Plant Oxford has celebrated the three millionth MINI to roll off its assembly line since production began back in 2001.
Holden has reached the end of an illustrious era after building its last Australian-made V6 engine, ending 68 years of Holden engine manufacturing in Australia.
Machining, composite and integrated manufacturing specialists at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre have joined forces to build what is believed to be the world’s first reconfigurable carbon composite robotic machine tool.
With manufacturers intently focused on the technology element of Industry 4.0, the workforce management company Kronos believes that maximum benefit can only be achieved if equal attention is paid to the people operating it. Nick Peters reports.
Residents of a small Spanish village have denied recent reports that every resident was left €2m (A$3.36m) by the late Corona founder Antonio Fernandez in his will.
A ground-breaking new wireless pacemaker technology, which could benefit the world’s 1.5m heart failure patients, has received European CE Mark approval.
A consortium comprising the world’s leader in aircraft landing gear, a leading specialist metals producer and two of the UK’s leading universities is working on FastForge, a project aimed at the production of aerospace-grade titanium at a third of the current price.
Human factors and ergonomics provide a scientific approach to prepare workers for an increasingly automated manufacturing environment. Dr Sarah Fletcher, lead, Manufacturing Group, Chartered Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors and head of Industrial Psychology and Human Factors Group at Cranfield University, reports.
Amid the rapid changes driving the current industrial revolution, Diego Tamburini, manufacturing industry strategist at Autodesk, explores what manufacturers need to do to successfully meet new market demand.
A campaign by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the Global New Car Assessment Program (GNCAP) has revealed the shocking difference in vehicle safety standards between the US and Mexico.