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Process, Production

Chip shortages force German carmakers to throttle production even as demand recovers

July 21, 2021

Via: The New York Times

The global semiconductor shortage is disrupting production in the German car industry just as demand rebounds strongly from the pandemic-induced downturn. Automakers Daimler and BMW said this week that the lack of chips had forced assembly lines to slow down […]


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 […]


News

Wejo to go public in deal that values auto data developer at $800M, report says

May 28, 2021

Via: Automotive News

Auto data developer Wejo on Friday will announce plans to go public through a reverse merger with blank-check company Virtuoso Acquisition Corp. in a deal that values the British company at $800 million including debt, people familiar with the plans […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Worldwide Insulin Pumps Industry to 2026 – Featuring Animus, Insulet and Roche Diagnostics Among Others

May 28, 2021

Via: PR Newswire

The global insulin pumps market exhibited moderate growth during 2015-2020. Insulin pumps are small computerized medical devices that can be clipped on to a belt, pocket or hidden under the clothes. The pump is used to deliver controlled doses of […]


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, 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 […]


Process, Production, R & D

Cooperation to Transform Manufacturing by Enabling Scaled Deployment of AI

April 27, 2021

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Google Cloud and Siemens have announced a new cooperation to optimize factory processes and improve productivity on the shop floor. Siemens intends to integrate Google Cloud’s leading data cloud and artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) technologies with its factory automation solutions […]