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Category: Design & Planning


Design & Planning, Process, R & D

3D Printing Development Prints Clay Automotive Design Models

October 18, 2021

Via: Metrology and Quality News

3D printer manufacturer WASP has issued an update on its partnership with the European R&D arm of HONDA which was originally announced in April 2021. The two companies have been developing WASP’s Liquid Deposition Modeling (LDM) 3D printing technology to […]


Design & Planning, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process

Nissan Unveil Production Facility Incorporating Intelligent Factory Initiative

October 11, 2021

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Nissan has unveiled a production line at its Tochigi Plant featuring the Nissan Intelligent Factory Initiative. This unique initiative supports the manufacture of next-generation vehicles using innovative technologies and contributes to the realization of carbon neutrality. Nissan also announced a […]


Design & Planning, Process

Apple’s IronHeart Technology Could Soon Let Your iPhone Control Your Vehicle

October 7, 2021

Via: Tech Times

Apple is working on a technology that could let your iPhone control more in your car. It won’t just be answering calls and change music stations anymore. Apple’s IronHeart Technology According to Bloomberg, the tech giant is developing a technology […]


Design & Planning, Process

Ford Plans Three EV Battery Factories, Auto Plant in Ky., Tenn.

September 27, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

In the single largest manufacturing investment in its 118-year-history, Ford Motor Co. on Sept. 27 said it and a partner will invest $11.4 billion and create 11,000 new jobs to build electric vehicles and batteries at two new sprawling campuses […]


Design & Planning, Process

6K Additive Launches Refractory Metal Powders for Additive Manufacturing

September 8, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

North Andover, MA. September 8, 2021 – 6K Additive, a division of 6K, the leader in the production of sustainable advanced materials for additive manufacturing and energy storage, has announced the commercial availability of refractory metal powders for additive manufacturing. […]


Design & Planning, Process

Intel to invest $95bn in Europe over 10 years, says CEO

September 8, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

The aim, said Gelsinger, was a “total project of 80 billion euros ($94.77 billion) over the next decade that would be a catalyst for the semiconductor industry, a catalyst for the entire technology industry.” “Cars are becoming computers with tires. […]


Design & Planning, Process

How to Build a Better Assembly Line Using 3D Virtual Reality

August 24, 2021

Via: Design News

In its conversion of its Neckarsulm plant from only producing the zoomy R8 super sports car to include assembly of the e-tron electric models, Audi employed only virtual modeling to make the necessary changes to the plant. That makes the […]


Design & Planning, Process

Tesla to launch humanoid robot

August 20, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

It will eliminate “dangerous, repetitive and boring tasks,” said Musk “essentially the future of physical work will be a choice.” As such, the robot will, said Musk, have “profound implications for the economy.” He said it was important that the […]


Design & Planning, Process

Aston Martin Boss Explains How His Engineering Background Helps Now

July 12, 2021

Via: Design News

In recent years, Aston Martin has migrated toward a new generation of powertrains bought from Daimler’s AMG high-performance vehicles subsidiary as it sought to move away from the Ford-based engines that were a legacy of its ownership by that company. […]


Design & Planning, Process

How Following Vital Industry Standards Makes Autonomous Vehicles Safer

July 6, 2021

Via: Design News

Radical changes are propelling the automotive industry forward as electrification transforms vehicles from mechanical systems into electronic wonders. Massive advances in sophisticated electronics and computer systems are making self-driving cars a reality. In response, automotive manufacturers and suppliers have rallied […]