Amusement Park Preventive Maintenance Reduces Costs of Quality

Carowinds Amusement Park in North Carolina performs regular preventive maintenance on its trains and coaches during the off-season.

Maintaining safe rides is a key issue for amusement parks. The potentially high costs of breakdown, in terms of injury or loss of life, make avoiding them a top priority.  Despite this, however, breakdowns can still occur. When they do, the consequences can range from ride downtime to loss of reputation to injury or death for the riders.

Ride safety, however, is extremely high […]

By |2024-06-16T04:32:20+00:00June 16, 2024|Tags: , , |

Tesla’s Cybertruck Recall

Tesla’s first pickup truck—the Cybertruck—has had its share of production issues.

It was two years late for its release in November 2023, and has also required several software updates.

The continuing issues have now escalated to a recall for just under 4,000 trucks, including any vehicles produced between November 13, 2023, and April 4, 2024.

The problem is with the accelerator pedal. The pad on the pedal can be dislodged and become stuck in the trim resulting in the engine stuck at high […]

Toyota Adds Another Electric SUV to US Production

Toyota plans to invest $1.4 billion in its plant in Princeton, Indiana, to assemble an entirely new three-row, battery-electric SUV.

The Indiana plant will add an extra 340 jobs to its existing 7,500 workers.  This announcement follows Toyota’s February 2024 announcement of a large investment in its Kentucky plant, to manufacture a range of electric SUVs using different processes.


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By |2024-06-02T21:23:41+00:00June 9, 2024|Tags: , , |

How Aldi Keeps Prices Low

Low prices and high quality products are Aldi’s hallmark, and continued price cuts are planned through summer.

With 250 items slated for markdowns, Aldi promises customers savings of $100 million.  Simplicity, efficiency, and a consistent experience for customers help drive Aldi’s success.


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This post is based on the Food and Wine article, Aldi […]

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