Audi

  • VW ID.3 production dresden battery pack
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    EV battery supply chains on the move

    2021-06-08T13:34:00Z

    As electric vehicles become serious business for OEMs, they are reassessing their battery supply and manufacturing bases, putting their eggs in multiple baskets and taking more control of the process.

  • Audi Employee VR
    Article

    The software-defined assembly line

    2021-06-02T09:05:00Z

    The manufacturing industry is on the cusp of a revolution, where investment is led by software rather than hardware. That in turn enables a raft of new possibilities in creating the factory of the future, according to experts from Audi, ABB and Cosmo Tech.

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    Watch: Factory of the future Livestream – The software-defined assembly line

    2021-05-26T18:58:00Z

    As automotive OEMs digitalise and connect factories, hear how the Audi Production Lab, ABB and Cosmotech are using real-time data, smart software and advanced automation to reshape vehicle production processes.

  • Audi A8 Neckarsulm production
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    Audi cuts production again because of chip shortage

    2021-05-25T13:50:00Z

    Audi has confirmed that it will be putting 10,000 of its employees working at the Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm assembly plants in Germany on reduced hours in June. A shortage in the supply of semiconductors, which is affecting the automotive industry globally, means Audi is having to cut output at the plants.

  • AMS Factory of the Future, Redefining the Production Line
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    AMS Factory of the future 2021 – Redefining the production line

    2021-05-18T13:26:00Z

    Flexibility is a key factor in enabling OEMs produce the growing number of electric vehicle variants. Our latest digital edition focuses on how and where OEMs are employing the latest digital technologies in AR, VR and AI to develop networked factories, with shared tooling and data, and cellular production stations. This issue features insights from Honda, Mercedes, Audi, BMW, Epic Games and more

  • KIT Audi pyrolysis oil from plastics
    Article

    Playing catch-up in plastics recycling for automotive production

    2021-02-25T11:07:00Z

    A closed loop for plastics in the automotive industry has so far been a distant dream, as an unmanageable variety of mixed materials makes recycling them into new high-quality materials unviable. Fortunately, there are some promising new approaches on the horizon.

  • AMS Environment and Sustainability cover 2
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    AMS Environment and Sustainability 2020 – Greener production, battery recycling, decarbonising materials and more

    2020-11-24T11:49:00Z

    For the automotive industry environmental sustainability is not just important for the vehicles they produce, it is also a key factor in the production process. This edition of AMS takes a close look at sustainable production, utilising recycled materials and renewable energy sources

  • Audi Aluminium closed loop
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    Audi introduces closed-loop systems for aluminium, wastewater and plastic

    2020-11-23T16:06:00Z

    Audi has detailed how it is introducing closed-loop systems to its plants as part of its goal to make all its five plants carbon-neutral by 2025. This includes aluminium, wastewater and a pilot project for chemical recycling of plastics.

  • AMS Autumn 2020
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    AMS Autumn 2020 – At the cutting edge, the latest on 3D printing and aluminium welding

    The latest issue Automotive Manufacturing Solutions features insight on 3D printing of parts and tooling with Porsche, Audi and Seat, digital solutions for aluminium welding and much more. With technology solutions from ABB, Rockwell Automation, Henkel and Castrol. 

  • Audi virtual production planning copy
    Article

    Audi activates virtual tools for production site planning

    2020-05-26T12:01:00Z

    Manufacturing site layouts are being captured digitally for planners to explore the advantages of virtual models 

  • Toyota TILT Lab Microsoft HoloLens hardware
    Article

    People get ready: recruitment and retention in a complex automotive industry

    2020-04-20T16:22:00Z

    With contributions from Volkswagen, Toyota, BMW and Audi, AMS looks at some of the strategies OEMs are using to attract and retain employees with the skills needed to work in modern digitalised workplaces – and to adapt to cutting-edge developments in hybrid, electric and autonomous vehicles …

  • Audi Ingolstadt assembly maintenance app
    Article

    Audi mobile maintenance app keeps Ingolstadt in the know

    2020-04-02T12:00:00Z

    Maintenance teams at the Ingolstadt factory have a new app on test, developed an inhouse to provide live updates from across the assembly process direct to their smartphones

  • Audi exoskeleton 4
    Article

    Exoskeleton trials underway at Audi

    2019-12-11T12:46:00Z

    Audi has begun testing the ergonomic benefits of exoskeleton systems for workers at its Ingolstadt plant

  • Audi EcoPaint A1914380_large
    Article

    Two become one in the Audi paintshop

    2019-11-06T11:38:00Z

    Saving time, resources and environment impact, the OEM has introduced new overspray-free paintshop technology that can apply two colours in one process

  • Audi sealing process Gyor
    Article

    Audi tests new sealing process in paint shop

    2019-09-13T10:11:00Z

    Hungary - The new sealing process could soon be rolled out across all Audi paint shops

  • Audi Böllinger Höfe 7
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    Audi Böllinger Höfe

    2019-05-14T15:26:00Z

    The latest versions of both the Coupe and Spyder convertible variants of the R8 are made at Audi Sport’s Böllinger Höfe factory a few miles outside Heilbronn in south-west Germany. The 30,000 sq.m facility has been in operation for just four years.

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    More on Audi

    2019-01-14T11:39:54Z

    A high-performance build The Audi R8 series of sports cars is described as being closer to motor racing than any other on-the-road vehicles. Mike Farish takes a closer look at the manufacturing operation Three Audi models enter production Algeria – Assembly of the Audi A3 Sportback, A3 Sedan ...

  • Audi production in Algeria
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    Three Audi models enter production

    2018-12-12T12:07:57Z

    Algeria - Assembly of the Audi A3 Sportback, A3 Sedan and Q2 has started in Relizane. The plant is operated by Sovac Production S.P.A - a joint venture between the German OEM and the Algerian car dealer Sovac. "This entry into the Group’s multi-brand factory is a logical step into ...

  • Audi artificial intelligence in press shop
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    Audi uses AI in press shop

    2018-10-22T17:25:04Z

    Germany - The company has worked with the production technology division of the equipment and metal forming technology competence center to develop software that automatically recognises and marks cracks in sheet metal parts in a matter of seconds. It is currently being tested at Audi's factory in Ingolstadt, but could ...

  • Audi A1 Martorell
    Article

    SEAT plant starts Audi A1 production

    2018-10-16T10:30:17Z

    Spain - The compact car is now being made at the SEAT plant in Martorell, which is located about half an hour from Barcelona. It was previously made at Audi's plant in Brussels. "Over the last years, the Martorell plant with its highly qualified employees has produced our Audi Q3 ...