India has long been seen as the next big thing in automotive manufacturing. Will new investment help it realise its potential?
Renault and Geely have signed a 50-50% joint venture agreement to form a new company, to develop and produce next-generation hybrid and highly efficient ICE powertrain solutions
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.
Ahead of EMO Hannover in September, AMS looks at what insights the OEMs and tier-1 suppliers in attendance can expect to find, including the challenges of digitising automotive manufacturing.
Renault tests its new CMF-B EV platform, which will underpin the new Renault 5 model, due for launch in 2024
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.
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
Revised partnership will see high-value-creation operational projects in Latin America, India and Europe including further platform sharing
In this latest AMS digital edition we have features on BMW’s San Luis Potosi facility in Mexico, Ford’s planned European Electrification Centre at Cologne, CATL’s battery cell production operations in Europe, ZF’s upgrading of its plants for EVs and electronics, and more.
The pioneering initiative will reduce the resource, energy and emissions intensity of a car’s lifecycle since some components can have a second life as used, reconditioned parts.
The French and Chinese automakers will develop and produce internal combustion engines for their own products as well as for other automakers.
The initiatives aim to increase recycled content in new vehicles while establishing a closed loop for the relatively expensive and scarce minerals in EV batteries.
The reduction in energy use includes an even higher cut in the automaker’s consumption of currenlty-scarce natural gas.
The latest AMS battery report forecasts production capacity, analyses suppliers and materials, and shows why OEMs and suppliers are forging new partnerships
The automaker will partner with Vitesco to produce power electronics units, part of a trend of OEMs, supplier and battery producers partnering to ramp up EV and battery output.
France’s Renault and Chinese component maker, Minth Group have announced a joint venture to produce casings to house batteries in electric vehicles.
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.
Renault halts industrial activities in Russia as OEMs partially resume operations despite ongoing conflict
Renault Group halted activities in its manufacturing plant in Moscow, the company announced this week
The Russian Federation has received a historic international response after launching a full-scale Ukraine invasion on February 24. As governments and supranational authorities look to macerate the Russian economy, several global vehicle manufacturers have ceased operations in Russia amid the ongoing conflict.
Electrifying Europe: new EU ‘Fit for 55’ legislation effectively bans petrol and diesel engines by 2035
The EU’s latest salvo against the automotive industry to mitigate against climate change will eliminate ICEs and transform automotive manufacturing