Who's flying this thing? Welcome to autonomous planes.Click image to enlarge

The thought of a plane without a pilot isn't likely to reassure present-day airline passengers, but the autonomous plane concept is gaining ground.

GM's Army off-roader based on Colorado ZR2

GM Defense LLC, a subsidiary of General Motors, has delivered the U.S. Army its first Infantry Squad Vehicle (ISV), part of a $214.3 million contract awarded in June.

High speed machining on an Okuma five axis machine

Watch how an Okuma five axis machine handles high speed machining.

Improving productivity with punch/shear combo machine

Grant Metal Products Ltd, Calgary, Alberta. is a long-time Prima Power customer who recently purchased his second Shear Genius punch/shear combination, a Night Train Material Management System, and an Express Bender.

Creating the Lamborghini Aventador

National Geographic's "MegaFactories" series explores the development and the manufacturing of the Lamborghini Aventador in Northern Italy.

SkyDrive debuts flying car

SkyDrive Inc., a Toyota-backed company developing “urban air mobility solutions,” conducted its first public demonstration flight of the SD-03 flying car.

Platinum Tooling presents IMTS product lines in video

The cancellation of trade shows this year has left many companies scrambling to showcase their best manufacturing technology. 

Tracking difficult welding joint variations

ABB Robotics' Weldguide IV is a powerful Thru-Arc tracking sensor based on patented technology and designed for ABB robotic welding systems. It's designed to track difficult welding joint variations resulting from cast components or other pre-process problems.

How to change consumables in a plasma torch

Lincoln Electric's Bill Hodges demonstrates how to remove and replace the consumables within a quick disconnect torch head. Knowing what to do will save you time and money.

Machining aluminum? Watch this.

Iscar's TechTalk looks at techniques and tooling for optimum machining of aluminum.

When mechanics lose their minds – ultimate crazy engine swaps

Fun to watch - but you won't catch us trying out any of these ridiculously overpowered rides

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.

This watch is made from melted down guns

The Humanium Project uses metal from melted guns to make watches - and to bring attention to the global problem of armed violence.

Time lapse barge fabrication

This time lapse video shows the fabrication of an ATB Tank Barge by Harvest at Vigor in Portland, Oregon.

Simplified automation for turning

DMG MORI's Robo2Go simplified automation is a new flexible automation solution for turning machines.

The most extreme bridges on earth

Here are some of the world's most dangerous and tallest bridges ever built and naturally formed like the Immortal Bridge in China.

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