The Automotive Design & Production Digital Domain Zone includes information on the software, from simulation and analysis to product lifecycle management, used in product development for the automotive industry.
Software packages are available to make sure that not only is the object designed right for assembly, but that workers can physically assemble that object.
There’s software that helps choose new or substitute materials for a product.
Here’s technology that helps transform 2D CAD designs into the third dimension.
A friend and I were having lunch and the subject of gears—yes, gears as in those often-cylindrical objects with cut or otherwise formed teeth—came up.
When you think “Environmental Protection Agency” (EPA) and “auto industry,” tailpipe emissions probably come to mind.
Clearly, given all of the earned hub-bub about the 2015 Ford F-150, one could have been fairly confident that this trail-breaking truck would win the Motor Trend Truck of the Year Award.