Production of new Volvo and BMW electric models underway in Belgium and China

Additional choices of electrically-powered cars will be in showrooms soon with the start of production of new models from Volvo and BMW. From the Swedish carmaker’s factory in Belgium is the XC40 Recharge while BMW has begun rolling out its new iX3 at the BMW Brilliance Automotive joint venture (BBA) in China. Volvo XC40 Recharge […]

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Nissan

Nissan investing 33 billion yen on advanced manufacturing technologies globally (w/VIDEO)

Manufacturing technology in the Japanese auto industry has been constantly improving, enabling carmakers to deliver products that are of higher quality. Initially, the technologies were used in Japan but with the globalisation of the industry today, factories all over the planet also serve as production hubs for certain models, so they too need to have […]

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Nissan has developed new technology to make custom body parts faster and at lower cost

For nearly as long as there have been cars, people have been collecting and customizing them. Until recently, however, if owners of classic cars wanted to replace a damaged bonnet or fender on an out-of-production model, they had to search through junkyards or hire a craftsman to make a one-off replacement (which might be costly). […]

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Golf 8 Production

New VW Golf 8 production takes less time than previous generations

Over 35 million Golfs in various versions have been produced worldwide since the first generation, 26 million of them at Volkswagen’s Wolfsburg plant in Germany. Now, the new generation –referred to as Golf 8 – is on the lines and the first cars will be in the showrooms in Germany and Austria in early December. […]

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