Are big auto OEMs on the way out?


There's a looming question that I've only heard a few people ask: Are the big automotive OEMs about to get cut down to size by the Next Big Thing in manufacturing? Recently my colleague, Stephen Moore, who covers the industry from his home in Southeast Asia, wrote an article about Divergent Microfactories and I became curious. I wanted to know more.

I went to their website, clicked on the press link and found a fascinating 15-minute video of the keynote address that Divergent Technologies' CEO Kevin Czinger gave at the O'Reilly Solid Conference on June 24. If you want to hear some groundbreaking, mind-blowing prospects for automotive manufacturing, you must watch the video embedded below.

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