Modular assembly concept contrasts assembly line process that’s been key to car-making for more than 100 years. Continue Reading...
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Tesla creating Glass Group to develop and innovate products for both solar roof tiles and automotive applications. Continue Reading...
Volvo has just unveiled a new global manufacturing strategy. Continue Reading...
The plant employs around 7,200 employees and has the capacity to build some 200,000 trucks annually. Continue Reading...
Nissan just celebrated an important milestone. Production of its all-new Titan XD pickup truck has begun, with models rollin’ out of the company’s manufacturing facility in Canton, Mississippi. Continue Reading...
Its benefits are impossible to ignore, but some hurdles still need to be overcome. Continue Reading...
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...
Volkswagen just opened a new manufacturing plant in Southern China. Continue Reading...
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...
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...
Ford’s RS forthcoming hot hatch will finally be sold in North America. Continue Reading...
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...
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...
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...
General Motors announced today that it will invest $174 million in a new stamping facility as part of its Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant. Continue Reading...
The automotive business is a lot like nature; only the strong survive. Accordingly this industry’s slow lane is littered with the bloody corpses of deceased marques. Once-proud companies like Pontiac, Hupmobile, Willys-Knight and Hudson are long gone but not all of them are forgotten. Continue Reading...
China is the wild, wild east of the automotive industry. Home to more than 1 billion people and counting, it’s a hugely important market for car companies. There are many domestic brands over there but curiously foreign companies are making significant headway. Continue Reading...
Buick will soon be able to market itself, at least in part, as a company with “German car quality.” Continue Reading...
Toyota said today that it plans to shutter its Australian auto manufacturing operation by 2017. Continue Reading...
Chrysler executives are examining the possibility of adding a third truck plant to meet strong demand for Ram pickups. Continue Reading...
An announcement about Chrysler’s next generation of minivans is expected very soon although it in’t clear when that will happen. Continue Reading...
General Motors might have already come to a final decision about the future of its vehicle manufacturing operation in Australia. Continue Reading...
Michigan, it’s more than just Great Lakes, the Big Three and the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. To the surprise of many, GM, Ford and Chrysler aren’t the only games in town. Practically every major OEM and supplier company has offices, technical centers or test facilities in the mitten state, and Toyota is making… Continue Reading...
Ford has developed a new technology to rapidly form sheet metal, allowing the company to deliver prototypes in as little as three business days. Continue Reading...