Financial Fact-Check: New gigafactory supports Tesla and Ontario’s EV production goals

Toronto, Ontario – Previously reported allegations of a new major Tesla factory in Ontario have been revealed to have some teeth, with information from multiple sources suggesting that a new Gigafactory aligns with Tesla’s plan to expand production by 13 new factories, and Ontario’s goal to become a global electric vehicle production hub. While the […]

Automated Integrity: Audi to use AI to verify weld quality in high-volume production

Toronto, Ontario — Audi is taking new steps to further streamline its production process, announcing that artificial intelligence will be used to guarantee weld quality for high-volume production at its Neckarsulm, Germany facility. According to Audi, about 5,300 spot welds are used to join the parts that comprise the body of an Audi A6. In […]

EV/AV Report: December 20, 2021

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, Rivian plans to build a $5 billion assembly plant in Georgia, Mercedes-Benz integrates with Hydro-Québec to improve charging options and GM’s BrightDrop delivered its first five EV delivery trucks to FedEx. Rivian went down to Georgia Rivian has a $5 billion plan for the […]

Crisis at Chrysler: Explosion at Stellantis Windsor Assembly Plant deemed ‘intentional’

Windsor, Ontario — The police arson unit was called in following an explosion at Stellantis’ Windsor Assembly Plant on Thursday which investigators are currently considering “intentional.” Windsor police arrived at the minivan factory at 5:45 p.m. on Thursday evening following a report of an explosion at the facility. According to the Windsor police’s press release, […]

Machines Building Machines: Nissan unveils Intelligent Factory concept

Toronto, Ontario — Not to be outdone by the mad scientists over at Audi, Nissan has unveiled its new Intelligent Factory that the company expects will take high-precision vehicle assembly to new heights, and will be staffed almost entirely with robots. Nissan said, robots will produce cars that have no flaws greater than 0.3mm in […]