All Europe articles – Page 6

  • A.Bratoz
    Interview

    Ales Bratoz, head of manufacturing and supply chain, AvtoVAZ

    2019-09-18T11:28:00Z

    After successful stints as the head of Renault’s Slovenia plant and of Renault’s Turkish joint venture, Ales Bratoz took on the role AvtoVAZ’s head of manufacturing and supply chain in 2016. A Slovenian national, Bratoz was also plant manager of the Avtoframos plant, now Renault Moscow, from 2005-2008…

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    Article

    Mission to a million

    2019-09-18T11:13:00Z

    Nick Gibbs reports from a renowned Russian plant that, despite a challenging domestic market, aims for a return to the high volumes of its colourful history

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    Article

    New horizons

    2019-09-18T10:41:00Z

    With a healthy automotive supply chain and financial incentives on offer, Slovakia was an attractive prospect for JLR to expand its production facility network, as Nick Gibbs reports 

  • Skoda Superb 2019 Kvasiny
    Article

    Bohemian prosperity

    2019-09-17T11:04:00Z

    After a record-breaking year, Skoda’s Kvasiny plant is aiming higher still, backed by industry 4.0. Gareth Price visits the operation in East Bohemia

  • CO2 emission regulations
    Article

    Emissions regulations pose existential risk for OEMs

    2019-09-17T08:00:00Z

    Escalating fines over CO2 and fuel standards, especially in Europe and China, are set to have significant impacts across OEM profits and investment plans, according to a new report by Automotive from Ultima Media.

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    Interview

    Powering the EV surge

    2019-09-16T10:27:00Z

    Andreas Guecker, head of quality management and projects within BMW’s planning and production of E-Powertrains, offers an insight into the OEM’s e-drive production operations 

  • Audi sealing process Gyor
    Article

    Audi tests new sealing process in paint shop

    2019-09-13T10:11:00Z

    Hungary - The new sealing process could soon be rolled out across all Audi paint shops

  • Skoda PHEV battery at Czech Republic - Batteries for hybrid vehicles in the Volkswagen Group are being made at Mladá Boleslav
    Article

    Skoda starts battery production for VW Group

    2019-09-12T10:05:00Z

    Czech Republic - Batteries for hybrid vehicles in the Volkswagen Group are being made at Skoda’s Mladá Boleslav factory

  • VW ID.3
    Article

    Volkswagen electric vehicles - the next chapter

    2019-09-11T10:54:00Z

    Factories that make vehicles with internal combustion engines could soon be making electric vehicles. Volkswagen has already started the transition at one of its plants

  • Porsche Taycan Zuffenhausen
    Article

    Porsche starts electric Taycan production

    2019-09-10T11:19:00Z

    Germany - The Taycan electric sports car is being made in a new facility at Porche’s Zuffenhausen site

  • Truck cab
    Article

    Flexible thinking

    2019-09-10T09:59:00Z

    Commercial vehicle sales in Russia are on the decline, but Volvo Trucks has a plan in place to deal with the tough conditions. Michael Nash reports

  • FCA Ram line US
    Article

    Staying on track

    2019-09-08T09:02:00Z

    FCA’s restructuring has proved successful and the Jeep brand continues to prosper with new models on the way, but there are still challenges to overcome. Ian Henry reports

  • Castrol__Engine
    Voice

    Clean, recycle, reimagine

    2019-09-03T15:24:00Z

    For precision cleaning of metalworked parts, Castrol’s Techniclean XBC has been designed with ‘circular economy’ characteristics built-in, making it durable and reusable to help reduce water consumption and process costs

  • Nexen Tire Zatec
    Article

    Nexen Tire opens new plant in Zatec

    2019-09-03T15:22:00Z

    Czech Republic - The new Nexen Tire facility includes an automated quality system that identifies defects before they are made

  • Tornos SwissDeco 36
    Article

    Raising the bar

    2019-09-02T14:32:00Z

    The future looks bright as Tornos helps automotive players to meet their challenges with flexible and efficient technology

  • SSAB EV AHSS
    Article

    Steel stays the distance

    2019-09-02T14:16:00Z

    SSAB’s Thomas Müller explains how new high-strength and ultra-high-strength steels can assist OEMs in cost-effectively improving the range of electric vehicles

  • SEAT-begins-its-electric-offensive-by-introducing-the-Mii-Electric-on-its-inaugural-SEAT-on-Tour_03_HQ
    Article

    Success for Seat

    2019-08-19T16:19:00Z

    Spain’s biggest exporter has turned its finances around and looks to have a bright future. Ian Henry reports

  • Durr-EcoProFleet-OpenHouse2019_2
    Article

    Special deliveries

    2019-08-16T12:24:00Z

    The deployment of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) in automotive manufacturing applications is now well-established. Mike Farish reports on some of the latest developments

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    Article

    Automation advances

    2019-08-14T13:41:00Z

    AMS investigates how robotics can be adapted to a wider range of applications and the potential offered by 5G communications

  • Valmet battery test Germany
    Article

    Valmet starts building battery test centre

    2019-08-08T16:36:00Z

    Germany - Valmet is upping its game in the battery field for electric vehicles