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The automaker will invest $81m to produce the car at its R&D hub in Warren, Michigan.
New technologies and materials create more opportunities for additive manufacturing in automotive applications
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.
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.
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.
The company adopts a cloud-based robotic manufacturing approach for its planned network of Integration Centres
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.
Scania gave AMS an exclusive insight into its endeavours in digitalisation, automation, and software development on the factory floor.
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.
Ford Motor and Volkswagen Group are growing their e-mobility partnership amid plans to produce a new electric model based on the MEB platform for the European market. Following plans to introduce another 7 EVs in Europe by 2024, Ford also aims to double its planned MEB volume to 1.2m units across six years.
Britishvolt has announced a joint venture with strategic partner Glencore to build a battery recycling ecosystem in the UK.
Battery manufacturing experts from ACC, Dräxlmeier and Rockwell Automation discuss the changes underway in the European battery supply chain, and what is needed to be done to secure production and supply for the automotive industry.
Intel plans to invest $20 billion in the construction of a new factory in Ohio to alleviate the ongoing global microchip shortages and develop local supply chains in North America.
Automotive inspection systems use 3D machine vision solutions to meet specific requirements and improve manufacturing quality.
As automotive OEMs digitalise and connect factories, hear how the Audi Production Lab, ABB and Cosmotech are using real-time data, smart software and advanced automation to reshape vehicle production processes.
The speed of change in the technology of cars and rapid electrification requires new manufacturing equipment and is making expensive old machines redundant, but exactly where the industry is going next is hard to predict. More flexible manufacturing is the answer.
In the second part of our Electrifying Production Livestream series, AMS explores how OEMs are ramping up EV production through modular strategies, data analytics and advanced joining and metrology tools. Featuring Volkswagen Group, Ford, Renishaw and Atlas Copco.
Ammeraal Beltech says its uni AMB belt has a permissible tensile strength of 180.000N/m
Experts from BMW, Ford, Symbio Robotics and Cosmo Tech discussed how artificial intelligence (AI) and automation in automotive production need fast ramp-up times and adoption by employees to succeed. High-quality data and use of simulation are also key.