All EV component manufacturing articles – Page 11

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    AMS Tier Supplier 2021 – Adapt, survive and thrive


    Our latest AMS digital edition is out with a special focus on how tier suppliers are seizing the opportunities emerging from the shift to e-mobility. The issue features in-depth insight on EV drivetrains, chassis development, electronics supply and creating smart interiors, with interviews featuring ZF, Gestamp, Yanfeng and more.

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    Powertrain to the people


    As the automotive industry rapidly electrifies, powertrain suppliers have to adapt, but Illya Verpraet finds out that ZF is on board with the transition, enjoying more freedom in both engineering and manufacturing

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    Power is nothing without control


    Chassis components keep the wheels from falling off the EV revolution. Illya Verpraet found out how Gestamp is managing the change with material and quality control innovation

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    NVH reduction for electric vehicle interiors


    Brian Pour, president and CEO of Auria Solutions, identifies the increasing importance of electric vehicles as a major factor influencing the development of vehicle interiors and one that will pick up even more pace given recent political change. Mike Farish reports

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    Sustainability at the core of leadership at Scania and ArcelorMittal


    At last week’s inaugural AMS livestream, Scania’s Mathias Wijkström was joined by ArcelorMittal’s Hugo Da Gama Campos to discuss making automotive production greener and how it is vital to put sustainability at the heart of the production system.

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    AMS Environment and Sustainability 2020 – Greener production, battery recycling, decarbonising materials and more


    For the automotive industry environmental sustainability is not just important for the vehicles they produce, it is also a key factor in the production process. This edition of AMS takes a close look at sustainable production, utilising recycled materials and renewable energy sources

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    Magna to build Fisker Ocean electric vehicle in Europe


    Magna International is going to build start-up EV brand Fisker’s forthcoming Ocean SUV under contract at its Magna Steyr manufacturing facility in Graz, Austria.

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    E-mobility needs steel


    A new report from ArcelorMittal has identified the benefits in performance and cost that steel can bring to the EV production challenge

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    KYB and REE Automotive to develop next-generation EV platform


    The two companies have formed a strategic partnership to develop suspension capabilities for future electric vehicle (EV) platforms

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    Ahead of the pack: how material science is optimising battery assembly


    What role can special coatings play in improving EV battery cell and pack assembly? AMS discussed the challenges with Calum Munro, PPG senior scientist, research and technology for automotive

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    Electric vehicles could transform role of tier 1 suppliers in manufacturing


    As OEMs look to reduce production costs and manage more complexity, automotive suppliers will face challenges. But with more EV models in the pipeline, many have the opportunity to grab a larger piece of the pie both for manufacturing and the total value chain

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    Is Sony’s Vision S a scary sight, or a revelation for carmakers and suppliers?


    Should automotive manufacturers fear or embrace this surprise announcement from the consumer technology giant?

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    Weight-loss programme


    The electrification drive has increased the importance of lightweight vehicle structures. AMS looks at the development of the latest aluminium grades for electric vehicle applications

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    Rise of the Valkyrie


    Cosworth has stepped up its operations to make the engine for Aston Martin’s Valkyrie hypercar

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    Braking ground


    Nick Holt visits Brembo’s Kilometro Rosso test and development facility, and its Curno production plant, to see how the company creates high quality, premium vehicle braking systems

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    Hot on the press


    The need for lightweight, high-strength steel parts has been given a boost with increased production of electric vehicles. AMS reports on a new hot stamping process designed to meet this demand

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    Detection needs reflection: paintshop's crucial role in autonomous mobility


    PPG’s William Brunat speaks to AMS about how new vision-system-friendly body coatings will provide vital solutions for electric and autonomous vehicle production …

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    Turning point


    As electromobility gains a global foothold, Tornos is offering solutions to OEMs and tier suppliers striving for better quality, safety and sustainability

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    E-mobility needs steel


    A new report from ArcelorMittal has identified the benefits in performance and cost that steel can bring to the EV production challenge

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    Gaining traction


    The technologies required by the powertrain systems of electric vehicles offer new possibilities for innovation on the part of supplier companies