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China plans to build a large solar power plant in space by 2050

We had only seen that idea in Isaac Asimov’s books. However, today we are aware that reality has caught up with science fiction. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! September 2, 2021 2 min read This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors… Continue reading China plans to build a large solar power plant in space by 2050

Xiaomi enters the electric car market: Launches Xiaomi EV Company

The Chinese company pledged to invest $ 10 billion over the next ten years. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! September 2, 2021 2 min read This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process. The Chinese consumer… Continue reading Xiaomi enters the electric car market: Launches Xiaomi EV Company

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Optimal Quality Assurance With Shopfloor Coordinate Measuring Machine

In simple terms, a claw pole is a fist-sized piece of metal with six or eight hooked teeth pointing upwards and a hole in the middle. It is a key component of alternators which supply practically every motorized vehicle with power. Unfortunately, there is hardly a straight surface, barely a symmetrical tooth, rarely a perpendicular… Continue reading Optimal Quality Assurance With Shopfloor Coordinate Measuring Machine

Why New Product Development of Electronics Takes So Long

Over the years, we have been talking to people who are planning to or are in the process of, developing a new product. And there is a very serious mismatch between expectations and reality during the new product development process. So serious that people who are just starting on that path often cannot accept a realistic… Continue reading Why New Product Development of Electronics Takes So Long

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Industry Leaders & Analysts Expect the Global Chip Shortage to Extend into 2023

Recently, electronics industry leaders and foundry service provider executives expressed their belief that the chip shortage will persist into 2023.

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Auto-Parts Billionaire Baba Kalyani Enters India’s Hotly Contested EV Race

Billionaire Baba Kalyani’s flagship Bharat Forge recently revealed its plans to jump onto India’s electric vehicle (EV) bandwagon. The $500 million (revenue) company, which is best known for making auto parts that are exported around the world, said it’s getting into the business of producing electric two- and three-wheelers through its associate company Tork Motors.The first model is expected in the market in… Continue reading Auto-Parts Billionaire Baba Kalyani Enters India’s Hotly Contested EV Race

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2021 Predictions & Expectations for the Semiconductor Sector

Manufacturers, OEMs and CMs, should be aware of multiple factors that may yet complicate part sourcing, availability, and costs in the near future.

5 Reasons to Get Excited About Smart Manufacturing

August 18, 2021 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. I have been writing about smart manufacturing since terms like Industry 4.0 and Industrial IoT were first used close to a decade ago, and I have to admit I have been through waves of excitement, anticipation and disappointment in that time.… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Get Excited About Smart Manufacturing

Digital Part Production – Mastering the Precision of the Perfect Part

One of the most significant challenges machine builders face today is the rising complexity surrounding new machine introductions in response to increased customization needs. More than ever, customers require highly customized products that are designed to meet their specific needs – one size does not fit all. Driven by consumer demand for customized manufacturing, to… Continue reading Digital Part Production – Mastering the Precision of the Perfect Part

EV Makers Are Inking Mining Deals to Secure Battery Supplies

Electric-vehicle makers are pushing for an intermediary role in mining to secure supplies of key battery metals, according to the head of Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. “We’ve had discussions on that and Tesla has definitely explored these options,” Chief Executive Officer Randy Smallwood said Friday in a phone interview. “There is a real concern on… Continue reading EV Makers Are Inking Mining Deals to Secure Battery Supplies