Press and Stamping
The shipment contains parts for a crane that will be used in the stamping facility.
As the carmaker prepares for EV production in the US, leaders in manufacturing, battery, logistics and training outline BMW’s ambitions in the region.
Dr Robert Engelhorn is leading transformation of BMW’s Plant Spartanburg for EVs whilst ensuring manufacturing remains flexible in managing vehicle variations.
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.
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
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.
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.
Barbara Bergmeier is driving digitalisation, sustainability and resilience across operations, and wants to ramp up EV manufacturing whilst staying flexible
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.
Form and function: Developing production processes and structures for electric vehicle architectures
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
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
The Cassino plant in Italy produces premium vehicles for Alfa Romeo and Maserati
Gestamp has announced its fourth hot stamping line in India at the 16th edition of Auto Expo 2023- Components
ArcelorMittal Global R&D Head of Automotive Steel Solutions, Jérôme Favero discusses how the company’s Multi Part Integration solution is an innovation that has been driven by the challenging context of Battery Electric Vehicle production
Honda’s Alabama plant requires substantial production changes to build all-new Pilot SUV
Building battery gigafactories and updating existing plants are key in ensuring Europe will become an EV production powerhouse
The use of automated guided vehicles instead of a traditional assembly line format is a key enabler in the aggressive production ramp-up Ford is implementing.
Watch: Emerging Press-Hardening Steels and Coatings Contribution for Reduced Weight and CO2 Emissions
Watch this webinar recording to discover how PHS concepts can contribute to reducing CO2 emissions and weight in vehicle structures, and the opportunities offered by Arcelormittal’s new generation of steels and coatings for hot stamping.
Audi is making progress in production through virtual reality, AI and software prototype builds, modular assembly, quality control and energy conservation.
ArcelorMittal says with the B-segment looking to to be a mass market car for the EV market, an affordable, sustainable architecture is a fundamental requirement