Porsche will create 1,400 jobs for Tesla-fighting sports carTue, 26, Jul 2016
Porsche has raised the number of jobs it will create to produce its first all-electric car to more than 1,400 from 1,000.
Mexico's awakening is good all aroundMon, 25, Jul 2016
The belated awakening of Mexico's new-vehicle marketplace is a big deal. It's good news all around, something that ought to put smiles on the faces of everybody in the global auto industry.
Mexico emerges from 'lost decade'Mon, 18, Jul 2016
For years, Mexico, with the second-largest economy in Latin America, at times was lucky to sell a million new vehicles a year locally while it exported twice that number. Now, the narrative has flipped.
FCA to invest $1.05 billion to retool Ohio, Illinois plants to build JeepsThu, 14, Jul 2016
Fiat Chrysler is investing $1.05 billion in assembly plants in Ohio and Illinois to bolster Jeep output. The carmaker will invest $350 million to move production of the Jeep Cherokee from Toledo, Ohio, to Belvidere, Ill., as part of a strategy to revamp its North American manufacturing footprint over the next year and a half to focus on light-truck output in the U.S.
GM scrambles after supplier bankruptcyMon, 18, Jul 2016
Automakers don't like surprises — especially when the surprise involves a key supplier that unexpectedly goes belly-up.
Wage discontent simmers at suppliersSun, 17, Jul 2016
Automotive suppliers are finding themselves in the crosshairs of wage issues this year as the industry continues to expand and seek look lower costs.
Hyundai's Korean workers vote for strike actionThu, 14, Jul 2016
Hyundai's unionized workers in South Korea voted to go on strike for a fifth year in a row after wage talks broke down, adding to the automaker's troubles as it battles a sales slowdown.
Porsche's new V-8 engine will power Bentley, Audi modelsWed, 13, Jul 2016
Porsche will supply its new V-8 gasoline engine to Bentley and Audi. The engine debuts in the new Porsche Panamera later this year.
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.
Mexico auto output, exports rise in JuneThu, 07, Jul 2016
Mexico's auto production rose 4.1 percent in June from a year earlier while auto exports rose 1.8 percent, the country's auto industry group, AMIA, said on Thursday.
Tesla, citing 'extreme' ramp-up, misses Q2 output targetSun, 03, Jul 2016
Tesla delivered 14,370 vehicles in the second quarter, missing its forecast of 17,000 because of what it called an “extreme production ramp” that saw half of the quarter's output come in the final four weeks. Tesla shares closed down 1 percent Tuesday following the disclosure.
Infiniti banking on build global, be global strategySat, 02, Jul 2016
To premium player Infiniti, the key to cracking the top tier of luxury brands is simple: To be truly global, you need to build vehicles globally. Nissan is taking the strategy further than its Japanese rivals.