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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:
(2:14) There’s a chance the company’s latest jet won’t make it to production.
(12:03) Rivian Automotive delivered 4,467 vehicles in the second quarter, boosted by production ramp-up and demand.
(19:31) On Wednesday, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly announced Panasonic's plans to build a new EV battery factory in De Soto, Kansas.
(29:45) The largest food distributor in the nation says the four largest meat processors colluded to inflate beef prices.
(39:20) In February, we talked about a century-old bridge in the Netherlands that would need to be dismantled to get Jeff Bezos's Y721 super yacht to open water. Now, Rotterdam’s mayor is denying that the bridge will be dismantled. So, what happens now?
In Case You Missed It
(48:29) A heatwave has forced Toyota to cut production at an assembly plant in San Antonio, Texas.
(52:43) In May, Canoo was worried about having the resources to continue, but this might be the shot in the arm it needed.
(55:36) BMW is now charging drivers for access to hardware already installed in the vehicle: namely, their heated seats.
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