Indiana

Automakers issue non-discrimination statements in wake of Indiana controversy

2:57 pm U.S. ET | April 1, 2015

Four major automakers with operations in Indiana have made public commitments this week to non-discrimination in response to the state’s recently passed Religious Freedom Restoration Act....
Read More »

Mercedes plans to move R-class production to AM General in Indiana

10:18 am U.S. ET | Jan. 27, 2015

Mercedes-Benz plans to shift production of the R-class crossover from its Alabama plant to contract manufacturer AM General in Indiana this summer. The German automaker said it needed to free up space in its assembly operations near Tuscaloosa, Ala....
Read More »

Two Italian suppliers pick Indiana for new U.S. operations

4:12 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 15, 2015

Two Italian auto suppliers -- OMR Automotive and Sirmax -- today picked Indiana for significant new operations, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence announced....
Read More »

Subaru scraps plan to shift Crosstrek production to U.S., report says

7:50 am U.S. ET | Dec. 25, 2014

Fuji Heavy Industries, the maker of Subaru brand cars and SUVs, has scrapped a plan to shift production of the new XV Crosstrek to its plant in the United States and will instead make the SUV in Japan, a source familiar with the company's production plans told Reuters....
Read More »

Tax deal sets up Chrysler to churn out more 8-speeds

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 15, 2014

Chrysler Group plans to expand production of its eight-speed rear-wheel-drive transmissions by investing $266 million in its massive Kokomo, Ind., transmission complex....
Read More »

Chrysler poised to invest $266M to expand 8-speed transmission production

11:35 am U.S. ET | Dec. 9, 2014

Chrysler Group plans to invest $266 million into its massive Kokomo Transmission complex in Indiana to expand production of its eight-speed rear-wheel-drive transmission. On Monday night, elected officials in Kokomo unanimously approved a request by Chrysler for a 10-year tax abatement for the project, local media reported....
Read More »

Indianapolis Motor Speedway restorationist Bill Spoerle dies at 80

4:20 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 7, 2014

Bill Spoerle, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway restoration manager, died Tuesday. He was 80....
Read More »

Ford seating supplier Lear struck by UAW in Indiana

10:44 am U.S. ET | Sept. 14, 2014

Workers at a Lear plant in Indiana that makes seats for Ford went on strike Saturday, according to Chicago media reports. The plant in Hammond, Ind., employs 760 and supplies seats for Ford's Explorer and Taurus cars...
Read More »

Toyota to expand Highlander production in Indiana, invest $100 million

11:36 am U.S. ET | Aug. 22, 2014

Toyota said today it will spend $100 million to increase production of the Highlander crossover in Princeton, Ind. The Highlander has been bumping against its production ceiling at the Indiana assembly plant....
Read More »

GM resumes pickup output at Indiana plant

12:53 pm U.S. ET | July 30, 2014

Production resumed today at one of GM's three pickup plants after being idled because of an interruption in sheetmetal supplies, the company said....
Read More »

GM says one worker killed, four hospitalized in metal plant explosion

4:58 pm U.S. ET | July 1, 2014

General Motors said one person died and four people were hospitalized Tuesday after a chemical explosion at a factory near Fort Wayne, Ind....
Read More »

French billionaire to invest $35M in U.S. electric-car sharing service

7:39 am U.S. ET | May 20, 2014

French billionaire Vincent Bollore is setting up the largest U.S. car-sharing program for electric vehicles to promote advanced batteries and services offered by the conglomerate he leads....
Read More »

Chrysler makes 9-speeds at plant it once ditched

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 17, 2014

Chrysler Group began producing new fuel-saving transmissions last month at a 782,000-square-foot plant about an hour north of Indianapolis that it once abandoned....
Read More »

Marchionne: Chrysler to embrace hybrids to meet mpg rules

3:04 pm U.S. ET | May 13, 2014

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne said today that Chrysler Group increasingly will have to turn to electrification of its vehicles to meet the government's rules requiring cars and light trucks to average 54.5 mpg by the 2025 model year....
Read More »

Fuji Heavy to stop making Camry in U.S. for Toyota in 2016

3:31 am U.S. ET | May 9, 2014

Subaru parent Fuji Heavy Industries will stop making the Toyota Camry at its Indiana factory in the fall of 2016. Production will shift to Toyota's plant in Kentucky....
Read More »

Subaru plans more U.S. capacity, unveils new technology

4:24 am U.S. ET | May 9, 2014

The maker of red-hot Subaru vehicles says it may expand annual capacity at its Indiana assembly plant to 400,000 units after 2017. It also plans to introduce of a new vehicle platform and more efficient fuel-injected engines....
Read More »

Latest digital edition
Digital Edition Archive
Table of Contents
 Automotive News
Special Report
Seattle VW dealer mixes metrics and fun

Seattle VW dealer mixes metrics and fun

Matthew Welch may own Auburn Volkswagen, but the title he cherishes is “chief relationship officer.' Mon., April 13
» Watch the Video
     
News by Brand