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Audi’s Brussels revolutionises sustainability with freshwater reduction initiative


In a significant step for automotive sustainability, Audi’s Brussels facility has launched a groundbreaking project to cut its freshwater usage by a staggering 100,000 cubic meters each year.

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Impacts of global geopolitics on European production


From Brexit’s influence on battery production to global conflicts impacting shipping routes and semiconductor supply, these are geopoltical forces shaping manufacturing strategies.


Audi: “We have a clear strategy towards electromobility”


Gerd Walker illuminates Audi’s innovative strategies for sustainable, flexible production and the transition to electric vehicles

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The Audi Q6 e-tron spotlights flexible and green production ecosystem


This is how Audi’s Ingolstadt plant is advancing electric vehicle production, blending sustainability with efficiency in the assembly of the Q6 e-tron series: Q6 e-tron leads the way

The rising role of renewable energy supply in automotive production

The rising role of renewable energy supply in automotive production


The automotive industry’s shift towards sustainability transcends mere vehicle innovation, with a large part of the global carbon equation relying on renewable energy architectures in manufacturing processes.


BYD to establish passenger car production in Europe


BYD has chosen Szeged, Hungary as the location for its first passenger car production facility in Europe

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AMS Winter 2023/24 – BMW’s battery boost


BMW is aiming to achieve ‘expertise in every cell’ of its generation six batteries

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R8 and e-Tron GT: Audi’s non-identical twins


On an unremarkable industrial estate on the outskirts of Heilbronn, Audi has a low-volume production facility where it produces its two most powerful and highly distinctive road vehicles. What is remarkable is that one is conventionally powered, the other pure electric. What is even more remarkable is that Audi builds both models, in any sequence, on the same line.

Volkswagen makes its way deeper into the China EV market

VW and Audi strengthen partnership with SAIC and Xpeng to expand EV production and development in China for China strategy


Volkswagen invests $700m in Xpeng and will partner on tech and platform, while Audi expands partnership with SAIC and will produce vehicles on one of its platforms.


India’s light vehicle demand is rising again, and so is manufacturing investment


India has long been seen as the next big thing in automotive manufacturing. Will new investment help it realise its potential?

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Bentley appoints Andreas Lehe as new Board Member for Manufacturing


Andreas Lehe joins Bentley as Board Member for Manufacturing, commencing 1 September and replaces Peter Bosch, who moved to CARIAD as CEO in June.

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Audi leads manufacturing skills transformation as it launches first EV from Ingolstadt plant


Audi’s launch of the all-electric Q6 e-tron series has catalysed a major reskilling project, as the shift to e-mobility is demanding skills development. Other manufacturers, such as ZF, have also been cultivating internal talent.

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Audi’s ‘Edge Cloud 4 Production’ ecosystem launches into serial production


EC4P is an IT-based production system that leverages Edge and Cloud technology to digitise the automotive production landscape and is the first of its kind to go into serial production.

Audi uses AI in its quality control checks

Audi uses AI for quality control of spot welds


The carmaker is officially using the technology after successful trials.

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AMS Summer 2023 – JLR goes electric


In our AMS Summer digital edition, we have features on JLR’s plans to transform its end-to-end industrial system, ready for new electric models, Seat’s technical upgrades to production operations and upskilling the workforce, and insights into developments at Audi’s Neckarsulm plant, and more.

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Neckarsulm – Audi’s plant prepares for more electric vehicles


Audi’s Neckarsulm plant manager Fred Schulze discusses sustainability and digitalisation

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Smart Factory Special Edition - Automobil Produktion


Read about the latest developments in Industry 4.0 featuring SEAT, Audi and more from AMS sister publication Automobil Produktion in this special edition for the Hannover Messe


Re-evaluating recycled materials


Carmakers are increasingly looking into ways of reducing the environmental impact of their vehicle manufacture – and one way to do this is by using more recycled materials in their cars. But how can they go about this?

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AMS Spring 2023 – Next level digital production engineering


In this latest AMS digital edition we have features on Audi’s digital production engineering strategy, Dacia’s vehicle plant Mioveni, production cloud systems, toolmaking, China, sustainability and more.

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China: European, US and Japanese Vehicle Manufacturers rebalance production and supply chains


AMS looks at the changing role of the Chinese operations of European and other long established brands’ operations in China and their changing roles in the global auto sector

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