Uber said the program would begin with the cars carrying company "co-pilots," engineers and safety personnel, after testing the cars in the western Pennsylvania city without passengers for months....More
“MHUB will unite the manufacturing sector with our vibrant technology-focused entrepreneurial scene, and will encourage new and existing manufacturing as a driver of growth for our city thanks to new applications in product development and manufacturing,” said Mayor Emanuel....More
Woodward Inc., an aerospace and energy systems controls manufacturer that recently built three new U.S. facilities, sees good site planning and architecture as a recruitment tool and a way to save energy for its clients....More
Elk Grove Village, located adjacent to O’Hare airport, is home to the largest industrial park in the U.S. with over 62 million square feet. Over 3,600 business call this city home and it’s the second largest manufacturing workforce in the state....More
To measure manufacturing industry health, the group include three variables: the share of total income earned by manufacturing employees in each state, the wage premium paid to manufacturing workers relative to the other states’ employees, and the share of manufacturing employment per capita.
Manufacturing in China would allow the company to avoid a 25% import levy, making its electric vehicles more competitive against luxury-brand rivals, such as BMW and Audi, as well as local offerings by BYD Co. and BAIC Motor Corp....More
Toyota said "free access to the European Market is of critical importance" for its UK operations since 90% of the company’s vehicles made in the UK are exported and 75% is made for our customers in the EU....More
The "Digital Foundry" will hire 250 people by 2018 to work on its industrial operating system Predix. The center is part of a commitment by GE to create a net 1,000 jobs in France following its acquisition of Alstom SA’s energy division....More