(Bloomberg) –Chinese carmaker BYD is in discussions with several countries about exporting its monorail system, as its billionaire founder Wang Chuanfu seeks a new avenue of growth amid rising competition to sell electric vehicles in the worldâ€™s biggest auto market. Wang, who started BYD as a manufacturer of handset batteries, took to the stage to Read More..
Dassault Systemes said it has agreed to buy 84 pc of Munich-based RTT for a reported 179 million euros. The Paris-based product lifecycle management software group said RTT, which is a leader in 3D visualization software, will add a key strength to Dassault’s offer of an integrated set of PLM solutions. “Our clients express a Read More..
RTT and Canon are joining forces to help companies speed up development times in the product design process. RTT, a Germany-based 3d software specialist, said it has agreed with Canon, a Japanese maker of digital imaging hardware and software, to combine its RTT DeltaGen high-end 3d visualization software with Canon’s new Mreal mixed reality platform. Read More..
DETROIT – Itâ€˜s too early for specifics, but Chryslerâ€˜s use of 3d modeling for its powertrain manufacturing is likely to be used in Fait plant as well. For the past two years, the US-based carmaker, which is majorityowned by Italyâ€˜s Fiat, has been deploying 3d manufacturing software to improve and speed up its engine manufacturing Read More..
Automakers mostly still believe customers need to touch and feel a car before buying it, but a new technology developed in Germany may give a big boost to virtual new car model presentations. Inreal Technologies, a Karlsruhe-based virtual-reality company that specializes in product presentations, has developed a terminal that brings the virtual experience a step Read More..
Chrysler is using new 3D technology to plan for the launch of two new transmissions at its Kokomo, Indiana, factory. The US carmaker, which is majority-owned by Italy’s Fiat, said it is using a three-dimensional modeling system specifically designed for powertrain manufacturing. The approach will help save money and improve the production process of Chrysler’s Read More..
Siemens PLM has launched a new internet portal where users of its Solid Edge software can review millions of parts and components in 3D CAD models. The German maker of product-lifecycle-management software said the portal allows users to configure parts virtually in real time and then include them in a product. The portal was built Read More..
MontaVista and Finland’s Rightware Oy are developing a GENIVI-compliant in-car infotainment platform that uses the Linux operating system. The two companies said in a press release that the product uses Rightware’s 3d user interface product, which is called Kanzi, on top of a GENIVI compliant MontaVista Linux. Rightware is a Finnish maker of 3D user-interface Read More..