GM Investing $1.2 Billion in Fort Wayne Pickup Plant

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GM Investing $1.2 Billion in Fort Wayne Pickup Plant
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Trucks are big business in North America and the Detroit Three reap a lot of their profits from these rough-and-tumble vehicles. To stay ahead of its rivals GM just announced that it’s “makin’ it rain in Fort Wayne” by sinking $1.2 billion into this Indiana pickup plant. Continue Reading...

How Nissan is Working to Improve its Quality

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How Nissan is Working to Improve its Quality
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Nissan’s all-new 2015 Murano crossover looks like a winner. It’s stylish, comfortable and drives well, but these aren’t the only feathers in its cap. Quality should be another one of this vehicle’s strong suits. Continue Reading...

Apple’s Market Cap Eclipses Automakers

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Apple’s Market Cap Eclipses Automakers
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Apple is a giant among monsters. This California-based tech firm sells millions upon millions of iDevices and Macintosh computers every year, products that have made them prosperous beyond belief. But could the company have its eye on the automotive industry? Continue Reading...

A Virtual Tour of Ford’s Rouge F-150 Plant

A Virtual Tour of Ford’s Rouge F-150 Plant
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The Rouge, a sprawling industrial complex, is the heart and soul of Ford manufacturing. Today it’s home to the brand-new F-150 pickup, arguably the company’s most important product but the heritage of this facility stretches back decades. Continue Reading...

Jaguar Land Rover to Colonize US with a Factory

Jaguar Land Rover to Colonize US with a Factory
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Baseball, apple pie and God Save the Queen. What is this blasphemy? Well, British auto-making duo Jaguar Land Rover is supposedly looking to open a factory in the United States. Continue Reading...

10 German Vehicles NOT Actually Built in Germany

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10 German Vehicles NOT Actually Built in Germany
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Cultural stereotypes aside, Germany is known for its advanced technology, engineering prowess and top-quality manufacturing. The land of beer, bratwurst and BMW is especially famed for its automobiles, which are renowned the world over for their driving dynamics and Autobahn-proven performance. Continue Reading...

Plant-Based Plastics Could be in Your Next New Car

Plant-Based Plastics Could be in Your Next New Car
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Not only does oil provide the motive force for automobiles, ships and aircraft, it’s also used to make plastic, a material that our modern world is literally built from. Look around, you’re probably surrounded by it right now. But not all polymers are magically created out of crude hydrocarbons siphoned from the earth’s crust, some… Continue Reading...

How One-Millionth of an Inch Can Add BIG Horsepower

How One-Millionth of an Inch Can Add BIG Horsepower
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Automotive finishes are important. Car buyers expect their new rides to have lustrous, durable paint that withstands the test of time. Nobody wants to see dull spots or drips on their $35,000 baby. Not surprisingly a vehicle’s internal components can also benefit from careful attention to detail. Continue Reading...

New GM Three and Four Cylinder Engines Introduced

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New GM Three and Four Cylinder Engines Introduced
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With a focus on fuel efficiency and power density, General Motors has introduced a new range of three and four-cylinder engines that will be used in 27 new vehicles by 2017. Continue Reading...