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GM’s newest business? Repairing Teslas
Business

GM’s newest business? Repairing Teslas

How car recalls get reported The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) officially start car recalls after receiving complaints from consumers. General Motors dealership garages have been busy lately … fixing Teslas. Company President Mark Reuss revealed during the automaker's Investor Day presentation in New York on Thursday that GM service centers performed repairs on more than 11,000 Tesla vehicles since 2021. "So that's a growing business for us," Reuss told analysts. "It's a new business, which is great." FORD AND GM BOTH SAY THEY HAVE THE BEST-SELLING TRUCKS. SO WHO DOES? More than 11,000 Teslas were repaired at GM dealers since 2021. (Brandon Bell/Getty Images) Reuss didn't elaborate on the type of work being done on the vehicles, and GM has not responded t...
Desktop Metal to unveil 3D-printed sheet metal technology for cars, planes
Technology

Desktop Metal to unveil 3D-printed sheet metal technology for cars, planes

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterSept 7 (Reuters) - U.S.-based 3D printer maker Desktop Metal Inc (DM.N) plans to unveil as early as on Wednesday a new technology that will dramatically simplify the industrial sheet metal production process, Chief Executive Officer Ric Fulop told Reuters.The technology Figur G15 is capable of shaping standard sheet metal on demand directly from a digital design file, eliminating the need of stamping tools, molds, dies, or presses and thus reducing costs and production lead time, Fulop added."This is a $300 billion market currently with no digital solutions," he said, adding Figur G15 is due to be introduced at a trade show in Chicago on Wednesday.Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterThe Massachusetts-b...