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Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

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, Regulations

India has not set deadline to launch electric vehicles: official

August 21, 2019

Via: Reuters

New Delhi (Reuters) – The Indian government has not set a deadline to launch electric vehicles or to ban manufacturing of petrol and diesel cars, a government official said on Wednesday. The Indian auto industry has been caught in the […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Texas shale towns grapple with growth as oil-bust fears fade

August 21, 2019

Via: Reuters

School officials had expected enrollment to fall after the last oil price crash, starting in 2014, but it kept rising – one sign of a growing resilience in the region’s oil economy as Exxon Mobil (XOM.N), Chevron (CVX.N) and other […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Former GM Europe boss Forster proposed as chair of Hella’s shareholder committee

August 19, 2019

Via: Automotive News

FRANKFURT — Carl-Peter Forster, formerly head of GM Europe and a BMW veteran, has been proposed as chairman of Hella’s shareholders’ committee, the German supplier said in a statement. The appointment could be confirmed at the company’s annual general meeting […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

China’s Ninebot unveils scooters that drive themselves to charging stations

August 16, 2019

Via: Reuters

Ninebot said Uber and Lyft, the ride-hailing giants that are expanding into scooter-sharing, would be among the customers for the new semi-autonomous vehicles that are expected to hit roads early next year. Gao Lufeng, Ninebot chairman and chief executive, told […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Apple says it supports 2.4 million U.S. jobs

August 16, 2019

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – Apple Inc said on Wednesday it was either directly or indirectly responsible for 2.4 million U.S. jobs, up 20% from the 2 million the technology company estimated in 2017. The iPhone maker said its direct workforce grew from […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

SNC Selects ULA for Dream Chaser Spacecraft Launches

August 15, 2019

Via: ASD News

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security leader owned by Chairwoman and President Eren Ozmen and CEO Fatih Ozmen, selected United Launch Alliance (ULA) as the launch vehicle provider for the Dream Chaser® spacecraft’s six NASA missions […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla gains EV share in California

August 15, 2019

Via: Automotive News

Electric vehicles are poised to top 100,000 registrations in California this year as their share of the state’s light-vehicle market rose to 5.6 percent through June compared with 4.7 percent for all of 2018. That’s counter to a downward trend […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Manufacturing Obscurity Is a Fate Worse Than the Robopocalypse

August 14, 2019

Via: Industry Week

No country is even close to America when it comes to churning out cinematic thrillers depicting the robot apocalypse, introducing a steady supply of cyborgs, replicants, androids. Making actual industrial robots—the ones that perform our boring, repetitive tasks in factories […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Global Pharmaceutical Packaging Equipment Industry

August 13, 2019

Via: PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Aug. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Pharmaceutical Packaging Equipment market worldwide is projected to grow by US$3.4 Billion, guided by a compounded growth of 6.7%. Staying on top of trends is essential for decision makers to leverage this emerging […]