Toyota's Billion-Dollar Battery Plant; Cybertruck's Specs Disappear; Navy Finds Major Failures | Today in Manufacturing Ep. 38
Also on the podcast, manufacturers vie for workers as gun plant downsizes, auto supplier wants to be paid for production slowdown, scorned ex-worker hacks planes and a former Boeing test pilot is indicted.
China's 'Bad Behaviors'; Cereal Workers Strike; Foxconn's Lordstown Play | Today in Manufacturing Ep. 36
Also on the podcast, toymaker abandons Tonka Trucks in China, hypersonic missile passes test, Dodge brand journeys to Mexico and cereal inspired by a Wendy's favorite.
Oct 11th, 2021
Factory Bomb Threat; Boeing 'Delusional'; Cracks in Space Station | Today in Manufacturing Ep. 35
Also on the podcast, Amazon's new robot dog, amateur astronauts face broken space toilet, electric van maker runs into trouble and problems with autonomous weapons.
Oct 4th, 2021
Deere Workers Strike; Lava Destroys Factory; Amazon Returns Fraud | Today in Manufacturing Ep. 37
Oct 19th, 2021
Man Wins Candy Factory; Harley Launches E-bike; Toyota Scraps V8 | Today in Manufacturing Ep. 34
Sep 27th, 2021
GM 'Cleans Up' Battery Plants; Tesla's Tribal Land Deal; F-35 Helmet Problems | Today in Manufacturing Ep. 33
Sep 20th, 2021
Tesla Robot Raises Concerns; Coleman Plant Closing; Beer Maker Sued | Today in Manufacturing Ep. 32
Sep 13th, 2021
Train T-Bones Turbine Blade; Tesla Hits Cop Car; Dumbest Tech Thieves Ever | Today in Manufacturing Ep. 31
Also on the podcast, workers fired over Zoom mistakes, tiny EV goes 47 miles (max), fallen tech star starts trial and another manufacturer raises wages to find workers.
Sep 7th, 2021
Ford's Missing Workers; Sikorsky Closes Plant; Tower Sinks Again | Today in Manufacturing Ep. 30
Also on the podcast, saying goodbye to five discontinued cars, another cell phone fire on a plane, Musk admits autopilot isn't great and workers paid for no-notice layoff.
Sep 1st, 2021
Prototype Military Plane Crashes; Ford Attacks GM Trademarks; Glass Factories Close | Today in Manufacturing Ep. 29
Also on the podcast, worker blamed for natural gas blaze, pet food plant faces backlash, Mondelez workers strike, Lordstown to begin limited production and Facebook pitches VR meetings.
Aug 23rd, 2021
Factory Raises Wages Over Labor Problems; Ghost Guns; Raytheon Protest | Today in Manufacturing Ep. 28
Also on the podcast, Air Force funds hypersonic aircraft, VW SUV shuts down, lawsuit challenges postal truck deal, Samsung's foldable phones and new Mars habitat experiment.
Aug 16th, 2021
Lightning Starts Facility Fire; Rivian's New $5B Plant; Cheapest U.S. EV | Today in Manufacturing Ep. 27
Also on the podcast, Ford goes build-to-order, anti-drunk driving tech nears mandate, workers get $3k to get vaccinated, old beers get retired and crane loses control during oil rig demo.
Aug 9th, 2021
Toyota Fights Against EVs; GM Sues Ford; Nikola Fraud | Today in Manufacturing Ep. 26
Also on the podcast, Glenfiddich fuels trucks with whiskey, deadly chemical plant explosion, business sues over Google review and Lordstown gets a lifeline.
Aug 2nd, 2021
Accident Changes Ride Industry, Factories in Space, Robot Fire | Today in Manufacturing Ep. 25
Also on the podcast, strike at Frito-Lay, new top taco job, Amazon wants a house key, water thieves and Crocs sue over blatant knockoffs.
Jul 26th, 2021
Bowling Ball Mystery, Real Lego Gun, Fire at VW | Today in Manufacturing Ep. 24
Also on the podcast, Musk toys with lawyer, thousands of fake eyelashes seized, rail car maker moves to Mexico and showerhead rule reversed.
Jul 19th, 2021
Amazon's Price Gouging, Pentagon Cancels Disputed Contract, Tesla Impresses | Today in Manufacturing Ep. 23
Also on the podcast, another large chemical fire, Amtrak replacing old trains, paper maker sues whistleblower, Panasonic and a desktop waterjet cuts a cow out of beef.
Jul 13th, 2021
Navy Quits Railgun Project, Massive Blast Tests New Ship, Gas Shortages Rise | Today in Manufacturing Ep. 22
Also on the podcast, Amazon's algorithm fires workers, engineers warned of condo's problems and shipping error sends machine to wrong end of the U.S.
Jul 6th, 2021
Shocking New Weed Killer, 40 Cows Escape, SpaceX Breaks Laws | Today in Manufacturing Ep. 21
Also on the podcast, Peloton flaw lets hackers watch riders, union leader killed as truck breaks picket line, utility controls smart thermostats and used cars cost more than original sticker price.
Jun 28th, 2021
Carcinogens Found in Sunscreen, 'Elon' to Lead Mars & Explosion Rocks Plant | Today in Manufacturing Ep. 20
Also on the podcast, reshoring reaches record high, Stellantis faces fraud charges and Germany has an abandoned beer problem.
Jun 21st, 2021