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Cutting Ties, Paring Back and Weighed Down by Woes: IndustryWeek's Weekly Reads

Oct. 28, 2022
Hyundai, GE, Bosch and General Motors were among this week's newsmakers.

This week's top reads revolve around individual companies making news in a variety of ways. It's Arrival paring back, Oshkosh talking technology and Bosch adding electric. It's Hyundai cutting ties, Navistar talking trucks and GM confirming its forecast. 

What follows are the top 10 most read articles on IndustryWeek.com over the past seven days, as selected by the IW manufacturing community--plus one editor's choice selection. Sit back and catch up with what you've been missing. And remember, there's more where this came from. 

EV-Maker Arrival Cutting Again, Focusing on Charlotte Operations: Citing the Inflation Reduction Act, the EV maker is narrowing its work to building vans for the U.S. market.

Onshore Wind Woes Weigh on GE Results: Executives announced a plan to save $500 million in annual costs at the unit; GE Aerospace put up a strong Q3.

Greenfield of Dreams: Learnings from Navistar’s New Truck Plant: Mark Hernandez shares his hard-won wisdom on processes, people, technology and more.

Leading the Technology Charge at Oshkosh: Technology initiatives blossom when leadership earns employee trust.

Manufacturing Excellence Plant Tours: Charter Steel General Motors, Vitamix: Major manufacturers in Northeast Ohio opened their doors to the visitors of the Manufacturing & Technology Show last week, offering a glimpse into advanced facilities.

Hyundai Plans to Cut Ties to Alabama Child-Labor Suppliers: UAW Cries Foul: The United Auto Workers accused the Korean automaker of shirking responsibility.

Facing “Fuzzy” Outlook, Nucor and Alcoa Execs Keep Eye on Big Picture: Shipments slid for both companies in Q3 as some customers held off on orders.

Bosch Adds Electric Motor Production to Charleston Site: The company started building electric motors in an area previously dedicated to diesel powertrain parts this month.

Leadership on Point: Keeping Your Workforce Focused During Uncertain Times: How do leaders quiet the noise without seeming insensitive to what is going on in the world and people's lives?

GM Confirms Profit Forecast Despite 'Challenging' Environment: On CNBC, CEO Barra said GM was better positioned for a potential recession than in the past because inventories remain lower than historical averages.

Editor's Choice:

A Celebration of Excellence: Presenting the 2022 IW Best Plants Awards: IndustryWeek was pleased to honor the 2022 IW Best Plants Awards winners at the Manufacturing & Technology Show in Cleveland. 

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