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Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has unveiled a driverless drone-car hybrid that could deliver a fully automated ‘taxi’ service combining road and air travel (maybe rail too) in a single trip.

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World's most insane engineering marvels

The engineering wonders of the modern world

In a rush

Here’s a look at how fabricators use Amada’s HRB ATC bending machine to handle anything a customer can throw at them.

Video: 3D printing locking wheel nuts for Ford

Ford has partnered with 3D printing developer EOS to 3D print serial production versions of customized, individual locking wheel nuts that prevent tire theft.

Why Aren’t Businesses Investing in Canada?

If you were to grade business investment in Canada in the past 17 years, the country would get a D.

ROTA THW3 - Completely sealed jaw quick-change chuck with constant clamping forces

The SCHUNK ROTA THW3 quick-change jaw chuck with its patented sealing of the chuck mechanism is precisely tailored to this. Users benefit from permanently high process stability, constant clamping forces and long maintenance intervals.

Engine block machining

Machining a complete engine block with CNC technology.

NASCAR pit crew veteran's fabricating tips

Justin Voss, an experienced fabricator and 15-year veteran of the pits in NASCAR, shares some useful tips for fabricators in all walks of life.

Producing a BMW motorcycle

Watch how BMW manufacturers its motorcycles.

Maximizing Your Machine ROI

by Kevin Burton

Getting machine investment ‘right from the start’ is the key to reducing payback times

Seven innovative 3D printing projects changing the engineering world

Homes, car parts, infrastructure, medical care – some of the ways 3D printing is changing the world we live in.

Switch between thick and thin plate

Amada's ENSIS Series of fiber laser cutters utilizes a collimation system so fabricators can process thin materials and thick plate without a cutting lens change or manual setup.

7 most expensive cars that you'll (likely) never get to drive

The Sweptail by Rolls Royce is number one on the list of the seven most expensive cars in the world, at a price tag of $13 million.

The manufacturing mantra

by Mary Scianna

Innovation. Productivity. Competitive Edge. These three concepts have become somewhat of a mantra in manufacturing. Some may roll their eyes when they hear or read these words for the umpteenth time, but manufacturers cannot ignore them.

Spindle, toolholder hygiene checklist

by Nicholas J. Korfias

8 tips to maintain toolholder-machine spindle interface accuracy

WATCH: Smartphone manufacturing in China

OPPO has come out with its flaghip Android smartphone the R11. Watch how the phones are made at the OPPO factory in Shenzhen.

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