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In each episode, we discuss the five biggest stories in manufacturing, and the implications they have on the industry moving forward. This week:
The infrastructure bill contains language that would require U.S. regulators to mandate technology that would prevent drunk drivers from starting vehicles.
Ford might be moving away from the traditional sales model. Instead of relying on the more than 3,000 dealerships in the U.S. the company's CEO Jim Farley said Ford is “committed to going to an order-based system.”
Nissan has slashed the starting price of the newest Leaf model by thousands of dollars.
Rivian Automotive is an electric vehicle startup backed by Amazon. The company is based in California, but has plans to build a second U.S. assembly plant for some $5 billion.
On Sunday, August 1, a lightning strike set off a massive fire at National Salvage and Services' Selma Grinding and Sorting Operation in Burnsville, Alabama.
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An Ohio-based steelmaker has unveiled what it’s calling “the most generous vaccine incentive program in the world."
On July 5, 2021, three workers were nearly crushed to death by a 200-metric-ton platform while they were dismantling an oil rig.
Molson Coors is cutting 11 of the company's economy brands. Goodbye old friends.
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