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    Bentley starts work on new Launch Quality Centre and Engineering Technical Centre


    Bentley says the new facility will be integral to its preparations for future battery-powered electric vehicle production

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    AMS Summer 2022 – BMW prepares for Neue Klasse EV platform


    The latest AMS digital edition details how battery, EV and digital production processes are reshaping automotive manufacturing, featuring in-depth features on BMW, Tata, ZF, Britishvolt, Ford, Bentley and more.

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    Bentley increases use of additive manufacturing


    3D printing makes its mark in the luxury segment as early adopter, Bentley, increases its use of this process beyond prototyping

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    Watch: Paint it green – more sustainable, flexible paintshops


    When it comes to the future of paintshop, green is the only colour going. This exclusive AMS Livestream features paintshop leaders from Porsche and Sames Kremlin sharing innovations in technology and collaborative approaches to maintain speed and quality whilst reducing energy and waste in automotive painting processes.

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    Carmakers pledge to switch to all-electric vehicles


    The wave of electrification is slowly turning into a tsunami, in Europe at least. Illya Verpraet takes a look at some of the big manufacturing plans in 2021

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    OEMs see the sunny side of sustainability


    As the cars themselves become cleaner, manufacturing operations can’t stay behind. In an effort to achieve carbon neutrality, OEMs turn to large-scale solar developments to power their plants

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    Bentley resumes production with new working environment


    Production has resumed at the company’s headquarters in Crewe, England, following the implementation of 250 hygiene and social distancing guidelines

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    Video: Ferrari’s return marks a key milestone in Italy’s recovery


    On 4 May 2020, Ferrari began its gradual return to production. The Maranello and Modena plants suspended lines on 14 March, making the coronavirus suspension the longest shutdown in Ferrari’s 73-year history. Coronavirus live blog: OEMs set resumption timelines and health protection regimes The Monza assembly ...

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    Bentley aims for 11 May restart at its UK factory


    A comprehensive list of health protection measures will be in force as workers return to Bentley’s production line next month. The Crewe factory employs over 4,000 people working under Bentley’s strong, hand-built ethos. 

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    Calling stop on automotive supply chains: How long can companies survive the Covid-19 crisis?


    With the coronavirus pandemic causing a level of automotive plant shutdowns not seen since the second world war, suppliers and logistics providers will face failures without direct support from government, and close collaboration with OEMs and industry.

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    Coronavirus live blog: OEMs set resumption timelines and health protection regimes

    As OEMs manage temporary plant shutdowns across their manufacturing networks, follow our updates on the latest idling and resumption of production … UPDATE 20 May JLR Assembly workers give their reaction as Jaguar Land Rover’s Solihull plant reopens under new social distancing measuresFollowing a two-month shutdown prompted by the ...

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    New recycle system at Bentley puts waste water to work


    A paintshop water treatment innovation is helping Bentley achieve sustainability targets and reduce consumption

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    The other side of Brexit


    After three years of confusion and turmoil, the UK is on the brink of leaving European Union. So OEMs with operations based there have decisions to make, as Ian Henry reports

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    Bentley CEO Adrian Hallmark


    CEO Adrian Hallmark has led Bentley since February 2018 when he returned to the company he originally left back in 2005 as sales and marketing director. He remained in the VW Group before leaving for a seven-year stretch at Jaguar Land Rover. He retook the reigns in a dark time, presiding over the company’s first loss in seven years, but as he tells AMS, he is making changes at the plant to make it more cost effective and planning for an electric future.

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    Bentley’s prudence for performance


    After more than half a century of carmaking, major changes are underway at Bentley’s Crewe headquarters as the luxury brand enacts a leaner and streamlined phase

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    Bentley starts Flying Spur production


    UK - Bentley Motors is now producing the new Flying Spur at its Crewe plant

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    Bentley Motors plant becomes carbon neutral


    UK - The Bentley Motors plant in Crewe is now operating as a carbon neutral facility

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    Scott Ward, director of manufacturing, Aston Martin St Athan


    As Aston Martin opens its brand new St Athan facility ready for production of its DBX, Nick Gibbs meets director of manufacturing at the plant, Scott Ward

  • Novares Leiria Plant inspection table

    Set the controls


    Expertise in plastic component manufacturing will be in ever greater demand during the emobility age. In preparation, global supplier Novares has taken on a new form Following a period of reorganisation and rebranding, the Mecaplast-Key Plastics group spent 2018 settling in to its new identity – Novares The chosen name ...

  • VW Dresden eGolf marriage

    Abrindo uma janela


    A Fábrica Transparente, a instalação não convencional da Volkswagen em Dresden, foi reaproveitada para montar o eGolf e se tornar a vitrine da filosofia de mobilidade eletrônica do OEM Após 14 anos de montagem de modelos premium de alta potência, as instalações da Volkswagen em Dresden entraram em uma nova ...