Safety en GM Wins Another Ignition Switch Trial as Jury Balks at Evidence <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The ruling is a key public-relations victory for the auto maker after it paid more than $1 billion to settle related claims and a criminal probe.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Safety The Latest Wed, 19 Jul 2017 18:09:00 +0000 745341 at Daimler to Recall 3 Million Diesel Cars on Emissions Concern <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The recall marks a change of approach after the company vowed to fight accusations of cheating by “ all legal means.”</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Safety The Latest Tue, 18 Jul 2017 17:16:00 +0000 743701 at Takata Recalls 2.7 Million Air Bags, This Time with Drying Agent <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Years of exposure to hot, humid climates can cause the ammonium nitrate propellant used in Takata inflators to become unstable and ignite with too much force when they deploy in a crash. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Safety The Latest Tue, 11 Jul 2017 17:31:00 +0000 736731 at Fiat Chrysler, Suzuki in Dutch Emissions Data Probe <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Netherlands Vehicle Authority said in its report on July 10 that it had found Suzuki's Vitara and Chrysler's Jeep Grand Cherokee "had higher NOx emissions than could be justified."</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Safety The Latest Mon, 10 Jul 2017 16:10:00 +0000 735071 at Porsche and Audi SUV Recall May Spread to More Car Manufacturers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Continental AG told U.S. regulators that faulty fuel pump parts that have spurred U.S. recalls of more than 450,000 SUVs by Volkswagen and its Porsche and Audi brands were supplied to 13 other automakers and suppliers.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Safety The Latest Fri, 07 Jul 2017 19:47:00 +0000 733911 at Tesla Model S Falls Short in Crash Test Yet Again <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The main problem with the performance of the Model S was that the safety belt let the dummy's torso move too far forward, allowing the dummy's head to strike the steering wheel hard through the airbag," IIHS said.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Safety The Latest Thu, 06 Jul 2017 15:05:00 +0000 731851 at Tesla Motors Takata’s Founding Clan Takes $2.7 Billion Crisis Hit <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Behind the bankruptcy of Takata Corp., the Japanese auto parts maker derailed by vast its airbag recalls, is yet another downfall &mdash; that of the company&rsquo;s founding Takada family, one of the country&rsquo;s more prominent business dynasties.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Budgeting & Reporting Companies & Executives Corporate Finance & Tax Safety Regulations Finance Global Economy Leadership Operations The Latest Thu, 29 Jun 2017 18:00:00 +0000 727021 at Christopher Jue, Getty Images The Toy Supply Chain—Time to Take a Deeper Look <div class="field-byline"> Jennifer Buoniconti, UL </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With recent strides in toy product safety, the toy industry sets its sights on improving its supply chains for further gains in safety and fewer recalls.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Quality Safety Supplier Relationships Operations Supply Chain The Latest Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:34:00 +0000 725351 at Industrial Security is About Protecting More Than Data <div class="field-byline"> Lee Lane, Chief Product Security Officer, Rockwell Automation </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>While the list of potential security threats that could have safety implications is vast, there are a few key steps every organization can take to help identify and mitigate risks. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cybersecurity Safety Operations Technology The Latest Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:45:00 +0000 715311 at Manufacturing Safety Tech Deep in the Heartland <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>How has a serial entrepreneur with a manufacturing podcast and a passion for the industry turned his attention to improving safety in factories? By crunching data, developing new tech and listening to just about everybody.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IIoT Companies & Executives Emerging Technologies Safety Strategic Planning & Execution Leadership Manufacturing Leader of the Week Technology IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Wed, 14 Jun 2017 03:00:00 +0000 710801 at <p> <style type="text/css">.pquote { background: url("") no-repeat!important; color: #000000; font-style: italic; margin: 10px; padding: 10px 1px 1px 50px; font-size: 24px; } .article-image .image-description p { margin: 0; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.9; } .image-description { background: #F8F8F8; font-size: 11px; padding: 5px 5px 3px; color: #000; font-weight: normal;!important; } .pcaption { padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 20px; font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.9; padding-bottom: 2px; } </style> </p> <blockquote class="pquote"> <p>One of the questions I had right out of the gate was, &lsquo;Does any manufacturer want to know this data? As a factory owner, do you want to know this, or do you want plausible deniability?&rsquo; The answer I got time and time again was, &lsquo;Absolutely.&rsquo;&rdquo;</p> <p><em>&nbsp;- Gabriel Glynn</em></p> </blockquote> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong> Co-founder and CEO<strong> </strong></p> <p><strong>Organization:</strong> MākuSafe <strong> </strong></p> <hr /> <p><em>The <strong>IndustryWeek <a href="" target="_blank">Manufacturing Leader of the Week</a></strong> highlights the manufacturing leaders, executives and stars who are driving growth in today&#39;s industry and helping to shape the future of manufacturing.</em></p> <hr /> MākuSafe; illustration: Bill Szilagyi, IndustryWeek