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!
More and more robots are becoming more autonomous all the time. Now Lockheed Martin has completed a demo mission with two completely autonomous robotic vehicles performing resupply, reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition.
Producing high-quality end-production metal parts with additive manufacturing for applications like aerospace and medical requires very tightly controlled processes and materials. New standards and guidelines for machines and processes, materials, and printed parts are underway from bodies such as ASTM International.
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