Ford Focus RS to be Imported From Europe

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Ford Focus RS to be Imported From Europe
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Ford engineers are cooking up a new ultra-high-performance Focus RS. The car is baking in the product-development oven right now and it should be set to go on sale as soon as the timer goes off in 2016. Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Cruze Plant To Be Idled For A Week

Chevrolet Cruze Plant To Be Idled For A Week
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With sales of the Chevrolet Cruze slowing down, General Motors will idle their Lordstown, Ohio plant to help bring supply levels of the Cruze down. Dealers currently have a 73-day supply of the Cruze, higher than the industry average. GM hopes that demand will catch up with supply by closing the plant for a week…. Continue Reading...

VW May Produce Tiguan in North America: Report

VW May Produce Tiguan in North America: Report
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Volkswagen wants to produce the Tiguan SUV model in North America in an effort to slash production costs on the compact crossover. VW is already producing the Jetta and Passat in North America and is considering moving production of the Tiguan, according to a report by WirtschaftsWocke magazine. Presently, the Tiguan model is only produced… Continue Reading...

Saab And ZF Establish New Plant In Sweden

Saab And ZF Establish New Plant In Sweden
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Saab and German parts manufacturer ZF will establish a new facility in Saab’s hometown of Trolhattan, Sweden, that will build suspension components for their upcoming Phoenix platform cars, one of which will be the next 9-3 sedan. The plant, which will employ 50 people, will produce front subframes and rear axles for the new cars…. Continue Reading...

BMW Considering Factory In Brazil

BMW Considering Factory In Brazil
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BMW is considering an assembly plant in Latin America, specifically Brazil, but its exact plans remain up in the air. BMW currently builds motorcycles at a plant in Manaus, and is debating whether to expand its facility to include auto production, or starting an all new plant exclusively for cars. BMW would likely begin with… Continue Reading...

GM Announces 1,000 New Jobs In Michigan For EV Research

GM Announces 1,000 New Jobs In Michigan For EV Research
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General Motors has announced that it’s hiring 1,000 people over the next couple years to help improve electric vehicle related infastructure, as well as charging, motor and battery technology. While the jobs aren’t as glamorous as developing the next generation of electric vehicles, there’s no question that without any of the above, EVs will forever… Continue Reading...