NECKARSULM, GERMANY—Audi is preparing for the future with its Smart Factory, designed to optimize automobile production lines. First mentioned last year, the company envisions a factory where humans and robots will work together, and separate workstations allow a highly flexible working routine.
TEHRAN, IRAN--Tata Motors is talking to Iran Khodro Company for a joint venture to assemble knocked-down units of the petrol versions of its models, including the latest compact car Tiago, Bolt and Zest, say sources here. All three models are powered by the company’s new Revotron petrol engines.
LORDSTOWN, OH—This past weekend, General Motors celebrated the 50th anniversary celebration of its plant here, which has produced more than 15 million vehicles. The plant currently produces more than 400 vehicles per shift.