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    Developing real drive


    Complex nine- and ten-speed gearboxes are requiring fresh investment in manufacturing capabilitiies When Mercedes came to develop its innovative 9G-Tronic transmission, it required an entirely new development process. For the first time, an intensive, computer-based systems analysis and synthesis was used to define the gear set concept. From a total ...

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    Alabama: A sweet home for Honda


    The OEM's Lincoln plant has upgraded its powertrain and stamping capabilities with greater automation Honda Manufacturing of Alabama (HMA) was selected to make the Acura MDX, which is the most technical product built at the plant. Classed as a light-truck facility, HMA builds three models: Odyssey, Pilot and MDX.The plant ...

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    China: Powertrain suppliers expand


    The rapid expansion of vehicle production in China has been accompanied by parallel growth in the operations of component manufacturers Engine component suppliers have received a notable boost in recent times by the establishment in China of premium-brand engine production operations alongside long-established vehicle manufacturing operations. BMW, Mercedes-Benz and ...

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    Solutions on the spot


    Recent innovations are ensuring that spot welding is a viable joining method for aluminium automotive parts and structures While spot welding has been the joining method of choice for automotive BIW applications, one area where it has shortcomings is welding aluminium. The use of this material in BIW structures has ...

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    Industrial inspiration


    IMTS 2014, taking place on September 8-13 in Chicago, is expected to draw a mix of big-hitting exhibitors and newcomers from across manufacturing Attracting close to 2,000 exhibitors and 100,000-plus visitors, the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) is well-established as North America’s premier manufacturing technology event. With a linked Conference ...

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    Meet the metalworkers


    The biennial AMB Show in Stuttgart from September 16-20 should bring together some important exhibitors for the automotive industry Located in the Baden-Wurttemberg Province, at the very heart of the German engineering and metalworking industries, the biennial AMB Show brings together exhibitors and visitors from around the world; but while ...