The bearing market has been facing a scourge of counterfeiting for many years leading to huge consequences. No less than 5.4 million jobs are at stake, as well as a loss of 36 billion euros for the global economy (figures from the World Bearing Association).
An unprecedented three-year study with a refuse fleet has shown a 2% reduction in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) with the Allison fully automatic transmission compared to an automated manual transmission.
Volkswagen is pressing ahead with the use of innovative 3D printers in car production. For the first time, the newest process – known as binder jetting – is being used to manufacture components at the company’s main plant in Wolfsburg, Germany. Whereas conventional 3D printing uses a laser to build a component layer by layer from metallic powder, the binder jetting process uses an adhesive. The resulting metallic component is then heated and shaped.
Discover what happens when two of the world’s most innovative companies join forces to tackle a major challenge together. The ultimate goal of the partnership between CNH Industrial and Nikola Corporation is to develop and produce a complete line-up of zeroemission heavy-duty trucks.
Last year Nokian Tyres finalized its ultra-modern tire warehouse, which enables a high-tech loading and storage of tires. At the end of May it was time to organize a small event with a small group of invitees at the warehouse in Vsevolozhsk, where the Russian factory is situated.
UK based company Immense and the SYSTRA Group have set up a new strategic business partnership to provide decision-makers with a new generation of simulation and modelling tools and services to better understand and plan for future mobility demands.