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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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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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Changing dynamics– developing the next generation of vehicle architectures

2024-03-14T19:16:00+00:00By

Building electric vehicles has demanded big changes in OEM production operations and increased support from tier suppliers

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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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Watch Now: Shaping the future: How electric vehicles are driving manufacturing decisions

2024-01-24T09:30:00+00:00

Explore electric vehicle (EV) architecture design and manufacturing complexities, from flexible platforms to battery integration challenges.

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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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Gestamp joins Catena-X digital supply chain exchange

2023-10-03T11:52:00+01:00By

Parts maker Gestamp has joined the Catena-X digital platform to advance its circular economy and technological innovation

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Hyundai and Georgia Ports Authority mark first Metaplant shipment

2023-08-15T10:11:00+01:00By

The shipment contains parts for a crane that will be used in the stamping facility.

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BMW’s aspirations to the X degree in Spartanburg: Special series

2023-08-15T07:00:00+01:00By

As the carmaker prepares for EV production in the US, leaders in manufacturing, battery, logistics and training outline BMW’s ambitions in the region.

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Master of complexity in Spartanburg

2023-08-15T07:00:00+01:00By

 Dr Robert Engelhorn is leading transformation of BMW’s Plant Spartanburg for EVs whilst ensuring manufacturing remains flexible in managing vehicle variations.

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AMS Summer 2023 – JLR goes electric

2023-06-23T16:33:00+01:00By

In our AMS Summer digital edition, we have features on JLR’s plans to transform its end-to-end industrial system, ready for new electric models, Seat’s technical upgrades to production operations and upskilling the workforce, and insights into developments at Audi’s Neckarsulm plant, and more.

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Forming innovations – press shops get smarter

2023-06-15T09:17:00+01:00By

Digital tools are playing a major part in innovating press shop operations with data gathering and AI increasing the visibility and efficiency of the forming process

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GM and Mercedes-Benz both sign up for green steel

2023-06-12T16:38:00+01:00By

The two companies have signed seperate deals for green steel, with GM focusing on supplying its North American plants, and Mercedes-Benz on its European factories. 

GM to invest $1billion in its Flint plants for the production of ICE trucks

General Motors to invest $1 billion in Flint ICE truck plants

2023-06-06T11:44:00+01:00By

The funding is the latest in a string of investments, with $1bn in body, assembly and stamping, even as GM ramp up EV and battery production investments.

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A friend of flexible lines – upgrading JLR production for EVs and more

2023-05-24T17:56:00+01:00By and

Barbara Bergmeier is driving digitalisation, sustainability and resilience across operations, and wants to ramp up EV manufacturing whilst staying flexible

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Watch: Structural change – Developing vehicle architectures optimised for EV manufacturing

2023-04-25T17:00:00+01:00

Hear expert insights into the development and production of high volume electric vehicle architectures, and how these are driving innovation in manufacturing processes and efficiencies, featuring Gestamp’s North America R&D director Paul Belanger and ArcelorMittal head of automotive steel solutions Jérôme Favero.

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Form and function: Developing production processes and structures for electric vehicle architectures

2023-04-25T10:18:00+01:00By and

The new electric vehicle architectures are also continuing to evolve as vehicle makers strive to find the optimum balance between platform flexibility, while also being viable for high-volume production. To get some insights in to this ongoing process AMS spoke with Paul Belanger, Gestamp’s R&D Director for North America

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Jaguar Land Rover to invest in UK manufacturing plants to ramp up EV and flexible production

2023-04-20T18:57:00+01:00By

JLR will invest billions over the next five years to upgrade its UK plants for an electric-first future, including new EVs, electric drivetrains and battery packs across Halewood, Solihull, Wolverhampton and Castle Bromwich

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Stellantis allocates BEV-centric STLA Large vehicles to Cassino Assembly Plant

2023-03-13T17:34:00+00:00By

The Cassino plant in Italy produces premium vehicles for Alfa Romeo and Maserati

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Gestamp announces fourth hot stamping line in India

2023-01-13T09:00:00+00:00

Gestamp has announced its fourth hot stamping line in India at the 16th edition of Auto Expo 2023- Components

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