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Auto industry must help tool makers make it

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 14, 2013
Automakers must come up with innovative ways to reverse a dangerous decline in the number of tool and die companies supplying the North American industry.... Read More »

 

New plant will boost sales, profit margin for Mazda3

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 14, 2013
Mazda Motor Corp. is betting big on its Mazda3 small car, predicting global sales will jump by nearly a third with the just-released redesign. It also expects a Mexico-built version will help North America capture a bigger chunk of worldwide volume while providing fatter profit margins.... Read More »

 

Sources: Nissan, Daimler to build small luxury cars in Mexico

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 9, 2013
Nissan and Daimler will build small Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz luxury cars at a Nissan plant in Mexico, sources said.... Read More »

 

As Toyota rebounds, the mantra is 'more'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2013
Osamu Nagata, the troubleshooting Toyota executive who now heads North American manufacturing and r&d, is on a mission to boost capacity and do it quickly -- first by expanding existing factories and then probably adding an assembly plant in Mexico. Toyota is ready to go on the offensive.... Read More »

 

GM Silao one of June top 10

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 22, 2013
Output at Ford's Louisville plant rose a top-10-leading 59 percent from a year earlier as it ramped up production of the Escape.... Read More »

 

Mazda boosts tranny capacity

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 8, 2013
Mazda Motor Corp. will more than double capacity for its Skyactiv transmissions in two years.... 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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