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General Motors will invest $300 million in its Orion Assembly plant outside of Detroit to produce a new battery-electric vehicle at the same plant that builds the Chevrolet Bolt EV and Chevrolet Sonic.

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Ford Realigns Production Toward SUVs, EVs, and AVs

Ford is expanding its capacity to produce more Expedition large SUVs, a next generation of battery-electric vehicles, and its autonomous vehicles in 2021 as part of a significant realignment of resources, the company has announced.

Toyota Increases Investment in U.S. Operations

Toyota Motor Corp. will increase its planned investment in its U.S. operations to $13 billion from $10 billion by 2021 to build more of its models and parts at its U.S. facilities, the company announced.

BMW Leads Automakers in Exported Value

German automaker BMW AG was the leading exporter as measured by total value in 2018 for the fifth consecutive year with more than $8.4 billion in vehicles, the company announced.

FCA Invests $4.5B in Jeep, Ram Expansion

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will invest $4.5 billion in five Michigan assembly plants so it can build more Jeeps, including electrified models, and continue production of the Ram 1500 Classic pickup that has been offered mostly to fleet purchasers, the company announced.

GM Invests in Transmission, SUV Plants

General Motors has invested $20 million two Michigan assembly plants to increase capacity to produce its 10-speed automatic transmission and crossovers such as the Chevrolet Traverse, the company has announced.

GM Invests $22M in Tenn. Engine Plant

General Motors is investing $22 million in its Spring Hill, Tenn., assembly plant so it can build 6.2-liter V-8 engines with the company's Dynamic Fuel Management technology.

Nissan Reducing Pickup, Van Production

Nissan Motor Co. will reduce production of its NV cargo and passenger vans, as well as for its Titan and Frontier pickup trucks, at its assembly plant in Canton, Mississippi.