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Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Lyft surpasses 5,000 self-driving rides with Aptiv fleet

August 21, 2018

Via: Reuters

Lyft launched its self-driving service in January in Las Vegas, where passengers can take a ride in an autonomous BMW to and from some 20 different pick-up and destination spots around the city’s casino-laden Strip. The autonomous driving system is […]


Logistics, Process

UK Manufacturing Growth

August 21, 2018

Via: Industry Week

U.K. manufacturing continues to benefit from the weaker pound, the Confederation of British Industry said in a report published on August 21. While overall growth eased slightly in August, output and orders expanded at a pace above the long-term average. […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Tandem launches insulin pump with predictive low glucose suspend feature in US

August 20, 2018

Via: Mass Device

Tandem Diabetes Care (NSDQ:TNDM) last week launched its t:slim X2 insulin pump with Basal-IQ technology in the U.S. The company’s latest pump includes a predictive low glucose suspend feature designed to reduce the frequency and duration of hypoglycemia. Using the […]


Logistics, Process

Tesla nears three-month low as JPMorgan adds to deal doubts

August 20, 2018

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) shares fell nearly 4 percent on Monday as a $113 cut in JPMorgan Chase’s (JPM.N) price target for the electric carmaker added to growing doubts among market players about a plan to take the company […]


Design &Planning, Process

Ford set to invest $740mn in Michigan Central Station

August 15, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

As part of the plans to revamp the station, the car giants will make the building a campus of offices which would base 5,000 tech workers and software engineers. Although the initial plans were drawn up in June, the costs […]


Regulations

ZTE Fight Comes to a Close, At Least for Now

August 14, 2018

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Defense authorization bill prohibits government from using certain ZTE products. President Trump took a break from tweeting about his former reality show costar-turned rogue White House aide on Monday to officially sign the $716 billion defense policy act, which is […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Ford Is Fighting With Wall Street Over Its Cherished Dividend

August 14, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Wall Street says Ford Motor Co. must cut its dividend. The automaker says that’s nonsense. The debate erupting over Ford’s quarterly payout to shareholders — including the founding family that derives millions from the disbursements — is exposing a growing […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Trump Backs Harley Boycott If Some Production Moves Overseas

August 13, 2018

Via: Industry Week

President Donald Trump, using Twitter again to criticize a company he once hailed as a “true American icon,” gave his backing to Harley-Davidson Inc. motorcycle owners who may boycott the manufacturer if it moves some production out of the U.S. […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

How to Inspire Our Next Generation of Manufacturing Leaders

August 8, 2018

Via: Industry Week

In early July I dropped by Cleveland State University to check out the Advanced Materials for 3D Printing conference presented by the Northeast Ohio Additive Manufacturing Cluster. Industry experts and materials technologists had come together to talk about advancements in […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Nissan agrees to sell electric vehicle battery business to China’s Envision Group

August 7, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

Through the agreement, Envision will acquire a controlling stake in Automotive Energy Supply Corporation (AESC) — the electric battery operations and production facilities of Nissan Motor Co. — for an undisclosed sum. The Japanese carmaker said the deal will allow […]