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    Chinese dragon rolls on


    Demand for cars is growing despite the economic slowdown – and domestic OEM are getting competitiveOvercapacity problem worsensPremium makers struggleHeavy-truck makers sufferOpportunities open up for EVsMotorcycle-makers challenged by IndiaDemand for cars in China is still growing despite a wider economic slowdown in the country, but the near-term prospects of global ...

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    EDM series with tubular shaft motor


    Mitsubishi Electric says its Wire Cut EDM (electric discharge machine) series feature a new drive concept based on combining tubular shaft motors with a fibre optic control system.The company claims these motors ensure smooth and highly controllable movements without 'cogging'. Their control is based on an optical network which enables ...

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    North America's rise before a fall?


    Global vehicle-makers are investing in their manufacturing operations across the US and Mexico; AMS reviews the latest developments – and how they position the automotive industry for the next downturnGM splashes the cashFord shuffles production line-upFCA holds back on expansionToyota prepares for mega-platformNissan expands in the US and MexicoHonda boosts ...

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    New models for operator panel range


    The new GT25 series is designed to strike a balance between high performance and cost efficiency, claims Mitsubishi Electric. Standard GT25 operator panels are available in 8.4, 10.4 and 12.1-inch sizes. Standard VGA displays on the smaller sizes offer graphics at 640x480 pixel resolution and for demanding applications the 12.1 ...

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    Allied to success


    The collaboration between Renault, Nissan and Daimler continues to progress – but what makes it tick?Renault and Nissan established their cross-shareholding and wide-ranging alliance in 1999. It is now the most enduring international partnership between two major car companies in the modern automotive industry. Renault has a 43.4% stake in ...

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    Hannover Messe: IT’s the place to be


    With an ‘integrated industry’ theme, the Hannover Messe 2015 show will promote Industry 4.0 developmentsWith a remit to showcase developments and innovations across the entire industrial value chain, the Hannover International Show has long been the largest trade fair for those connected with engineering. For the automotive sector, it has ...

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    A control explosion


    Increasingly connected control systems will enable the emergence of ultra-modern automotive plants Being more productive means doing more with less, and this is where the latest control systems technologies can help automotive plants move to the next level of productivity. Examples of automation such as conveyors are at the heart ...

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    PSA: Back in the running?


    After recent strife, the OEM is attempting a turnaround by repositioning its brands and production footprint In October 2014, new PSA CEO Carlos Tavares announced his strategy for the company under the strapline ‘Back in the Race’ – an apposite line indeed, because for many years PSA has been floundering ...