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Hybrid Live Event Showcases Innovations for the Automotive Manufacturing Sector

Fabricating & Metal Work

Innovation Through Inspiration: For the first time, Seco Tools and its partners will host the successful Inspiration Through Innovation event 2/3 series with focus on automotive and general engineering. First ITI event focusing on automotive and general engineering.


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Why the Automotive Future is Electric

Robotics Automation News

With the global automotive market shifting towards electrification at an unprecedented rate, electric cars or EVs are slated to become the next generation of personal transportation.

Automotive Additive Manufacturing Applications

Additive Manufacturing

From initial use as a prototyping tool to additive manufacturing’s role as an enabler for electrification, mobility, and more, the automotive industry is accelerating additive manufacturing. John Rupp: Where are you seeing AM being used in automotive sector?

Automotive Cells chooses Comau to build battery production lines

Robotics Automation News

Comau has been selected by Automotive Cells Company – or ACC, a joint venture between Stellantis, TotalEnergies/Saft and Mercedes-Benz – to design and develop a “highly integrated” battery module production line for its future Gigafactory in Billy-Bercalu Douvrain, in the north of France.

Electronic Industry Standards for the Automotive Market

Dinesh Mishra

IPC members comprising OEMs, EMS, PCB manufacturers, cable and wire harness manufacturers, advanced packaging companies, and Electronics industry suppliers serve Automotive Industries. Global and Indian Automotive companies are associated with IPC’s “automotive solution” mission.

SPE Automotive Names Innovation Awards Winners

Plastics Today

Winners in the 10 categories were announced earlier this month at the 51st SPE Automotive Innovation Awards Gala

CoroMill MF80 for high-performance automotive face and shoulder milling

Design World

Metal-cutting company Sandvik Coromant is expanding its milling offering with the new CoroMill MF80 for automotive milling applications in ISO K and ISO P materials in close to 90° operations with fixture constraints.

TeamViewer and Hyundai partner to accelerate digital innovation in automotive smart factory

Robotics Automation News

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Kickstart: Automotive fashion

Plastics News

An auto supplier taps into recycling for an auto show gala; hoping to avoid a rail strike; a rural community makes film recycling pay

ZERO Automotive commissions its first zero emissions, ultra-safe vehicle

AU Manufacturing

Following its recent dual cab deliveries, ZERO Automotive has completed the first single cab, zero emissions, ultra-safe ZED70 Ti EV Platform.

How Automation is Influencing the Automotive Industry Today

Robotics Automation News

Automation ai automakers automated automation automotive car driver efficiency human humans industry process production robots tasks technology today work workersLast year, robot orders were up by 67 percent in comparison to the previous year.

Digital tools drive thermal management innovation for automotive specialist


As the automotive industry transitions to becoming all-electric, a wave of large batteries will be needed to power and run such vehicles. TI Fluid Systems is a global manufacturer of fluid storage, carrying, and delivery systems that focus primarily on the light-duty automotive market. With nearly 100 years of automotive fluid systems experience, TIFS has manufacturing facilities in 104 locations across 29 countries and its clientele are all major global OEMs.

A3K series automotive relays now available to meet the need for higher voltage DC switching

Design World

In the automotive relay world, 12 VDC and 24 VDC systems have been the norm for over 50 years. With the world trending toward Electric Vehicles (EV) there is a need for higher voltage DC switching, so CIT Relay & Switch is now offering an automotive relay with a blow-out magnet.

Ontario announces new program to train more workers for careers in automotive manufacturing

Canadian Manufacturing

3, the Ontario government announced that they are investing $5 million to provide free training to 500 people from underrepresented groups to prepare them for jobs in the province’s automotive manufacturing sector. PHOTO: Doug Ford/via Flickr. STRATFORD — On Aug.

Mitsubishi Electric’s Support for the Automotive Industry Highlighted at the North East Automotive Expo

i4.0 today

Mitsubishi Electric is showcasing how its automation technologies can drive the entire electric vehicle value chain forward at the North East Automotive Expo 2022, taking place on 29th September 2022. Automation Automotive Batteries EV Events Industry 4.0

Wood Automotive Group welcome Rory and Cailean Wood

Canadian Manufacturing

Cailean Wood Vice-president Sales and Marketing Wood Automotive Group (CNW Group/Wood Automotive Group). CALGARY — The Wood Automotive Group has named Rory Wood as vice-president of parts and services, and Cailean Wood has been named vice-president of sales and marketing.

PicoMQS connector system helps automotive OEMs reduce component size and weight

Design World

With the increasing amount of electrical content within vehicles, the automotive industry is challenged to find solutions that reduce component packaging and weight without impacting performance.

How the automotive industry can turn data into their advantage

AU Manufacturing

For the automotive industry , edge computing represents a solution to latency, bandwidth, and autonomy challenges, as well as regulatory and security requirements, that hold us back from reaching the full potential of data.

Unifor unveils its new automotive manufacturing policy

Canadian Manufacturing

Human Resources Manufacturing Operations Research & Development automotive manufacturing Economy Electric Vehicles human resources In Focus labour labour shortage regulation supply chain talent shortage unionsUnifor leadership posing onstage at convention with members from GM Ingersoll.

Lightweighting Win: New Polypropylene Opens Automotive Doors

Plastics Today

Automotive design engineers have achieved lightweighting success with polypropylene for decades, but large interior panels present ongoing challenges.

New STEM precinct and automotive training facility opens

Manufacturer's Monthly

A new STEM precinct and automotive training facility worth a combined $24.8 According to Grace, the new STEM and automotive facilities here include science laboratories, two technology spaces that can accommodate robotics work and trades training spaces. .

UK Automotive commits to workforce diversity and inclusion with landmark industry Charter


UK automotive industry launches new Diversity & Inclusion Charter in collective commitment to make workforce reflective of wider society and attract more talent to fill critical skills gaps. Founding UK Automotive Diversity & Inclusion Charter Signatories.

BMW Plant Wins Automotive Lean Production Award


The 2022 ‘Automotive Lean Production Award in the OEM category has been awarded to Technology Assembly at the BMW Group site in Lower Bavaria, Germany. The post BMW Plant Wins Automotive Lean Production Award appeared first on Metrology and Quality News - Online Magazine

Kickstart: Polymers featured in automotive innovations

Plastics News

Polymers featured in automotive innovations A few polymer-related innovations are among the finalists for the 28th annual Automotive News PACE Awards. Winners of the PACE awards, which honor innovations by automotive suppliers that have been commercialized, will be announced Sept.

North American automotive tooling market forecast to reach $8.3B in 2025

Plastics News

Automotive vendor tooling spending will increase year over year at a rate of 13.4 percent to reach $8.3 billion in 2025, according to a new study by Harbour Results Inc

Enhanced QMS Solution Supports Automotive Supplier Requirements For IATF 16949


The post Enhanced QMS Solution Supports Automotive Supplier Requirements For IATF 16949 appeared first on Metrology and Quality News - Online Magazine.

Helmee Imaging Adds Automotive Manufacturing Expert to BOD


Helmel Imaging, developers of a quality intelligence platform for the inspection of high gloss curved parts in the automotive and consumer electronics sectors, recently announced the appointment of Gary Johnson.

Automotive Digital Transformation


Digital transformation is impacting manufacturers across every industry, and automotive manufacturing is no exception. Thus, the automotive smart factory is becoming a critical need in a business landscape where every avenue of potential efficiency must be pursued. Share.

Breakthrough Tech from TriEye Revolutionizes Sensing for Automotive and Other Emerging Applications

i4.0 today

It is designed to transform sensing in the automotive sector, and emerging markets in robotics, commercial vehicle applications, consumer, and mobile devices. The post Breakthrough Tech from TriEye Revolutionizes Sensing for Automotive and Other Emerging Applications appeared first on i4.0

Automotive sales across Canada fell 4.5 per cent in September

Canadian Manufacturing

DesRosiers Automotive Consultants (DAC) says vehicle sales were down 4.5 Exporting & Importing Manufacturing Sales & Marketing Supply Chain automotive automotive manufacturing sales supply chainper cent in September compared with last year as supply shortages persist. The firm estimates 130,421 light vehicles were sold in the month, down from 136,584 last year, hitting the lowest sales level for September since 2009.

3D printing — driving business in the automotive sector

AU Manufacturing

The automotive sector is driven by the need for quality parts, delivered in a timely fashion, and at a competitive price. I design and manufacture parts for the automotive aftermarket and electric vehicle conversion industries. Article by Nick Allen, managing director at 3DPRINTUK.

High-Fidelity Simulator Eliminates Physical Prototype Automotive Engineering


Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has announced that its Adams Real Time multibody dynamics simulation software has been validated for operation on VI-grade Driving Simulators, enabling carmakers and tier one automotive.

Automotive Transformation Group Announce Anson Moniz to be Appointed as Chief Product Officer (CPO)

i4.0 today

Automotive Transformation Group’s CPO, Giles Smith will be stepping down from his position following 2 years within The Group and over 2 decades at the helm of GForces (one of The Group’s heritage brands). About Automotive Transformation Group.

Demand for autonomous vehicles will encourage automotive start-ups: Frost & Sullivan report

Canadian Manufacturing

Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis finds that the widespread adoption of Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Level 2 (L2) and above autonomous features pushes OEMs to collaborate with multiple technology participants and start-ups to enable autonomous vehicle evolutions.

Hexagon’s simulator software eliminates need for physical automotive prototypes

Automation Mag

This will allow automotive manufacturers and tier one automotive suppliers to develop safe and desirable driver experiences efficiently, without physical prototyping. News Products Automotive automotive manufacturing simulation software

Center for Automotive Research announces new CEO

The Fabricator

The Center for Automotive Research (CAR) has named Alan Amici as president/CEO following the retirement of CEO Carla Bailo after five years of leading the Ann Arbor, Mich.-based

Bringing Speed & Accuracy To Stamped Metal Automotive Parts


The post Bringing Speed & Accuracy To Stamped Metal Automotive Parts appeared first on Metrology and Quality News - Online Magazine. Non-contact measurement systems can capture the entire surface area of sheet metal stamped car parts.

With plenty of uncertainty, the race to automotive electrification is underway

Plastics News

In automotive, the race to replace internal combustion engines with EVs offers opportunity and uncertainty to plastics companies

Strategic Partnership to Develop Bio-Materials for Footwear, Automotive

Plastics Today

Partnership between Germany’s UPM and Korea’s Dongsung Chemical seeks to accelerate introduction of sustainable forest-sourced materials into the Asian market

UK automotive manufacturing carbon footprint falls to lowest ever level


UK Automotive’s production carbon footprint shrinks to lowest level on record, as CO 2 emissions fall -11.2% The UK automotive industry’s production carbon footprint fell by -11.2% billion, while automotive-related GVA is estimated at £14.1

UK automotive sector needs stability to thrive


In good news this week, SMMT was proud to be presented with a Silver Award under the Ministry of Defence’s Employer Recognition Scheme, for our services supporting ex-armed forces personnel and reservists in gaining new careers in the automotive industry.

Total Commitment to Recycled PP Compounds for Automotive

Plastics Today

TotalEnergies announces the construction of a new production line for high-performance recycled polypropylene in France