The development of electric vehicles (BEV, PHEV, HEV) and vehicles with fuel cells (FCEV) is in vogue thanks to their low-emission use. Statutory requirements and higher energy costs are the reason why OMEs and suppliers place particular emphasis on the sustainability and lightweight of their designs when developing new products.
Current trends such as zero-emission vehicles or CO2-neutral production demonstrate the growing importance of sustainability in the automotive industry. In addition to stricter emission regulations, the growing awareness of the environment and sustainability in society,as well as the increasing interest of consumers in sustainable vehicles is increasing.
In order to meet the demands, the industry must develop sustainable solutions, and focus on both the product and the value.
Constantly increasing price and cost pressure is forcing product development towards innovative alternatives. And this is just where value engineering (VAVE) comes in. What is VAVE, and how can it be used? VAVE is an enormously effective method of optimising technology, processes and costs. In the automotive industry with its focus on efficiency and quantity, […]
The reasons for iglidur® plain bearings in vehicle interiors are manifold. In this blog post, I explain the main advantages based on 5 features. Enjoy reading!
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