Electric vehicles have proved far less reliable, on average, than gasoline-powered cars, trucks and SUVs, according to the latest survey by Consumer Reports.
Trailer manufacturers are whittling down pandemic-related backlog, but some #supplychain headwinds persist. Steve Brawner has the details. #equipment #manufacturingOctober 4, 2023
Trailer manufacturers are “eating backlog” now that market demand has normalized and supply chain disruptions have abated after the pandemic. But some components are still in short supply.
Production of trailers in the United States is set to decline for five consecutive quarters before increasing in the final three months of 2024, according to one expert.
The Biden administration is making up to $12 billion available for automakers to retrofit their facilities to make electric vehicles and hybrids.August 31, 2023
U.S. factory activity contracted for a sixth-straight month in April, the longest such stretch since 2009 and a sign of lingering malaise in manufacturing.
Electric vehicle production in North America is finally creeping up on EV demand, as automakers like Volkswagen, Ford, Lucid and Rivian hustle to close the output gap with front-runner Tesla.
A gauge of manufacturing improved for the first time in six months, though activity remained in contraction territory amid fragile demand and growing inflationary pressures.