Register: Structural change – Developing vehicle architectures optimised for EV manufacturing
Transitioning to build electric vehicles in high volumes is an engineering challenge for OEMs and suppliers, but one that also presents opportunities in manufacturing processes and efficiencies. Join our AMS Livestream, hosted in partnership with ArcelorMittal to learn more.
BMW Leipzig starts first cell coating line for battery modules
BMW launches the first of five cell coating lines at Leipzig to run complete high-voltage battery production process by 2024
Honda Alabama starts production of all-new Pilot
Honda’s Alabama plant requires substantial production changes to build all-new Pilot SUV
Welcome to Automotive Evolution Europe 2022!
Editor-in-Chief Christopher Ludwig kicks off the 1st Automotive Evolution Europe
Future-proof Plant Munich - interview with Peter Weber, BMW
Christopher Ludwig caught up with Peter Weber, Director Plant Munich, BMW Group following the closing session of AMS Automotive Evolution Europe 2022.
Engineering the future of manufacturing
Ford Research and Advanced Manufacturing Europe and Microsoft joined the ninth panel at Automotive Evolution Europe to discuss some of the steps Europe’s automotive industry is taking to future-proof factories and quicken the rollout of new technology, battery and EV production.
Material matters: body, forming and process transformation
Teknia, ArcelorMittal and SSAB joined the seventh panel at Automotive Evolution Europe to discuss how new technology and materials are ushering in new innovations in manufacturing.
Managing an uncertain future in manufacturing
S&P Global Mobility, Magswitch and Next e.GO Mobile joined the fourth panel at Automotive Evolution Europe to discuss the volatile production environment, to which OEMs and suppliers must respond to mitigate disruption to production.
Data at the heart of Europe’s manufacturing evolution
Audi, BMW and AWS joined the opening panel at Automotive Evolution Europe to discuss opportunities in data analytics, artificial intelligence, digital simulation, the industrial cloud and tools that support them.
Ford upgrades its Cologne plant to be the European Electrification Centre
Ford’s Rene Wolf talks about the company’s electrification plans and the imminent impact on its Cologne plant
Whitepaper: Flexible & modular manufacturing made easy
Discover how to improve flexibility, sustainability, quality, and throughput while enabling cost efficiency in this exclusive whitepaper
Cadillac Celestiq to be built by hand at GM’s Global Technical Center
The automaker will invest $81m to produce the car at its R&D hub in Warren, Michigan.
3D printing: a step closer to mainstream production
New technologies and materials create more opportunities for additive manufacturing in automotive applications
Watch: The AI/data loop leading the digital revolution
Tomorrow’s digital smart factories will be more efficent, improve quality, cut costs and unlock insights into deeper automotive manufacturing say this panel of experts from BMW, Secondmind, ATS Global and Lancaster University.
Watch: Transforming Factories from ICE to EV
Car factories need to transition in the next few years - our panellists agree there will be challanges and opportunities in the new era of automotive production.
Watch: Flexible factories - future-proofing automotive manufacturing
Cengiz Kizilkan and Romain Herry explain how flexibility and adaptability is playing a major role in next-generation production lines and helping manufacturers create models simultaneously and quickly.
REE Automotive takes next step with commercial production capabilities
The company adopts a cloud-based robotic manufacturing approach for its planned network of Integration Centres
Verkor CEO calls for ramping up of European battery output to meet EV demand, compete with Asia
While the expansion of battery operations often focuses on the advent of new technology, flexibility on the shop floor or democratisation, investors are also concerned with a raw improvement in output.
Automation and managing crisis: How Scania is revolutionising its factory floor
Scania gave AMS an exclusive insight into its endeavours in digitalisation, automation, and software development on the factory floor.
VW commits $7.1 billion investment to expand EV manufacturing footprint in North America
Volkswagen has committed a $7.1 billion investment to boost its product line-up, R&D capabilities and manufacturing capacity in North America across the next five years.