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  • MEGA FACTORIES

  • Sunday 21:00 IRI 22:00 AFG 21:30 UAE

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 Go behind-the-scenes of some of the most unique production facilities on Earth.

When it absolutely has to get from Point A to B, overnight, or even in hours…every day, millions depend on UPS. To the tune of four billion packages each year. Step inside the largest, most efficient and high-tech automated delivery system on the planet in UPS. More than a courier, UPS is a transportation network of staggering proportions, complete with a meteorology centre, a flight-simulation training hub, and the eighth largest airline fleet in the world. And at the heart of it all is their Ultimate Factory in Louisville, Kentucky, a pulsing, pounding, 24/7, four million square foot one-of-a-kind technological wonder.

 

 

 

EPISODE GUIDE

  • Mega Factories: BMW
    It rockets from 0-60mph in 5.6 seconds and reaches 155mph before an electronic speed limiter says "that's fast enough". 3 ultimate factories combine to deliver an ultimate - the BMW Z4 Roadster.
  • Mega Factories: Ferrari
    Witness the birth of a prancing horse. MEGA shows the creation of the world's most famous sports car, Ferrari, and takes you on a test run.
  • Mega Factories: Ferarri
    Witness the birth of a prancing horse. MEGA shows the creation of the world's most famous sports car, Ferrari, and takes you on a test run.
  • Mega Factories: Maserati
    This Ultimate Factories will showcase two of the most storied brands in the automotive world - the Maserati and Mercedes.
  • Mega Factories: Mercedes
    Few cars ever become automotive icons. Fewer still achieve eternal fame. The Mercedes Benz 1954 300SL Gullwing has done both.
  • Mega Factories: Camaro
    What does it take to build a classic car with 21st century technology? Now, after nearly a decade off the factory line, Chevy is reintroducing the 2010 Camaro SS. NGC visits the 10-million-square-foot factory, one of the largest auto plants in the world, where the car is stamped from cold raw steel and assembled by high-tech precise robots and nearly 5,800 employees, to create the car's specially designed "unibody" construction.
  • Mega Factories: Chevy Volt
    In Ultimate Factories: Chevy Volt we are given rare and exclusive behind the scenes access to GM's Pre Production Operations factory. GM is reinventing the electric car with the creation of the Chevy Volt and the PPO factory is the factory behind the factory where GM is hand building the very first cars as they perfect the technology needed to put the Volt into mass production. In this hour we will witness first hand the science and engineering necessary and what it takes to bring to life one of the world's most anticipated vehicles, from the drawing board to the finished car.
  • Mega Factories: Lego
    It's the most popular construction toy in the world. Children all over the world spend over 5 billion hours a year playing with Lego bricks.
  • Mega Factories: Audi
    Our cameras go inside the Audi R8 factory in Neckarsulm, Germany and follow the crafting of a road car modeled after a champion racecar.
  • Mega Factories: Lamborghini
    Lamborghinis factory in Italy is building its fastest car ever: the Murcielago SV, of which just 350 will be made.
  • Mega Factories: Porsche
    Rolling off the assembly line and taking the world by storm in 1964, the Porsche 911 is now one of the world’s iconic sports cars.
  • Mega Factories: Subway Car
    The R-160 Subway car weighs nearly 85,000 lbs and is built to withstand the force of 1.6 billion riders per year, and survive in one of the world's toughest environments - New York City.
  • Mega Factories: Rolls Royce
    The Phantom is the first Rolls-Royce motorcar to be introduced since the company was acquired by BMW; the Phantom is a unique combination of technology & old-world craftsmanship.
  • Mega Factories: IKEA
    Each year, nearly 600 million customers choose IKEA to decorate their homes. To get the job done, suppliers in 54 countries carry out IKEA's vision.
  • Mega Factories: Corvette
    The Z06 is Corvette's fastest most powerful machine ever built. We'll visit the only location where a Z06 is built from start to finish in 36 hours.
  • Mega Factories: Harley Davidson
    Mega Factories takes you on a tour to Harley Davidson factories to witness the making of one of the most revolutionary Harley Davidson bike.
  • Mega Factories: Speed Rail
    A closer look at the step-by-step process behind the making of the AGV – Alstom's high-tech, high-speed train of the future.
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