This month’s issue of APF discusses the rise of robotics in the automotive manufacturing industry in the Cover Story and how that can impact the manufacturing sector by saving time and costs. The Special Feature talks about the automotive application of bearings and the latest developments in that area while OEM corner takes on the issue of e-mobility especially in the electric bus segment. The 11th Automotive Engineering Show that was held in Chennai showcased the latest trends and technology invented by several companies and is detailed in the Event Report. Adhesives and their role in lightweighting and fuel efficiency, ICRA reports regarding the growth of the CV segment, HiETA’s 3D printing solution that lowers production costs are some of the other stories in this issue.
Automotive Products Finder (APF) is an auto engineering magazine that looks into technology and components. Launched in 2005, the magazine is aimed at the engineers in the auto industry, and especially those who are in search of the latest developments in the field of automobiles and the industries related to it, may it be IT/Software, CAD/CAM, CAE, production systems/PLM/ERP, material handling, machine tools/special tools, assembly systems, specialized systems, garage equipment, service gadgets/diagnostics, accessories, etc. The readers include strategic sourcing teams, purchase engineers and those who are in a position to influence decisions and on a long-term.