A European Union-funded research project now under way aims to develop integrated sub-modules whose components are fastened together with a minimum number of bolts and screws. Participants want to encourage suppliers to create modules that reduce the number of assembly phases, boosting their competitiveness and cutting the overall cost and time taken to build a vehicle. Participating in the ISSEA (integration of the security sub-modules elements in the automotive industry) project are ...
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