Your round-up of the latest manufacturing news
Volvo's electric shift gives Tesla a shock
Volvo has just given Tesla a shock. The Sweden-based carmaker on Wednesday said it will stop producing new gasoline-only engines from 2019 and shift to a variety of hybrid and all-electric models.
Investment in digital manufacturing is essential in post-Brexit economy
Manufacturers across the UK have been tasked with becoming the engine room of the post-Brexit economy. In June, after the General election, the Engineering Employers’ Federation (EEF) asked the government to build a “new industrial future.”
Is Blockchain Coming to Manufacturing?
Wipro launches a number of blockchain-based offerings, four of which are directed at manufacturing to improve process efficiencies and reduce costs.
Britain misses out as global manufacturing surges
British factories were left out of a demand-driven surge in activity across much of Asia and Europe in June, as weakness in sterling failed to translate into export growth, surveys showed.
Could Robots Make Small Business Manufacturing a Reality?
Manufacturing offers opportunities often less known to small business owners. This is because these opportunities aren’t always viable for small businesses with limited resources. That could all be changing though, thanks to some high tech innovations.
UK manufacturers say Brexit uncertainty will force them to make cuts
British manufacturers are fast approaching a “tipping point” where a lack of certainty over the direction of Brexit negotiations will force them to make painful cuts whatever the outcome, they say.