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.
Topology optimization cuts part development time and costs, material consumption, and product weight. And it works with additive, subtractive, and all other types of manufacturing processes, too.
The Internet of Things is making the digital factory more a reality— and numerous benefits in product quality, personnel safety, and profits.
Virtual presence systems can make design reviews, inspections and more almost as good as being there. And without the hassle of travel.
The latest improvements in CAM lead to reduced cycle times, reduced tool wear, better profits.
Mazda—as we’ve said in this space many times—is the mainstream manufacturer that has consistently had the best design for its products across the board.
While the drive to reduce emissions from cars and trucks is on-going, the automakers are faced with adding technology to vehicles that cost consumers money, but which can’t be appreciated the same way, say, LED headlamps or satellite radio can.
A couple weeks ago we mentioned that one of the places that Gearheads need to go at some point in their lives is the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. . .but not until December 2015, when the museum, which is undergoing massive refurbishment, reopens.