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September 7, 2017

Jaguar Expands Use of Recycled Aluminum

Jaguar Land Rover will expand the use of recycled aluminum in its vehicles in a program that will cut waste and help reduce carbon emissions, the Coventry, United Kingdom-based company announced.

January 17, 2017

Hyundai-Kia to Invest $3.1B in U.S.

Sister South Korean automakers Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp. will invest $3.1 billion in the U.S. in the next five years and may build a new assembly plant in the U.S., Hyundai Motor's president told reporters on Tuesday.

January 17, 2017

GM Invests $1B in U.S. Manufacturing

General Motors is investing $1 billion in its U.S. manufacturing operations and will move production of axles for its pickup trucks from Mexico, the company announced on the eve of President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.

October 22, 2016

Autonomous Vehicles will Create a Radical Paradigm Shift in Vehicle Design

My prediction is that autonomous vehicles will create a paradigm shift in vehicle design, whereby interior design will become the primary brand differentiator in the future. What will drive this paradigm shift is that future autonomous vehicle design will focus primarily on the passenger and not the driver. This will create a tectonic shift in vehicle design with ramifications that will take decades to fully play out.

July 19, 2016

Feds Nix 54.5-MPG Target for 2025

Improving gasoline fuel economy and strong demand for trucks and SUVs has led federal regulators to eliminate the 54.5 mpg corporate fuel economy target for 2025.

May 5, 2016

2017 Honda Ridgeline Begins Production

Honda has begun building its 2017 Ridgeline mid-size pickup at its Lincoln, Ala., manufacturing plant and will offer the significantly refreshed truck "soon" at dealerships.

March 8, 2016

New Subaru Global Platform Enhances Safety, Dynamics

Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI) has begun rolling out a new global Subaru platform that will enhance safety and driving dynamics on a flexible platform that will enable electrified powertrains in future Subaru vehicles, the company announced.

February 1, 2016

Toyota's Japan Plant Shut Down Delays 2016 Prius

Toyota Motor Corp. will suspend production at assembly plants in Japan next week due to a steel factory explosion that will delay shipments of the new 2016 Prius hybrid.

December 28, 2015

The Complex Efficiency of Assembling Ford's Transit Van

Ford offers 58 configurations of its full-size van, and produces them all on one line at its Kansas City Assembly Plant.

October 20, 2015

GM Details Bolt EV Components

General Motors is partnering with LG Electronics on its battery-electric Chevrolet Bolt by including an array of components from the supplier, including the electric motor, battery pack, and infotainment system.

July 14, 2015

GM Invests $1.4B in Texas SUV Plant

General Motors will invest $1.4 billion, the largest single plant investment this year, toward improvements at its Arlington, Texas, assembly plant to enhance production of its full-size SUVs.

June 23, 2015

PSA Peugeot-Citroen Inks Manufacturing Deal with Morocco

PSA Peugeot Citroen and the Kingdom of Morocco recently signed an agreement for the automaker to build a plant in the commune of Ameur Seflia in Kenitra province, which will begin producing B and C segment engines and vehicles beginning in 2019.

June 12, 2015

Toyota Expanding Mich. Technical Center

Toyota began its expansion of the Toyota Technical Center to expand North American research and development operations with a ceremony at the York Township, Mich., campus.

June 5, 2015

Everybody Is the Best at Something

Reflecting back on the fleet preview season and understanding the responsibilities of fleet managers.

June 1, 2015

GM Investing $119M in Mich. Components Plant

General Motors will invest $119 million in tools and equipment to support production of future vehicle components at a Grand Rapids, Mich., components plant, GM has announced.

May 12, 2015

OEM Report Card: Courtesy Delivery

While not embraced by all dealers, the process of offering drop-shipped vehicles to fleets offers opportunities for dealers as well as OEMs.

May 12, 2015

2015 Fleet Industry Report Card: OEMs

The results are in for the third annual industry report card, validating that OEM fleet operations continue to do a very good job in meeting the needs of commercial fleet managers; however, there is room for further improvement.

April 30, 2015

GM Investing $5.4B in Plants to Expand Production

General Motors will invest $5.4 billion over three years to improve its U.S. plants, including spending $783.5 million in three Michigan facilities, GM has announced.

April 17, 2015

Ford Planning High-Volume Carbon-Fiber Rollout

Ford will ramp up the use of carbon fiber in its vehicles as a light-weighting strategy, following an agreement with supplier DowAksa to lead to high-volume automotive use of the material that's most been used in exotic, luxury vehicles.

February 25, 2015

Volkswagen Begins Tenn. Plan Expansion for SUV

Volkswagen has begun expanding its Chattanooga, Tenn., manufacturing plant as it prepares to begin building a new mid-size SUV for the U.S. market.

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