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Ford to launch '15 Mustang output today in Michigan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2014
Ford today officially launches production of the redesigned Mustang at its Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Flat Rock, Mich.... Read More »

GM details plans for SRX, engine production in Tenn.

11:45 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2014 | UPDATED: 8/27/14 11:59 am ET - adds link, photo
General Motors said today it will invest $185 million to make small engines at its Tennessee assembly plant, while relocating production of the next-generation Cadillac SRX...... Read More »

Kia says it will build 'range' of small cars at new plant in Mexico

2:59 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2014
Kia plans to produce “a range” of small cars for markets including the United States at its $1 billion plant in Monterrey, Mexico, after...... Read More »

Lear agrees to buy leather supplier Eagle Ottawa in $850 million deal

4:54 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2014
Lear agreed to buy automotive leather supplier Eagle Ottawa in a deal valued at $850 million that aims to strengthen the company's global seating...... Read More »

AvtoVAZ aims to win back market share to return to profit, CEO Andersson says

4:54 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2014
AvtoVAZ plans to return to profit by cutting costs and rolling out new models to claw back market share that has been slipping away from the producer...... Read More »

Kia to unveil plans for assembly plant in Mexico, sources say

6:14 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2014
Kia will announce plans Wednesday to construct an assembly plant in Mexico, its first in the country, according to two sources with knowledge of the...... Read More »

Volvo banks on new era with debut of redesigned 2016 XC90

7:45 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2014
Volvo, embarking on an ambitious new era, formally unveiled the redesigned XC90, a flagship crossover whose sales performance will help recast the...... Read More »

Anti-UAW workers begin effort to create union at VW Tenn. plant

12:41 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2014
Employees at the Volkswagen AG auto plant in Tennessee are forming a union that is to include hourly and salaried workers, as a counter to the UAW...... Read More »

GM turns to employee bike share program to get around tech campus

10:04 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2014
General Motors introduced a bike sharing program on its 330-acre technical center campus in suburban Detroit.... Read More »

Ford begins 'massive undertaking' to manufacture aluminum pickup

2:14 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2014
Ford has begun an eight-week closure of its F-150 pickup plant near Detroit to overhaul it for a new, aluminum-bodied version of the top-selling...... Read More »

Cash surge, lighter batteries power A123 comeback

11:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2014
A123 Systems LLC is in the midst of a recharge.... Read More »

JCI, Unifor labor deal averts threat to GM output in Canada

1:09 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2014
About 300 unionized workers at a Johnson Controls interiors plant in Ontario ratified a new three-year contract, heading off a potential strike at...... Read More »

Magna ready to loosen purse strings

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2014
Magna International Inc., the largest auto supplier in North America, will consider major acquisitions.... Read More »

Hyundai meets union today after boycott over pay

6:37 am U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2014
Hyundai Motor's management is meeting workers today to resolve differences over wage demands after losing two days of extra weekend shifts to a...... Read More »

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Funding-strapped feds search for someone to run the 'Internet of cars'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2014
While federal officials and researchers today envision a so-called Internet of cars that would make driving safer by linking vehicles through a...... Read More »

1st brand with 30 mpg pickup wins, Hegbloom says

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2014
Engineers are not satisfied with the Ram 1500 Ecodiesel's 28 mpg EPA highway rating and are gunning for 30 -- and eventually higher.... Read More »

Saab seeks ally to fund its fresh start

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2014
Saab's owner, National Electric Vehicle Sweden, says it is in discussions with potential partners as it seeks to restart car production and develop...... Read More »

Chicago charts a course in autonomous vehicles

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2014
Companies that draw on Chicago's historic strengths in electronics design and manufacturing, wireless communications and mapping, are well-positioned...... Read More »

Continental's high-tech strategy shift

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2014
Continental's pick-up of Google executive underscores how the supplier sees specialized software and services as increasingly crucial to its future.... Read More »



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