Honda to close Japan plant amid refocus on EVsOct. 4
The new look of manufacturing: Efficiency is up, plants are southOct. 1
The Great Recession accelerated change in North American auto production. Since 2007, the manufacturing footprint has become more efficient, diverse and truck-oriented as it has shifted away from its Detroit roots.
Pence to speak at auto supplier that sent jobs to Mexico in 2009Sept. 27
GM may lead stampede out of VenezuelaApril 24
MG will stop UK productionSept. 23, 2016
MG will stop making cars in the UK this year after its owner, SAIC Motor, decided to move final assembly of the MG3 from Longbridge, central England, to China. The company estimates 25 jobs will be lost.
Did FCA get cold feet on converting truck plant?Sept. 12, 2016
Mexico border skirmish heats upApril 11, 2016
VW mulls closure of showpiece Phaeton plant, report saysNov. 19, 2015
Notice expected on Mitsubishi plant closureSept. 28, 2015
Mitsubishi throws in towel on fading eraJuly 27, 2015
Mitsubishi Motors Corp.'s decision last week to sell its only U.S. assembly plant illustrates an emerging new-world order in car production. Mitsubishi's Normal, Ill., plant was part of a wave of Asian-brand joint-venture auto plants in North America that opened in the 1980s and 1990s to do whatever was necessary to crack the all-important U.S. retail market.
Union effort at Toyota Canada stirs to lifeMay 23, 2015
The April announcement that Toyota will move Corolla production from Canada to a new Mexican plant has rejuvenated a unionizing campaign aimed at the automaker. Unifor is hoping to drum up support for a vote by the end of the year to determine if factories in Cambridge and Woodstock, Ontario, will become Toyota's first unionized plants in North America.