Project #07

This project have been a successful tentative to build up to an existing small platform a very styling and sportive car using many common systems. The project plan has been drastically contracted respect to the standard. The sash less door design represents another project peculiarity because first time in mass production for that OEM.

Product description:

This project have been a successful tentative to build up to an existing small platform a very styling and sportive car using many common systems. The project plan has been drastically contracted respect to the standard. The sash less door design represents another project peculiarity because first time in mass production for that OEM.

Objective:

Product development from Style support up to detail design for:

  • Side doors
  • Bonnet
  • Tail gate

Key activities:

  • Micro project management
  • Style feasibility
  • Resident liaison engineer in Customer’s premises – Turin
  • Detail design in company offices
  • Style verification for manufacturability
  • Homologation verifications
  • Packaging definition
  • Ergonomics definition
  • Typical sections
  • Design concepts
  • Detail design
  • Welding feasibility and Assembly sequence proposal in agreement with assembly team direction
  • Supplier interaction for part manufacturability and performances

Output:

  • CAS surfaces feasibility studies
  • BOM, FMEA
  • 3D data and 2D drawings of parts and assemblies
  • Clash and clearance Analysis (DMU)
  • Modification management

KPI’s:

  • Side glass deflection
  • Door sag
  • Process duration – October 2006 – September 2007

MGRD added value and achievement:

  • First 3 patch tailored blank inner panel for the customer production.
  • First Door sash less in customer mass production.


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