Lexus is celebrating the start of production of its ES 350 sedan at Toyota's production facility in Georgetown, Kentucky. The ES is the first-ever Lexus to be built on U.S. soil.
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General Motors has announced plans to invest $245 million into their Orion Assembly plant to launch an all-new model that is "unlike any in the plant’s 32-year history." They will also be adding 300 new jobs. Currently the plant builds the Chevy Sonic and Buick Verano, but it's also supposedly...
Ford to Cut 700 Jobs at Michigan Plant
DETROIT -- Ford Motor Co. plans to cut 700 jobs and eliminate the third shift at its small-car assembly plant in Wayne, Mich., in the company’s first large-scale layoff of Tier 2 workers.
The plant builds the Focus and C-Max, whose sales are...
Ford Starts Building New Figo Aspire at New $1 Billion Plant in India
Ford has kicked off production of the Figo Aspire at the all-new Sanand Vehicle Assembly and Engine Plant in India following a $1billion investment. The new facility doubles Ford’s annual installed capacity in India to...
Ford Increases Capacity in China with New Assembly Plant in Hangzhou
Hangzhou, China — Going further to realize its accelerated China growth plan, Ford and its joint venture Changan Ford (CAF) today opened a new assembly plant in Hangzhou, China.
The Changan Ford Hangzhou Plant...
Changan Ford buys Hafei assembly plant in northeast China
Automotive News China | 2015/3/24
Changan Ford Automobile Co. is acquiring an assembly plant owned by Hafei Automotive Industry Group Co. in the northeast China city of Harbin to expand vehicle production. "Changan Ford will utilize...
Ford Meets Growing Demand in China with Launch of Third Assembly Plant in Chongqing
Nov-05-2014 11:00 PM ET
CHONGQING, China — Meeting the growing demand from Chinese customers, Ford and its joint venture Changan Ford took the latest step in their aggressive expansion plans in China...
SAARLOUIS, Germany – The new Focus is rolling off the line in Ford’s Saarlouis Body & Assembly Plant in Germany and headed to dealerships throughout Europe.
Ford invested about €200 million (about $250 million) to support production of the new Focus. The plant is the...
Ford to add 1,200 jobs at Kansas City plant to ramp up Transit production
Ford Motor Co. said today it is adding 1,200 new jobs and a second shift at its Kansas City Assembly Plant to support additional production of the Ford Transit van.
The move surpasses the automaker’s pledge to the UAW in...
GM to temporarily halt Cadillac production at Lansing plant
General Motors Co.’s Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant will halt production for three weeks starting Aug. 18 due to lower than anticipated market demand for the luxury cars built there, according two people familiar with...
Ford Unveils New Transmission Plant in China
CHONGQING, China – On June 18, Ford celebrated the opening of its US $350 million (RMB 2.18 billion) transmission plant in Chongqing with its passenger car joint venture in China, Changan Ford Automobile (CAF).
As Ford’s very first...
Chrysler to idle Viper plant for two months on slow sales
March 18, 2014
by Larry P. Vellequette
DETROIT -- Chrysler Group has suspended production of its SRT Viper sport coupe for at least two months because of slow sales.
As a result, 91 hourly workers at Chrysler’s Conner...
BY BERNIE WOODALL
Feb 14, 2014
(Reuters) - In a stunning defeat that could accelerate the decades-long decline of the United Auto Workers, employees voted against union representation at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga, Tennessee plant, which had been seen as organized labor's best chance...
Ford Selects Canadian Plant to Build All-New Global Utility Vehicle for Export to More Than 60 Countries
Ford will build an all-new Edge utility vehicle for global markets at its Oakville Assembly plant, near Toronto, and export to more than 60 countries
Adding a new global product at...
Ford to idle Fusion plant in Michigan extra week in Dec. to curb supplies
November 26, 2013 - 4:58 pm ET
DETROIT -- Just three months after Ford Motor Co. started production of the Fusion mid-sized sedan at a second North American plant to keep up with demand, it already has...
Ford investing $150 million in Buffalo stamping plant
November 21, 2013 - 1:25 pm ET
DETROIT (Reuters) -- Ford Motor Co. will spend $150 million to upgrade and expand its Buffalo, N.Y., stamping plant, which makes doors, hoods and other parts for several models including the Edge...
Louisville Ford plant will build new Lincoln SUV
Ford Motor Co. will start making a lower-priced Lincoln sport utility vehicle at its factory on Fern Valley Road starting in the spring, but has no plans to add workers or pay more overtime.
The Louisville Assembly Plant, with...
FORD’S $700 MILLION INVESTMENT AT OAKVILLE SOLIDIFIES 2,800 JOBS TO MEET GLOBAL CUSTOMER DEMAND
Ford Motor Company, Canada’s top-selling automaker, is investing C$700 million at its Oakville Assembly plant, securing more than 2,800 jobs and expanding its manufacturing capability to...
Obama to visit to Mo. Ford plant, highlight industry turnaround
Washington— President Barack Obama will visit Ford Motor Co.’s Kansas City Assembly Plant in Missouri on Friday as the White House highlights the fifth anniversary of 2008 financial meltdown that left banks, automakers...