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Frost & Sullivan sees growth opportunities in ASEAN automotive industry

Frost & Sullivan sees growth opportunities in ASEAN automotive industry

Sustained economic growth, infrastructure developments, and the carmakers (or ‘OEMS’ – original equipment manufacturers) periodic introduction of models are giving a huge boost to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) automotive industry. Thailand is expected to experience the highest growth in 2018 on the back of private sector revitalization […]

X-ray scans for prototypes to improve quality

X-ray scans for prototypes to improve quality

The BMW Group has introduced computer tomography (CT) into prototype development, production and analysis – a first in the automotive industry. Thanks to this technology, the full range of vehicles, from MINI to Rolls-Royce, can now be quality-controlled even in the early stages of development Until now, vehicles have had […]

R&D in space to develop new technologies for Goodyear tyres

R&D in space to develop new technologies for Goodyear tyres

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company plans to test tyre components in space as part of a project in the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory, through an experiment expected to launch later this year. The microgravity environment of the space station will enable Goodyear researchers to study the […]