1. AlphaAtlas

    Intel's 5G Modems Will Allegedly Enter Mass Production in 2020

    Ever since unveiling their 5G modems in 2017, Intel has been talking up 5G technology as loudly as they possibly can. However, facing stiff competition from rivals like Qualcomm, Intel more or less acknowledged that that their first generation modem won't be particularly competitive, and...
  2. cageymaru

    Watch Robots and Humans Work Together to Create the 2019 Ford Ranger

    Cars BOOM on YouTube has released a video documenting 2019 Ford Ranger production at its Michigan assembly plant. Watch man and machine work together to create vehicles for this iconic American brand. Ranger production is underway at Michigan Assembly Plant. The truck arrives at dealers...
  3. cageymaru

    Smartphone Manufacturers Slow Production as Global Demand Weakens

    According to reports, the global smartphone market is cooling off as manufacturers slowed production in Q4 2018 and have modest goals for Q1 2019. Smartphone sales in Q4 2018 were lower-than-expected and this has led to the scaling back of production by smartphone manufacturers. "TrendForce...
  4. cageymaru

    Samsung Operating Profits Nose-Dive 40% in Q4 2018 Due to Declining Chip Sales

    Samsung has announced that its 40% decline in operating profits in Q4 2018 is due to a weak market demand for memory chips. Samsung posted an operating profit of 10.8 trillion won which is 38.5% lower than the 15.1 trillion won it posted in the previous quarter. This is the lowest operating...
  5. cageymaru

    Volkswagen Toolmaking Tests the World's First 3D Printed Titanium Brake Caliper

    Volkswagen Toolmaking has recently been expanded from 460 to 3,100 square meters so give its toolmakers, designers, developers, and researchers more space to collaborate on new technology faster. A goal of the project is to use 3D printing technology in series production at the site. In addition...
  6. cageymaru

    Tesla Achieves Production Goal of 1,000 Model 3 Cars per Day

    Tesla has achieved its production goal of making 1,000 cars per day. Elon Musk confirmed the numbers in an email to employees and reaffirmed the need to maintain the production efficiency and quality of Tesla vehicles. The next goal for Tesla is to lower the price of the Model 3 from $38,000...
  7. DooKey

    Chevrolet to Boost Bolt EV Production by 20% to Meet Demand

    Ok, wake me up. People are actually wanting more Bolts than Chevrolet can build? I think I fell through a wormhole into an alternate universe. Believe it or not Chevrolet is increasing Bolt production by 20% due to increased demand. Yes, you read that correctly. Considering how butt fugly that...
  8. DooKey

    Tesla Is Assembling Model 3s in a Giant Tent

    Things must be getting desperate at Tesla these days because they have erected giant tents as production facilities in an attempt to speed up production to meet promised production goals. It's not an ideal situation for them, but they have to do something to stop the bleeding. Considering the...
  9. DooKey

    Analysts Believe Tesla is Overusing Automation in Model 3 Final Assembly

    According to Bernstein analysts Tesla is overusing automation in the final assembly of the Model 3. They say this is causing their scaling woes and they are spending far more than their competitors per unit on capacity. The good news for the rest of us is robots aren't the end all be all and...
  10. DooKey

    Employees Blame Flawed Parts for Tesla Model 3 Production Woes

    According to some current and former employees of Tesla the reason Model 3 production is behind is because up to 40% of the parts received at the assembly plant are flawed (WARNING auto play video) and have to be reworked. The company doesn't agree with what the employees are saying, but there...
  11. DooKey

    Tesla Pushes Model 3 Production Target Once Again

    In Q4 of 2017 Tesla barely produced any Model 3's for its 500,000 customers on the waiting list. At that time they said they would be back on track for 5K cars per week by the end of Q1 2018. As of this week they have pushed that production number (WARNING auto play video) to the end of Q2...
  12. DooKey

    Elon Musk Tesla Model 3 Production Is Months Behind Schedule

    It looks like Tesla has run into a snag in the production of the new Model 3. Musk had initially predicted the Model 3 production line would be producing 5K cars per week by the end of 2017. He was wrong. Now it's going to be March 2018. Over 400K customers paid $1000 to go on a waiting list...
  13. B

    Advice & guidance on Render/Video Editing Server + Workstation (10Gbe workflow)

    (Long, robust & complex Video/Rendering thread, sorry in advance!) - Repost from Tom's as well; Hello everyone, thanks in advance for your help! I just build my dream office at home and went for the gusto with upgrading my 5 yo media server too. Ive not got an abundance of storage drives + RAID...
  14. B

    Can't Decide... (1080P, IPS, 60hz, Desktop/Gaming Monitors)

    So, I got a 2012 mac mini for my studio recently & am finally getting around to upgrading my monitor. Also, as an FYI, I do intend on gaming with the monitor semi-frequently using a PS4. The three monitors that I'm torn between are: 1. Asus MX279H
  15. Zarathustra[H]

    Samsung to Spend $6.98B on 10nm Production Lines Next Month. 7nm coming in 2018

    The Korean English Language ET News site has a story up about Samsung making major investments to ramp up and expand it's 10nm FinFET lines starting next month. Current production volumes produce 25,000 10nm wafers per month with high yields. The planned expansions add another 18,000 wafers per...