Automotive sector

Orders for non-automotive robots overtake the automotive sector – Metrology and quality news

For the first time, annual robot orders from non-automotive sectors exceeded orders for automotive robots, as sales of robotics units in North America increased 3.5% in 2020 from 2019. This growth was driven by a strong fourth quarter which was the second best quarter. never for robot sales in North America with an increase of […]

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Union budget 2021 | The automotive sector welcomes the vehicle scrapping policy

Major players in the Indian automotive sector have welcomed the Centre’s decision to separately announce a voluntary vehicle scrapping policy to phase out old and unsuitable vehicles. When submitting the Union budget for 2021-2022, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the policy would help encourage fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly vehicles, thereby reducing vehicle pollution and […]

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Nissan to cut 160 jobs as auto challenges continue

Car maker Nissan has confirmed 160 jobs are at risk at its Sunderland plant as part of a global restructuring plan. The auto giant said the positions in the consultation are all office-based – and represent around 17% of its 900 office workers. No employee in the production line is affected. A consultation process was […]

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Nikunj Sanghi, Auto News, ET Auto

By Abhishek Sahu Amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Narendra Modi’s government is preparing to present the next Union budget in just over a week. India’s goal of becoming self-reliant and having a $ 5,000 billion economy will depend very much on the education and skill level of its citizens. “Currently, there is a mismatch in […]

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2021-22 Budget Wish List: Here Are The Key Challenges For The Automotive Sector

Main challenges Sustained recovery in market demand: The market has shown green shoots of recovery with strong growth at T3FY21. Timely relaunch of the NBFC sector: The sector represents a significant portion of retail financing and is essential for driving sales in the commercial vehicle segment. Currently, this sector is in great difficulty with high […]

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PLI Program to Boost Automotive Manufacturing and Growth – AutoLogue by Ashok Minda

The indispensable production incentive program (PLI) for sectors such as automotive, white goods, pharmaceuticals, textiles, telecommunications and networking, high efficiency photovoltaic solar modules, steel Special, air conditioners and LEDs is a welcome step as it will strengthen the entire manufacturing ecosystem and support the vision of making India a US $ 5,000 billion economy by […]

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Engineering firm announces layoffs after auto industry crisis

A Newcastle engineering firm has become the latest company in the region to report job losses as the coronavirus lockdown hits different sectors of the economy. ADM Pressings, which works primarily in the automotive sector, announced layoffs at its Scotswood Road site. The company declined to say how many jobs will be created at the […]

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Why simulation is booming in the automotive sector

Using simulators is faster and cheaper than running physical tests The auto industry is undergoing rapid changes in the way it provides mobility to the mass population. The need to reduce emissions, provide a more connected experience, and increasing levels of stand-alone functionality mean that engineers must do more of their work in simulators rather […]

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Europe’s automotive sector facing unprecedented change

Bjoern Klaas, Vice President and General Manager of Protolabs Europe, talks to The engineer on the findings of its recent survey of the European automotive sector. The auto industry is facing a period of unprecedented change. Whether it is the digital revolution sweeping through every corner of the industry, environmental challenges that are becoming more […]

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EFC provides best practices for the automotive industry

EFC provides best practices for the automotive industry August 20, 2019 As a certified quality-level supplier to the automotive market, EFC provides engineered components and solutions at the level of Ford, GM, Chrysler, Mercedes, BMW, Hyundai, Toyota, Honda and other domestic automakers. In fact, over 80% of all cars and trucks in North America have […]