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
Honda announces next steps in US EV production
The Marysville Auto Plant will be Honda’s first auto plant in the US to transition to making EVs
Honda and GS Yuasa look to collaborate on lithium-ion batteries
The two companies have reached a basic agreement toward collaboration for a high-capacity, high-output lithium-ion battery with the goal of establishing a joint venture company by the end of 2023
LG and Honda formalise joint venture to produce lithium-ion batteries in the US
The new battery plant will exclusively supply Honda plants in North America to power battery-electric vehicles produced and sold in in the region
Honda Alabama starts production of all-new Pilot
Honda’s Alabama plant requires substantial production changes to build all-new Pilot SUV
LG Energy Solution and Honda to form joint venture for EV battery production in the US
LG expands its EV battery supply operations in North America with Honda JV
Honda starts production the of Acura Integra at its Marysville plant
With the start of mass production of the next-generation 2023 sport compact, associates at Honda’s Marysville Auto Plant (MAP) become the first to build the Integra model in the US
UK car production hits record low in October while EV and commercial sales accelerate
New car production in the UK fell by 41.4% last month to its lowest October level in 65 years amid ongoing semiconductor chip shortages and plant closures, according to the latest report from the trade industry body.
Driving home the reality of global market changes: Honda Swindon factory closes
Honda has closed its Swindon, UK plant, as it ends European production. The carmaker is focusing electric vehicle investment and scale in Asia, and is a sign of how electrification could reshape manufacturing footprints.
Electric vehicle and hybrid vehicle plant database
Track factory locations for electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid and hybrid vehicles by manufacturer, model and location.
AMS Factory of the future 2021 – Redefining the production line
Flexibility is a key factor in enabling OEMs produce the growing number of electric vehicle variants. Our latest digital edition focuses on how and where OEMs are employing the latest digital technologies in AR, VR and AI to develop networked factories, with shared tooling and data, and cellular production stations. This issue features insights from Honda, Mercedes, Audi, BMW, Epic Games and more
VR training for assembly operations
Introducing a completely new model to the production line and ramping up to mass production is a challenge. The team at Honda’s East liberty Auto plant have deployed a VR training system to support the assembly line workers with impressive results
Honda India realigns its production operations
Manufacturing operations for vehicles and components will be consolidated at the Tapukara plant
Watch: Livestream Hour Season Finale | Part 2: Update from North America with Honda and Benteler
Don’t miss the last Livestream Hour episode this season as our guests provide insight on how the coronavirus crisis is currently affecting production and the supply chain in North America, featuring Hector Martinez from Honda de Mexico and Maxim Serov from global tier 1 Benteler.
Watch: Livestream Hour Episode 5 – Mexico Automotive Supply Chain in Focus
In Episode 5 of the Livestream Hour, we discuss the key risks in the Mexican automotive supply chain, and strategies for successfully restarting manufacturing and supply chains, whilst preparing for USMCA implementation. With special guests from Volkswagen, Honda, the US-Mexico Chamber of Commerce and CNW. Hosted by editor-in-chief Christopher Ludwig.
Second thoughts: Honda is expanding its activities on recycling end-of-life EV batteries
The drive among all OEMs to rethink and reduce consumption in manufacturing process is sparking innovation. Honda, for example, is exploring the second-life opportunities of electric vehicle battery materials
Honda makes virtual renewable energy purchase
US - Honda is buying renewable energy to sell back to the grid in order to offset emissions from its manufacturing facilities
Acura Marysville, Ohio
An inside look at production of the second-generation Acura NSX in Marysville, Ohio