Manufacturing Technology http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53319/more en Casting Plant Raises Nissan Australia’s Low Profile http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/casting-plant-raises-nissan-australia-s-low-profile <div class="node-body article-body">Nissan Casting Australia’s operations include high- and low-pressure diecasting, precision machining, component assembly and accessories manufacturing. The factory has been running nonstop for the past six months.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/casting-plant-raises-nissan-australia-s-low-profile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/casting-plant-raises-nissan-australia-s-low-profile#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Asia Pacific Australia Nissan Component Global Sources Manufacturing Technology Wed, 29 Apr 2015 09:21:00 +0000 1268081 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Oz facility supplies Nissan plants in five countries.</strong></p> Honda Initiative Clears Career Path to Manufacturing http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/honda-initiative-clears-career-path-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body">The impetus behind EPIC is concern the auto industry will lack manufacturing expertise in coming years, either because current workers’ skills will become outdated or the number of new mechanics and engineers will fall short of demand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/honda-initiative-clears-career-path-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/honda-initiative-clears-career-path-manufacturing#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Honda Labor & Human Resources Manufacturing Technology Vehicles & Technology Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:01:00 +0000 1266871 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Honda offers hands-on training to current and would-be manufacturing employees.</strong></p> Honda Pioneers Ablation Casting With NSX http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-pioneers-ablation-casting-nsx <div class="field-deck"> 2015 SAE World Congress </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Ablation casting was a key concept in order to produce this spaceframe,” Chief Engineer Ted Klaus says of the new NSX. “Without being able to apply castings at all the suspension points, we couldn’t produce a body this rigid.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-pioneers-ablation-casting-nsx" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-pioneers-ablation-casting-nsx#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers 2015 Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Japan Acura 2015 SAE World Congress Aluminum Chassis Gasoline Hybrid Vehicles Li-ion Manufacturing Technology Product Development Turbocharger ablation ablation casting Acura NSX Alotech Alotech Limited BMW i8 Ferrari LaFerrari Marysville McLaren P1 Ohio Performance Manufacturing Center Porsche 918 Spyder Shawn Tarr spaceframe Ted Klaus Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:35:00 +0000 1266231 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Honda chief engineers Ted Klaus and Yashuhide Sakamoto with Acura NSX.</strong></p> Tom Murphy Acura NSX at SAE World Congress http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/acura-nsx-sae-world-congress <div class="node-body gallery-body">Honda uses this week’s SAE World Congress in Detroit to trickle out some tantalizing nuggets of information about the car’s body rigidity, aerodynamics and drivetrain in an extensive Powerpoint presentation. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/acura-nsx-sae-world-congress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/acura-nsx-sae-world-congress#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Japan Acura Aerodynamics Aluminum Chassis Dual Clutch (DCT) Gasoline Hybrid Vehicles Li-ion Manufacturing Technology Product Development Turbocharger Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:34:00 +0000 1266241 at http://wardsauto.com ‘Radical’ Adhesive Debuts at SAE http://wardsauto.com/north-america/radical-adhesive-debuts-sae <div class="field-deck"> 2015 SAE World Congress </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Because the new silicone adhesive is so sticky, it allows design engineers to use a bigger menu of substrate materials when designing new ECMs and other underhood electronic devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/radical-adhesive-debuts-sae" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/radical-adhesive-debuts-sae#comments Public North America U.S. Suppliers 2015 SAE World Congress Manufacturing Technology fluorosilicone elastomers silicone Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:20:00 +0000 1264631 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Heat-cure adhesive can speed up assembly line processing and reduce energy costs associated with manufacturing.&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p> 3D Printers Offer New Dimension in Manufacturing http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/3d-printers-offer-new-dimension-manufacturing <div class="field-byline"> Kitty So </div> <div class="node-body article-body">From fabricating entire structures to specific parts, 3D printing can create most components of an innovative automobile and in the future could build an entire car.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/3d-printers-offer-new-dimension-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/3d-printers-offer-new-dimension-manufacturing#comments Public Gated Plants & Production Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional Body Carbon Fiber Design Manufacturing Technology Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:46:00 +0000 1256331 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Local Motors Strati 3-D car printed, driven at 2014 International Manufacturing Technology Show.</strong></p> JLR Launches Jaguar XE Output at Historic U.K. Plant http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/jlr-launches-jaguar-xe-output-historic-uk-plant <div class="node-body article-body">The start of XE production is the first step in making Solihull a dual-branded manufacturing operation. Earlier this year, JLR confirmed its breakthrough Jaguar performance CUV, the F-PACE, is to be built at the site. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/jlr-launches-jaguar-xe-output-historic-uk-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/jlr-launches-jaguar-xe-output-historic-uk-plant#comments Premium Auto Makers Plants & Production Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology United Kingdom Jaguar Land Rover Aluminum Body Flexible Manufacturing OE-Supplier Relations Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:00:00 +0000 1257931 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New XE product of biggest single investment in U.K. plant&rsquo;s history.</strong></p> Global Powertrain Forecast - March 11, 2015 http://wardsauto.com/outlook-conference-series/global-powertrain-forecast-march-11-2015 <div class="node-body video-body">The first of WardsAuto's 2015 series of half-day conferences presenting insights and analysis of the automotive industry, deep dives into special topics, and live discussion with our panel of experts. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/outlook-conference-series/global-powertrain-forecast-march-11-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/outlook-conference-series/global-powertrain-forecast-march-11-2015#comments Outlook 2015 Auto Makers North America Outlook Conference Series World Manufacturing Technology Production Wed, 11 Mar 2015 20:18:00 +0000 1241131 at http://wardsauto.com Meeting CAFE Standards in the Current Environment - March 11, 2015 http://wardsauto.com/outlook-conference-series/meeting-cafe-standards-current-environment-march-11-2015 <div class="node-body video-body">The first of WardsAuto's 2015 series of half-day conferences presenting insights and analysis of the automotive industry, deep dives into special topics, and live discussion with our panel of experts. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/outlook-conference-series/meeting-cafe-standards-current-environment-march-11-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/outlook-conference-series/meeting-cafe-standards-current-environment-march-11-2015#comments Outlook 2015 Auto Makers North America Outlook Conference Series North America - Regional Manufacturing Technology Production Wed, 11 Mar 2015 18:56:00 +0000 1241101 at http://wardsauto.com North American Barometer - March 11, 2015 http://wardsauto.com/outlook-conference-series/north-american-barometer-march-11-2015 <div class="node-body video-body">The first of WardsAuto's 2015 series of half-day conferences presenting insights and analysis of the automotive industry, deep dives into special topics, and live discussion with our panel of experts. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/outlook-conference-series/north-american-barometer-march-11-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/outlook-conference-series/north-american-barometer-march-11-2015#comments Outlook 2015 Auto Makers North America Outlook Conference Series North America - Regional Manufacturing Technology Production Wed, 11 Mar 2015 18:11:00 +0000 1241031 at http://wardsauto.com