OEMs and Suppliers in Focus – Page 15

  • BMW Spartanburg
    Article

    Conference: Insight @ BMW

    2019-06-24T11:18:00Z

    For its latest North American car body engineering Insight conference, the Automotive Circle heads to upstate South Carolina – a region that’s home to the largest plant in the BMW manufacturing network…

  • Nissan Qashqai Sunderland
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    Nissan builds 10m vehicles at Sunderland

    2019-06-20T14:38:00Z

    UK - Nissan has hit a major milestone at its Sunderland plant 

  • FCA concept
    Article

    The Fiat-Renault merger – inevitability postponed?

    2019-06-18T15:44:00Z

    Ian Henry provides insight on the situation between FCA and its partners and potential partners

  • GM Flint Assembly Chevrolet Silverado
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    GM hedges bets on pick-ups

    2019-06-13T09:40:00Z

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

  • Aston Martin DBX St Athan 11
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    Aston Martin St Athan

    2019-06-12T14:13:00Z

    Production has started at Aston Martin’s second UK manufacturing plant. Located in St Athan, Wales, it is the company’s sole production facility for the DBX - Aston Martin’s first SUV. 

  • EV batteries
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    Gaining momentum

    2019-06-10T10:58:00Z

    Vehicle makers and tier suppliers are embarking on huge changes to their production operations and range line-ups to supply electrified vehicles. Ian Henry looks at who’s charging ahead and who’s falling flat

  • Skoda Vision iV electric
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    Vision of the future

    2019-06-10T10:41:00Z

    Skoda is set to make the leap into electro-mobility this year with the launch of the plug-in hybrid Superb and the all-electric version of the Citigo small car. Report by Nick Gibbs

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    Mercedes-AMG Affalterbach

    2019-06-10T09:19:00Z

    The newly developed Mercedes-AMG 2.0-litre M 139 engine in production at Affalterbach. It is the world’s most powerful turbocharged four-cylinder engine in series production.

  • hino-truck
    Article

    Hino builds new factory in Russia

    2019-06-06T13:58:00Z

    Hino will be making light- and medium-duty at the factory in a bid to increase its global presence

  • Haval
    Article

    Haval starts production in Russia

    2019-06-03T14:21:00Z

    The Chinese OEM is pushing ahead in its globalisation strategy

  • GM Fort Wayne plant
    Article

    GM upgrades Fort Wayne plant

    2019-05-31T13:58:00Z

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

  • Hilux
    Article

    Toyota to build facility in Myanmar

    2019-05-30T09:03:00Z

    The OEM is hoping to take advantage of growing sales in the country by setting up its first local production facility

  • 2019 Ford Kuga home charge
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    Ford’s new electric offering

    2019-05-28T13:49:00Z

    Ford has recently announced it will bring 16 electrified vehicles to market in Europe over the next few years. Michael Nash provides a rundown of the first batch to be introduced

  • Mercedes-Benz Actros Worth plant
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    Mercedes begins Actros production in Wörth

    2019-05-21T13:22:00Z

    Germany - The first new Actros has come off the production line at the Mercedes-Benz Wörth plant in southern Germany. It is the first facility in the OEM’s global network to start making the new model. 

  • Volvo Cars Torslanda
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    Volvo to install Torslanda paintshop

    2019-05-20T15:07:00Z

    Volvo Cars Torslanda Volvo Cars has announced that it has invested a multi-billion kroner sum to install a new paintshop at its Torslanda plant in Sweden. This will reportedly result in a reduction of energy consumption and emissions from the painting process by at least one third, ...

  • 12_Ford_Focus
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    Keeping in focus

    2019-05-20T14:29:00Z

    Ford has invested in its Saarlouis plant to produce the latest generation of its popular Focus model. Nick Holt visited the plant to get a look at the upgrades to the production process

  • Ford Chicago Assembly plant
    Article

    Hitting the reset button

    2019-04-29T16:01:00Z

    Given the scale and scope of its current restructuring programme, a very different Ford will eventually emerge. Ian Henry looks into the changes being made With one part or another of its shrinking global empire subject to significant change in terms of organisation or product focus, Ford ...

  • Two tone cars
    Article

    A two-tone finish

    2019-04-29T13:53:00Z

    Bi-colour coats and enhanced quality assurance are high on the agenda in the paintshop at SEAT’s Martorell factory. Michael Nash gets an inside look

  • The 2019 Acura RDX making its way through the assembly line at the East Liberty Auto Plant
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    At Liberty to explore

    2019-04-29T12:06:00Z

    Honda has a big presence in the North American market, a key part of its recent strategy has been to build big cars to meet consumer demand. Michael Nash visits the company’s East Liberty facility in Ohio

  • Volvo recycle interior 3
    Article

    The plastic problem

    2019-04-12T14:56:00Z

    Dealing with pollution caused by waste plastic is high on the agenda for governments and environmental agencies. James Bakewell reports on how vehicle makers are making use of recycled plastics