November 8th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Tesla is sending shockwaves through Germany's manufacturing sector today with the announcement that it has acquired one of that country's top engineering firms, Grohmann Engineering. The deal is scheduled to close early next year.
June 1st, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
At the Tesla Motors annual meeting May 31, Elon Musk announced that he and his team plan to increase the efficiency of the manufacturing process by up to 100 times. Say what?
February 28th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Mercedes and other manufacturers are replacing some robots with human workers on it assembly lines. There are still some functions that people do better than machines.
November 25th, 2015 | by Jo Borrás
The Georgetown, Kentucky factory that builds the Camry and Avalon hybrid is getting enough power to build 10,000 new cars from the local landfill!
June 24th, 2014 | by Jo Borrás
Long known for their emphasis on safety, use of high-end materials, and impeccable build quality, cars wearing Volvo’s “ironmark” badge [&hellip
June 22nd, 2014 | by Christopher DeMorro
Volkswagen's new E-Golf goes together pretty much the way every other VW goes together in this new "How it's Made" video ... it's just, simpler. You know
April 12th, 2014 | by Jo Borrás
Russia's Yo Auto-built Yo Mobiles had billionaire backing, thousands of pre-sold units, and support from gov't agencies. It still folded- what happened
December 19th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro
The Golden State used to have many car factories, though these days there are few companies actually building cars in [&hellip
August 5th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro
3D printing could change everything we know about manufacturing and industry, A New Zealand software engineer is demonstrating the power of 3D printing by building (one 4-inch segment at a time) a 1961 Aston Martin DB4 on a Nissan Skyline chassis
July 18th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás
As anyone who’s spent time in Southeast Asia will surely tell you: tuk tuks are a thing. In case you don’t know, a Tuk Tuk is, essentially, a 3-wheeled Vespa scooter with a utility/van body strapped to the back – and they are EVERYWHERE in Asia. This one isn't a smoke-producing 2-stroker, though. It's electric!
January 19th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás
Stuttgart’s new Green Party mayor, Fritz Kuhn, recently paid a visit to Porsche’s manufacturing facility in Germany, where he praised [&hellip
January 12th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás
Toyota’s Lexus LFA supercar program is over – but the lessons Toyota learned from building the light weight, ultra-fast exotics [&hellip
July 21st, 2012 | by Jo Borrás
Honda’s 2013 Civic Hybrid may not be the most exciting hybrid Honda builds, or the cleanest car in the Japanese [&hellip