Abbey Dean is the Editor of Manufacturing.net. Before joining Advantage Business Media, Abbey held a variety of editorial positions at various magazine publications, including most recently The Oxford American and Vox Magazine. While attending the Missouri School of Journalism, she learned to lov...
Range anxiety. The worry that your electric vehicle’s battery will run out before you’ve reached your destination. It’s something that’s in the back of the mind of most EV drivers, and is often cited as a big reason people are reluctant to switch to electric cars. Range anxiety may soon be a thing of the past thanks to research by the Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems, ThyseenKrupp System Engineering and IAV Automotive Engineering.
On Thursday, Ford Motor Co. announced its decision to temporarily lay off 130 workers at the Ohio Assembly Plant in Avon, Ohio. Ford said it would also cut production of its medium-duty trucks, citing a softening demand for the F-650 and F-750 models. According to The Wall Street Journal, the layoffs will take effect next week and will likely last until Ford launches the latest version of its F-Series in September.