Volvo Cars has designed a concept vehicle which it envisions being able to open up new growth markets for the company, including a slice of the multi-billion-dollar domestic air travel industry
The design and manufacturing possibilities offered by additive layer manufacturing (3D printing) are becoming well known, but the technology faces great challenges in the strict aviation industry. Is 3D printing the future of cabin design and production?
Eric Bernardini, global leader of the A&D division at AlixPartners, discusses why the A&D industry cannot afford to be complacent in the face of an increasingly dynamic business environment. Being ‘future ready’ is essential to cutting costs and driving growth in an industry undergoing profound change