Mexican supplier Tremec to establish U.S. plant, headquarters in suburban DetroitFri, 17, Jun 2016
A Mexico City-based transmission supplier Tremec plans to invest $54 million to establish a manufacturing plant and U.S. headquarters in suburban Detroit, a move that will create 133 jobs, the Michigan Economic Development Corp. said Thursday.
Michigan governor vetoes aftermarket parts billThu, 16, Jun 2016
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder vetoed a bill Thursday that would limit access to aftermarket-repair parts, saying the law would increase costs to consumers and hurt the state's aftermarket industry.
AIAG collaborates with Wayne State to create new supply chain curriculumThu, 09, Jun 2016
Wayne State University said it plans to collaborate with the Automotive Industry Action Group to develop degree and certificate programs for the automotive supply chain.
Ford, Fiat Chrysler truck plants to keep humming this summerTue, 07, Jun 2016
Ford and Fiat Chrysler are cutting production of smaller cars and idling workers at some North American factories, while boosting output of crossovers and SUVs in reaction to a long-term shift toward larger vehicles. U.S. light-truck sales have climbed 8.8 percent this year through May while car demand has slipped 8 percent.
U.S. fuel economy improves in May despite weak car salesFri, 03, Jun 2016
Despite the drop in car sales in May, the average fuel economy of light vehicles purchased in the U.S. last month still rose from April, a University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute report said.
ZF weighs more deals, asset sales following TRW acquisitionThu, 02, Jun 2016
ZF Friedrichshafen is considering more acquisitions as well as selling assets after catapulting into the ranks of the world's biggest car-parts manufacturers via last year's $12.9 billion takeover of TRW Automotive.
Ford to buy nearly 2 city blocks near headquartersTue, 31, May 2016
Ford is purchasing nearly two blocks of prime property near its world headquarters, including a historic former hotel and a pair of well-known restaurant sites.
GM may shift some pickup production from Mexico to Michigan, report saysFri, 27, May 2016
Some General Motors light-duty pickup production is going to shift to Flint, Mich., from Mexico, according to a report.