Assembly Plants -- North America
Honda to stick with N.A. production plans for now, CEO saysMon, 21, Nov 2016
Honda will stick with its North American production plans as it waits to see if U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will follow through on a campaign pledge to dump the North American Free Trade Agreement when he takes office, the automaker's CEO said today.
Unifor labor deals leave unanswered questionsSat, 12, Nov 2016
Although Canadian Detroit 3 contract deals seem to have improved the country's industry, a number of unanswered questions remain.
Breaking down barriers to Ram launchMon, 19, Sep 2016
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has streamlined its decision-making process in an effort to get the high-priority launch of the Ram 1500 pickup right, and keep it on schedule.
Brampton paint shop up for negotiation, FCA saysSat, 03, Sep 2016
Plans to update an aging paint shop at Brampton Assembly Plant are on the table.
GM's latest innovation is a real grabberMon, 11, Jul 2016
Honda and Toyota have their promotional robots, Asimo and Partner, to show off each company's engineering expertise. But a General Motors innovation - the RoboGlove - is headed to production and could prove handy to production line workers and medical patients overcoming muscle injuries.
Quake fallout leads GM to idle four plantsMon, 25, Apr 2016
General Motors said it will temporarily close four North American assembly plants as it adjusts to disruptions in the supply chain caused by the earthquakes in Japan.
AutoNews Now: Dealer sues VW over diesel scandalWed, 06, Apr 2016
Dealer sues VW over diesel scandal; FCA cuts factory shift; Readers react to plan for Ford Mexico factory; Small cars, big dilemma; Depreciation disparity?
Ford to invest $1.6 billion in new Mexico small-car plant, create 2,800 jobsTue, 05, Apr 2016
Ford will invest $1.6 billion to build a new small-car assembly plant in the Mexican state of San Luis Potosi, creating 2,800 jobs by 2020. The automaker said the move will not affect jobs in the U.S.
Product launches follow a faster cadenceSat, 23, Jan 2016
New model launches are getting faster, more frequent and less certain. They also might be a lot farther away from home. A critical factor is increased speed -- what one expert calls "the new cadence."
Volvo: S.C. plant is 'the ultimate signal' to dealersMon, 28, Sep 2015
As Volvo prepares to build the next-generation S60 compact sedan in Ridgeville, S.C., it hopes that its first U.S. plant persuades its dealers to reinvest in the franchise.
GM may boot vans to boost pickup output at Mo. plantMon, 30, Nov 2015
GM is considering a contract with AM General to offload some commercial van production, which would free up capacity for GM's hot-selling Colorado and Canyon pickups.
N.A. auto production will remain strong in 2016, analyst saysThu, 19, Nov 2015
North American auto production rose 1 percent in October and “should remain strong” through the next 12 to 18 months thanks to strong truck demand, healthy inventories and a strengthening economy, Robert W. Baird & Co. analyst David Leiker wrote in a note today.