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<br /> julyÅaugust 2008<br /> www.automotivemanufacturingsolutions.com<br /> Automotive Manufacturing Solutions<br /> Specialty manufacturer<br /> Lotus on building cars;<br /> and how to institute the<br /> methanol economy<br /> Technology<br /> Manufacturers reinvent<br /> ideas to improve<br /> efficiencies, cut costs<br /> Materials<br /> Composites threaten to<br /> break into mainstream<br /> car production<br /> Environment<br /> Real-world alternative<br /> energy solutions to<br /> reduce plant overheads<br /> Regional focus<br /> US carmakers and<br /> suppliers scramble as<br /> crisis starts to bite<br /> Technology<br /> Advances in motorsport<br /> carry over to mass-<br /> produced vehicles<br /> smart moves<br /> Hambach goes lean in preparation for<br /> the latest batch of city car competitors<br /> Finally, PLM just for<br /> me, for my organization<br /> and for my role in<br /> manufacturing<br /> Mapped to your industry and job-<a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 1" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=1"> julyÅaugust 2008 www.automotivemanufacturingso</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 2" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=2"> Finally, PLM just for me, for my organization and</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 3" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=3"> 03 julyÅaugust 2008 Clearing the backlog </a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 4" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=4"> 04 contents er story 0 Small wonder DaimlerC</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 5" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=5"> 05 technology Machining and automation 38 38 </a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 6" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=6"> 06 1st International Automotive Engin</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 7" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=7"> TO STAY IN THE RACE, YOU</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 8" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=8"> 08 news COMPANIES Melbourne, Australia – GM’s </a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 9" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=9"> p artnersreklambyra.se 86BH=6;I 86H>C< ;GDC I <G</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 10" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=10"> 10 DEALS news signed an agreement for the cr</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 11" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=11"> 3IMPLYENDLESS !BULKWIREDELIVERYSYSTEMWITHNONS</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 12" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=12"> 12 news PLANTS Kiev, Ukraine – Ukrainian carmak</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 13" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=13"> When it comes to production of cylinder blocks, l</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 14" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=14"> 14 news PEOPLE Van Buren Township, MI – Donald </a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 15" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=15"> Orbital receives funding for engine test facility</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 16" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=16"> 16 EVENTS Crisis at suppliers in the news How</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 17" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=17"> Mercedes strengthens fleet with investments in Ge</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 18" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=18"> 18 news Nissan to add new model at Sunderland </a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 19" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=19"> Your machine knows best. </a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 20" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=20"> 20 smart cover story Size me up As the only</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 21" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=21"> smart 21 cover story Suppliers deliver indi</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 22" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=22"> 22 smart cover story Stop system on the lin</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 23" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=23"> smart 23 and return line sections). 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href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=43"> Transfer lines 43 mechanism,”Lloyd says.“Thes</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 44" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=44"> 44 Transfer lines technical progress adversel</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 45" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=45"> Transfer lines 45 costs for high tech compone</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 46" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=46"> 2446 ATrluanmsifneirulmine s temchanteo</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 47" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=47"> Paint and coatings special supplement with AMS Se</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 48" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=48"> 2448 APlruomduincituiomn control temchanteor</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 49" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=49"> Production 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href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=56"> 56 Composites materials The entire body oft</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 57" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=57"> i c a The 10th International Automotive Conferen</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 58" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=58"> 58 Bentley Motors digital manufacturing Dri</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 59" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=59"> Bentley Motors 59 knowledge and add more </a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 60" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=60"> 60 Heat pumps, compressed air environment C</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 61" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=61"> Heat pumps, compressed air 61 environment b</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 62" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=62"> 62 Heat pumps, compressed air environment </a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 63" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=63"> Taking the air at Whitley </a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 64" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=64"> 64 Alternative energy sources Alternat</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 65" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=65"> Alternative energy sources 65 “Ford h</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 66" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=66"> 66 Alternative energy sources environment h</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 67" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=67"> Alternative energy sources 67 environment f</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 68" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=68"> 68 North America regional report Are recent</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 69" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=69"> North America 69 regional report Even after</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 70" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=70"> 70 North America regional report 15.1 milli</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 71" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=71"> North America 71 Strikes cause a ripple e</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 72" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=72"> 72 North America regional report American A</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 73" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=73"> North America 73 regionmaal trerpiaolrst pl</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 74" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=74"> 74 North America regional report When the c</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 75" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=75"> North America 75 since 2005 to ease finan</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 76" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=76"> 76 AMS Europe Conference 2008 conference A </a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 77" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=77"> AMS Europe Conference 2008 77 Russia was</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 78" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=78"> 78 AMS Europe Conference 2008 comnafetrernia</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 79" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=79"> AMS Europe Conference 2008 79 </a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 80" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=80"> 80 AMS Europe Conference 2008 comnafetrern</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 81" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=81"> Technology Sections </a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 82" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=82"> 82 IMTS show preview Tornos booth A8358 in </a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 83" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=83"> IMTS 83 advanced Siemens control technolo</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 84" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=84"> 84 innovations PIAB systems help to lower carbo</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 85" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=85"> 85 RCA accelerates repetitive 3D scanning RCA</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 86" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=86"> 86 innovations The new Type 2614A crank angl</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 87" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=87"> an ULTIMAMEDIA publication Now www.automotiv</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 88" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=88"> 88 innovations Abaqus advances Dassault Systèm</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 89" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=89"> 89 Marketplace ADVERTISER INDEX Å JULY/AUGUST</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 90" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=90"> 90 Vehicle makers Magna Steyr next issue AM</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 91" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=91"> Sustaining super-growth in a competitive world </a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 92" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=92"> Power, Control and Exceptional Performance </a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 93" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=93"> Audi secures European award for spaceframe techno</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 94" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=94"> news PSA invests in plants for new 1-litre engin</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 08 page 95" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/09454227?page=95"> EYE TO EYE WITH WELDING HAZARDS.AREYOUREADY? 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