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Tennessee plant may be VW's EV factory

By building EVs at its plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., Volkswagen is hoping to get a better return on its billion-dollar investment in the facility.


GM Canada proposes renewable energy plant to power St. Catharines factory

GM Canada is proposing to build a 6.4 megawatt power plant that will use renewable landfill gas as fuel to generate electricity for its St. Catharines factory and offset rising energy costs.

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ZF CEO's 'reckless' buying spree led to his departure

The departure of ZF CEO Stefan Sommer shows that politics and entrepreneurism rarely are a good match. Sommer turned ZF into the world's second-largest supplier but his global expansion ambitions were considered "reckless" by the head of the foundation that owns the supplier.

GM to use carbon fiber in redesigned pickup beds

GM plans to use carbon fiber for the beds of its redesigned full-size pickups to improve performance and reduce weight. Carbon fiber is considerably stronger and lighter than steel and aluminum, but it's more expensive.

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Anheuser-Busch reserves 40 Tesla electric trucks

Beer giant Anheuser-Busch said it has reserved 40 of Tesla's all-electric semi trucks as it seeks to reduce fuel costs and vehicle emissions. The trucks are scheduled to be in production by 2019.

ZF CEO Sommer steps down after losing power struggle

ZF said CEO Stefan Sommer is leaving the company. Sommer's departure likely signals the end of an expansion strategy that drove the German supplier's $12.4 billion acquisition of TRW Automotive, creating the industry's second-largest supplier.

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