Luxury Automaker Tesla Reveals The Model X

In case you wanted evidence that there are manufacturing jobs out there for those who want them, take a look at the open positions for luxury automobile manufacturer Tesla, located in Fremont, California: They are hiring diagnostic engineers, equipment maintenance technicians, die cast process engineers, production supervisors, quality inspectors, and more for their locations in […]

5 Companies Manufacturing Right Here In the U.S.A.

If you’ve poked around our Cool Stuff Being Made page, then you already know that there are a lot of cool products manufactured here in the United States. But those products are just the tip of the iceberg as far as manufacturing in the United States is concerned. To show you how much variety there […]

Tesla Announces $5B “Gigafactory”

Tesla is making the news again with the announcement of its $5 billion (yes, that’s billion with a ‘B’) gigafactory right here in the United States. What is the gigafactory, exactly? Well, to explain, we need to backtrack a moment. Tesla makes a lot of cars. And all of their cars are electric. Except, the […]

Could Batteries Start a Manufacturing Revolution?

Tesla is a pretty cool company in the world of manufacturing. They have one of the most advanced auto factories around, and their Model S is an engineering marvel. But recently, they’ve run into a problem: they need more high-quality batteries, and their options for sourcing those batteries are getting slimmer and slimmer every day. As ValueWalk […]

Then and Now: Auto Manufacturing in the ’50s vs. Today

This past weekend, in a small town called Pierce, Nebraska, something amazing happened: thousands of people flocked to a car auction where hundreds and hundreds of cars were sold. That may not sound unusual, until you realize that many over the cars were several dozen years old, many of them with less than 25 miles […]