Foxconn Boss: China’s ‘Days As The World’s Factory Are Done’

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (Foxconn) Chairman Young Liu has said China’s “days as the world’s factory are done,” largely because of the US-China trade war. Foxconn is the primary manufacturer of Apple’s iPhone, as well as a leading manufacturer…

Coronavirus: Apple Stores May Run Low On Replacement iPhones

Apple is warning its store personnel that supplies of some replacement iPhones are running short, and extra measures may be required to assist customers.

Foxconn Expects to Reach Full Production by End of March

Foxconn is informing investors that it plans to “reach full seasonal capacity by the end of March.”

Foxconn Cleared to Reopen Zhengzhou Factory

According to Reuters, Foxconn has received clearance from the Chinese government to reopen its factory in Zhengzhou. Reuters’ sources said “about 16,000 people, or under 10% of Foxconn’s workforce in Zhengzhou, have returned to the plant” in the wake of…

Coronavirus Could Impact iPhone Production

Following assurances from Foxconn that the coronavirus would not impact its production, it appears factory shutdowns are on the verge of doing just that and impacting iPhone output in the process, according to Reuters. The Chinese government has told companies…

Coronavirus Impacting Apple’s China Operations

When discussing Apple’s Q1 2020 results, CEO Tim Cook told CNBC the coronavirus is impacting the company’s operations in China. According to Cook, the company is restricting employee travel in China and has already closed one store. Apple is also…

Foxconn Foresees No Impact From Coronavirus

The Verge is reporting that Taiwanese company Foxconn will not be adjusting manufacturing schedules or closing factories as China struggles with the coronavirus outbreak. Foxconn manufactures electronics for numerous companies and is probably most well-known for manufacturing Apple’s iPhones. The…

Fiat Chrysler And Foxconn Partner To Develop Electric Vehicles

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Fiat Chrysler and Foxconn are working together to develop electric vehicles. Fiat Chrysler may be the eighth largest automaker, but it lags significantly behind in the electric vehicle market. This is a long-term…

iPhone 6 Leaks Show Size Comparison And (Possible) Green Color

The iPhone 6 is rumored to be released in September. Not only are people clamoring to know all the special features Apple has planned, but they want to find out what the phone will look like too. If rumors are…

Foxconn Reportedly Looking To Use Google’s Robots

Google has been acquiring robotics companies with plans to implement robots in manufacturing settings (among other places), and as it turns out, the company has already been working with one well-known manufacturer to do just that. The Wall Street Journal…