General Motors has announced further upgrade programmes for two of its US engine plants, Spring Hill and Tonawanda
Upgrades at the home of GM’s full-size SUV production help to launch the new Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban models for 2020
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
US - The 6.2-litre V8 engine will be used in the new Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
GM has made two recent investments in order to boost production of its best-selling pick-up trucks in the US
General Motors is spending a significant amount to increase production of two new pick-ups
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.
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 ...
Already a dynamic and rapidly growing manufacturing hub, South-East Asia’s automotive industry is finding further opportunity in the growth of battery and hybrid vehicle production
International expansion continues but, as Ian Henry reports, Audi’s long-term role within the VW Group is now under scrutiny
As 2018 draws to a close, the pace of change in vehicle manufacturing is accelerating. The move to EVs is gaining speed while the companies themselves continue to realign and optimise their manufacturing footprints.
In a bid to operate more efficiently and to cater for consumer demand, General Motors has announced plans to close seven different plants across the world. Five of these are in North America, while the location of the two remaining plants set to close is yet to be released.
Falling sales, electrification and mega mergers: Nick Gibbs provides an overview of the current automotive industry trends in China
Nick Gibbs travels to Barcelona to discover how Gestamp’s own digital revolution is driving efficiency improvements in its energy-hungry hot-stamping operations
Ian Henry identifies six themes from the moves, mergers and makeovers underway in the global automotive tier supply sector
Additively manufactured metal parts present a challenge for high-volume production but at the other end of the scale, engineers are successfully developing the process for specialist, low volume parts. Mike Farish reports
Karen McCandless reports on vehicle-maker recycling projects ranging from plastic bottles to electric vehicle batteries