TITLE

Digital engineering saved weeks for Mercedes-Benz

AUTHOR(S)
Meiners, Jens
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Automotive News Europe;10/17/2005, Vol. 10 Issue 21, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the use of digital planning equipment in the development and assembly process of the S class automobile of Mercedes-Benz. Benefits of the computer-aided design technology to the manufacturing of the vehicle; Capacity of the company's assembly plant in Sindelfingen, Germany; Details of a contract agreement signed by DaimlerChrysler, parent company of Mercedes, with Delmia Corp.
ACCESSION #
18702609

 

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