Apple awards iPhone supplier Corning $250 million from U.S. manufacturing fund

September 17, 2019

Via: Reuters

Corning supplies glass to Apple for products such as the iPhone and Apple Watch. Since the first iPhones hit the market in 2007, the glass on every iPhone sold has been produced at Corning’s Harrodsburg, Kentucky, plant. Apple and Corning […]

European automakers tell governments they must help sell electric cars

September 11, 2019

Via: Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Europe’s carmakers are telling governments they must help build electric car charging points and provide consumer subsidies to boost sales of battery-powered vehicles and assist the industry in meeting stringent new emissions rules. German carmakers are accelerating […]

Tesla in advanced talks with LG Chem on battery supply in China: source

August 23, 2019

Via: Reuters

The move represents a push by Tesla to diversify sources of the key component for its electric vehicles from its exclusive supplier, Japan’s Panasonic Corp (6752.T). Another source said LG Chem agreed to supply batteries for Tesla’s China plant, without […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

VW, Ford in talks to develop second electric car in Europe: Handelsblatt

September 16, 2019

Via: Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Ford could build more than one model of electric car based on Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) electric vehicle platform, Ford’s Europe Chief Stuart Rowley told German daily Handelsblatt. To make only one model made no sense financially, and a […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Training the Future AI Workforce in Troy, New York

September 16, 2019

Via: Industry Week

Good ideas always have interesting starting points. As Bob Bedard, president of deFactor Global, was expanding his business offerings to include artificial intelligence (AI) he looked around his surroundings and realized that Troy, New York was doing a lot of […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Houston oil artery reopens after police remove final Greenpeace protesters

September 13, 2019

Via: Reuters

HOUSTON (Reuters) – The Houston Ship Channel on Friday reopened for vessel traffic, the U.S. Coast Guard said, after the last of 11 protesters who had disrupted traffic by dangling on ropes above the key energy-export waterway was removed by […]