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Foxconn improves EV production efficiency with flexible production lines and employee training

After Foxconn obtained the Ohio production site of Lordstown Motors, the market has been closely monitoring when it'll begin mass production. According to Foxconn CPO Jerry Hsiao, the company plans to start out slow and gradually increase production.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesDec 5th, 2022

First maps of the fens of eastern England reveal saltwater that could threaten food production

The first ever maps of the shallow groundwater of the Fens of eastern England show that salt water is relatively close beneath the surface, meaning that if sea-levels rise, then salt content would affect the ability of the area to grow food......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News59 min. ago

Facebook apps can deliberately drain iPhone and Android batteries, says former employee

A data scientist formerly working for Meta says that Facebook apps can deliberately drain the batteries of both iPhones and Android smartphones, in order to examine the effect of low battery power on app performance … more… The post Facebook a.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News5 hr. 30 min. ago

Generations of semiconductor talent give Taiwan an edge as global competition intensifies

The regionalization of semiconductor production has become a clear trend, which may even result in many 'semiconductor powers' rising simultaneously around the world. However, Taiwan will not lose its core advantage in the global semiconductor arena.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News10 hr. 31 min. ago

GM"s defense arm, American Rheinmetall win U.S. army contract for trucks

The multi-phased program aims to replace the army's family of heavy tactical trucks with the production of up to 40,000 trucks valued at up to $14 billion......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News20 hr. 59 min. ago

Things for iPhone, iPad, Mac gets Apple Shortcuts boost with 9 new actions

Award-winning productivity app Things is out with a valuable update today for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch. The latest release sees an Apple Shortcuts upgrade that brings a lot more power and efficiency to the app. more… The post Things for.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News21 hr. 30 min. ago

HomeKit Weekly: Kasa EP40A sports double outdoor outlets with long-range Wi-Fi connectivity

TP-Link is one of those brands that when you run across one of their product lines, you know you can count on it. I’ve used their  in my home for as long as I can remember, and it’s as rock solid as you’d imagine. They’ve quietly been buil.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News21 hr. 30 min. ago

Apple starts making AirPods components in India

Apple has taken another step closer to moving AirPods production out of China, with suppliers in India now producing components.In October 2022, it was reported that Apple was asking suppliers to move some AirPods and Beats earbuds manufacturing away.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News21 hr. 30 min. ago

Apple renews comedy "Acapulco" for third season

Apple TV+ bilingual comedy series "Acapulco" has been picked up for a 10-episode third season.'Acapulco'"Acapulco" initially debuted in 2021 and ran for a second season in 2022. The show is set to enter production on its third season in Spring 2023......»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News21 hr. 30 min. ago

The challenge of sustainable supply chains

Modern production is global, and globalization persists through pandemics, war, xenophobia, and trade wars. It persists because global supply chains enhance product quality while reducing costs. Globalization continues because the technology of commu.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Foxconn taps former Nissan, Nidec exec Seki for EV business

Former Nissan and Nidec executive Jun Seki will become chief strategy officer at Foxconn's EV unit......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Ford follows Tesla price cuts by taking up to $5,900 off Mustang Mach-E

The automaker said it plans to increase production of its electric crossover this year by 67 percent to cement its position as the No. 2 EV maker in the U.S......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Ford follows Tesla’s lead, cuts prices on Mustang Mach-E

Ford is increasing production in North America and Europe by 67% to meet demand. Enlarge / It's not been designed to be a Nürburgring taxi, but switch the Mach-E GT Performance Edition into Unbridled Extend if you're going to au.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Tesla sees 2024 as "a major year of 4680 cell production"

Tesla announced on Jan 24 that it is investing US$3.6 billion to expand production facilities and capacity in Nevada, USA. The new factories will be tasked to produce in-house 4680 battery cells and Tesla semi-trucks......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

India roundup: Apple plans to make 25% of iPhones in India

iPhone production is picking up in India, with Apple eyeing 25% of iPhones made in the country. Apple is reportedly looking to bring more China-based suppliers to invest in India despite India's barring of inward Chinese investments amid souring Chin.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Ford drops EV sales cap, lowers training costs for some dealers

Although enrollment for its EV certification program closed last month, Ford will allow dealers to change their mind on a case-by-case basis......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 29th, 2023

Sedans still have future at Honda as rivals bail on segment

The automaker expects production to increase this year but that inventory will continue moving quickly off dealership lots......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 28th, 2023

GM working to ease bottlenecks, near 100% production in 2023

The automaker is buying trucks so it can deliver vehicles to dealers more quickly, Chevy's dealer council chairman said......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 28th, 2023

Stellantis dealers near record profitability despite lower sales

Increased profitability and a surge in Stellantis’ J.D. Power sales satisfaction scores gave the company and its dealers plenty to be excited about despite the production constraints that kept inventory tight......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 28th, 2023

CDK"s "fit and focus" revamp strategy included some job cuts

The company's executives and new owner pursued targeted job cuts in late fall 2022 as part of its effort to address any downturn but also boost efficiency and innovation......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 27th, 2023

Gentex says Q4 net income rose 2.3% while revenue improved 18%

Automotive mirror supplier Gentex said its fourth-quarter net income rose 2.3 percent to $86.2 million as customers improved production from previous quarters......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 27th, 2023