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...

Nissan Builds New $2.0 Billion Manufacturing Complex in Mexico

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Nissan Builds New $2.0 Billion Manufacturing Complex in Mexico
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Of the major Japanese Automakers, Nissan Motors has been one of the least affected by natural disasters and the strengthening yen, effectively minimizing exposure to regional risks by erecting facilities overseas. Nissan has announced plans to build another manufacturing complex in Aguascalientes, Mexico, to expand North American production. An investment worth $2.0 billion USD, the… Continue Reading...

Mazda To Open Mexico Production Facility By 2014

Mazda To Open Mexico Production Facility By 2014
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As the European and U.S. suffer from an economy of alarming volatility, automakers are constantly seeking emerging markets to attain sustainable growth. Mazda, introducing its automobiles in Mexico only six years ago, have now established a new production facility, in joint venture with Sumitomo Corporation, in Salamanca, Mexico. According to Mazda CEO Takashi Yamanouchi, “Since… Continue Reading...

Nissan To Make Leaf Electric Motors In The U.S

Nissan To Make Leaf Electric Motors In The U.S
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Nissan has confirmed today, that starting in early 2013, the electric motor for the Nissan Leaf will be produced at the Decherd, Tennessee powertrain assembly plant. Prepping the plant for the electric motor production has been facilitated by U.S Department of Energy Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Incentive Program loan funds. The Leaf motor will also create… Continue Reading...

GM Adds Two Shifts, 2,500 Jobs To Detroit-Hamtramck Plant to Built Malibu, Impala

GM Adds Two Shifts, 2,500 Jobs To Detroit-Hamtramck Plant to Built Malibu, Impala
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General Motors will be adding two shifts and 2,500 hourly and salaried jobs to the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant to build the new Chevrolet Malibu and the next-generation Impala alongside the Chevrolet Volt and Opel Ampera electric cars. Additional shifts and a $69 million investment in equipment have been made to support the next-generation Impala. In… Continue Reading...

General Motors To Spend $2 Billion On Factory Upgrades

General Motors To Spend $2 Billion On Factory Upgrades
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General Motors will invest $2 billion across 17 plants, as the company retools existing plants to build new products and hire more workers. GM confirmed that their Toledo, Ohio plant would receive $250 million in improvements and create 250 new jobs. CEO Dan Akerson didn’t announced which plants would be infused with new capital, but the Detroit-Hamtramck… Continue Reading...