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A Skeptical View of Tesla

Montana Skeptic appears on this edition of “Autoline After Hours” to throw cold water on Tesla, but unlike the Wicked Witch of the West, it doesn’t melt

Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, AutoBeat Group

Ford’s Project Apollo: Working With 3M and GE Healthcare for COVID-19 Response

Putting manufacturing engineering knowhow and clever design and product development in the battle against COVID-19
#engineer #tech #people

Building Hondas and Acuras Is a Family Affair

First-hand insights into building NSXes, Accords and much more
#Acura #Honda #Hyundai

Potential Savings with an Automated Turning Cell Add Up: Case in Point

Aside from reducing labor and need for extra fixturing, automated turning provides several opportunities for saving time and money. Here’s how.

Process Engineering for an Automated Turning Cell

How does the average shop go about doing all the process engineering to make sure they get the best return on an automated turning center? Murata Machinery USA, makers of Muratec automated twin-spindle turning centers, breaks it down.

VW, the Future & the End of “Conventional” Jobs Propulsion

"In order to become a global provider of sustainable mobility, we are pressing ahead with future projects such as electromobility, digital connectivity and new mobility services, equipped with the necessary resolve and financing.”
#Volkswagen #oem

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What Suppliers Need to Know Right Now

This is a time of reckoning for the auto industry, says Paul Eichenberg. He has some recommendations as to how companies can make their way through it.
#facilities #Chevrolet

Restart Checklist for Suppliers Developed and Available

Getting your operations back up and running in light of COVID-19 is daunting. This can help
#facilities

Tracking the Experience of Returning to Work

Helping companies track employee concerns about returning to work
#facilities

Global Auto Supply Base Revs Up

Parts suppliers are cranking up production worldwide, but “normal” is months away
#asia #europe #facilities

EU Readies $22 Billion to Stimulate Auto Market

The biggest question is which models will qualify?
#europe

Ex-UAW Chief Arraigned on Embezzlement Charges

Guilty plea expected next month as federal probe targets second ex-UAW president
#people #Chrysler #Fiat

Ford to Resume Production at 13 Plants in N. America

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

Ford Makes Major Changes at the Top

Farley and Thai-Tang rise. Hinrichs departs.
#Ford #Scion #Toyota

The Auto Industry in 2019—and Beyond

What do events in 2019 portend for the industry’s future?
#Toyota #FiatChryslerAutomobiles #Ford

A Scary Look at the Auto Industry

A witch, a clown, a masked vigilante, and a doctor go into a studio. . . .
#Volkswagen #GeneralMotors #Peugeot

What to Do In an R&D Overcapacity Situation

Opel is making a big change in staffing in Rüsselsheim
#GeneralMotors #Opel #PSAPeugeotCitroen

Robots in the Auto Industry

When it comes to the deployment of robots, the auto industry is the hands-down leader. Or maybe that should be “gripper down”
#Rivian #Volkswagen #sustainability