Production of the plug-in hybrid Mitsubishi Outlander stopped last month and now the brand says it knows what caused the crossover’s batteries to overheat. Continue Reading...
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Jaguar’s XKR-S GT is fast… really fast. But the British brand unveiled its sport coupe in New York with the caveat that there would only be 30 built — or would there? Continue Reading...
Bentley shocked the world last year when it debuted the EXP 9 F concept in Geneva and despite the concept’s polarizing looks it sounds like production will move forward. Continue Reading...
Subaru’s sole overseas vehicle assembly plant in Indiana will expand production capacity 30 percent by 2016. Continue Reading...
General Motors will continue to build and sell its current-generation Chevrolet Impala until 2014 at its plant in Oshawa, Canada. Continue Reading...
Nissan announced today that it will invest £250 million ($407 million) into its Sunderland, U.K. plant to build a new Infiniti compact car. Continue Reading...
Jeep is considering shipping its manufacturing to China in a cost-saving measure on the heels of weak European demand. Continue Reading...
Volkswagen executives will hand down a decision on where to build additional Golf compact hatchbacks in a few weeks’ time. Continue Reading...
Despite a seemingly warm reception, the glitzy Infiniti Emerge-E halo car concept is as dead as Elvis. Continue Reading...
In spite of rising Chevrolet Volt sales, General Motors will reportedly halt production at the Detroit-Hamtramck plant that assembles them from September 17 until October 15. Continue Reading...
While so many other automakers are abandoning big engines in favor of forced induction power, Mercedes is hanging on to its V12 engine as an option for its most discerning customers. Continue Reading...
Lexus already builds the RX crossover in Canada, but with the rising yen Toyota USA president Jim Lentz is making it clear that more models are headed for U.S. assembly. Continue Reading...
The Lexus Factory in Cambridge, Canada is getting a big boost. The Japanese automaker is investing over $100 Million and hiring about 400 employees at the plant that makes the RX crossover. Continue Reading...
Strong demand for the Nissan Sentra is prompting the company to produce the car in a second location: its Canton, Miss. plant, creating 1,000 new jobs in he process. Continue Reading...
Earlier this week in Tennessee, the 2013 Nissan Altima rolled off the line to an executive reception, but nestled into the release accompanying the event was confirmation of a 2013 Nissan Rogue. Continue Reading...
Update: The price referred to in this story does not reflect American pricing. We now know that the Juke-R will cost around $590,000 in U.S. dollars. In a surprise move, Nissan announced that it will offer production versions of its insane Juke-R concept though only on a per-order basis and in a limited supply. Continue Reading...
The new Pagani Huayra continues the brand’s unique design language from its insect feeler-like mirrors to the unmistakeable afterburner-style exhaust. The video featured below is packed with details perfect for car geeks. It dives into detail about the production process, telling you about the complex materials that the Huayra is made up of, and the… Continue Reading...
Production for major automakers numbers in the millions every year, but that doesn’t mean it’s insignificant for Maserati to increase production to 50,000 units by 2015. Last year the company only managed to sell 6,159 cars, which was actually an 8.5 percent increase. No doubt the ambitious marketing strategies and business savvy Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne brings… Continue Reading...
The Chevrolet Volt has had its fair share of teething problems. Soon after its birth, there were reports of some vehicles spontaneously combusting. This obviously had an effect on the cars reputation, and sales fell. To save money and rid themselves of backed up inventory, General Motors decided to halt production of the Volt at… Continue Reading...
Caring about concept cars takes a lively sense of wonder and a little bit of short-sighted foolishness, at least in most cases. These sleek, snazzy models appear long enough to tantalize the public and capture imaginations, only to disappear with the show just like a stage performer. What happens, then, when the crowd chants an… Continue Reading...
Americans are saying “yes” to the 2012 Volkswagen Passat and the German giant is responding in kind by boosting production and adding jobs. 200 more positions are being created at the Chatanooga, Tenn. plant that already manufactures the car. According to Automotive News, the company will achieve this goal by increasing the number of cars… Continue Reading...
Chevrolet‘s Cruze conundrum is causing collateral damage for Buick and continuing longer than expected. General Motors halted production at the Lordstown, Ohio plant of the globally distributed sedan, citing problems with a parts supplier, though the company didn’t disclose specifics. “A further process review shows General Motors is not ready to resume production of the Chevrolet Cruze… Continue Reading...
General Motors halted production of their popular Cruze sedan yesterday after a supplier issue hampered production. Chevrolet says they plan to resume production as soon as possible, though they declined to disclose what the issue was. Production officially stopped around 1 p.m. EST according to a spokesperson for the Lordstown, Ohio, factory where the Cruze… Continue Reading...
Honda announced today that they would use excess capacity at their Alabama plant following a $300 million investment in the facility. The investment will allow for a total of 340,000 units anually. Rising exchange rates are forcing Honda to devote more resources to North American production while reducing exports. Honda will shift their Acura MDX… Continue Reading...