The latest insights into automotive manufacturing quality


  • Auto-3D-video

    Watch: 3D Vision Solutions for Automotive Challenges

    2021-09-03T00:22:00+01:00By COGNEX, sponsor partner

    Automotive inspection systems use 3D machine vision solutions to meet specific requirements and improve manufacturing quality.

  • Correlative analysis of the microstructure of an aged lithium-ion battery

    Technical Paper: Accelerated battery analysis through connected microscopy

    2021-08-02T10:16:00+01:00By Zeiss, sponsor partner

    Learn how BMW accelerated their battery analysis through connected microscopy leading to increased performance, range & longevity of batteries in electric vehicles

  • LEVC plant quality and operations director Mofid Elkemiri copy

    Mofid Elkemiri, LEVC manufacturing operations and quality director

    2020-04-08T14:02:00+01:00By Nick Gibbs

    LEVC’s  Mofid Elkemiri was recruited to the Geely-owned company back in 2016 as launch director for the TX5 electric taxi. Prior to that he spent six years at UK-based trim supplier CAB Automotive, where he rose to the position of engineering and quality director. AMS speaks to him about his current role, ramping up production, battery cell supply and the relationship with the parent company. But first, we ask how the factory has been affected by the recent coronavirus measures and the suspension of production…

  • Sames Kremlin Intec Spiral spray application rig

    Sames Kremlin: Team bonding brings Eisenmann Intec on board

    2020-03-23T17:32:00+00:00By Sames Kremlin, sponsor partner

    Sames Kremlin and Eisenmann Intec have joined forces to meet the future production challenges of the adhesive market

  • Volkswagen_brings_augmented_reality_to_life_along_the_factory_line--11114

    Augmented reality technology assists Volkswagen to remodel Chattanooga production lines

    2020-03-13T12:25:00+00:00By Gareth Price

    AR in factory floor design is helping VW make decisions faster and spot potential issues sooner 

  • Testworld 5

    Investing in testing: better scrutiny for complex new vehicles

    2020-01-30T10:35:00+00:00By Mike Farish

    Rigorous testing of new vehicles, systems and components has become more important as complexity of the products increases and pressure to reduce time to market grows. AMS visits Test World in Finland to see some of the developments introduced to meet this demand…

  • Quality test WMG  robot_33

    Measure for measure: as vehicle tech advances, so do the test methods

    2020-01-28T11:44:00+00:00By Mike Farish

    To improve vehicle and component quality, and reduce time to market for new models, testing technologies need to be smarter and faster

  • Audi A8 remote laser weld al u door

    Al around the weld

    2019-12-06T12:05:00+00:00By James Bakewell

    Joining aluminium parts gives the bodyshop a number of challenges not encountered when welding steel. But a variety of weld techniques are helping OEMs to adapt and extend use of the lighter metal

  • TPCA finish line inspection

    Looking after ‘the triplets’

    2019-09-18T17:24:00+01:00By Gareth Price

    The Toyota-PSA venture combines talents for the production of a trio of city cars. Gareth Price reports 

  • Skoda Superb 2019 Kvasiny

    Bohemian prosperity

    2019-09-17T11:04:00+01:00By Gareth Price

    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

  • Tucson HMMC

    Team building at Hyundai, Czech Republic

    2019-07-22T13:20:00+01:00By Gareth Price

    Gareth Price reports on a collaborative approach to production quality that prompted Hyundai to locate assembly of its N performance brand in the Czech Republic

  • BMW 1 Series paintshop

    Supporting structures

    2019-04-29T13:29:00+01:00By Mike Farish

    With capability and complexity within paintshops on the increase, Mike Farish speaks to suppliers about the more proactive and better connected quality control efforts taking shape

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