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Exclusive: BMW Group improves efficiency with additive manufacturing gripper

2024-05-22T15:10:00+01:00By

AMS visited BMW Group’s Additive Manufacturing Campus and plant in Munich to see it 3D-printed bionic robot grippers, which are saving costs and emissions and improving efficiency across its plants.

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AMS Automotive Evolution North America 2024

2024-05-15T14:48:00+01:00By

The second AMS Evolution North America Conference returns to connect manufacturing leaders and experts as they steer automotive production towards greater innovation, flexibility and sustainability than ever before.

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Ford Otosan manufacturing for an economy in transition

2024-05-08T15:50:00+01:00By

Ford Otosan has upgraded its manufacturing facilities in Turkey to ensure the Transit is ready for an electrified future

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The Audi Q6 e-tron spotlights flexible and green production ecosystem

2024-03-27T17:19:00+00:00By

This is how Audi’s Ingolstadt plant is advancing electric vehicle production, blending sustainability with efficiency in the assembly of the Q6 e-tron series: Q6 e-tron leads the way

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Shifting gears – Electrifying the driveline

2024-03-26T19:45:00+00:00By

Jorge Beja, GKN Automotive’s VP of Operations Systems, shares some insights into production at the company’s centre for excellence for eDrive systems, at Bruneck, Italy.

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Europe: OEMs face multiple challenges ahead

2024-03-21T18:53:00+00:00By

Ian Henry shares his thoughts on the notable challenges facing the European vehicle manufacturing sector.

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“Our future viability is not a given”: BMW Leipzig’s plant manager Petra Peterhänsel

2024-03-11T17:04:00+00:00By and

BMW Leipzig has a unique approach to its production operations and we explore its approach as it prepares for ramp-up of the Countryman: Petra Peterhänsel offers valuable insight

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Toyota adds battery electric vehicle production to Kentucky

2024-02-13T15:28:00+00:00By

The $1.3billion investment at the Kentucky will support assembly of an all-new, three row battery electric SUV for the US market

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Porsche plant in Leipzig wins Factory of the Year

2024-02-06T10:36:00+00:00By

The Porsche plant is set to begin producing the new all-electric Macan SUV using the PPE platform. 

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Porsche launches all-electric Macan

2024-02-05T18:16:00+00:00By

 Porsche will build its first Porsche models on the PPE platform at its factory in Leipzig, Germany.

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The co-evolution of EVs, architectures and production processes

2024-01-30T17:04:00+00:00By

Electric vehicles are reshaping manufacturing norms, from platform flexibility to crash protection systems, challenging traditional designs and material choices amidst evolving battery technologies. ArcelorMittal and Gestamp dive into challenges and solutions.

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Rising labour costs become biggest concern for automotive manufacturing

2024-01-30T11:22:00+00:00By

The latest AMS & ABB survey reveals the industry’s biggest challenges and the innovative solutions it is creating to mitigate these and evolve for the future, through the responses of global industry experts.

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AMS & ABB Automotive Manufacturing Outlook Survey 2023 results: A positive outlook despite evolving challenges

2024-01-22T17:21:00+00:00By

Download our latest global survey results to gain expert insight into automotive manufacturing trends, gauge the current sentiment across the automotive sector and learn about the broader industry outlook for 2024 and beyond.

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Tata’s TPEM launches first Tata-branded vehicle at new Gujarat facility

2024-01-15T16:55:00+00:00By

Tata Passenger Electric Mobility (TPEM) has launched its parent company - Tata’s, first ever own-brand vehicle to mark the inauguration and opening of TPEM’s new vehicle production facility in Sanand, Gujarat, with clear indication of growth in the region.

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Design and manufacturing integration, digitalisation key to cost and sustainability gains for BMW’s Neue Klasse

2024-01-12T01:03:00+00:00By

To realise large cost and emission savings on its EV architecture, BMW is redesigning vehicles and manufacturing in parallel, and rolling out rapid digital solutions.

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A class of its own: transforming BMW production for next-gen EVs

2024-01-12T00:27:00+00:00By

BMW’s home plant will produce only EVs by 2027, with much of the century-old factory rebuilt to meet new levels of efficiency and digitalisation, without missing a beat of ongoing production.

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AMS Winter 2023/24 – BMW’s battery boost

2023-12-20T10:10:00+00:00By

BMW is aiming to achieve ‘expertise in every cell’ of its generation six batteries

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Simultaneous engineering – accelerating production line design, development and commissioning

2023-12-15T17:40:00+00:00By

The transition to electric vehicles has increased pressure on speeding product development and starting production operations

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Whitepaper: Thermal Potting for EV Components

2023-11-22T11:20:00+00:00By Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, sponsor partner

Learn how superior thermal potting materials enhance heat management, durability, and innovation in electric vehicle components with this exclusive whitepaper from Henkel

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Henkel powers EV evolution with cutting-edge battery sealing technology

2023-11-20T12:33:00+00:00By

Innovative solutions from Henkel ensure safety, reliability, and durability for EV battery manufacturers worldwide, setting new standards in performance.

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