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Automation in the American automobile industry

Walter P. Reuther

Automation in the American automobile industry

reprints of articles by Walter P. Reuther...and D.J. Davis which appeared in Noa. 1,2, & 3, vol.7 of Labour News from the U.S. and a glossary of automation terms compiled by the UAW.

by Walter P. Reuther

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Published by Labour Information Office, United States Information Service in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsDavis, D.J., United Automobile Workers Union., Ford Motor Company., United States Information Service. Labour Information Office.
The Physical Object
Pagination29p. ;
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18583357M

  The U.S. economy was booming, especially the automobile industry. In some years, 10 million new cars were sold.   For many years afterwards, American auto . The Future of Industrial Automation Since the turn of the century, the global recession has affected most businesses, including industrial automation. After four years of the new millennium, here are my views on the directions in which the automation industry is moving.

  The impact is unsurprisingly most pronounced in manufacturing (particularly in the production side of the auto industry), electronics, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals, among others. The future of automotive innovation will hinge on four major technologies: automation, connectivity, electric power, and the shared economy. This can be simplified into the acronym “ACES”: A: Automation Perhaps the most obvious and fundamental change facing the auto sector is the rise of autonomous cars.

Prosys OPC announces acceptance as member of Open Industry Alliance. News; The Open Industry Alliance, which was launched at that time, currently has 55 members. In the meantime, four working groups have come together to develop concrete use cases for each of the industry segments and technologies. The American-born automobile industry workforce--black and white--shrunk to a new low by Over the last one hundred years, the automobile industry has played a crucial role in African American history, for blacks were both producers and consumers of the car. The car brought mobility--geographic and economic--to blacks.


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