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    AMS Summer 2023 – JLR goes electric


    In our AMS Summer digital edition, we have features on JLR’s plans to transform its end-to-end industrial system, ready for new electric models, Seat’s technical upgrades to production operations and upskilling the workforce, and insights into developments at Audi’s Neckarsulm plant, and more.

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    Forming innovations – press shops get smarter


    Digital tools are playing a major part in innovating press shop operations with data gathering and AI increasing the visibility and efficiency of the forming process

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    AMS Paintshop 2022 – Paint it Green


    In this edition we get insights into how OEMs are adapting and developing their paintshop operations and processes to meet the need for more efficient and sustainable production, as well as insight into scaling up battery production

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    Porsche’s smarter, greener paintshop


    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

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    Porsche and Ericsson announce partnership for 5G network in Leipzig


    Porsche has signed a deal with Swedish telecommunications giant Ericsson for a pilot project using 5G wireless technology to improve production capabilities at the OEM’s plant in Leipzig, Germany.

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    A lighter coat: how Porsche and suppliers are reducing waste and errors in paintshop


    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.

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    Watch: Paint it green – more sustainable, flexible paintshops


    When it comes to the future of paintshop, green is the only colour going. This exclusive AMS Livestream features paintshop leaders from Porsche and Sames Kremlin sharing innovations in technology and collaborative approaches to maintain speed and quality whilst reducing energy and waste in automotive painting processes.

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    Porsche building first plant for carbon-neutral fuel in Chile


    The Haru Oni project is a collaborative effort by multiple enterprises in an effort to reach carbon neutrality. It utilises wind energy in order to generate nearly carbon-neutral fuel using low-cost green wind power. 

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    Porsche production: moving faster around the bend


    Porsche’s manufacturing chief, Albrecht Reimold, explains the carmaker’s progress towards sustainable, connected manufacturing as it gears up to build more electric vehicles.

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    Breaking the Mould: Porsche expands production to Malaysia in shift away from European exclusivity


    The luxury carmaker is planning its only current assembly plant outside Europe with new production planned in Malaysia and an R&D centre in Shanghai.

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    Porsche and partners explore power and efficiency benefits of 3D-printed pistons


    Mahle and Trumpf join Porsche on a project to develop additive manufacturing processes for high-load drive components

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    Porsche gets comfortable with 3D-printed seat technology


    An innovative alternative to conventional sports seat upholstery is in development with a 3D-printed bodyform full-bucket seat

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    Porsche prepares the details for a cautious return to production


    CEO Oliver Blume commends the joint efforts undertaken by Porsche workers and local agencies during the coronavirus crisis

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    Porsche starts electric Taycan production


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

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    Porsche to make Mission E concept


    Germany - The Mission E Cross Turismo was previously a concept study, but has now been cleared for series production at the OEM's Zuffenhausen plant. It was first shown at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show.It includes a 800-volt (800v) system, and is now made alongside the 911 and 718. Porsche ...

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    Porsche and Schuler build press shop


    Germany - The two companies have announced that they will work work together to construct a ‘Smart Press Shop’ as part of a new joint venture, the location of which is yet to be revealed. Both Porsche and Schuler will invest a double-digit million euro amount in the project. “Porsche ...

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    Porsche begins building new Macan


    Germany - The new compact SUV, which debuted at an event in Shanghai in July 2018, has started rolling off production lines at the Leipzig factory. This follows on from a previously announced extension to the plant, whereby the OEM built a body shop and paint shop.According to Porsche, demand ...

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    Porsche doubles e-mobility investment


    Expansion at Porsche Zuffenhausen will facilitate Mission E projectsGermany - Porsche is to invest significantly more funds into its electromobility development to produce both plug-in hybrids and purely electric vehicles at its Zuffenhausen plant. The move will see the Stuttgart-based OEM take its expenditure on e-mobility from around €3bn ...

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    Rupp steps up at Porsche Leipzig


    Germany – Taking over as Chair of the Executive Board at the factory from July 1, Gerd Rupp will succeed Siegfried Bülow, who is retiring from his full-time role with Porsche. Before moving to Leipzig, Rupp spent seven years as Head of Toolmaking for Volkswagen in Wolfsburg, and previously worked ...

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    Porsche workforce continues to grow


    Figures released by Porsche show that the company has increased its workforce by 13% in the past 12 months. The Stuttgart-based car maker says that after nine months of 2016, its team has expanded to 27,115 employees. It’s the latest announcement on a trend which has seen Porsche’s employee headcount ...