Audi in Mexico; Renishaw Equator; Honda welding process; Ford - Going for the One; Steel for Safer Volvo; Valeo's Hybrid4all
Our industry has passed the point of no return with respect to converged cadence of major platforms. The next plateau is a reduction in the number of systems between platforms and structures, a process already well underway.
Gauges for internal threads; shoulder mills, software for 3D waterjet cutting
Let’s look at this for a moment. People are eating or drinking, speeding, talking on a handheld cell, and/or quite possibly sleeping. Yet they think they are safe drivers.
3D EV; fluid dynamics; small-scale, functional 3D printing; and more...
This is more than putting festoons on the flagship. A lot more.
They started with a refresh and then designed and engineered to an extent that it is well beyond what anyone would ordinarily expect. With an eight-speed transmission, there is nothing ordinary about the 2013 Ram 1500.
Just because it works hard doesn’t mean that it can’t be smooth, lighter and provide convenience.
Although the term “continuous improvement” is generally associated with another company, Honda is certainly pursuing that approach, as is evidenced by the Accord, which is now in its ninth generation.
BMW introduces the latest versions of the M5, M6 and 7 Series, and launches the Gran Coupe.
Among the “1,300 new customer-driven productivity enhancements” in the latest version of Solid Edge, several stand out.