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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:
According to the Washington Post, some conversations between the NHTSA and Tesla’s Elon Musk got testy.
A couple of weeks ago, a Mercedes-Benz factory in western India hosted “a very special guest.” A young male leopard strolled into the plant and forced the company to evacuate its workers.
Graphex Technologies and Emerald Energy Solutions are planning a $60 million plant north of Detroit, and the jobs will pay an average of $40 an hour.
A General Motors joint venture in Shanghai kept the lights on by asking employees to sleep on factory floors and work in isolation.
On April 22, 2021, a catastrophic engine failure on the Wenatchee passenger and car ferry near Bainbridge Island in Washington started a fire that caused more than $3.8 million in damages.
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VinFast announced plans to build a plant in North Carolina to make electric vehicles. It will create 7,500 jobs.
By one estimate, up to 70,000 computer specialists, spooked by a sudden frost in the business and political climate, have bolted the country since Russia invaded Ukraine five weeks ago. Many more are expected to follow.
DARPA recently kicked off a new program for space-based manufacturing.
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