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Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Nissan extends U.S. production downtime for Altima sedan

July 15, 2021

Via: Automotive News

Nissan Motor Co. has extended U.S. production downtime for the Altima until the start of August due to the ongoing global microchip shortage. The mid-sized sedan model has not been built in Canton, Miss., since June 4, which includes the […]


Process, R & D

Industrial AI and Robotics Controller System in Waste Recycle Industry

July 15, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Governments and industries across the world are raising the standard of recycling. Massive amounts of collected waste require precise material sorting, from small sized light objects such as bottle caps, to complex material mixtures like paper, plastics and metals. There […]


Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Motorized Vehicle, Process

Can suppliers avoid extinction as the automobile pivots to electric?

May 28, 2021

Via: Automotive News

When technology transforms an industry, it can begin quite slowly … and then it happens all at once. Take the first iPhone. When it first launched in 2007, it was often discussed with derision as many failed to grasp its […]


News

Intel’s $3.5B Investment To Create 700 Jobs In New Mexico

May 4, 2021

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Intel will invest $3.5 billion in its New Mexico operations and hire more than 700 new workers to create a domestic hub for advanced semiconductor manufacturing at its fabrication facility in Sandoval County. In what will be one of the […]


News, Regulations

Tesla Told to Provide Documents Involving Musk Compensation

May 4, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

A Delaware judge on May 3 ordered lawyers representing Tesla Inc. directors to turn over certain communications that CEO Elon Musk may have shared with the company’s top in-house attorneys before the board approved a compensation plan in 2018 that […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

GM extends downtime in Kansas, adds curbs at Michigan plant

May 3, 2021

Via: Automotive News

General Motors has extended downtime at Fairfax Assembly in Kansas through at least July 5 and will curtail production at Lansing Grand River in Michigan beginning next week, the automaker said Monday. Production at Fairfax, which builds the Cadillac XT4 […]


News, Process, Production

Engine Oil Suppliers Target Sustainability Amid Broader Push to Reduce Emissions

May 3, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

As the trucking industry explores zero-emission technologies such as battery-­electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, heavy-duty engine oil suppliers are applying less conspicuous methods of curbing airborne particulate matter and carbon emissions. Trucking’s major lubricant brands have been introducing formulations […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Firm that exposed Nikola calls Lordstown Motors a ‘mirage’

March 12, 2021

Via: Automotive News

Hindenburg Research, the firm that took aim at Nikola Corp. last year, is now turning its sights on electric pickup maker Lordstown Motors Corp. “Lordstown is an electric vehicle SPAC with no revenue and no sellable product, which we believe […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Beechcraft King Air 260 Achieves FAA Type Certification As the Newly Upgraded Aircraft Begins New Era of Flying

March 12, 2021

Via: ASD News

Textron Aviation today announced it has achieved Type Certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its newly upgraded twin turboprop Beechcraft King Air 260, paving the way for customer deliveries to commence in the coming weeks and launching a […]


Process, R & D

What does Industry 4.0 mean for US manufacturing

January 8, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Manufacturing is returning to the US, driven by a board-level reevaluation of supply chain risk due to Covid and trade disputes. Combine this with the high degree of automation that can now be realized in a modern manufacturing facility and […]