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Is cost-cutting the newest trend among OEMs in Europe 2024? Watch this space…

2024-01-04T17:46:00+00:00By Ilkhan Ozsevim

As Renault and VW move towards major and comprehensive cost-cutting projects, with the squeeze of uncertainties and inefficiencies, is this liable to spread?

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The state and stipulation of automotive production: Retrospect 2023 to prospect 2024

2024-01-03T16:59:00+00:00By Ilkhan Ozsevim

In 2023, the automotive industry underwent a transformative journey, adapting to trends such as sustainable materials, electric vehicle dominance and digitalisation. But what clues does 2023 provide about the vehicle manufacturing landscape in 2024?

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AMS Winter 2023/24 – BMW’s battery boost

2023-12-20T10:10:00+00:00By AMS

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

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How battery and electric motors and EVs are reshaping the European automotive supply chain

2023-12-12T15:37:00+00:00By Ian Henry

How major automakers adapt to the EV surge, transforming manufacturing and supply chains. Delve into the strategic shifts at Ford, JLR, and Volkswagen, the rise of Chinese suppliers, and the regulatory forces reshaping the automotive landscape. Join us on a concise journey through Europe’s electrifying automotive future

Renault Group's ambitious initiative, Re-Industry, seeks to overhaul its industrial foundation, signaling a transformative phase in automotive manufacturing

Renault announces Re-Industry roadmap to transform production base

2023-12-12T14:28:00+00:00By Ilkhan Ozsevim

Renault Group’s Re-Industry initiative aims to transform its manufacturing base for cost efficiency and sustainability by leveraging the Industrial Metaverse, AI applications, and agile practices.

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How Europe’s Big 3 are evolving their manufacturing ecosystems

2023-12-09T10:11:00+00:00By Ian Henry

An in-depth look at the shifts in manufacturing dynamics and strategies as the industry adapts to the era of electric mobility

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A natural fit: why the auto industry is turning to bio-materials

2023-12-01T16:11:00+00:00By Martin Kahl

In the race towards sustainability in automotive production, bio-based materials are transforming the industry. Natural fibres like flax, hemp, kenaf and jute are gaining prominence, providing durable and lightweight alternatives for components, from dashboards to electric vehicle batteries. The journey towards eco-friendly solutions, is marked by the need for lower environmental footprints and manufacturing costs, and industry pioneers envision a future where bio-based materials play a central role in a more sustainable automotive world.

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Polestar to expand production operations for the fully-electric Polestar 4 in South Korea

2023-11-13T16:24:00+00:00By Ilkhan Ozsevim

With production set to commence in the second half of 2025, the Polestar 4 will aim to make its mark in the North American and domestic South Korean markets.

One of the cornerstones of this initiative is the pursuit of “high-value-creation” operational projects across Latin America, India and Europe

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance embarks on a new era of collaboration for enhanced agility with strong regionalisation focus

2023-10-02T16:41:00+01:00By Ilkhan Ozsevim

The alliance shifts to regional focus for enhanced agility challenging assumptions about global autmomotive markets

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

2023-07-20T16:14:00+01:00By Ian Henry

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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Renault and Geely sign joint venture agreement to launch powertrain technology company

2023-07-11T17:21:00+01:00By Nick Holt

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

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AMS Summer 2023 – JLR goes electric

2023-06-23T16:33:00+01:00By AMS

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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EMO Hannover to address challenges of digitising automotive manufacturing

2023-05-30T13:55:00+01:00By Megan Kelly

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.

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Renault 5 EV prototypes begin endurance testing and fine-tuning

2023-04-04T12:33:00+01:00By Nick Holt

Renault tests its new CMF-B EV platform, which will underpin the new Renault 5 model, due for launch in 2024

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AMS Spring 2023 – Next level digital production engineering

2023-04-02T18:25:00+01:00By AMS

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

2023-03-28T10:00:00+01:00By Ian Henry

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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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance rebalances partnership

2023-02-07T13:24:00+00:00By AMS

Revised partnership will see high-value-creation operational projects in Latin America, India and Europe including further platform sharing

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AMS Winter 2022-23 – M-power in Mexico

2022-12-18T17:55:00+00:00By AMS

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.

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Renault advances circular economy reuse, remake, recycle business

2022-12-01T14:46:00+00:00By Peter Murphy

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.

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Renault to merge combustion engine ops with China’s Geely, create listed EV business

2022-11-08T14:12:00+00:00By Peter Murphy

The French and Chinese automakers will develop and produce internal combustion engines for their own products as well as for other automakers.

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