QUALITY

Quality

Freudenberg Leans into Industry 4.0

CTO/COO Ted Duclos talks about dual roles and common objective
#tech #people #facilities

Assembly

Akella on the Intersection of AI & Manual Assembly Ops

While there is an on-going pursuit of automation, Prasad Akella and his colleagues at Drishti Technologies believe there are big benefits to be gained by improving manual operations by using the power of AI

Machining

Seven Cool Tools: Spindles, Quality & More

Increase operational productivity with these new developments

Quality

Lucid Factory—Phase One—Complete

They’ve built the beta test cars. Now they’re running the factory to test the tooling and equipment
#facilities

Fuel Cells

Mahle Making Moves in Alternative Powertrain Tech

Among the German company’s efforts: a new EV test bench and a development center in China
#engineer #Mahle

Quality

Vehicle Inspection Startup Eyes Expanded Opportunities

Auctions and dealership applications promise to provide OEMs with improved lifecycle data
#body #tires #quality

Quality

CMM for Large Part Throughput

Measuring machine can handle parts like those typical in powertrain

Batteries

Roush CleanTech Adds Electric Truck Capabilities

Penske Leasing to test demonstration models this year
#chassis #tech #ROUSH

Quality

Tesla Hikes Price of “Full Self-Driving” Tech as Beta Testing Begins

NHTSA to keep close tabs on safety
#tech #Tesla

Aluminum

JLR Uses Aerospace Sensors to Test Lightweight Materials

New metals and advanced composites will be subject to extreme conditions