2022-05-16T10:34:00+01:00By Centrica, sponsor partner
Learn how this global automotive parts manufacturer avoids costly downtimes and ensures equipment reliability
AMS exclusive: Industry insiders discuss moving from ‘business as usual’ and establishing robust ecosystems in EV battery production
2022-04-05T10:28:00+01:00By Jason Dunn
Increasing lithium-ion battery cell and pack production has become a priority for automotive manufacturers as the need for further electric vehicle output increases.
2022-03-29T00:26:00+01:00By VITRONIC, sponsor partner
Maximum safety on battery boxes: more than 150 seams have to be inspected. VIRO WSI inspects and finds all defects
2022-03-10T16:26:00+00:00By Mark Smyth
As Ineos moves towards a second phase of prototypes for production, AMS visited the company’s new automotive manufacturing plant in Hambach, France to see how production of its Grenadier 4x4 is developing.
2022-01-28T15:16:00+00:00By Mike Farish
One company where the concept of artificial intelligence (AI) is not futuristic or speculative, but a key element in real manufacturing development and application projects is Audi.
Manufacturers require huge investment and must carefully consider production locations and technology to build batteries at ‘giga scale’, reveal leaders from Italvolt, AMTE Power and Zeiss
Manufacturing experts share their vision for current and future automotive production technology, including leaders from Ford, Cognex, Symbio Robotics and Jay Global Techno Alliance
Hear from leading paintshop experts at Porsche’s Leipzig plant on strategies for improving quality and reducing errors in paintshop, including new automation and processes to reduce overspray waste
2021-11-23T10:44:00+00:00By Jason Dunn, Christopher Ludwig
Paintshop leaders from Porsche and Sames Kremlin spoke to AMS in an exclusive livestream and interview regarding innovations in technology and new approaches in the automotive painting process.
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.
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
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…
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
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
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…
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
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
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
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
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