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<br /> julyÅaugust 2012<br /> www.automotivemanufacturingsolutions.com<br /> Automotive Manufacturing Solutions<br /> OEM focus<br /> Chinese OEMs – joint<br /> ventures and the drive<br /> for quality<br /> Technology<br /> The latest developments<br /> in stamping presses and<br /> press tools<br /> Materials<br /> The manufacturing<br /> challenges presented<br /> by UHSS<br /> Environment<br /> Developments in<br /> ergonomic production<br /> techniques for OEMs<br /> Country focus<br /> North American car<br /> makers on the road to<br /> recovery<br /> Vehicle architecture<br /> OEMs continue the<br /> trend towards engine<br /> downsizing<br /> Made in Germany<br /> Porsche's Dr Martin Kahmeyer discusses preparations<br /> for production of the new Macan model<br /> UDDEHOLM VANADIS® 4 EXTRA<br /> The trick to optimising tooling economy is not as<br /> much making the tools last longer as it is making<br /> tool life predictable. 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title="AMS July/Aug 2012 page 14" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60155063?page=14"> 14 PEOPLE Germany – Daimler AG has extended the c</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 2012 page 15" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60155063?page=15"> 15 BASF is awarded title of Excellent R&D Supp</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 2012 page 16" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60155063?page=16"> 16 news Mazda increases production of CX-5 to m</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 2012 page 17" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60155063?page=17"> 17 Sogefi opens new suspension components plan</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 2012 page 18" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60155063?page=18"> 18 AMS China 2012 conference report Chinese</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 2012 page 19" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60155063?page=19"> AMS China 2012 19 area of production that</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 2012 page 20" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60155063?page=20"> 20 AMS South America 2012 conference preview</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 2012 page 21" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60155063?page=21"> AMS South America 2012 21 Register now to </a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 2012 page 22" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60155063?page=22"> 22 Porsche Made in vehicle maker Germany </a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 2012 page 23" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60155063?page=23"> Porsche 23 Volkswagen plant in Slovakia. </a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 2012 page 24" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60155063?page=24"> 24 China OEM focus Challenges in China O</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 2012 page 25" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60155063?page=25"> China 25 OEM focus never mind their order o</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 2012 page 26" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60155063?page=26"> 26 China OEM focus domestic auto industry. </a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 2012 page 27" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60155063?page=27"> China 27 BYD already uses a number of for</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 2012 page 28" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60155063?page=28"> 28 China OEM focus was a big investment for</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 2012 page 29" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60155063?page=29"> China 29 AMS talks to Chen Jianwei, vice-ge</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 2012 page 30" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60155063?page=30"> 30 Stamping technology New stamping ground </a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 2012 page 31" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60155063?page=31"> Stamping 31 </a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 2012 page 32" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/60155063?page=32"> 32 Stamping technology Dieffenbacher RTM gi</a> <a title="AMS July/Aug 2012 page 33" 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