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Ford accelerates production on fully-electric vehicles

U.S., March 21 -- The leading automotive manufacturer, Ford, is accelerating work on fully-electric vehicles after revealing that significant growth in the market meant it needed to step up its plans,... Read More


Toyota and Suzuki agree to look at future collaborations

U.S., March 21 -- Toyota and Suzuki have announced their agreement to begin considering concrete collaboration in new fields. The duo have been considering the concrete details of new collaborations s... Read More


Foxconn confirms production on Wisconsin factory to start by 2020

U.S., March 20 -- The electronics industry company, Foxconn Technology Group, has announced it will complete work on a new factory in Wisconsin to begin production before the end of 2020, according to... Read More


Markforged accelerates industrial 3D printing ambitions in a new $82mn funding round

U.S., March 20 -- Markforged, a leading manufacturer of industrial 3D printers, has closed another round of funding. The Series D, $82mn funding round, led by Summit Partners, were joined by existing ... Read More


Xiaomi set to unveil 7th manufacturing facility in India

U.S., March 19 -- In a bid to accelerate its manufacturing operations in India, Xiaomi has confirmed the unveiling of a new unit which takes its total number of facilities to seven in the country, acc... Read More


Hyundai Canada launches NEXO and becomes first manufacturer to provide fuel cell tech in Canada

U.S., March 19 -- Hyundai Auto Canada Corporation has announced the national launch of the first-ever NEXO, Canada's only fuel cell-powered SUV and the first vehicle of its kind to be made easily acce... Read More


Remanufacturing: recycling materials, recouping costs, refining designs

U.S., March 18 -- Technological advances in car manufacturing mean our increasingly sophisticated vehicle components have a longer lifespan than they once did. Even when complete automobiles or parts ... Read More


Toyota pledges its growing investment in US manufacturing

U.S., March 18 -- Toyota has been growing its manufacturing presence in the US, where the company has announced its plans to exceed its 2017 pledge to invest $10bn over five years, with a new commitme... Read More


Bilfinger UK: Making digitalisation a reality in the process industry

U.S., March 16 -- Widely regarded as the next industrial revolution, industry 4.0 and digitalisation are providing the opportunity for unprecedented levels of connectivity between systems at all level... Read More


Expert comment: Beyond the production line

U.S., March 15 -- Producing quality goods is key for business growth and while this is known by many manufacturers, the tendency to prioritise production cost over quality is still occurring globally ... Read More