March 2016

Features

Laser Cutting

Laser cutting supports hot stamping

Steel components from GNS America were so strong after heat treatment that traditional drills couldn’t cut features into parts. The company turned to Trumpf laser technology for a solution.

Design

Designing for driver mistakes

Using a combination of MSC Software simulation tools, Volvo Car engineers virtually test how suspension components will hold up against drivers running cars into curbs.

LoT

IoT inspires automotive design

Tata Consultancy Services’ Dr. Satya Ramaswamy discusses how connecting car components to data networks will change transportation.