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<br /> julyÅaugust 2011<br /> www.automotivemanufacturingsolutions.com<br /> Automotive Manufacturing Solutions<br /> Vehicle maker<br /> Newly-implemented<br /> production efficiencies<br /> for the Bentley Mulsanne<br /> Vehicle production<br /> How GM builds cars<br /> and pickups in Thailand,<br /> plus Ford's new factory<br /> Technology<br /> A guide on how to<br /> improve productivity<br /> across body-in-white<br /> Materials<br /> Increasing usage confirms<br /> UHS steel's place at the<br /> manufacturing table<br /> Environment<br /> Building virtual production<br /> lines brings OEMs closer<br /> to the perfect factory<br /> Conference preview<br /> AMS South America –<br /> OEMs push to deliver<br /> higher volumes<br /> Family fortunes<br /> Andreas Tostmann prepares to build<br /> Volkswagen's `New Small Family' city cars<br /> <br /> 03<br /> julyÅaugust2011<br /> Process involvement<br /> In a conversation with Stefan Heulsenburg at <a title="AMS July/August 2011 page 1" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/e105d27d?page=1"> julyÅaugust 2011 www.automotivemanufacturingso</a> <a title="AMS July/August 2011 page 2" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/e105d27d?page=2"> </a> <a title="AMS July/August 2011 page 3" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/e105d27d?page=3"> 03 julyÅaugust2011 Process involvement I</a> <a title="AMS July/August 2011 page 4" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/e105d27d?page=4"> 04 contents er story 0 VW Group Volkswagen</a> <a title="AMS July/August 2011 page 5" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/e105d27d?page=5"> 05 technology Body-in-white Part perfect Finis</a> <a title="AMS July/August 2011 page 6" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/e105d27d?page=6"> 06 ABB </a> <a title="AMS July/August 2011 page 7" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/e105d27d?page=7"> COME DISCOVER THE FUTURE OF TURNI</a> <a title="AMS July/August 2011 page 8" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/e105d27d?page=8"> 08 news Cash injection ensures Mini build for U</a> <a title="AMS July/August 2011 page 9" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/e105d27d?page=9"> Efficient body building without the stress and st</a> <a title="AMS July/August 2011 page 10" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/e105d27d?page=10"> 10 news PLANTS Leeds, UK – Bus manufacturer Op</a> <a title="AMS July/August 2011 page 11" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/e105d27d?page=11"> Pepperl+Fuchs: Your Automotive Solution Provider </a> <a title="AMS July/August 2011 page 12" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/e105d27d?page=12"> 12 news DEALS Southfield, MI . - 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