Individual car configuration – a trend of tomorrow
Automotive industry, Trends, Innovation
Individual car configuration has already become a trend that will surely remain present for a long time to come. We spend a lot of time in our cars and want them to suit our taste and personality. In the past, the possibilities of modifying the appearance of individual car models were reserved for luxury brands only. Nowadays, such options are becoming widely available.
Revolution in 3D technology in the automotive industry
Technology, Future, Automotive industry
3D digital technology has a huge impact on the automotive industry. In the sector where technological innovation is caused by the constant desire to remain competitive, the development of 3D printing will bring about changes in the coming years due to its huge benefits in terms of economic and production sustainability.
Long way to recycling plastics in the automotive industry
Future, Automotive industry, Materials
Ford caught the attention of the international press and automotive industry when, in June 2018, it announced that each of its vehicles contains 250 bottles of recycled plastic, which represents the reuse of 1.2 billion bottles per year.
Intelligent, active and passive car safety systems
Future, Process automation, Trends, Safety
Year by year the automotive industry has implemented more and more modern and intelligent car safety systems. Over and over developing range of electronic solutions is to support drivers in demanding road conditions and increase the level of passenger and pedestrian life and health protection. It is a global trend, however, it is worth to remember that the most important element to guarantee the safety is a deliberate construction and passive systems in a car.
Cars with more plastics are back
Technology, Automotive industry, Materials
Nowadays, plastics account for about half of the volume of each standard car and one third of all components, and these values will increase in the coming years thanks to manufacturers’ efforts to reduce vehicle weight and increase fuel economy.