COVENTRY, U.K. – A breakthrough has taken place here that will have a lasting impact on the way future cars are designed. For the first time, a production car was approved for manufacturing using only digital data, saving thousands of dollars and enabling the lead supplier to meet a tight launch date. ’05 Ford GT supercar The car is the ’05 Ford GT supercar, launched in the third quarter. "It is the first car we have worked on that has been signed off for production tools on the ...

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