CHICAGO – Bentley Motors Ltd. is looking forward to a fivefold sales increase this year after the spring release of the Continental GT – a vehicle that’s racking up awards and accolades months before it hits the rarefied super-luxury market....More
CHICAGO – Unveiling its taut Ibuki concept car for the first time in North America at the auto show here, Mazda Motor Corp. serves notice the iconic MX-5 Miata is about to change – perhaps radically....More
CHICAGO – Ford Motor Co.’s investment in a Chicago-area supplier park, as well as its manufacturing facility here, will result in 400 to 600 more jobs than originally expected, the auto maker’s top executive says....More
The Henry Ford in Dearborn, MI, hosted its fifth annual Maker Faire Detroit this past weekend in highlighting the importance of grassroots innovation and problem-solving. Some 400 creators participated in this year’s event, including 100 for the first time.
“What we are finding is manufacturers are not only bringing technology in faster than we thought they would, they are also bringing different technology to fruition than what we anticipated,” says the EPA’s Michael Olechiw....More
In October 2013, trade between NAFTA partners totaled $103.1 billion, up 4.5% from a year earlier, marking the first month in the pact’s history in which trade exceeded $100 billion in a single month....More
Economic recovery is weak and gradual, unemployment remains stubbornly high and Europe faces a growing and acute economic challenge from other global regions. We will only deliver the full potential benefits of the Single Market if we set a genuinely new course for Europe....More