Ford has downsized its planned EV plant in Marshall and GM has scrapped EV production targets as consumer EV demand dwindles.
Members of the United Auto Workers union (UAW) have ratified the tentative deals with GM, Ford and Stellantis following weeks of strikes against the Detroit ‘Big Three’.
Despite tentative deals, the impact of the UAW strikes on Ford, GM and Stellantis could have already put suppliers at financial risk.
Paul Stephens, Manufacturing and Transformation lead at Ford Motor Company discusses talent, technology and learning from past mistakes at Automotive Evolution North America 2023.
Solid-state batteries are seen as the next big technology step for electric vehicles, potentially reducing battery pack weight and offering improved energy density and range.
The AMS Automotive Evolution North America event delivered expert panels and a fully engaged audience. Here are some of the highlights from the sessions.
The Ford Dearborn Truck Plant is a benchmark for managing complexity, quality and software. Plant manager Corey Williams shares learnings and lean principles across ICE and fast-growing EV output.
In this latest AMS digital edition we have a special focus on the North American automotive industry with big investments in electric vehicle and battery production
The strikes are targeting one facility from each OEM to begin with, but the union said this could increase as time goes on.
Union members begin their strike following failed negotiations with the OEMs for a new contract.
If strikes do happen following the 14th September deadline, expert lawyers say there will be a devastating impact on the automotive industry.
Ford partners with EcoPro BM and SK On to build cathode plant in North America bolstering EV SC in region
The new plant marks Ford’s first investment in the region and is part of the OEMs wider objective of localising key battery raw materials processing operations in closer proximity to its EV production hubs.
White will be responsible for supporting the global growth of Ford’s battery manufacturing capabilities and will report directly to Executive Director Global Battery Manufacturing, Indy Singh
The OEM has retooled its Rouge Electric Vehicle Center to build 150,000 units per year at, and is increasing manufacturing capabilities to produce more trim options.
Magna to invest $790m to build three new factories for Ford battery enclosures in EV production push
The company will be on the of the first to join the supplier network park at Ford’s Blue Oval City complex and expects to employ 1,300 people expanding its EV-focused footprint.
India has long been seen as the next big thing in automotive manufacturing. Will new investment help it realise its potential?
Ford’s $2 billion investment has transformed its 1930’s-founded plant to an electric vehicle manufacturing facility.
The AMS Evolution Livestream expert panel representing Ford, AMTE Power and Henkel, discussed fast-changing EV battery production requirements.
In our AMS Evolution Livestream experts from ArcelorMittal and Gestamp tackle EV production challenges and explain how digital tools, new technologies, processes and materials innovations could help solve some key issues
Ford invests C$1.8 billion to transform Oakville (Ont.) Assembly Complex into a Canadian hub of electric vehicle manufacturing that will include vehicle and battery pack assembly