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In each episode, we discuss the five biggest stories in manufacturing, and the implications they have on the industry moving forward. This week:
The Netherlands Forensic Institute reverse-engineered and decrypted Tesla’s driving data. The agency shared the information hoping it will help analysts better investigate crashes involving Teslas.
Paint company Akzo Nobel is running out of the ingredients to make blue paint and the color tint has become “extremely difficult to get.”
Swedish startup Jetson Aero is making an electric VTOL called Jetson One. It's an ultralight craft, so you don't need a pilot license to fly it, and users assemble it themselves as it comes about 50% completed.
One of Ukraine's richest men is using vacant Midwestern factories to hide money from the government.
A fire and subsequent explosion at a ammunition disposal plant in Russia killed the entire shift.
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Researchers in New Zealand and the U.K. developed a new weight loss device. The DentalSlim Diet Control is an intra-oral device installed on your teeth that only allows you to open your mouth 2mm.
A Georgia man has been accused of fraudulently obtaining $85,000 in relief funds and using $58,000 of it to buy a single Pokemon card.
Anita Harris has filed a $5-million-dollar lawsuit alleging the name "Frosted Strawberry Toaster Pastries," is "false, misleading, and deceptive."
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