Tacoma plant expansion a bid to regain market shareMon, 19, Sep 2016
Through a series of delicate production adjustments, Toyota has managed to squeeze more Tacoma midsize pickups out of its plants in Texas and Mexico. But those efforts weren't enough to fully protect the pickup's perch atop the rapidly growing segment from an onslaught of competitors.
Toyota's first Mexico plant manages complex dance by keeping things simpleMon, 12, Sep 2016
Toyota's Tijuana plant must feed the voracious U.S. appetite for the Toyota Tacoma, a pickup truck so popular that it rarely spends more than a week or two on a dealer lot. And so the plant runs 24 hours a day, managing a complex logistical dance that ultimately depends on keeping things as simple as possible.
Baja plant opened the door to bigger thingsMon, 12, Sep 2016
Toyota's Baja California plant is laying the groundwork for the factory being developed in Guanajuato by training its future workers and providing technical expertise.
Did FCA get cold feet on converting truck plant?Mon, 12, Sep 2016
Fiat Chrysler may be reconsidering plans to convert its ancient Warren Truck Assembly Plant in suburban Detroit to produce luxury Jeep SUVs once the plant stops making Ram 1500 pickups in 2018.
Booming Mexico output squeezes suppliersMon, 05, Sep 2016
Mexico's fast growth as an export platform for light vehicles and strong demand for components worldwide is causing a shortage of qualified labor, and it has quickly become the industry's biggest challenge.