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GM is bringing back Spring Hill for a song

8:41 am U.S. ET | Nov. 22, 2011
What's noteworthy about the return to action of General Motors' Spring Hill, Tenn., assembly plant is just how little it is costing.... Read More »

 

Redesigned CR-V crossover to launch on schedule, Honda tells dealers

5:57 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 8, 2011
The redesigned Honda CR-V will launch on time next month after flooding in Thailand threatened to delay the crossover's release, Honda told dealers Tuesday.... Read More »

 

Toyota says N.A. output back to normal after quake

6:17 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 13, 2011
Toyota's North American assembly and component plants have resumed normal output following the earthquake in Japan six months ago. The recovery in light vehicle production at Toyota's six assembly plants in North America is well ahead of the company's initial expectations. Shortly after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, Toyota warned it may not return to normal production levels until November or December.... Read More »

 

Mexico stages comeback as hub for light vehicle output

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 13, 2011
Mexico is making a comeback as a hub of automobile manufacturing after years of losing production to Asia, as European and Japanese carmakers take on U.S. rivals and move output closer to North America. At the same time, rising labor costs make manufacturing in China less attractive.... Read More »

 

Honda plans $800M Mexico plant to build subcompacts for North America

11:43 am U.S. ET | Aug. 12, 2011
Honda said today it will build an $800 million assembly plant in Mexico to produce subcompact vehicles for the Mexican and North American markets. The Japanese automaker said the plant is scheduled to begin operation in 2014 with an annual capacity of 200,000 units. Honda and other Japanese automakers are seeking to relocate car and truck production from Japan because the strength of the yen makes it difficult to make money on exports.... Read More »

 

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