier Supplier Profit Analysis: Mitigating Margin Compression and Manufacturing Costs

2020-01-06T10:30:00+00:00By Automotive from Ultima Media

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