Digging starts on Mercedes' digsMon, 03, Oct 2016
Tensions resurface at Kia celebrationMon, 12, Sep 2016
A note of discord at an opening ceremony for Kia's new plant in Mexico reflected the reality that Kia's bumpy ride into Mexico isn't over yet and highlighted the pitfalls global automakers and suppliers face as they expand there.
Baja plant opened the door to bigger thingsMon, 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.
Samsung SDI will build EV battery plant in HungaryTue, 30, Aug 2016
Volvo's catch-up gameMon, 01, Aug 2016
At last, Volvo is joining other luxury automakers in building vehicles in the United States. Making that happen -- and catching up with competition that has been building luxury vehicles here for years -- will take the Chinese-owned Swedish brand into some supply chain operations that are new to Volvo.
The woman behind Volvo's U.S. beachheadMon, 01, Aug 2016
Katarina Fjording, Volvo vice president of purchasing and manufacturing for the Americas, is heading the construction of the brand's $500 million greenfield factory in South Carolina. She will oversee the manufacturing plant and work on the selection of suppliers to build the new generation of the S60 compact sedan for global markets.
Mexico border skirmish heats upMon, 11, Apr 2016
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.
Alabama not so "obvious' for Aston after allMon, 14, Mar 2016
Mexico plant to show off Toyota's revamped systemSat, 05, 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.