ASSEMBLY

Design

Mack Making Medium-Duty Trucks in Roanoke

Mack has been absent from the medium-duty market since 2002. Now it is back with two new medium-duties
#Mack Trucks

Labor

Brexit Fumble Could Cost Carmakers $130 Billion

Deadline looms for last-minute trade deal on U.K. exit from European Union
#europe #facilities

Hybrid

VW Aims to Surpass Tesla in EV Output by 2023

Friendly rivals move toward direct competition in the small crossover segment.
#europe #Tesla

Quality

Eaton Accelerates Use of Industry 4.0 Tech in Wake of COVID-19

Making the most of emerging manufacturing technologies to improve efficiencies during the pandemic
#covid-19 #Microsoft #Eaton

Sales

India’s Auto Industry Has a Pulse Again

Carmakers buoyed by July rebound but worried about what comes next
#Kia #asia #Suzuki

Quality

Mercedes Launches Extensive Digital Production Platform

Company plans to achieve 15% efficiency improvement through connecting sensors—and everything in between—to the Cloud
#MercedesBenz

Sales

Vehicle Wholesales in China Jump 15%

Year-to-date volume still lags, but gap is closing quickly
#asia

Internet of Things

Nissan Manufacturing Wish List

What are the sorts of things that people at Nissan North American manufacturing ops are looking for?
#Nissan #Infiniti #facilities

Labor

Honda Office Workers Hit the Line in Ohio

Staffers requested to help with production work in Ohio
#facilities #Honda

Automation/Robotics

Ensuring Manufacturing Safety Using Digitalized Production Design

How manufacturers must configure their operations to address the impact of COVID-19