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.
BMW using digital twins to simulate production for new plants and upgrades for existing facilities
Developments in the new generation of cells include higher energy density, faster charging and lower CO2 in manufacture as well as lower cost.
The new line marks a further incremental step towards BMW Group’s target of switching half its annual sales to EVs by 2030.
The latest AMS battery report forecasts production capacity, analyses suppliers and materials, and shows why OEMs and suppliers are forging new partnerships
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.
The 3D scans are the first step in producing digital models of all BMW plants worldwide to streamline the planning of production processes.
BMW will develop and produce its next generation of e-drives in Steyr, making around 600,000 units a year.
Tomorrow’s digital smart factories will be more efficent, improve quality, cut costs and unlock insights into deeper automotive manufacturing say this panel of experts from BMW, Secondmind, ATS Global and Lancaster University.
First day speakers at the Automotive Manufacturing Solutions summit brought expertise from multiple corners of car making but found common ground in how digital technology is infiltrating workflows more and more.
Plant Director Peter Weber demonstrates how BMW is revamping production in Munich ahead of a new EV architecture with a walk through the factory.
An agile approach has enabled BMW to revamp its downtown Munich factory in anticipation of a new EV architecture without halting production lines, Peter Weber tells the AMS Automotive Evolution Summit.
Revamp of Plant Munich puts BMW’s flexibility ethos to the test with building construction and car production happening side-by-side
The light metal foundry at the BMW components plant in Landshut is using multi-plate die casting technology, which offers function-optimised component design and design of the required sprue positions and flow paths
European automotive production is in a state of flux and continued disruption. The accumulative impact of continuing coronavirus-related problems, the prominence of Asian productivity, and now war threatens to cause further damage to automotive manufacturing, Jason Dunn reports.
US BMW manufacturing CEO Dr Robert Engelhorn announced that the company would invest more than $200m to build a 219,000 sq. ft press shop at its South Carolina plant.
The vehicle cloud Catena-X intended to provide a more integrated network for automakers and suppliers. In reality, standalone solutions have prevailed so far and made the task of networking the entire auto industry even more strenuous.
The BMW Group has signed a corresponding agreement with Salzgitter AG to deliver low-carbon steel.
In this edition we get insights into how OEMs are adapting and developing their paintshop operations and processes to meet the need for more efficient and sustainable production, as well as insight into scaling up battery production
The first series-produced BMW i4 has rolled off the line at the OEM’s Munich plant in the first step in the German carmaker’s goal to turn at least half of its output into electrified vehicles by 2023.