Tag "automotive"

Electric Vehicles – In pursuit of efficiency

With everyone thinking more about reducing global warming and carbon footprints, many governments, businesses and consumers are concerned to do their bit to reduce energy consumption. Initiatives such as the European energy efficiency directive to encourage better generation and use of

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Chasing efficiencies in tire production

At the Michelin tire manufacturing plant in Homburg/Saar, up to 3000 new tires come off the production line every day along with around 1800 retreads. Tire production is a technically complex process and required multiple electromechanical parameters to be recorded

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KUKA Systems minimizes energy consumption in industrial robots

KUKA plans and implements automated production and assembly lines providing complete solutions for joining, assembly and handling operations in automotive and other industries. With energy consumption becoming a key aspect in robotics, KUKA had recently participated with other companies in

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Automotive Manufacturing – Measuring for efficiency 

Two key criteria for successful development and mainstream adoption of (hybrid) electric vehicles are – reliability and driving range. The lower the loss in electric systems, the longer their lifetime and the more efficient the drivetrain, the longer the driving

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