News tagged with automobile

On the way to lead-free technology

The change-over to lead-free products is in full progress. The problem is however that the environmentally friendly alternatives have to be as efficient as the lead-containing variants. One example is the ...

Nov 18, 2010 4.7 / 5 (3) 1

Resource-friendly car manufacturing

Magnesium instead of steel -- this could be an option for lightweight car body parts. A car door made of magnesium is roughly 50 percent lighter. This is one of the exhibits drawn from along the automobile ...

Apr 04, 2011 4.7 / 5 (3) 1

Spacecraft dockings improve car assembly

(PhysOrg.com) -- The next car comes down the conveyor belt ready for the dashboard to be added. Speed and position are controlled as if it were a spacecraft docking automatically with the International Space ...

Jan 20, 2010 3.7 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast

Automobile plants make more with less

Competition is fierce in the automobile industry. Worldwide overcapacity has created price pressures that are particularly challenging for manufacturers that are already having a tough time managing their ...

Apr 12, 2013 4.5 / 5 (2) 0