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<br /> januaryÅfebruary 2007<br /> www.automotivemanufacturingsolutions.com<br /> Automotive Manufacturing Solutions<br /> Virtual testing<br /> Saving time and<br /> cutting costs at<br /> DaimlerChrysler<br /> CAD CAM<br /> PTC’s software<br /> speeds product<br /> development<br /> Quality control<br /> Renault’s Yann Vincent<br /> on the Commitment<br /> 2009 initiative<br /> Materials<br /> Plastics enhance<br /> crashability and<br /> lightweight structures<br /> Vehicle systems<br /> Stadco and Tower<br /> build in strength and<br /> innovation for VMs<br /> Regional focus<br /> Russia comes of age<br /> as OEMs continue to<br /> look east for growth<br /> Tetsuo Agata<br /> Growing success at Toyota Europe<br /> Being first to market<br /> with a new idea doesn’t<br /> have to be like paddling<br /><a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 1" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=1"> januaryÅfebruary 2007 www.automotivemanufactur</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 2" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=2"> </a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 3" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=3"> 03 januaryÅfebruary 2007 The pursuit of</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 4" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=4"> 04 contents cover story 20 Manufacturing with</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 5" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=5"> 05 technology Production development 24 p24 Virt</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 6" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=6"> 06 company index A3D Systems Corporation </a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 7" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=7"> Innovation to make you win Automotive </a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 8" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=8"> 08 COMPANIES Wood Dale, IL. – Clutch and brake ex</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 9" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=9"> KILJK6 :FEKIFC6 closer</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 10" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=10"> 10 PEOPLE Fort Worth, TX. – Cast-metal automotive</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 11" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=11"> Second DPCA plant underway in Wuhan </a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 12" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=12"> 12 DEAL Shanghai, China – Chery Automobile has si</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 13" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=13"> … will increase When productivity is clearly on t</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 14" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=14"> 14 PLANT Sohna, India – Indian supplier Amtek Aut</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 15" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=15"> Innovations develop into products. High process s</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 16" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=16"> 16 EVENTS North American International Auto Show</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 17" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=17"> </a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 18" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=18"> 18 news The body-in-white zone of the Sevel No</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 19" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=19"> There’s one reliable stop for all your belting ne</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 20" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=20"> 204 AToluymotainEiumrope vehicle maker Te</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 21" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=21"> ToyoAtaluEmuinroupme 215 dictates. Franc</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 22" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=22"> 224 AToluymotainEiumrope – implement the</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 23" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=23"> Toyota Europe 253 based production we may </a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 24" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=24"> 24 Production development technology in t</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 25" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=25"> Virtual testing – DaimlerChrysler 25 Virtual test</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 26" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=26"> Virtual testing – DaimlerChrysler 246 At the Berl</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 27" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=27"> Virtual testing – DaimlerChrysler 257 next questi</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 28" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=28"> Virtual testing – DaimlerChrysler 28 economical t</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 29" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=29"> lose your position in this dynamic market DON’T</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 30" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=30"> CAD CAM 2340 The Windchill factor We’re used to s</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 31" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=31"> CAD CAM 31 “PTC has been a skilled and experience</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 32" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=32"> CAD CAM 3224 world who will work on a single inte</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 33" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=33"> country specific product structures, faster and w</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 34" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=34"> Virtual reality 34 All eyes on design Convincing </a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 35" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=35"> Virtual reality 35 the shared model. 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CHOOSE ALL THREE WITH ON</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 40" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=40"> Rapid prototyping 2440 SLA rapid prototype of a R</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 41" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=41"> Rapid prototyping 2451 In 2004 the Renault F1 Te</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 42" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=42"> Vehicle testing and safety 42 Computer crashing C</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 43" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=43"> Vehicle testing and safety 43 and material specif</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 44" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=44"> Vehicle testing and safety 44 the steering column</a> <a title="AMS Jan/Feb 07 page 45" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/74734b66?page=45"> CALYPSO. Simply Automatic. 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