areadevelopment + auto-sfp-10-15   14

California, Here We Stay - Inbound Logistics
As part of a new supply chain management and logistics strategy, Yokohama Tire decides to roll with its current operations in the Golden State.
california  site-selection  tire-manufacturing  automotive-industry  logistics  global-supply-chain  rubber-industry  Around-the-web  this-week-326  auto-sfp-10-15 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
UAW deal to slow, not reverse manufacturing wage slump - Detroit Free Press
The new agreement between the UAW and Fiat Chrysler will bring new and older workers to parity over eight years, but it won't necessarily end a more than decade-long decline in U.S. manufacturing wages, according to labor economists and other researchers.
UAW  fiat-chrysler  organized-labor  labor-costs  automotive-industry  Around-the-web  this-week-326  auto-sfp-10-15 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Apple Might Not Build a Car Itself - MIT Technology Review
Apple could subcontract the manufacturing required to produce a car and focus on the software, which is becoming ever more important.
this-week-326  Around-the-web  Matt  apple  technology  high-tech  automotive-industry  software  manufacturing  driverless-cars  auto-sfp-10-15 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Driverless Car Accident Reports Make Unhappy Reading For Humans - TechCrunch
As technology giants accelerate humanity towards a driverless car future, where we are conditioned to keep our eyeballs on our devices while algorithms take the wheel and navigate the vagaries of the open road, safety questions crash headlong into ethical and philosophical considerations.
this-week-325  Around-the-web  Matt  high-tech  technology  Google  automotive-industry  advanced-technology  auto-sfp-10-15 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
2015 Auto Industry Trends - PwC
Even with recent global sales gains, automakers must navigate three powerful forces to build market share now and widen profits from their rapidly changing products.
industry-reports  automotive-industry  Around-the-web  this-week-325  auto-sfp-10-15 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Volvo agreement spells out incentives and possible U.S. headquarters move - Post and Courier
Having landed Volvo’s only U.S. automobile manufacturing plant, South Carolina officials now are hoping to lure the company’s North American headquarters to Berkeley County.
south-carolina  volvo  Around-the-web  this-week-325  automotive-industry  taxes-incentives  auto-sfp-10-15 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Charging into the future: The rise of electric cars - JLL
As Apple continues to make headway with plans for its first electric car, code name ‘Project Titan’, all attention is focused on the viability of a 2019 shipment date.
this-week-324  Around-the-web  Matt  apple  automotive-industry  high-tech  technology  electric-car  electric-vehicle  auto-sfp-10-15 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
The Apple Car: Electric, Driverless, or Both? - The Atlantic
Apple is doubling down on developing an electric car, and has assigned a 2019 ship-date to its secret automotive project, code-named Titan, according to a report this week in The Wall Street Journal.
this-week-323  Around-the-web  Matt  apple  automotive-industry  high-tech  technology  driverless-cars  electric-car  electric-vehicle  auto-sfp-10-15 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
The Tesla Effect: Northern Nevada's construction comeback
High-profile projects such as Tesla are giving construction a much-needed boost. But is this budding buildup in construction for real?
this-week-323  Around-the-web  Matt  tesla  automotive-industry  high-tech  gigafactory  Nevada  mountain-states  auto-sfp-10-15 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
First Raise in a Decade for US Auto Workers - IndustryWeek
United Auto Workers officials negotiate a transformational deal with Fiat Chrysler that includes union-wide raises, signing bonuses, profit sharing and American factory investment, and will likely be used as a template for new contracts with GM and Ford.
this-week-323  Around-the-web  Matt  automotive-industry  workforce  GM  General-Motors  Ford  auto-sfp-10-15 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
How an Infrastructure Plan Could Help Build Mexico's Future
Over the past decade, Mexico’s manufacturing output has steadily increased, especially in the automotive, auto parts and electronic sectors. According to AMIA, the association of Mexican automotive producers, Mexico has become the world’s seventh-largest automotive manufacturer in the world, and the fourth-largest vehicle exporter.
nearshoring  business-globalization  automotive-industry  infrastructure  logistics  global-supply-chain  Around-the-web  this-week-321  auto-sfp-10-15 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Toyota Commits $50M to Research AI for Autonomous Vehicles and “Future Mobility” - Supply Chain 24/7
Establishes collaborative research centers with MIT and Stanford to accelerate artificial intelligence research and broaden its focus on computer science and human-machine interaction with an immediate goal of reducing highway injuries and fatalities.
research&development  research-commercialization  automotive-industry  toyota  Around-the-web  this-week-321  auto-sfp-10-15 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Making Tires From a Desert Shrub Found in the U.S. - The New York Times
For years, tire industry executives, as well as government officials and scientists, have sought a domestic source for natural rubber to escape the price fluctuations of imports and, more recently, to avoid petroleum, which is used to make synthetic rubber.

Now, Cooper Tire and Rubber Company has reached an important milestone in that effort, and is expected to demonstrate tires this week with components made of rubber from the guayule plant, a desert shrub cultivated in the Southwest.
tire-manufacturing  automotive-industry  u.s.-manufacturing  bridgestone  research-commercialization  Around-the-web  this-week-318  auto-sfp-10-15 
august 2015 by areadevelopment

Copy this bookmark:



description:


tags: