Production http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53320/more en Ford Adding 1,000 Jobs at Canadian Plant http://wardsauto.com/ford-adding-1000-jobs-canadian-plant <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker is adding jobs to facilitate production of the '15 Ford Edge CUV, which will be exported to more than 100 countries.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ford-adding-1000-jobs-canadian-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers North America Canada Employment Production Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:20:00 +0000 1128051 at http://wardsauto.com China Vehicle Production Up 2.2% in August http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/china-vehicle-production-22-august <div class="node-body article-body">FAW Volkswagen was the leading manufacturer in August, following a brief stint in second place last month.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/china-vehicle-production-22-august" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/china-vehicle-production-22-august#comments Public Gated Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific China Auto Makers Production Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:20:00 +0000 1127401 at http://wardsauto.com GM Russia Plant in Third Unscheduled Shutdown of Year http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/gm-russia-plant-third-unscheduled-shutdown-year <div class="node-body article-body">While all global automakers are seeing the Russian market contract, GM deliveries are falling at a faster rate.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/gm-russia-plant-third-unscheduled-shutdown-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/gm-russia-plant-third-unscheduled-shutdown-year#comments Premium Plants & Production Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Chevrolet Opel/Vauxhall Capacity Utilization Production Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:52:00 +0000 1126691 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Automaker obligated to raise output 230% by 2015 despite sales slide.</strong></p> Current Data Center Graphs http://wardsauto.com/data-center/current-data-center-graphs <div class="node-body gallery-body">Current charts and graphs from WardsAuto Data Center.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/data-center/current-data-center-graphs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/data-center/current-data-center-graphs#comments Public Data Center Auto Makers North America - Regional Capacity Utilization Inventories Production Sales Results Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:45:00 +0000 494881 at http://wardsauto.com Oz Auto Industry Decries Planned Cuts in Subsidies http://wardsauto.com/politics/oz-auto-industry-decries-planned-cuts-subsidies <div class="node-body article-body">Australia’s Industry Minister says that in light of plans by local automakers GM Holden, Ford and Toyota planning to cease manufacturing in Australia by the end of 2017, the government finds it appropriate to terminate the assistance program. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/oz-auto-industry-decries-planned-cuts-subsidies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/oz-auto-industry-decries-planned-cuts-subsidies#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Auto Makers Asia Pacific Suppliers Supply Chain Australia Ford Holden Suppliers Toyota Politics Finance Production Restructuring Supply Chain Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:50:00 +0000 1125641 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Government says GM Holden production shutdown justifies ending subsidies.</strong></p> U.K. Automakers Downplay August Production Drop http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/uk-automakers-downplay-august-production-drop <div class="node-body article-body">Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders CEO Mike Hawes says August typically is the slowest month of the year and some key plants took additional shutdown time compared with last year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/uk-automakers-downplay-august-production-drop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/uk-automakers-downplay-august-production-drop#comments Premium Plants & Production Auto Makers Europe United Kingdom Unspecified Companies Engine Production Vehicle Assembly Thu, 25 Sep 2014 17:31:00 +0000 1125031 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Bentley headed for record sales despite industrywide August slowdown.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/north-america/supplier-roundup <div class="node-body article-body">Delphi plugs into Antaya’s connector technology; Kentucky lands new Faurecia, Aleris investments; Guardian Industries sheds two subsidiaries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/supplier-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/supplier-roundup#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Suppliers Supply Chain Europe Vehicles & Technology North America China India U.S. Luxembourg Auto Makers Delphi Faurecia Magna Tenneco Aluminum Capacity Utilization Chassis Electronics Emissions Finance Global Sources Globalization Production Seats Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:19:00 +0000 1124791 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Seating expands Magna&rsquo;s product portfolio in India.</strong></p> Lightweighting Update - Outlook Conference, September 2014 http://wardsauto.com/outlook-conference-series/lightweighting-update-outlook-conference-september-2014 <div class="node-body video-body">The third of WardsAuto's 2014 series of half-day conferences presenting insights and analysis of the automotive industry, deep dives into special topics, and live discussion with our panel of experts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/outlook-conference-series/lightweighting-update-outlook-conference-september-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/outlook-conference-series/lightweighting-update-outlook-conference-september-2014#comments Outlook 2014 Auto Makers North America Outlook Conference Series North America - Regional Manufacturing Technology Production Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19:19:00 +0000 1124401 at http://wardsauto.com VW Drive to Global Dominance Hits Labor, Technical Bumps http://wardsauto.com/vw-drive-global-dominance-hits-labor-technical-bumps <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Financial pressures, labor tensions and technical setbacks have slowed VW's drive to become the world's biggest automaker.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vw-drive-global-dominance-hits-labor-technical-bumps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Europe Germany Labor & Human Resources Manufacturing Technology Production Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:13:00 +0000 1123921 at http://wardsauto.com Bullish Indonesian Automakers Raise Production Bar http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/bullish-indonesian-automakers-raise-production-bar <div class="node-body article-body">Budi Darmadi, the Industry Ministry’s director general for high-technology industries, says production capacity is surging as a result of investment over the past two years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/bullish-indonesian-automakers-raise-production-bar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/bullish-indonesian-automakers-raise-production-bar#comments Premium Plants & Production Politics Auto Makers Asia Pacific Suppliers Supply Chain Indonesia Thailand Mitsubishi Suppliers Volkswagen Logistics Production Trade Vehicle Assembly Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:45:00 +0000 1123291 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Planned Toyota engine plant will more than double Indonesia output.</strong></p>