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Helping manufacturers hike quality by more closely tracking parts

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Editor-in-Chief, AutoBeat Daily

Porsche Offers Special Manufacture Mods for the Taycan

Of course you need to get that Taycan modified by the people in Zuffenhausen
#tech #Porsche #Carbon

A Quick Word About Electric Trucks @ GM Detroit-Hamtramck

GM sees an all-electric future. It must have quite the telescope
#Chevrolet #Rivian #Tesla

Sandy Munro and the Tesla Cybertruck

Design/engineering/manufacturing expert looks at the Cybertruck. He says when he saw it, “It was love at first sight”
#Tesla #Ford #people

Next Frontier for Robots: General Assembly

The next challenge for industrial robots is achieving human-like dexterity, including the ability to handle flexible components such as wiring and fabric, says Fanuc America.

Assembly

Faster and better automotive assembly can be achieved, thanks to smarter equipment.

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UPDATE: Detroit’s Big Three Ask Staffers to Work at Home

Global policies aim to combat coronavirus pandemic
#asia #europe #Chrysler

Tesla Shops for a Site to Make the Cybertruck

Here comes another bidding war, Tesla brings major economic benefit to states
#people #facilities #Tesla

UPDATE: Carmakers Brace for Impact As Coronavirus Spreads

Carmakers are on high alert about possible disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak that began in China two months ago.
#asia #europe #americas

Ford, GE to Start Ventilator Production

Fast-tracking ventilators and respirators
#facilities #Ford #3M

Ford to Resume Production at 13 Plants in N. America

Ford, and maybe other carmakers, plan April restarts
#facilities #Chrysler #Fiat

India Freezes Its Economy for 3 Weeks

Big hit to the country’s struggling auto industry
#asia

How to Build an NSX Engine

Or maybe that should be “How Acura hand builds a 500-hp V6 in a factory in Ohio”
#racing #Acura #HP

Lasers in Parma

To say that the GM Parma Metal Center is instrumental in the production of assembly and stampings for the OEM would be a huge understatement: at the 2.3-million ft2 facility the team processes over 1,000 tons of steel per day.
#GMC #Buick #GeneralMotors

How to Keep a Last-gen Truck Current

When Ram Truck launched the 2019 Ram 1500 pickup truck, the company didn’t want to simply stop building the last-generation vehicle at the Warren Truck Assembly Plant. In order to keep the Classic of interest, the company has gone back to 1976, the year they launched the Dodge Warlock, a “factory-personalized” pickup, and have created the 2019 Ram 1500 Classic Warlock.
#Dodge #Ram

Ford Builds the Final Taurus (for Now)

The last Ford Taurus was built Friday, March 1, at the Chicago Assembly Plant.
#oem #Ford #Lincoln

FCA to Invest $4.5-billion in Michigan Manufacturing

Although “Detroit” is synonymous with “automotive production,” the only major OEM that actually manufactures vehicles within the city limits is Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, as it runs the Jefferson North Assembly plant in Detroit, where the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Dodge Durango are built.
#Dodge #Chrysler #Fiat

How to Keep a Last-gen Truck Current

In order to keep the Classic of interest, Ram Truck has gone back to 1976, the year they launched the Dodge Warlock, a “factory-personalized” pickup, and have created the 2019 Ram 1500 Classic Warlock.
#Dodge #oem #Ram