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Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

China is lagging in EV parts competitiveness, think tank warns

September 18, 2020

Via: Automotive News

China’s carmakers risk falling behind global rivals because the country trails in the production of advanced components like chips and software that are crucial for modern vehicles, a prominent industry adviser warned. The government should form a comprehensive component strategy […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

GM’s sale of India plant faces delays amid China tensions, report says

September 17, 2020

Via: Automotive News

NEW DELHI/DETROIT — Delays to General Motors’ sale of its Indian plant to Great Wall Motor due to tensions between India and China are likely to result in hefty unplanned costs for the U.S. automaker, people familiar with the matter […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Mitsubishi Motors Teases New Eclipse Cross Redesign

September 17, 2020

Via: PR Newswire

MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION (MMC) today released a first look at the redesigned Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, the next step in the company’s commitment to delivering a showroom full of new and extensively redesigned vehicles in the United States by the second […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

7 Benefits of Choosing an Audi

September 16, 2020

Via: Industry Today

Audi is a brand synonymous with a premium presence and sleek looks. While it is part of the VW Group, it is a prominent feature on roads across the US due to its superior standing. The brand mainly competes with […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Manufacturing Recovery Stymied as Workers Juggle Child Care

September 16, 2020

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Many factory workers are staying home to watch children who aren’t at day care or school because of the coronavirus pandemic, in another challenge to U.S. manufacturers working to rev up assembly lines. Orders and output for many manufacturers are […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Managing Safety at Your Factory

September 15, 2020

Via: Industry Today

Safety is a top priority for any factory, but there’s always room for improvement. When you’re working in a busy environment with heavy equipment, there is the potential for accidents, which means people always have to be alert and complacency […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

GM isn’t traveling alone into the EV era

September 14, 2020

Via: Automotive News

DETROIT — General Motors’ latest strategy: Give and take. Partnerships with Honda Motor Co., electric vehicle startup Nikola Corp. and battery supplier LG Chem show GM’s willingness to share technology and manufacturing power for the mutual benefit of itself and […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

EVs shine in Europe during a brutal period for global vehicle sales

September 10, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Global automobile sales plunged dramatically in the first half of the year as the coronavirus pandemic kept buyers out of showrooms. The market, which peaked several years ago, dropped to levels not seen since the Great Recession more than a […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla is a ‘tech on wheels’ company, and that gives it room to run, trader says

September 9, 2020

Via: CNBC

Tesla may be down 30% in the past week, but don’t count the stock out, says Ascent Wealth Partners managing director Todd Gordon. The value of the stock, a frequent focus in the bull-bear debate, depends on how an investor […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Electric vehicle start-up Lucid unveils Air sedan to take on Tesla

September 9, 2020

Via: CNBC

Electric vehicle start-up Lucid is touting its all-electric Air sedan as a more efficient, faster and spacious vehicle than the Tesla Model S, a car the company’s CEO Peter Rawlinson helped develop. “What we’ve got is a breakthrough in electric […]