Foxconn partners with Medtronic Plc to manufacture ventilators

On Wednesday, Taiwanese electronics manufacturing giant Foxconn stated, it will partner with U.S. firm Medtronic Plc to manufacture ventilators to help patients afflicted by the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. Formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, Foxconn is best known for assembling Apple’s iPhones at factories in China. Foxconn’s statement, released through the company’s…

U.S. considering blocking sale of GE engines for China’s passenger plane: sources

According to sources familiar with the matter at hand, the U.S. government is weighing options which include stopping General Electric Co from continuing to supply engines for China’s passenger jet. The development will cast a shadow of uncertainty over China’s efforts to enter the civil aviation market. The potential restriction on the sale of plane…

U.S. planemaker Gulfstream unveils flagship G700 long-range jet

The Gulfstream G700 poses a direct challenge to Bombardier’s Global 7500. Gulfstream, a U.S. planemaker unveiled its widely-expected G700 long-range jet in a direct challenge to Bombardier Inc’s Global 7500 flagship aircraft. Gulfstream Aerospace, a unit of General Dynamics Corp, stated the G700 would be powered by Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC’s Pearl 700 engines. It expects…

Harley-Davidson halts production of its electric motorcycle following discovery of a glitch

According to the U.S. motorcycle maker testing of LiveWire is going “well”. Following the discovery of a glitch during final quality checks, U.S. motorcycle giant Harley-Davidson Inc stated, it has stopped the production and deliveries of its first electric motorcycle. In a statement the motorcycle maker stated, it has discovered a “non-standard condition” with its…