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Advanced Manufacturing as Disruptive Innovation

Can advanced manufacturing processes themselves be the source of disruptive innovation? A high-profile start-up company in the hotly-contested lithium-ion battery space things they can. 24M—the founders were behind lithium-ion start-up flameout A123—has…
Popular Discussions Can advanced manufacturing processes themselves be the source of disruptive innovation? A high-profile start-up company in the hotly-contested lithium-ion… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/discussion/advanced-manufacturing-disruptive-innovation/

The Great Fuel Cell Challenge: Will Toyota’s 5,600 Free Patents Change the Green Car Game?

Just when you thought you were getting used to the idea of plugging your new electric car into a charging station for an hour or so before electro-gliding into the wild blue yonder, along comes another fuel-efficiency paradigm for the future of the auto i…
Just when you'd got used to the idea of plugging your new electric car into a charging station for an hour or so before electro-gliding into the wild blue yonder, along comes anot… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/blog/great-fuel-cell-challenge-will-toyotas-5600-free-patents-change-green-car-game/

Follow That Tesla! Schiphol’s Airport Cabs Go Green

Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport, one of the busiest international airports in Europe, has just taken delivery of a 167-vehicle fleet of Tesla electric cars in a bid to become the world’s most eco-friendly airport.
Popular Discussions Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport, one of the busiest international airports in Europe, has just taken delivery of a 167-vehicle fleet of Tesla electric car… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/discussion/follow-tesla-schiphols-airport-cabs-go-green/

Electric Cars: Formula ‘E’ Championship Aims to Fast Track R&D

If you think electric vehicles will never compete in the world of high-speed motor racing, you could be in for a surprise. The global motor racing body, the FIA, plans to show off just what the cutting edge of electric vehicle technology can do with a new…
Popular Discussions If you think electric vehicles will never compete in the world of high-speed motor racing, you could be in for a surprise. The global motor racing body, t… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/discussion/electric-cars-formula-e-championship-aims-fast-track-rd/

Harley Previews ‘Concept’ Electric Motorbike

Harley-Davidson, the iconic American motorbike maker, revealed its first electric ‘Hog’ this week. The prototype model will now begin a 2-year tour, starting this month in New York, to gather direct customer feedback before any decisions are made about fu…
Popular Discussions Harley-Davidson, the iconic American motorbike maker, revealed its first electric ‘Hog’ this week. The prototype model will now begin a 2-year tour, starting… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/discussion/harley-previews-concept-electric-motorbike/

China To Scrap Six Million Dirty Cars This Year

The Chinese government announced plans this week to remove up to six million dirty vehicles from its roads by the end of the year in an urgent bid to reduce the devastating levels of pollution clogging up its cities.
Popular Discussions The Chinese government announced plans earlier this week to remove up to six million dirty vehicles from its roads by the end of the year in an urgent bid to… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/discussion/china-scrap-six-million-dirty-cars-year/

Tesla Plans New ‘Gigafactory’ To Supply Batteries for Half a Million Cars A Year

Innovative California-based carmaker Tesla Motors aims to build a massive new 1000-acre factory to secure the supply of lithium-ion batteries for the future of its electric vehicles.
Popular Discussions Innovative California-based carmaker Tesla Motors aims to build a massive new factory, covering up to 1000-acres, to secure the supply of lithium-ion ba… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/discussion/tesla-plans-new-gigafactory-supply-batteries-half-million-cars-year/

Cloud-Enabled, Kandy-Kolored, Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby

Bill Ford is the great-grandson of Henry Ford and currently the executive chairman of Ford Motor Co. But he is also apparently Ford’s Chief Worrying Officer (CWO). The 55-year-old Ford worries about how his company’s products are impacting the environmen…
Bill Ford is the great-grandson of Henry Ford and currently the executive chairman of Ford Motor Co. But he is also apparently Ford’s Chief Worrying Officer (CWO). The 55… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/blog/cloud-enabled-kandy-kolored-tangerine-flake-streamline-baby/

Paris Hire Cars Go Electric: Vive La Difference?

Fancy a romantic spin along the Champs-Élysées, or a quiet ride up to Montmartre? Now you can go green in an all-electric hire car.
Fancy a romantic spin along the Champs-Élysées, or a quiet ride up to Montmartre? Now you can go green in an all-electric hire car. Yesterday, the city of Paris b… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/discussion/paris-hire-cars-go-electric-vive-la-difference/

Electric Vehicles: Are Safe Servicing Technologies Ready Yet?

With around 2.7 million electric and hybrid vehicles expected on the world’s roads by 2015, IDC Manufacturing Insights has uncovered growing concerns about the safety of the technicians employed to service them. In a survey of over 2,000 auto industry pro…
With around 2.7 million electric and hybrid vehicles expected on the world’s roads by 2015, IDC Manufacturing Insights has uncovered growing concerns about the safety of the… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/discussion/electric-vehicles-are-safe-servicing-technologies-ready-yet/

Sustainability: Could the U.S. Fall Behind?

One of the things the recent recession has done is focus greater attention on manufacturing as the foundation of economic vitality and growth. Many of us in the industry welcome the spotlight for a number of reasons. First, it's true that manufacturing is…
One of the things the recent recession has done is focus greater attention on manufacturing as the foundation of economic vitality and growth. Many of us in the industry welcome t… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/blog/sustainability-could-us-fall-behind/

Renault-Nissan Tap In-Car IT Innovations In Silicon Valley

Another global auto giant is lining up to grasp the potential opportunities of advanced in-car communications technologies.
Another global auto giant is lining up to grasp the potential opportunities of advanced in-car communications technologies. Franco-Japanese auto partners Renault-Nissan plan to… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/discussion/renault-nissan-tap-car-it-innovations-silicon-valley/

Collaborative Tools Drive Enterprise Value Networks

While the key business drivers for success may not have altered significantly for the manufacturing sector over the past year, the intensity of change continues to increase. This growing intensity now demands new value-chain approaches that harness the la…
While the key business drivers for success may not have altered significantly for the manufacturing sector over the past year, the intensity of change continues to increase. This … http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/blog/collaborative-tools-drive-enterprise-value-networks/

Brazil Shows Sugar Cane Bio-Fuel Approaches Can Work

Backed by supportive government regulations on bio-fuel usage, over 80% of all cars sold in Brazil during 2010 supported multiple-choice fuel systems.
Backed by supportive government regulations on bio-fuel usage, over 80% of all cars sold in Brazil during 2010 supported multiple-choice fuel systems. Most of these were designed … http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/discussion/brazil-shows-sugar-cane-bio-fuel-approaches-can-work/

Will the Green Car Revolution Create New Manufacturing and Supply Chain Opportunities?

Rolls Royce, one of the world’s most iconic auto brands, unveils its first all electric ultra luxury vehicle at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show next week (March 1).
Rolls Royce, one of the world’s most iconic auto brands, unveils its first all electric ultra luxury vehicle at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show next week (March 1). The one-off P… http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/discussion/will-green-car-revolution-create-new-manufacturing-and-suppl1/

Is GM's Comeback Complete or Just Beginning?

General Motors today posted a net 2010 profit of $4.7 billion, the company's best result since 1999.
General Motors today posted a net 2010 profit of $4.7 billion, the company's best result since 1999. GM also came within 30,000 vehicles of re-surpassing Toyota as the number one … http://www.gil-evevnts.gilcommunity.com/discussion/gms-comeback-complete-or-just-beginning/

Will the Green Car Revolution Create New Manufacturing and Supply Chain Opportunities?

Rolls Royce, one of the world’s most iconic auto brands, unveils its first all electric ultra luxury vehicle at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show next week (March 1). The one-off Phantom 102EX is a prototype, but the company says it is designed to “begin a dialo…
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