The chain in China
North American suppliers must confront some challenging
supply-chain issues as they take aim at what could potentially
become the world's largest automotive market.
Visteon researches composite truck
The company used computer analysis extensively in a research
project aimed at reducing the mass and complexity of a chassis
structure while increasing strength and stiffness.
Simulation goes beyond engineering
Computational fluid dynamics simulation and visualization software
vendors are introducing products to extend the value of CFD
throughout the product life cycle, according to Acuitiv
Ford still riding Six Sigma quality
Ford is combining Six Sigma with kaizen events at its plants around
the globe to coax new ideas from its hourly workers in hopes of
closing the gap with perennial vehicle-quality leader Toyota.