AMS September - October 2019
These are just a small selection of the leading articles that will be featured in the next issue of Automotive Manufacturing Solutions.
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FCA – Making the news with a possible partnership with Renault and making large investments in new manufacturing operations in the US, FCA works to adapt to a fast changing industry. AMS reports on developments.
US – The American automotive industry has been booming in recent years but is now facing headwinds from trade disputes and slowing domestic sales. Will a renegotiated NAFTA give a boost to manufacturing operations?
Digital manufacturing – We look at how new digital platforms are supporting OEMs and tier suppliers manage increasingly complex manufacturing operations in areas such as predictive maintenance, PLM and PDM.
Composites – With the push to develop more efficient electric vehicle platforms, light-weighting is back to the top of the carmaker’s priority list. AMS reviews how composites can compete in the multi-material mix.
Central and Eastern Europe
In recent years there has been significant investment in building all-new or expanding existing vehicle factories in Central and Eastern European countries and AMS offers insight and analysis of these important changes and investments.
This supplement includes site visits to key manufacturing facilities in Russia and the Czech Republic, talking to senior production executives about keeping pace with increased demand and the challenges of preparing for the new generation of electric vehicles.
We also offer a unique insight into the production operations at these sites, looking at the processes and technologies being applied to meet these challenges.
- Volvo Trucks – Kaluga
- Volkswagen – Kaluga
- AvtoVAZ – Togliatti
Czech Republic visits:
- Toyota/PSA – Kolin
- Skoda – Kvasiny
- Hyundai – Nosovice
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