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What is in store for the future of the automotive aftermarket?

The automotive aftermarket is undergoing major changes in Europe and worldwide due to market maturity, evolving customer preferences and expectations, […]

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Klarius

Space Saving in the Automotive Industry: AS5200L Magnetic Rotary Position Sensor Product Showcase

As time goes by we evolve, as does the technology surrounding us. We want more for less, higher power, smoother […]

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AMS

Boost intelligence of smart packaging machines with Mitsubishi Electric

Having to rapidly adjust to changing consumer demands and OEM requirements to incorporate the latest technology for machines in the […]

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Mitsubishi Electric Europe

New Driving Technology Set to Revolutionise Life-Saving Vehicle Safety Suite

CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP), a technology solutions pioneer transforming the global connected economy, today announced it has licensed intellectual property from […]

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CalAmp

Leaders in Asset Management Join Forces to Deliver Advanced Fleet Solutions

CalAmp (NASDAQ: CAMP) has recently announced their partnership with Trimble, supplying customised telematics tracking devices and systems management technology for […]

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CalAmp

New Thread Forming Tap Designed to Meet Exacting Standards of Automotive Industry

Sandvik Coromant has designed a new thread forming tap for cutting costs and boosting productivity in the automotive industry. Optimised […]

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Sandvik Coromant

MTS Sensors brings Proprietary Temposonics Technology to the Rail Industry

A leading developer of temposonic technology has released a range of position sensors which specifically targets the rail industry. Designed […]

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MTS Sensors

Magnetic Sensors Provide Reliable Solution for PCB-less Applications

TDK Corporation is expanding its portfolio of TMR angle sensors with the TAD2140 type in a TO-6 package for automotive […]

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TDK

Choosing Murrelektronik as your Automotive Industry Solutions Provider

The automotive industry is constantly evolving at a high-octane pace. Murrelektronik aren’t just keeping pace with the development of automotive […]

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Murrelektronik Ltd

Automatic System Solution for Automotive Press Shops

Murrelektronik’s highly reputable connection technology can be found in automotive press shops across the world, thanks in large part to […]

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Murrelektronik Ltd

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The automotive industry is a vital contributor to the global economy. Global profits for automotive OEMs are predicted to rise by 50% to €79 billion by the year 2020. Two-thirds of this growth is expected to come from emerging markets, particularly China, presenting a power shift in the global order of automotive manufacturing. In the UK alone, the automotive industry accounts for more than £82 billion of annual turnover and employs around 186,000 people directly in manufacturing. However, the motor industry is negotiating some of the most daunting challenges it has ever faced. Tightening environmental legislation is driving the first major departure away from combustion engines and powertrains towards greener alternatives, like battery electric vehicles and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. While Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things are fuelling the race to launch Autonomous Vehicles, which could drastically alter the way we drive, own and manufacture vehicles.

If you work in or around the automotive industry either as a manufacturer or within the supply chain, or you simply have an interest in the automotive sector in general, Process Industry Forum can keep you up to date with all the latest news, trends and predictions. Our comprehensive automotive section will give you insights into a broad range of trending topics that are pushing the agenda in the automotive industry today. From the ongoing digitalisation of automotive manufacturing; to developments affecting the UK automotive supply chain; to Britain’s continuing relationship with the EU’s automotive industry; connected and autonomous vehicles; to changing environmental legislation – PIF will bring you the latest insights into all these areas and many more, as we aim to keep you fully up to speed with the latest developments affecting the automotive industry.

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