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  • BMW engine assembly training
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    Quick learners

    2019-08-22T16:00:00Z

    From training, quality and work station design, OEMs are seeing a host of applications that can benefit from virtual and augmented reality technology

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    Digitalised energy saving

    2019-08-22T14:29:00Z

    Vehicle production has become increasingly digitalised, with a variety of different tools helping workers on production lines. These tools can also help reduce energy usage. Michael Nash provides an insight

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    BMW Research & Innovation Centre Pilot Plant

    2019-08-22T11:22:00Z

    BMW provides a glimpse inside its Research & Innovation Centre Pilot Plant, which is located in Munich, Germany

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    Skoda Mladá Boleslav paintshop

    2019-08-22T08:59:00Z

    Construction of the new Skoda paintshop at its Mladá Boleslav plant began in August 2018. It has the capacity to produce 168,000 lacquered bodies per year. 

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    Webasto opens new plant in Irapuato

    2019-08-21T09:21:00Z

    Mexico - The supplier is expanding its production footprint in the country as it looks to keep up with increasing demand in the US

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    Gathering clouds

    2019-08-20T10:44:00Z

    Cloud computing has been used for some time by carmakers, but its full potential has still to be realised in automation applications. John Osborne reports

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    Success for Seat

    2019-08-19T16:19:00Z

    Spain’s biggest exporter has turned its finances around and looks to have a bright future. Ian Henry reports

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    Supplier financials a cause for concern

    2019-08-16T15:41:00Z

    Recent quarterly results from some of the major tier ones make for grim reading, with company after company has reported declining profits  – common themes are being cited for these disappointing times

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    Special deliveries

    2019-08-16T12:24:00Z

    The deployment of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) in automotive manufacturing applications is now well-established. Mike Farish reports on some of the latest developments

  • Castol white paper
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    White paper: Piecing together the Paris (Dis)agreement – we help make it happen

    2019-08-15T15:31:00Z

    Castrol’s white paper outlines a number of ways in which manufacturers can act now to reduce consumption and waste, and structures that can be put in place to facilitate future progress