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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, 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 […]


Regulations

The FTC is Considering Strengthening Enforcement of “Made in USA”

September 14, 2020

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Remember Patriot Puck? It was touted as the “only American Made Hockey Puck,” with marketing materials that included the American flag. Then there’s PiperGear USA, a company that sold thousands military-themed, Made in USA labeled merchandise on military bases directly […]


Logistics, Process, Production

U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Down 1.7% in July

September 14, 2020

Via: Quality Magazine

U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders totaled $337.5 million in July 2020, a decrease of 1.7% from June 2020 and a 13.8% decrease from July 2019, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report published by AMT – The Association For […]


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 […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Boeing Flags Additional 787 Production Problem

September 8, 2020

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Boeing Co. said it had identified a third quality-control lapse in production of its 787 Dreamliner, further slowing deliveries of the jetliner and revving up an investigation by federal air-safety regulators. The company said Tuesday that portions of Dreamliner tail […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

GM will build electric pickup for Nikola under partnership

September 8, 2020

Via: Automotive News

General Motors is taking an 11 percent stake in startup electric truckmaker Nikola Corp. under a partnership that calls for GM to engineer and assemble Nikola’s first vehicle, the companies said Tuesday. Under the agreement, which is expected to close […]


Process, Quality Control, R & D

Optimizing Machine Performance with Industry 4.0 and Calibration

September 8, 2020

Via: Quality Magazine

There’s an old saying that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Throughout the years, that expression has been adapted to fit different situations, including a “team is only as strong as its weakest player” or “your […]