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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:
Opel recently unveiled a new small electric vehicle: the Rocks-e SUM. The two-seater has a limited range of slightly less than 47 miles per charge and tops out at less than 30 mph.
A recent Bloomberg report found that 25% of executives at large companies have had to fire someone over a Zoom call slip-up.
On Saturday August 28, a Tesla on Autopilot slammed into a Florida Highway Patrol cruiser Saturday on the interstate.
On July 6, 2021, thieves broke into a major shipping company’s overnight drop box. The high-tech gear they stole was manufactured by Roambee, a provider of global supply chain visibility products.
On Sunday August 29th, a train crashed into a semi-truck carrying a wind turbine blade in Luling, Texas.
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