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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:
(3:10) Sales from April through June fell to Tesla's lowest quarterly level since Fall 2021. Supply chain issues and Chinese pandemic restrictions have hobbled EV production for the carmaker.
(11:11) Supply chain problems have led General Motors to build 95,000 vehicles without certain components.
(22:52) In April, Walter Orthmann was recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records. As of January 6, 2022, Orthmann worked at ReneauxView for 84 years and nine days. He's now 100 years old.
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(34:39) The Russian war in Ukraine has many countries concerned over energy shortages. So, the Germans made a huge thermos that will help heat up homes this winter if Russian gas supplies run out.
(40:30) GM's latest EV First Responder Training program will focus on personnel in fire services, providing instruction on how to most effectively support emergency situations involving electric vehicles.
(45:09) A crewless robotic boat retracing the 1620 sea voyage of the Mayflower has landed near Plymouth Rock.
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