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Lordstown Motors Tops 100,000 Pre-Orders for its Endurance All-Electric Pickup Truck

Lordstown Motors Tops 100,000 Pre-Orders for its Endurance All-Electric Pickup Truck

January 18, 2021
Lordstown Motors Corp. has received more than 100,000 non-binding production reservations from commercial fleets for its Lordstown Endurance all-electric pickup truck, with an average order size of nearly 600 vehicles per fleet.
By Lordstown Motors Press Release
A plant employee at Honda’s East Liberty Auto Plant perfects her assembly techniques for the 2022 Acura MDX using virtual training software.

Honda Adopts Virtual Training

January 14, 2021
Honda Motor Co. this week began production of the 2022 Acura MDX. The company is using virtual reality, in combination with traditional training, to get output up to speed.
Bill Koenig
By Bill Koenig Senior Editor, SME Media
Shyft Group Acquires F3 MFG

Shyft Group Looks to Hire in Michigan

January 12, 2021
The Shyft Group, a specialty vehicle maker plans to hire new manufacturing employees at its Charlotte, Mich., campus.
By The Shyft Group Press Release
Norton | Saint-Gobain Abrasives Now Offers Farécla Polishing and Finishing Compounds

Norton | Saint-Gobain Abrasives Now Offers Farécla Polishing and Finishing Compounds

January 4, 2021
Norton | Saint-Gobain Abrasives has introduced the Farécla line of polishing compounds and surface finishing products for markets such as OEM automotive assembly, marine, woodworkers, composite manufacturers and other industrial applications.
By Norton | Saint-Gobain Press Release
A rendering of the new research and development center Kyocera is building at its Kokubu campus in Kirishima City, Kagoshima, Japan. (Provided by Kyocera Corp.)

Kyocera to Build New R&D Center

December 21, 2020
Kyocera Corp. said it will begin construction of a new research and development center in January 2021 at its Kokubu campus in Kirishima City, Kagoshima, Japan.
By Kyocera Corp. Press Release
Slow Auto Recovery Is Forecast

Slow Auto Recovery Is Forecast

December 17, 2020
The global auto industry will experience a slow recovery in 2021 from the COVID-19 pandemic, analysts at IHS Markit said today.
Bill Koenig
By Bill Koenig Senior Editor, SME Media
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