How digital manufacturing prepares automakers for new normal, Auto News, ET Auto

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New Delhi: Over the past various months, automakers have comprehended the have to have to evolve and promptly innovate to continue to be competitive in the modern-day world. The way suppliers have ramped up creation write-up-lockdown is inspiring. But to adapt to new requires, they will have to be geared up to adopt the manufacturing’s new normal.

To showcase concrete methods to do well with the digitalisation of functions and implementation of sophisticated systems to proliferate production, ETAuto.com, in affiliation with Siemens, hosted a virtual automotive summit on ‘Smart Factory’ bringing together market leaders to

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Automakers race to the next level of driver-assist features

DETROIT — Autopilot, ProPilot, CoPilot.

Automakers have a lot of names for new and improved driver-aid methods, but no protection or efficiency requirements to stick to as they roll out the most substantial adjustments to vehicle know-how in a generation.

Spurred by Tesla Inc.’s success and eager to commence profiting from billions put in on autonomous driving research, automakers are accelerating programs to automate regime driving tasks this kind of as cruising on a highway and make them widely obtainable in just five yrs, sector executives mentioned.

Most standard automakers until finally lately had resisted making it possible for drivers

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Automakers’ Facebook boycott a gamble

Recovering from the financial outcomes of the coronavirus pandemic just bought a tiny more difficult for some automakers.

Ford Motor Co., Honda North America Inc. and Volkswagen Group of America all vowed very last thirty day period to fall paid out Fb advertisements for about thirty days, voluntarily supplying up a important piece of their electronic ad procedures as they consider to bounce again from dismal next-quarter income. The trio of automakers is amongst dozens of advertisers throughout numerous industries that have claimed they are boycotting the social media big for failing to reduce the unfold of disinformation and despise

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Automakers’ attempt to deal with migrant labour shortages, Auto News, ET Auto

In a move to prevent further migration of labourers, the state of Maharashtra, which is a major automotive hub has given permission to 65,000 industries in green and orange zones to start functioning in the next few days.
In a shift to reduce further more migration of labourers, the point out of Maharashtra, which is a significant automotive hub has specified authorization to 65,000 industries in inexperienced and orange zones to start out working in the subsequent few days.

New Delhi: The sudden exodus of migrant labourers, who are the churning wheels of significant companies and industries has prompted troubles in generation resumption across the region. Amidst the difficulties of restarting their functions, vehicle makers too are adopting strategies to sail by way of these tricky occasions.

We have started employing locals and training them on our do

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Automakers resume operations on May 6, Auto News, ET Auto

Production at several automakers' plants have resumed at reduced capacity.
Production at numerous automakers’ vegetation have resumed at reduced capacity.

New Delhi: Quite a few Indian automakers like Mercedes-Benz India, TVS Motor Enterprise and Royal Enfield declared on Wednesday the resumption of their functions soon after remaining shut for additional than a month, in line with governing administration directives of the nationwide lockdown owing to the coronavirus outbreak in the nation.

Luxurious carmaker Mercedes-Benz India resumed functions at its producing facility at Chakan, Pune. The company informed that its sellers throughout distinctive areas have also commenced functions.

Even nevertheless the manufacturing has started in a graded fashion by next the

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