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?
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.
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
Tools for progress: real-time tracking and monitoring in Audi’s toolmaking
The carmaker’s Toolmaking 4.0 system is bringing greater visibility of suppliers and potential disruption of machines and operations at tool shops, with high productivity gains.
Building on the edge of the virtual and physical worlds
As Audi aims to bring its local production cloud to plants, Jörg Spindler sees opportunities in digital control systems, digital twins and virtual reality.
Special series: Digitalising manufacturing engineering at Audi
Jörg Spindler is leading Audi’s push to virtualise production planning, ramp up battery production and use data to reduce emissions and improve productivity in areas like toolmaking and body shop
Going green: Self-generating electricity on-site
OEMs are investing heavily in renewable energy sources to reduce the carbon footprint of their manufacturing operations
Audi plans for future production
Audi says it’s all in on electromobility, planning to launch only all-electric models from 2026, and gradually phasing out production of its combustion engine models by 2033
AMS Automotive Evolution Europe – a review from Munich 2022
The first AMS Evolution Europe Summit saw experts from BMW, Audi, ZF CATL and more discussing speeding time to market, greater agility in production, factory conversion and boosting battery cell manufacturing in the region.
Welcome to Automotive Evolution Europe 2022!
Editor-in-Chief Christopher Ludwig kicks off the 1st Automotive Evolution Europe
Transforming plant and production processes - interview with Rüdiger Eck, Audi
Christopher Ludwig caught up with Rüdiger Eck, Director of Data Governance and Analytics for Digital Production, AUDI AG at AMS Automotive Evolution Europe.
Data at the heart of Europe’s manufacturing evolution
Audi, BMW and AWS joined the opening panel at Automotive Evolution Europe to discuss opportunities in data analytics, artificial intelligence, digital simulation, the industrial cloud and tools that support them.
Audi expands Győr, Hungary tool shop to expand luxury model output
The expansion of the tool shop paves the way to produce more Lamborghini and Bentley models as well as some exclusive Audi cars.
AMS Autumn 2022 – Turning virtual into a reality
The latest AMS digital edition details how digital tools are playing an increasingly important role in planning and improving production processes, featuring in-depth features on BMW, Audi, Skoda, Ford and more.
What Vorsprung durch Technik means for Audi manufacturing in 2022
Audi is making progress in production through virtual reality, AI and software prototype builds, modular assembly, quality control and energy conservation.
Automotive battery manufacturing and supply chain 2022: Risks, regulation and resiliency
The latest AMS battery report forecasts production capacity, analyses suppliers and materials, and shows why OEMs and suppliers are forging new partnerships
Cars à la carte – Audi trials modular production to control customisation costs
The premium OEM is applying the efficiency focus that has fine-tuned production lines over many years to the more bespoke tasks in modular assembly as EV and supply complexity increases.
Volkswagen launches battery cell-making company PowerCo
PowerCo could produce enough cells for 3m electric vehicles a year by 2030 across six ‘standardised’ European gigafactories.
Audi starts pilot project for flexible working hours in production
Audi’s new working-time model enables shift workers to also do parttime shifts in clocked vehicle production and aims to further develop a modern, teamwork culture throughout the company