FCA earmarks $1.5 billion to build Ram 1500 pickups at Chrysler 200 plantTue, 26, Jul 2016
Fiat Chrysler will invest $1.48 billion to convert its Sterling Heights Assembly plant in suburban Detroit from unibody to body-on-frame construction to build the next-generation Ram 1500 pickup. The automaker today confirmed that the plant will end production of the slow-selling Chrysler 200 sedan in December to begin the conversion.
Fairlane Ford dealership porter killed in parking lot incidentTue, 26, Jul 2016
A porter at Fairlane Ford in suburban Detroit died after he was pinned in between two trucks Tuesday morning. The Dearborn Police Department said other dealership employees found the man around 7 a.m. partially out of his door and pinned in between the truck he was moving and one he crashed into.
Automotive Hall of Fame mulls move to downtown DetroitFri, 22, Jul 2016
After nearly 20 years in Dearborn, Mich., the Automotive Hall of Fame's president says it's time to move the museum to downtown Detroit.
Mitchell Plastics to build $20.5 million parts plant near DetroitThu, 21, Jul 2016
Canadian auto supplier Mitchell Plastics plans to invest $20.5 million to build a plant north of Detroit in Sterling Heights, Mich., a move that will create 122 jobs, the state's development arm said.
Developers of Michigan self-driving car project to buy more than 300 acresTue, 19, Jul 2016
Developers of the planned American Center for Mobility autonomous vehicle testing site plan to purchase more than 300 acres of the former Willow Run bomber factory for $1.2 million, the state said Monday.
BorgWarner to expand r&d operations in Michigan, add 76 jobsFri, 15, Jul 2016
BorgWarner plans to spend $27 million to expand its Auburn Hills operations near Detroit, a project expected to add 76 jobs, the state of Michigan said.
Denso to expand thermal operations in Michigan, create 125 jobsThu, 14, Jul 2016
Denso Manufacturing Michigan, which makes automotive air conditioning and engine cooling systems, is expanding in Battle Creek, Mich.