Ford to build an 8-speed transmission in MichiganMon, 22, May 2017
GKN Driveline plans to invest $179 million in 6 N.C. plantsTue, 20, Dec 2016
Ghosn's Brexit fears ease after meeting with Britain's PMFri, 14, Oct 2016
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn said he was confident the U.K. would remain a competitive place to do business after meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday. Ghosn had earlier warned that the Japanese automaker could halt investment in its British car plant after the country's Brexit vote.
Tacoma plant expansion a bid to regain market shareMon, 19, Sep 2016
Through a series of delicate production adjustments, Toyota has managed to squeeze more Tacoma midsize pickups out of its plants in Texas and Mexico. But those efforts weren't enough to fully protect the pickup's perch atop the rapidly growing segment from an onslaught of competitors.
Toyota's first Mexico plant manages complex dance by keeping things simpleMon, 12, Sep 2016
Toyota's Tijuana plant must feed the voracious U.S. appetite for the Toyota Tacoma, a pickup truck so popular that it rarely spends more than a week or two on a dealer lot. And so the plant runs 24 hours a day, managing a complex logistical dance that ultimately depends on keeping things as simple as possible.
Baja plant opened the door to bigger thingsMon, 12, Sep 2016
Did FCA get cold feet on converting truck plant?Mon, 12, Sep 2016
Booming Mexico output squeezes suppliersMon, 05, Sep 2016
Mexico's fast growth as an export platform for light vehicles and strong demand for components worldwide is causing a shortage of qualified labor, and it has quickly become the industry's biggest challenge.
Mexico border skirmish heats upMon, 11, Apr 2016
Honda's $70 million NSX factory also serves as a laboratorySun, 20, Mar 2016
How the car industry is changing S. CarolinaMon, 22, Feb 2016
Beyond the ups and downs of poll numbers and delegate counts, there's a more interesting trend line to watch this year: South Carolina is changing, and it's doing so under the influence of the global auto industry.
Latecomers to Mexico face fight for resourcesSat, 23, Jan 2016
Automakers and suppliers have been rushing to build plants in Mexico, and now the industry is starting to see some signs of strain from the boom. Plant construction companies are booked up, and labor isn't as readily available as before.