BeijingWest parlays MagneRide into growthJuly 31
Toyota preps $600 million expansion at Indiana plant for HighlanderJan. 24
Toyota will invest $600 million and create 400 jobs at its Princeton, Ind., plant to increase production capacity for the Highlander midsize crossover and retool and modernize the factory for the next-generation model.
Faurecia's new U.S. factory to showcase the future of manufacturingAug. 15, 2016
Honda details $52 million plan to add CR-V output at Indiana plantMarch 22, 2016
Race for mass-market EV puts GM, Tesla at oddsFeb. 28, 2016
When Tesla's state-by-state battle to sell cars directly to consumers ran into opposition in Indiana, the lobbyists on the other side were from General Motors, not dealers. GM's actions showed the automaker sees Tesla as a rival, not just a niche player.
Tesla blocks GM's challenge to direct sales in IndianaFeb. 25, 2016
A Senate committee in Indiana on Thursday effectively tabled a controversial proposal to prevent Tesla from selling cars in the state under its direct-sales business model. The GM-backed bill would have kicked Tesla out of the state unless it established dealerships and was sent to "summer study," essentially tabling the legislation.
Tesla battles GM over right to sell cars in IndianaFeb. 24, 2016
AM General names manufacturing expert Andy Hove as CEODec. 8, 2015
GM may contract out van production to boost capacity for pickupsNov. 24, 2015
GM is in talks to offload some of its commercial van production to contract manufacturer AM General, a move that would free up capacity at GM's plant near St. Louis to make more of its hot-selling midsize pickups.
Fiat Chrysler workers skeptical of new UAW deal's impact on wagesOct. 8, 2015
Workers outside the gates of a Fiat Chrysler plant in Kokomo, Ind., greeted news today of a new tentative agreement between the automaker and the UAW skeptically, giving an indication of the challenges the union may face in getting the deal ratified by members.
Fiat Chrysler targeted with UAW strike deadlineOct. 6, 2015
The UAW notified Fiat Chrysler that it will cancel contract extensions under which 40,000 unionized workers have been working since Sept. 14 and could go on strike. The union set a “strike deadline” of 11:59 p.m. ET Wednesday, though it's unclear if a walkout would be nationwide or target select plants.
Indianapolis' car-sharing service is generating controversySept. 28, 2015
BlueIndy, one of the nation’s first municipally supported one-way EV ride-sharing services, promises to eliminate many vehicle ownership hassles, thanks to the city of Indianapolis and a French conglomerate that is investing $41 million to set up and run the service.