Twenty-one manufacturers showed up to measure the ’13 Cadillac ATS, XTS
and ’13 Chevrolet Spark during the Measuring Sessions at SEMA’s Diamond
Bar, California, headquarters, September 5–6. Measuring Sessions provide manufacturers with hands-on access
to new vehicles in order to gather surface data for
designing, developing and manufacturing specialty equipment.
The SEMA Tech Transfer
program has expanded with the addition of new CAD files for eight GM
vehicles. The data-sharing program features thousands of files from
participating OEMs—Chrysler, Ford, GM and Scion—and is open to SEMA
manufacturing members free of charge.
New CAD files for eight GM and five Ford vehicles, as well as 2D prints
of the starter for the Ford Big Block V8, have been added to SEMA Tech
Scheduled to arrive next year, the ’13 Ford Escape is projected to
debut with fuel economy up to 5 mpg better than the outgoing model,
thanks in part to 10% better aerodynamics.
Several manufacturers got their hands on Mazda's all-new ’13 CX-5 during last week's SEMA Measuring Session
at Mazda's headquarters in Irvine, California. With four CX-5 models
available, manufacturers were eager to obtain the specs needed to
prepare parts for a vehicle that is projected to be a hit with
CAD files for seven GM vehicles have been added to SEMA Tech Transfer,
further enhancing the data-sharing program that features thousands of files
from participating OEMs—Chrysler, Ford, GM and Scion.
The SEMA Tech Transfer program has expanded with the addition of vehicle
CAD files for the Chevrolet Avalanche and Corvette, Cadillac Escalade
and SRX, and the Ford Escape, F-150, Super Duty and Taurus.
The SEMA Tech Transfer Program—which provides members access to vehicle
CAD files from participating OEMs—has expanded its offerings with the
addition of data files for the 2012 ZL1 Camaro.
The intent of SEMA’s Tech Transfer program, available exclusively to
SEMA manufacturing members, is to minimize or completely eliminate the
necessity of reverse engineering to produce products. The program houses
a database of CAD files provided by participating OEMs, which currently
includes Chrysler, Ford, General Motors and Scion.
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