Potential Savings with an Automated Turning Cell Add Up: Case in Point

Aside from reducing labor and need for extra fixturing, automated turning provides several opportunities for saving time and money. Here’s how.

Process Engineering for an Automated Turning Cell

How does the average shop go about doing all the process engineering to make sure they get the best return on an automated turning center? Murata Machinery USA, makers of Muratec automated twin-spindle turning centers, breaks it down.

What "Detroit" Means

“Detroit” is really the people in the industry with skills, talent, and commitment to driving forward great products in spite of what obstacles may stand in their way.
#Honda #Google #Nissan

Magna and the Art of Advanced Manufacturing

This automotive supplier is driving the auto industry forward with its engineering and, especially, manufacturing skills. Here’s a look.
#BMW #Ford #Carbon

Cars, Coats & China

Labor Day scheduling and shutdown government offices notwithstanding, the U.S. market continues to have strength and appeal.

VW, the Future & the End of “Conventional” Jobs Hybrid

"In order to become a global provider of sustainable mobility, we are pressing ahead with future projects such as electromobility, digital connectivity and new mobility services, equipped with the necessary resolve and financing.”
#Volkswagen #oem

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Ford Makes Major Changes at the Top

Farley and Thai-Tang rise. Hinrichs departs.
#Ford #Scion #Toyota

The Auto Industry in 2019—and Beyond

What do events in 2019 portend for the industry’s future?
#Toyota #FiatChryslerAutomobiles #Ford

A Scary Look at the Auto Industry

A witch, a clown, a masked vigilante, and a doctor go into a studio. . . .
#Volkswagen #GeneralMotors #Peugeot

Ford to Resume Production at 13 Plants in N. America

Ford, and maybe other carmakers, plan April restarts
#facilities #Chrysler #Fiat

Big Three Idle N. American Plants through March

A timeout to clean facilities and rethink production methods
#facilities #Chrysler #Fiat

Ex-UAW President Indicted in Corruption Scandal

Probe has netted 14 people to date

What to Do In an R&D Overcapacity Situation

Opel is making a big change in staffing in Rüsselsheim
#GeneralMotors #Opel #PSAPeugeotCitroen

Robots in the Auto Industry

When it comes to the deployment of robots, the auto industry is the hands-down leader. Or maybe that should be “gripper down”
#Rivian #Volkswagen #sustainability

Mitsubishi Electric Automation’s Remarkable Training Program

Yes, unemployment rates are low, but for more than a million people, employment is elusive. One company helped some of those people
#MitsubishiElectric #Mitsubishi

Bentley Looking for Apprentices

It is always encouraging to learn about the efforts of OEMs and suppliers that are running apprenticeship programs to help train the future of the industry.
#oem #BentleyMotors

Porsche Runs Want Ads As Cool As a 911

Finding first-rate employees is a challenge that every company faces on an on-going basis.
#oem #Porsche

VW Training Engineers for EVs

Last week, Thomas Ulbrich, Member of the brand Board of Management responsible for E-Mobility, Volkswagen, said, “Within three years, Volkswagen will be starting production of a total of 27 electric car models for four brands in three regions of the world.
#Volkswagen #engineer #oem