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Tooling & Production – Strategies For Large Metalworking Plants
August 19, 2015 - Volume 09 Issue 16
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The development of self-driving, or autonomous, vehicles is accelerating. A recent survey of experts produced keen insight into how this technology could profoundly affect consumers and OEM's. EMAG has already addressed one of the effects -- the need to manufacture high precision elements for electromechanical steering systems.
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