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  • FCA RAM 1500 2019

    North America: GM and FCA schedule production restarts


    General Motors sets 18 May target; FCA’s global network on standby for further restarts

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    GM prepares to build ventilators at Kokomo


    General Motors is readying its Kokomo electronics components facility and training staff to begin volume production of Ventec Life Systems’ critical care ventilators

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    Calling stop on automotive supply chains: How long can companies survive the Covid-19 crisis?


    With the coronavirus pandemic causing a level of automotive plant shutdowns not seen since the second world war, suppliers and logistics providers will face failures without direct support from government, and close collaboration with OEMs and industry.

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    GM adds extra shifts at Lansing area assembly plants


    General Motors will add more than 1200 new jobs at its Grand River and Delta Township assembly plants to support SUV and new sedan production

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    US giants in Asia: Part 2 – China checks and churns


    Ford and GM remain committed to the China market, one that still has much to offer despite sales downturns and health crises  

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    US giants in Asia: Part 1 – down and nearly out in India


    As GM and Ford scale back from the subcontinent, the withdrawal is symptomatic of their global challenges and retrenchment back in the homeland

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    GM assigns Detroit-Hamtramck as its first EV-dedicated plant


    General Motors has announced plans to make Detroit-Hamtramck its first fully-dedicated electric vehicle assembly plant

  • GM Tonawanda

    GM invests in engine plant upgrades


    General Motors has announced further upgrade programmes for two of its US engine plants, Spring Hill and Tonawanda

  • GM Arlington Assembly paintshop inspection

    GM Arlington: expansion and inspection on the Texas SUV lines


    Upgrades at the home of GM’s full-size SUV production help to launch the new Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban models for 2020

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    Stumbling blocks on the Korea path


    Outside of the Hyundai-Kia story, Korea’s other automotive players continue to struggle and in global production terms the country is slipping down the rankings. Ian Henry reports

  • 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Engine

    GM to make new engine in Tonawanda


    US - The 6.2-litre V8 engine will be used in the new Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

  • GM Flint Assembly Chevrolet Silverado

    GM hedges bets on pick-ups


    GM has made two recent investments in order to boost production of its best-selling pick-up trucks in the US

  • GM Fort Wayne plant

    GM upgrades Fort Wayne plant


    General Motors is spending a significant amount to increase production of two new pick-ups

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    US plants – stick or twist?


    Several carmakers have recently outlined plans to alter their production activities in the US. Some announcements have been positive, with large investments being made to build new facilities as well as upgrade existing ones. Others have detailed plant closures. Here we provide an overview of the latest news regarding ...

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    Augmented assistance


    Visit any car manufacturing plant in the world and the majority of production equipment will be similar. The real differences between factories are the human workers and the way in which technology is used to optimise their environment

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    Is Korea set to become a low-cost country?


    In what may be a portentous move for the industry, Hyundai has chosen to try to revive its domestic fortunes by opening the first new car factory to be built in Korea for over 20 years; what is intriguing about this move is that the workers in this plant will ...

  • Mazda Thailand

    Outra potência na Ásia


    Já consolidado como um centro de produção dinâmico e em rápido crescimento, a indústria automotiva do Sudeste Asiático está encontrando novas oportunidades para o crescimento da produção de veículos híbridos e de baterias Mais sobre a Ásia Desconforto no leste China segue em frente ...

  • Mazda Thailand

    La otra gran potencia de Asia


    La industria automotriz del sudeste asiático, que ya es un centro de fabricación dinámico y de rápido crecimiento, está encontrando nuevas oportunidades gracias al crecimiento de la producción de baterías y vehículos híbridos Más sobre Asia Incertidumbre en oriente China planifica su futuro ...

  • Assembly A8 at the Neckarsulm site

    Novo capítulo, história diferente?


    A expansão internacional continua, mas, como relata Ian Henry, o papel de longa data da Audi dentro do Grupo VW está agora sendo re-examinado A Audi está expandindo globalmente, notavelmente na China, à medida que busca escapar de seu recente e controverso passado. Tendo sido cúmplice do escândalo do diesel ...

  • Assembly A8 at the Neckarsulm site

    Un nuevo capítulo con final desconocido


    Audi continúa con su expansión internacional, Ian Henry analiza cómo se afronta el papel a largo plazo de Audi dentro del Grupo VW Audi se expande globalmente, especialmente en China, y busca olvidar su pasado controvertido. La participación en el escándalo del diésel que afectó al Grupo Volkswagen, llevó a ...