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Category: Motorized Vehicle


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

BMW in talks with Great Wall Motor over potential production partnership

October 13, 2017

Via: Manufacturing Global

According to Reuters, Chinese automaker Great Wall Motor Company has revealed that it is in talks with BMW, with the potential for the firms to partner on the production of the company’s Mini brand vehicles in China. The German firm […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, R&D

How Connected Cars Could Change Your Life On The Road In The Next 3 Years

October 12, 2017

Via: Forbes

Worldwide sales of connected cars are projected to grow from fewer than 7 million units in 2015 to almost 61 million in 2020, generating $141 billion revenue for the auto industry and giving commuters new ways to make rush hour […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Mazda Hints at the Future

October 11, 2017

Via: MFRTech

At the risk of turning this into some sort of Mazda tribute site (pun not intended), yesterday the company announced that at the forthcoming Tokyo Motor Show (October 28-November 5), in addition to showing a “next-generation product concept” which is […]


Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Motorized Vehicle, Process

Why Honda is spending on shrinking segment

October 9, 2017

Via: Automotive News

On its face, the announcement was a head-scratcher. Honda, an automaker known for its conservative approach to expanding production globally, revealed in September that it was adding 300 new jobs in Ohio and pumping $267 million into production of the […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

How Mercedes turned a ‘crazy’ idea into gold

October 6, 2017

Via: Automotive News

A little more than 20 years ago, the Mercedes-Benz W163, dubbed “Job1,” rolled off the assembly line at the company’s U.S. plant in Vance, Ala., launching the M class. It was a risky experiment for what was known then as […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, R&D

Volvo to use JLT Mobile Computers in high tech manufacturing facilities

October 5, 2017

Via: Manufacturing Global

JLT Mobile Computers, a leading developer of demanding-environment computers, has been selected by Volvo Car Body Components to supply its Verso + 10 computers for use in the company’s Olofström plant located in Sweden. Volvo plans to install the computers […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

The EV Race is on, but is the Auto Industry Ready for It?

September 29, 2017

Via: Industry Week

Electric vehicles could be cheaper than our current batch of cars as soon as 2025, and more than half of all new cars sold will be plug-in models by 2040. But are carmakers and auto suppliers truly ready for this […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Mazda, Toyota, and Denso team up to create EV technology

September 29, 2017

Via: Manufacturing Global

Mazda, Toyota, and Denso are teaming up to create a new company as a joint development centre, and will be working towards jointly developing basic structural technologies for electric vehicles. Engineers from each business will come together to ensure the […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Toyota And Mazda Join Hands To Build EVs

September 28, 2017

Via: Forbes

Conventional Twitter-wisdom has it that Toyota hates anything with batteries, and that zoom-zoom Mazda can’t kick its petroleum habit. Today, both of them joined forces to make electric cars. Mazda, Toyota, and Toyota-Group parts maker Denso agreed to jointly develop […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

New Nissan Leaf pitched as high-tech showcase with 150-mile range

September 6, 2017

Via: Automotive News

TOKYO – Nissan’s Leaf may be the world’s best-selling electric vehicle. But the automaker is pitching the second generation as all that and much more. The redesigned Leaf starts by boosting the range some 40 percent to 150 miles to […]