Chrysler takes 20 vehicles to this week's Specialty Equipment Market Assn. event in Las Vegas. The Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, SRT, and Fiat cars and trucks are customized with existing Mopar parts and accessories and other concept products meant to elicit feedback from buyers at the show.
General Motors unveils this week at the annual Specialty Equipment Market Assn. show in Las Vegas a total of 39 vehicles from Chevrolet. The all-new Silverado pickup and Tahoe SUV are the focus, but a number of performance-oriented cars carrying the Camaro, Corvette, Sonic, Cruze, SS, Spark and Impala nameplates also make the trip to Sin City.
To crank out that much power from Hyundai’s Lambda engine, and transfer it to the car’s rear wheels, Bisimoto adds steel connecting rods, twin Bisimoto/Turbonetics turbochargers, forged pistons and more....More
In just twelve months, the West Midlands-based facility has moved from prototype production to full-scale manufacturing of more than 50,000 engines a year. The center builds the low-emissions Ingenium 2.0L diesel 4-cyl....More
Renault has spent the biggest portion of its €600 million 2014-2016 investment program on retrofitting the Palencia plant to the Common Modular Family platform on which the new Megane, Kadjar and Nissan Pulsar models are built....More
All future Volvo models will be based on just two platforms: Scalable Product Architecture for larger vehicles and Compact Modular Architecture for small cars. Volvo is jointly developing CMA with Geely in Sweden....More
A striking feature of this year’s talks was the union’s ability to win higher wages at a time when raises of any kind have been difficult to come by for most Americans, including those in relatively safe jobs, labor expert Harley Shaiken says....More
Toyota says the recall involves counterfeit brake pads sold by online supplier Westend Spares between June 2013 and October 2015. The fakes were found to contain asbestos, a cancer-causing substance....More
The agreement includes tariff-elimination schedules and rules of origin for the automotive sector. It also details what proportion of an automobile or a part must be made in a partnership member country for duty reductions to apply....More