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N.A. output up 4.2% in March

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015 | UPDATED: 4/20/15 4:46 pm US ET - corrects figures
North America car and truck production in March rose 5.4 percent from March 2014 volumes, to an estimated 1,628,340 vehicles.... Read More »

Small-car production migrates to Mexico

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Toyota's plan to build the Corolla at a new plant in Guanajuato is the latest sign that Mexico is becoming a giant in small cars.... Read More »

PACE Award winners take on the fuel economy challenge

9:15 pm U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Auto suppliers are responding to automakers' needs for better fuel economy, claiming half of this year's Automotive News PACE Awards with innovations...... Read More »

Phil Martens ousted as CEO of aluminum supplier Novelis

1:56 pm U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Top aluminum rolled products maker Novelis announced today the surprise ouster of CEO Philip Martens -- a former rising star executive at Ford -- who...... Read More »

PACE Award winners to be announced tonight

11:19 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
It's showtime for the 2015 PACE Awards. The winners will be announced tonight at a black-tie event at the Max M. Fisher Music Center in Detroit.... Read More »

BMW cutting production, prices in China as market slows

8:28 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
BMW has reduced the prices of some of its vehicles in China and will cut local production in the country to ensure that dealers are not overstocked...... Read More »

VW to build awd vehicles in Puebla

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Volkswagen will outfit its Puebla, Mexico, plant to build all-wheel-drive vehicles, according to a company source.... Read More »

ZF sells bonds to help finance TRW acquisition

2:37 pm U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
ZF raised $2.... Read More »

Mahindra will present bid for Pininfarina by April 29, report says

8:48 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
India's Mahindra & Mahindra aims to present a formal offer for the car designer Pininfarina in time for the Italian company's shareholder meeting on...... Read More »

ROGER WOOD, CEO, DANA CORP.

Financially strong Dana on hunt for acquisitions

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Seven years after Dana Corp. emerged from bankruptcy, the supplier is looking for acquisitions.... Read More »

DANIEL SANDBERG, CEO, BREMBO NORTH AMERICA

Brembo thrives on growing performance market

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Brembo, the Italian brake manufacturer, is on a roll. The company's global 2014 revenue grew 15 percent to nearly $2.20 billion.... Read More »

High-volume battle of the in-car audio brands

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
On March 26, Bose Corp. said its 34-speaker Panaray system will appear in the 2016 Cadillac CT6 sedan.... Read More »

How a resilient small bolt maker survived the recession and started shipping to global markets

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Many small auto suppliers folded during the recent recession. But Shannon Precision Fastener survived and now is thriving.... Read More »

JAMES VERRIER, CEO, BORGWARNER

Electrification 'friend,' not threat, to BorgWarner

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
BorgWarner CEO James Verrier, 52, sees electrification of the powertrain as a positive for his company despite the supplier's heavy reliance on parts...... Read More »

S.C. called a contender for Volvo plant site

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Volvo Cars is weighing a site in South Carolina against one in another Southern state as it prepares to invest $500 million in its first U.S.... Read More »

Ford to spend $2.5 billion on new Mexico engine, transmission operations

1:08 pm U.S. ET | April 17, 2015
Ford, confirming reports from earlier this week, will spend $2.... Read More »

Volvo narrows choices for U.S. plant to S. Carolina, 2nd state, report says

11:57 am U.S. ET | April 17, 2015
Volvo Cars is weighing a site in South Carolina against another southern state as it prepares to invest $500 million in its first US plant, people...... Read More »

Ford eyes 'high volume' use of carbon fiber

9:24 am U.S. ET | April 17, 2015
Ford today said it has signed a deal with a carbon-fiber manufacturer to jointly explore “high-volume” automotive uses for the...... Read More »

Nissan to expand U.S. recalls tied to Takata airbag flaw

7:24 am U.S. ET | April 17, 2015
Nissan plans to expand a regional recall of cars in the United States with potentially defective Takata airbags after a woman said she was injured...... Read More »

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