A paintshop water treatment innovation is helping Bentley achieve sustainability targets and reduce consumption
As it marks the 125th anniversary of the company, Skoda is chalking up record-breaking output
Chemetall’s innovative pretreatment technologies deliver quality and ensure cost savings for OEMs in South Africa
Upgrades at the home of GM’s full-size SUV production help to launch the new Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban models for 2020
In preparation for its next generation of electrified, intelligent and connected vehicles, Nissan is introducing a programme of major advancements in its production operations
With aluminium continuing as the lightweight material of choice, Chemetall explains why a smarter approach to pretreatment of high-share aluminium content vehicle bodies is required
ABB is celebrating its sophisticated paint robot 50 years on from developing its first hydraulic prototype in Norway
BASF’s innovative AUROOM digital technology can help OEMs to visualise the appearance and effects of paint colours on their models
With its new paintshop at Mladá Boleslav, Skoda is bringing some unique approaches to conveying, coating and curing
PPG’s William Brunat speaks to AMS about how new vision-system-friendly body coatings will provide vital solutions for electric and autonomous vehicle production …
Chief manufacturing officer at the Sant’Agata Bolognese plant, Ranieri Niccoli speaks to AMS about the smart features now employed in the factory’s new paintshop
Saving time, resources and environment impact, the OEM has introduced new overspray-free paintshop technology that can apply two colours in one process
A new automated system by Dürr underlines a two-tone painting capability that does away with the unwieldy and laborious masking tape process
Hungary - The new sealing process could soon be rolled out across all Audi paint shops
Construction of the new Skoda paintshop at its Mladá Boleslav plant began in August 2018. It has the capacity to produce 168,000 lacquered bodies per year.
Spain’s biggest exporter has turned its finances around and looks to have a bright future. Ian Henry reports
An inside look at production of the second-generation Acura NSX in Marysville, Ohio
AMS looks at the latest innovations and investments in automotive paintshops around the world
Volvo Cars has announced that it has invested a multi-billion kroner sum to install a new paintshop at its Torslanda plant in Sweden. This will reportedly result in a reduction of energy consumption and emissions from the painting process by at least one third, according to the OEM.
China - ABB has signed an agreement with SAIC Volkswagen to provide robotics painting solutions for a new factory being built in Shanghai. The plant will become the first new energy vehicle (NEV) factory of the VW Group based on the modular electric drive (MEB) platform.