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Logistics, Process

Worker Shortages Snarl Shipping Even as Shanghai Lockdown Eases

May 18, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

China appears to be gradually easing its lockdown of Shanghai, but that won’t bring immediate relief to global supply chain congestion, according to a major shipping company. Shortages of rail, port and trucking workers in China and the U.S. need […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

The Probe Into Solar Import Circumvention Hasn’t Been Stopped

May 17, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Last week we took a closer look at the freakout over a Commerce Department circumvention investigation into solar panel imports allegedly avoiding anti-dumping duties on goods made in China. We learned the leading voice in this freakout, the trade association […]


Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Motorized Vehicle, Process

Rivian’s Amazon Delivery Van Production Might Face Delays! Issue with Seat Supplier?

May 17, 2022

Via: Tech Times

Rivian’s Amazon electric delivery van production might face some delays after the electric vehicle (EV) startup sued its custom-seat supplier over alleged pricing issues. The giant retailer Amazon ordered its first-ever electric vans from the EV startup Rivian, but it […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Examining the Gender Gap in Manufacturing: 5 Potential Solutions for 2022

May 16, 2022

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Manufacturing is a booming industry, but it has yet to capitalize on much of its available talent pool. Like many industrial sectors, manufacturing faces a considerable and long-standing gender gap. Workforces that lack gender diversity will struggle to reach their […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla Exports Thousands of Giga Shanghai EVs Again — Amid COVID Lockdowns Suspending Production

May 16, 2022

Via: Tech Times

Tesla exports thousands of Gigafactory Shanghai electric vehicles or EVs for the second time since it first shipped vehicles after its production suspension, which was brought upon by the COVID-19 lockdown in China. The American EV tech giant of billionaire […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Hyzon Motors Inc. reports first quarter 2022 financial and operational results

May 12, 2022

Via: PR Newswire

Hyzon Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: HYZN) (“Hyzon” or the “Company”), a leading global supplier of zero-emission fuel cell electric heavy-duty vehicles, today announced first quarter 2022 financial and operational results. “We celebrated the significant achievement of building our first American-made heavy […]


News

Tech Industry Warns That More Remote-Work Jobs Are Headed Out of U.S.

May 10, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Tech-industry representatives are coming to Capitol Hill this week to warn that the remote-work trend will lead to more offshoring of software developer and other technology jobs unless the U.S. admits more high-skilled immigrants. Remote jobs in tech jumped by […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

How Anglo American Developed the World’s Biggest Hydrogen-Fueled Truck

May 10, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Four years ago, Anglo American Plc couldn’t find any industry partners to support its idea of replacing open-pit mining’s monster diesel trucks with climate-friendly, green hydrogen-fueled vehicles. After investing as much as $70 million on its own to back the […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Ford Sells About 8% of Its Stake in Rivian

May 9, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Ford F -5.22%▼ Motor Co. has sold off about 8% of its stockholdings in Rivian RIVN -18.70%▼ Automotive Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, pushing shares of the electric-vehicle startup to an all-time low. Rivian stock has come […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

EU Proposes Ban on Russian Oil Imports, Sending Prices Higher

May 4, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

The European Union proposed a ban on imports of Russian crude within six months and on refined oil products from the country by year-end, prompting a jump in oil prices, while the bloc is set to impose sanctions on high-ranking […]