Uncompetitive pricing, deficient service, insufficient technical knowledge, lengthy lead times. Design engineers sure didn't hold back on gripes they have about European suppliers of integral horsepower motors. Another Frost & Sullivan survey exposes a growing level of discontent among end users of these motors.
Californiaís plan to mandate an electric vehicle market isnít the first such undertaking and certainly wonít be the last. But as the Golden State ratchets up for its next big step toward zero-emission vehicle status in 2018, it might be wise to consider a bit of history.
A customer who was thermal printing strip steel had a problem: When the strip's speed increased, the thermo printer would catch fire. When he set a flame to a piece of the strip, he couldn't get it to burn. What was the problem?