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GM plans $877 million modernization for Michigan plant

10:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
GM plans to invest $877 million to modernize its assembly plant in Flint, Mich., one of its two U.S. full-size pickup factories.

How GM makes a business case for its electrified vehicles

9:49 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
GM uses modular parts to dramatically reduce costs for batteries, motors and other components in its fleet of six electrified cars, its chief engineer for electrified vehicles said today.

 
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Chevy Volt's electric range hits 53-mile EPA rating for 2016

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
The 2016 Chevrolet Volt will have an EPA-rated electric range of 53 miles when it goes on sale this fall, a 39 percent boost from the outgoing model.

Toyota profit jumps 10% to quarterly record on cost cuts, currency gains

3:04 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
Toyota posted a third straight year of record profit for its first quarter as cost cuts and currency gains made up for weaker vehicle sales.

VW plans new 4-cylinder turbo engine with direct injection on '16 Jetta

1:00 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
A new downsized, turbocharged engine will replace a more than 20-year-old four-cylinder motor currently powering entry-level Volkswagen Jetta compact...

Chevy Colorado lineup grows with all-terrain, ‘Midnight’ variants

12:00 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
Chevrolet is looking to maintain sales momentum for the Colorado midsize pickup with two new special editions, including an all-terrain model.

BMW's Q2 earnings fall 3% on China slowdown

2:05 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
BMW's second-quarter operating profit fell 3 percent to 2.53 billion euros ($2.

Acquisitions make Mahle a major player

11:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
Just two years after German powertrain systems supplier Mahle GmbH acquired a majority stake in climate control specialist Behr Group, Mahle has...

European car sales rebound continues in July

4:57 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
The recovery in European car sales continued in July as sales rose in the major markets of Germany, France, Italy and Spain.

Digital images may turn mirrors into museum pieces

11:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
The lowly rearview mirror may be on the way out.

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GM, Honda join forces for one fuel cell design

11:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
Nearly two years have passed since General Motors and Honda announced their partnership to develop hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles.

At the half: N.A. car and truck production by plant

11:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
The Wednesday and Thursday issues of the Traverse City Daily features production highlights for the first half of 2015.

Steelmakers prep Ala. plant to battle aluminum

11:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
A joint venture plant in Alabama, AM/NS Calvert, is preparing to produce the latest generation of ultra high-strength steel for the North American...

Survey: Raw material costs are declining

11:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
The cost of raw materials for the average vehicle produced in May is a hefty $476 lower than last August, according to a survey by AlixPartners.

How a quiet visionary changed an industry

11:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
Don Smith, "the real author of the management briefing seminars," was a quiet, thoughtful man content to let the facts and numbers speak for...

From hotel basement to global stage

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
The Management Briefings Seminars launched 50 years ago in the basement of the Park Place Hotel in downtown Traverse City.

Jaguar F-Pace undergoes final tests ahead of Frankfurt debut

12:30 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
Jaguar’s first crossover, the midsize F-Pace, is going through final tests ahead of its sales launch next year.

N.A. output will hit new records to meet sales, export demands, forecaster says

2:33 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
North American vehicle output will continue rising to new records over the next two years as non-Detroit 3 automakers localize more production, a...

Storm hits automated driving car; human grabs the wheel

5:07 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
Many people drove their cars to the CAR Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City, but few traveled in the same style as Ibro Muharemovic, head...

New steels, execs say, save weight

5:42 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
Audi and BMW officials detailed a mixed-materials approach to lightweighting automobile bodies Monday at the seminars, saying they will use a...

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