The greatest enemy of localized production, experts say, was the emergence of the Toyota Production System. Also generally recognized as “lean” or “just-in-time” manufacturing, the strategy depends on shut coordination with suppliers to remove shipping and storage waste. Ideally, a big manufacturing facility acts as a nexus, fed by a community of suppliers working in unison.
- Chrysler owner Stellantis on Tuesday laid out a comprehensive technique to make additional income from promoting in-vehicle companies.
- Forced to retool their factories to build smaller, lighter automobiles as nimbler foreign opponents devoured North American market share, the Big Three struggled to outlive.
- A period of American history that may appropriately be called the Automobile Age is melding into a brand new Age of Electronics.
- SVOLT, a Chinese power battery manufacturer carved out of Great Wall Motor , is bold to perform an annual power battery capacity objective of 600GWh by 2025, the company