A Chinese business daily is reporting that Dongfeng and SAIC are planning to
buy GM and Chrysler at their historically low stock valuations. It could give
Dongfeng instant access to the U.S market, something it has wanted for a long
time. It seems like they could be swooped up cheap. Check
out the coverage. The
Great Debate takes another turn!
Practically all electronic devices today contain metals that may
be coming from conflict-ravaged African countries. And political pressures will increasingly influence how these minerals are sourced and used in products.
Weaned on the relatively effortless connectivity of today’s massive variety of consumer electronic products, automation users in the IIoT will likely not tolerate too many competing, piecemeal standards for long. And the Industrial Internet Consortium is trying to preempt history.
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