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    Estimating the true cost of metrology in automotive BIW laser radar as part of quality 4.0

    2019-05-24T15:38:00Z

    S-in motion customisable steel solutions for BEV enable carmakers to extend range, reduce cost, and enhance safety at the most affordable cost For the transition to electric vehicles to be fully successful, carmakers must increase efforts to extend range, reduce cost, and enhance safety. In this ...

  • May-June-montage
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    Out now: AMS May-June issue...

    2019-05-23T13:20:00Z

    AMS May June 2019 The May-June issue of AMS is out now, and includes… Ford – A new alliance with Volkswagen, a pick-up offensive in the US and plans for electrification – AMS provides an overview of the Ford’s ...

  • Durr EcoScreen
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    Paint technology and investments

    2019-05-23T10:58:00Z

    AMS looks at the latest innovations and investments in automotive paintshops around the world

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    ArcelorMittal webinar: e-mobility needs smart steel solutions

    2019-05-23T09:23:00Z

    S-in motion® customisable steel solutions for BEV enable carmakers to extend range, reduce cost, and enhance safety at the most affordable cost For the transition to electric vehicles to be fully successful, carmakers must increase efforts to extend range, reduce cost, and enhance safety. In this ...

  • TPCA bodyshop 4
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    TPCA at Kolin, Czech Republic

    2019-05-22T13:10:00Z

    Toyota Peugeot Citroën Automobile (TPCA) is a joint venture of Toyota and PSA currently assembles the platform-sharing A-segment cars - Toyota Aygo, Peugeot 108 and Citroën C1. In 2019, a total of 199,000 vehicles were produced at the plant located at Kolin in central Czech Republic. Last year, it was ...

  • Ovako Sweden 2
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    Real clean steel

    2019-05-21T16:15:00Z

    With vehicle-makers and tier suppliers wanting greater performance from less material weight, Ovako’s engineering steels seem a good fit. Nick Holt visits its production facility at Hofors in Sweden to find out more

  • Mercedes-Benz Actros Worth plant
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    Mercedes begins Actros production in Wörth

    2019-05-21T13:22:00Z

    Germany - The first new Actros has come off the production line at the Mercedes-Benz Wörth plant in southern Germany. It is the first facility in the OEM’s global network to start making the new model. “This gives us at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Wörth a ...

  • Volvo Cars Torslanda
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    Volvo to install Torslanda paintshop

    2019-05-20T15:07:00Z

    Volvo Cars Torslanda Volvo Cars has announced that it has invested a multi-billion kroner sum to install a new paintshop at its Torslanda plant in Sweden. This will reportedly result in a reduction of energy consumption and emissions from the painting process by at least one ...

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    Keeping in focus

    2019-05-20T14:29:00Z

    Ford has invested in its Saarlouis plant to produce the latest generation of its popular Focus model. Nick Holt visited the plant to get a look at the upgrades to the production process

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    Process monitoring for Manufacturing 4.0

    2019-05-16T15:55:00Z

    Missing defects is costly for manufacturers. Sciemetric’s sigPOD is a Manufacturing 4.0 process monitoring and data collection platform that detects defects as they occur in production – where it is most efficient and before they become bigger issues down the line sigPOD standardises ...