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Category: Design & Planning


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 […]


Design & Planning, Process

Why Simulation Is Critical for Driving the Next Era of Manufacturing

June 15, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

In a recent Forbes interview discussing the future of manufacturing, Flex CEO Revathi Advaithi shared that “the industry is outdated in many ways.” Even if we look back just a few years to 2018, the percent of manufacturing corporations successfully […]


Design & Planning, Process, Production

Toshiba shrinks solid-state lidar for transport infrastructure

June 11, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

A key improvement is within the silicon photo-multiplier (SiPM) light receiving integrated circuits which have light-receiving cells controlled by transistors. The new chips have smaller transistor modules, replace buffer layers protecting the transistors with newly-developed insulating trenches between the transistors […]


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

How New Automotive Requirements Drive Increased Opportunity for the Plastics Industry

June 8, 2021

Via: Design News

Forward Engineering Managing Director Adam Halsband’s presentation at Virtual Engineering Days highlights the plastics industry opportunities that arise thanks to the auto industry’s push for weight reduction. His session, “New Automotive Requirements Drive Increased Opportunity for Plastics Industry” covers issues […]


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

Engineering Solutions by Design News Talks F-150 Lightning Keeping its Cool

June 8, 2021

Via: Design News

Ford has vast experience with designing hard-working pickup trucks. But designing a pickup truck to do that work using purely electric power stored in its battery pack and driving through electric motors presented new challenges for the team working on […]


Design & Planning, Industry Focus Areas, Medical, Process

Medical design and manufacture news roundup

June 2, 2021

Via: Today's Medical Developments

Tekni-Plex Medical is launching a Prototype Solutions Services initiative to support medical device manufacturers at the design stage of new tubing products used in critical fluid-transfer applications. The prototypes created as part of the service are instrumental for testing tubing […]


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

A Look Back at Aston Martin’s Illustrious Grand Prix Racing History

April 5, 2021

Via: Design News

The start of the 2021 Formula 1 racing season at the Bahrain Grand Prix marked the appearance of the first Aston Martin F1 car since the DBR5, which was raced by Roy Salvadori and Maurice Trintignant in the 1960 British […]


Design & Planning, Process

Understanding Air Filtration Systems for Your Manufacturing Facility

March 29, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Using the correct air filtration systems in your manufacturing facility is essential for avoiding air pollution and keeping workers healthy. Here are some actionable tips for ensuring company leaders make the best decisions about their air filtration systems. Understand the […]


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

Harley-Davidson Bursts into Adventure Bike Market

March 8, 2021

Via: Design News

The classic American highway cruiser motorcycle brand Harley-Davidson is launching a foray into the globally popular “adventure bike” category with the Pan-America 1250, a dual-purpose bike meant to excel on the road and off it. Harley points out the before […]