A factory in fluxJuly 17
Ford plant's tax cuts hurt surrounding cityJuly 17
BMW's best argument for free trade: SpartanburgJuly 3
Tesla's real capacity problem: Too many peopleJune 11
Ford to build an 8-speed transmission in MichiganMay 22
GKN Driveline plans to invest $179 million in 6 N.C. plantsDec. 20, 2016
Ghosn's Brexit fears ease after meeting with Britain's PMOct. 14, 2016
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn said he was confident the U.K. would remain a competitive place to do business after meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday. Ghosn had earlier warned that the Japanese automaker could halt investment in its British car plant after the country's Brexit vote.
Tacoma plant expansion a bid to regain market shareSept. 19, 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 simpleSept. 12, 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 thingsSept. 12, 2016
Did FCA get cold feet on converting truck plant?Sept. 12, 2016
Booming Mexico output squeezes suppliersSept. 5, 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.