Stellantis clashes with suppliers, spilling into court and shutting down plants

The maker of Jeep, Chrysler, Dodge and Ram brands has taken a hard line toward parts makers seeking inflationary cost relief, rolling out a “no more claims” policy earlier this year......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsApr 15th, 2024

Ford seeks improved communication with new supplier program

The automaker has abolished its long-standing Aligned Business Framework, which prioritized some preferred suppliers, to focus on better communication with a more diverse group of parts makers......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

iPhone 16 launch on track with production starting soon

Apple's suppliers are preparing to start production of displays for the iPhone 16 in June, a report claims, indicating things are still on schedule for a September launch.iPhone 16 displays will probably be produced from June. The supply chain is ver.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Ford issues "call to action" for EV suppliers

Ford's memo offers a look into how heavily the automaker is leaning on suppliers for help with EVs. It comes even as many of those suppliers grapple with dramatically lower volumes and production delays......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

U.S. Supreme Court backs consumer finance watchdog agency"s funding mechanism

Many conservatives and their Republican allies have portrayed the CFPB as part of an overbearing "administrative state," the network of agencies responsible for the array of federal regulations affecting businesses and individuals......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Google One VPN shutdown date revealed

Earlier this year, Google announced that they would be shutting down its Google One VPN service, and now we have a date. The post Google One VPN shutdown date revealed appeared first on Phandroid. One of the perks of subscribing to Google.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Soy biodiesel byproduct could enhance 3D printing industry

In a development that could advance the 3D printing industry, researchers at the University of Louisville have discovered a way to transform a significant waste output from soy biodiesel plants into a valuable resource......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 14th, 2024

Can Philly become a hothouse for bananas and pineapples as the climate warms?

As climate change warms Philadelphia, the plants that can be grown in the city will change, too......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 14th, 2024

Bears in the Washington"s North Cascades: What you should know if you spot one

Meandering through the evergreens, spring's arrival was marked by unfurling fern and flowering berry plants......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 14th, 2024

Scientists develop sticky pesticide to combat pest insects

Researchers from Wageningen University & Research (WUR) and Leiden University have engineered a biological barrier that protects plants from diseases and pests. It concerns a sticky substance that is sprayed on leaves, to which pests stick......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 14th, 2024

Elon Musk’s X dodges Australian order to remove church stabbing video

Elon Musk accused Australia of trying to have "jurisdiction over all of Earth." Enlarge (credit: Apu Gomes / Stringer | Getty Images News) An Australian federal court sided with Elon Musk on Monday, rejecting an Australi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 13th, 2024

Honda OK to reject store acquisition by poor-performing dealership, court rules

For the third time, a Honda dealership with one of the lowest retail sales effectiveness scores in Ohio has lost a bid to require American Honda Motor Co. to approve its acquisition of another store......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 13th, 2024

Long-term study finds organic farming leads to adaptations in the genetic material in plants

Plants adapt genetically over time to the special conditions of organic farming. This has been demonstrated in a long-term study conducted at the University of Bonn......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 13th, 2024

Researchers breed tomato plants that contain the complete genetic material of both parent plants

In a new study published in Nature Genetics, led by Charles Underwood from the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research in Cologne, Germany, scientists established a system to generate clonal sex cells in tomato plants and used them to design.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 13th, 2024

Apple looks set to lose latest court battle with Epic Games

The US judge who ordered Apple to allow developers to sell apps outside of the official App Store has sharply criticized the way the iPhone maker has responded. Epic Games went back to court to claim that Apple was not properly complying with the.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 13th, 2024

German Court Issues Sales Ban Against Motorola and Lenovo

This isn't the first time that Lenovo and InterDigital have had legal disputes. The post German Court Issues Sales Ban Against Motorola and Lenovo appeared first on Phandroid. It looks like Lenovo and Motorola are currently in a bit of a p.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsMay 13th, 2024

More stable new-vehicle production means higher Q1 sales for suppliers

More stable new-vehicle assembly meant higher sales numbers in the first quarter for many North American suppliers, another welcome sign for parts makers hoping for more consistent production schedules form automakers......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 13th, 2024

Ford offers laid-off Canada workers "preferential" placement at Windsor plants

Ford Canada is offering “preferential” placements to several dozen laid-off workers in Oakville, Ont., who are willing to relocate as vehicle production ceases for a prolonged period that could last up to 3½ years. .....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 12th, 2024

Scientists unlock key to breeding "carbon gobbling" plants with a major appetite

The discovery of how a critical enzyme "hidden in nature's blueprint" works sheds new light on how cells control key processes in carbon fixation, a process fundamental for life on Earth......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 10th, 2024

Cost of new UAW contract could backfire on some at Stellantis

The UAW has been outraged over multiple rounds of layoffs since ratifying a new contract with Stellantis that the workers thought would improve their lives......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 10th, 2024

Unveiling crucial virulent milRNAs implicated in the initial infection of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense

Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense (Foc) is a typical soil-borne fungus that causes Fusarium wilt by infecting the roots and blocking the vascular tissues of host banana plants, and threatens global banana production. In total, four races have been re.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 10th, 2024