The latest AMS digital edition details how digital tools are playing an increasingly important role in planning and improving production processes, featuring in-depth features on BMW, Audi, Skoda, Ford and more.
Dealing with the pandemic, supply chain issues and move to electric vehicle production has seen a renewed focus on automation in the automotive industry. AWL experts, Gerhard Junte, Business Unit manager Automotive and Sander Lensen, Technology manager, discuss some of the trends driving this and how developments in vision systems ...
Hyundai Motor Group and Boston Dynamics will jointly invest $400 million to create a robotics and AI research institute to tackle key challenges in the field.
Ford uses the latest e-coatings to ensure optimum coverage on the chassis frames for the new Ranger pick-up
Audi is making progress in production through virtual reality, AI and software prototype builds, modular assembly, quality control and energy conservation.
The latest AMS battery report forecasts production capacity, analyses suppliers and materials, and shows why OEMs and suppliers are forging new partnerships
The premium OEM is applying the efficiency focus that has fine-tuned production lines over many years to the more bespoke tasks in modular assembly as EV and supply complexity increases.
The latest AMS digital edition details how battery, EV and digital production processes are reshaping automotive manufacturing, featuring in-depth features on BMW, Tata, ZF, Britishvolt, Ford, Bentley and more.
An agile approach has enabled BMW to revamp its downtown Munich factory in anticipation of a new EV architecture without halting production lines, Peter Weber tells the AMS Automotive Evolution Summit.
The company adopts a cloud-based robotic manufacturing approach for its planned network of Integration Centres
ZF electrified powertrain production head will explain how the company is building employee buy-in as revamps legacy plants for emobility.
Revamp of Plant Munich puts BMW’s flexibility ethos to the test with building construction and car production happening side-by-side
The Chapman Production Centre is already building the Emira, the last petrol-powered car from Lotus and is latest stage of £100m redevelopment of the company’s UK facilities
Modular production in automotive manufacturing is rapidly becoming more innovative and flexible with the ability to multitask. As a result, OEMs are increasingly rethinking their methods and working closely with technology providers to make flexible manufacturing hegemonic.
As you build a giga-scale production plant to meet demand, you need a production strategy that allows you to build for growth from the start. Rockwell Automation`s Battery Project Guideline explains the key steps needed to take to optimise the production of lithium-ion batteries through smart manufacturing.
As late as mid-November 2021, former Opel CEO Michael Lohscheller was on stage at the Vinfast stand at the Los Angeles Auto Show. By the end of the year, the Vietnamese automaker announced his departure after just four months on the job, citing “personal reasons.” By late February 2022, Lohscheller had taken the reins at fuel cell truck startup Nikola, a company that has faced its own challenges over the past year.
Increasing lithium-ion battery cell and pack production has become a priority for automotive manufacturers as the need for further electric vehicle output increases.
Javier Varela discusses Volvo Cars’ investment in new technologies, EV platforms and sustainability
EcoProFleet is Dürr‘s first automated guided vehicle (AGV) designed specially for paint shops
ATI Industrial Automation’s AOV-10 Robotic Orbital Sander is the ideal robotic solution for surface preparation and finishing