Missouri

Ford to add 1,200 jobs at Kansas City plant to ramp up Transit production

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 25, 2014
Ford is adding 1,200 new jobs and a second shift at its Kansas City Assembly Plant to support additional production of the Ford Transit van. The move surpasses the automaker's pledge to the UAW in 2011 to create 12,000 new hourly U.S. jobs by 2015, the company said in a statement today....
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GM adding 3rd shift to Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon plant in Missouri

12:00 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 16, 2014
GM will add a third production shift at a Missouri assembly plant where its new midsize pickups and commercial vans are made. GM last week started output of the redesigned 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon at the factory after a two-year hiatus for the trucks....
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Spain's Grupo Antolin expands U.S. footprint

May 23, 2014 06:01 CET
Spanish auto supplier Grupo Antolin has opened a 13,750-square-meter U.S. factory in Missouri that will produce headliners for the Transit van made nearby at Ford's Kansas City assembly plant....
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Ford Transit supplier Grupo Antolin opens headliner plant

3:58 pm U.S. ET | May 22, 2014
Spanish auto supplier Grupo Antolin on Wednesday opened a 148,000-square-foot plant in Missouri that will produce headliners for the Transit van made nearby at Ford's Kansas City assembly plant....
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Tesla catches break as Missouri puts direct-sale ban on hold

4:11 pm U.S. ET | May 15, 2014
The fate of Tesla Motors' retail strategy in Missouri is on hold after state legislators scrapped a vote on a bill that would have prevented the company from selling directly to consumers....
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Tesla faces new hurdle as Missouri weighs direct sales ban

4:34 pm U.S. ET | May 8, 2014
Tesla Motors says its fight to sell electric cars directly to consumers faces a new hurdle as Missouri's legislature is weighing a measure to bar its company-owned store system....
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Ford launches Transit production at Kansas City plant

12:30 pm U.S. ET | April 30, 2014
Ford began a new era today with a ceremony marking the start of production of the Ford Transit van at its Kansas City Assembly Plant in Claycomo, Mo....
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Ford likely to exceed pledge to hire 12,000 workers by 2015

3:49 pm U.S. ET | April 30, 2014
Ford, boosted by record profits in North America, is likely to hire more than the 12,000 new workers that it promised in its 2011 contract with the UAW, according to its top American executive....
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Chevy dealership in Missouri sues customer over disputed repair bill

5:49 pm U.S. ET | April 10, 2014
Jim Butler Chevrolet in suburban St. Louis is suing a customer who took issue with the repair bill for his Chevrolet Malibu, and is seeking $25,000 in damages. Dwayne Cooney took his vehicle to the dealership for service after hours on Jan. 31 because the key fob wouldn't work, the tire pressure monitor light remained on and an airbag warning light had illuminated....
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Ford dealership loses Super Bowl bet, pays out $300,000 to customers

11:48 am U.S. ET | Feb. 11, 2014
How does that saying about casinos go again -- the house always wins? In the case of a Missouri Ford dealership, the house bet on the Super Bowl, and lost, to the tune of $300,000....
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