Kentucky

Part of Corvette-swallowing sinkhole will be preserved, museum says

2:30 pm U.S. ET | June 27, 2014
The National Corvette Museum will preserve a piece of the 60-foot-wide hole that opened underneath the museum and sunk eight of its historical models in February, the museum’s board of directors decided....
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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....
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Erlanger office, Toyota's earlier consolidation effort, will be closed

4:05 pm U.S. ET | April 28, 2014
In relocating its United States headquarters to suburban Dallas, Toyota is basically abandoning an earlier strategy to consolidate its North American manufacturing management in a single office in Erlanger, Ky....
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Corvette museum may keep some damaged 'Vettes, sinkhole on permanent display

April 23, 2014 06:01 CET
GM and officials with the National Corvette Museum in the U.S. will meet next month to determine which of eight Corvettes damaged after plunging into a major sinkhole on Feb. 12 are fit to be restored....
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Corvette museum may keep some damaged 'Vettes, sinkhole on permanent display

3:22 pm U.S. ET | April 22, 2014
GM and National Corvette Museum officials will meet next month to determine which of eight Corvettes damaged after plunging into a major sinkhole on Feb 12 are fit to be restored. The museum, which plans to keep the damaged Corvettes on display through the summer, may decide to leave some unrepaired as part of a permanent display....
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Kentucky governor forms group to lure auto jobs

8:23 am U.S. ET | April 8, 2014
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear said today he is creating the Kentucky Automotive Industry Association to bring more auto jobs to his state....
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Sinkhole swallows 8 vehicles at Corvette museum in Ky.

11:08 am U.S. ET | Feb. 12, 2014
Eight vehicles in the Skydome area of the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky., were swallowed by a massive sink hole at about 5:40 a.m. today, the museum said....
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Ford expands Super Duty capacity at Kentucky plant

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2014
Ford Motor Co., with demand for its Super Duty pickups on the rise, plans to boost production capacity of the trucks 15 percent at its Kentucky Truck plant in Louisville....
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Mubea opens tailored rolled blanks factory in Kentucky

Oct. 27, 2013 06:01 CET
German supplier Mubea has opened a factory to make tailored rolled blanks in northern Kentucky. Mubea is the fourth German-owned auto company to either open or announce plans to locate a new factory in Kentucky since November 2012....
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Mubea opens tailored rolled blanks factory in Kentucky

10:58 am U.S. ET | Oct. 25, 2013
Auto supplier Mubea today opened a factory that makes tailored rolled blanks in northern Kentucky. The $60 million, 75,000-square-foot factory will supply various automakers and is expected to create around 150 jobs by 2014....
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German supplier Dr. Schneider to open 2nd U.S. factory

Sept. 19, 2013 06:01 CET
German partsmaker Dr. Schneider Automotive Systems will invest $29 million (about 22 million euros) to open its second factory in the United States. The plastics specialist's new plant will serve customers such as Mercedes, BMW and Ford and be based in Russell Springs, Kentucky....
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N.A. output is key to Mitsubishi Electric's strategy

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 19, 2013
Mitsubishi Electric Corp. is boosting North American production and shipping fewer products from Asia, part of an effort by many Japanese companies to reduce the risk of currency fluctuations....
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