Stamping http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53321/more en JLR Investment in U.K. Plant Supports New Jaguar XF http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/jlr-investment-uk-plant-supports-new-jaguar-xf <div class="node-body article-body">JLR CEO Ralf Speth says the Castle Bromwich investment marks a turnaround for the company’s West Midlands manufacturing operations which were earmarked for consolidation during the height of the global economic downturn.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/jlr-investment-uk-plant-supports-new-jaguar-xf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/jlr-investment-uk-plant-supports-new-jaguar-xf#comments Premium Auto Makers Plants & Production Europe Vehicles & Technology United Kingdom Jaguar Aluminum Capacity Utilization Stamping Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:44:00 +0000 1248491 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>All-new XF joins aluminum-intensive Jaguar lineup at upgraded plant.</strong></p> Ford No Stranger to Aluminum http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/ford-no-stranger-aluminum <div class="node-body article-body">Ford in 1992 began experimenting with aluminum with its Aluminum Intensive Vehicle program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/ford-no-stranger-aluminum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/ford-no-stranger-aluminum#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Ford Aluminum Ford's Innovative F-150 Pickup Stamping Thu, 19 Mar 2015 09:45:00 +0000 1243941 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;15 Ford F-150 body structure 92% aluminum.&nbsp;</strong></p> Ford Adds 850 Jobs to Build New F-150 http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/ford-adds-850-jobs-build-new-f-150 <div class="node-body article-body">Ford bringing some work for new F-150 in-house, including stampings and subassemblies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/ford-adds-850-jobs-build-new-f-150" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/ford-adds-850-jobs-build-new-f-150#comments Public Plants & Production Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Ford Aluminum Body Component Employment Ford's Innovative F-150 Pickup Stamping Vehicle Assembly Mon, 13 Oct 2014 17:23:00 +0000 1134721 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Joe Hinrichs, president-The Americas, says the F-150 launch is going according to plan.</strong></p> GM to Invest $174 Million at Lansing Complex http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/gm-invest-174-million-lansing-complex <div class="node-body article-body">A 225,000-sq.-ft. stamping facility will start production in 2016 and the automaker expects that making the parts locally will save $14 million annually in material handling costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/gm-invest-174-million-lansing-complex" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/gm-invest-174-million-lansing-complex#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production North America U.S. Cadillac Chevrolet Capacity Utilization Stamping Vehicle Assembly ATS Cadillac CTS Chevrolet Camaro Christine Sitek Lansing Delta Township Lansing Grand River Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:30:00 +0000 1084761 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GM&rsquo;s Lansing Grand River assembly complex to receive $174 investment.</strong></p> Automotive Beckons to Aluminum Pop-Can King Novelis http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/automotive-beckons-aluminum-pop-can-king-novelis <div class="field-deck"> 2014 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The aluminum producer now has several new alloys promising better strength or new formability in the process of approval by customers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/automotive-beckons-aluminum-pop-can-king-novelis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/automotive-beckons-aluminum-pop-can-king-novelis#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Jaguar Land Rover 2014 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Aluminum Body Ford's Innovative F-150 Pickup Manufacturing Technology OE-Supplier Relations Stamping Comau Novelis Mon, 04 Aug 2014 18:26:00 +0000 1076371 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Novelis&rsquo; Summe discusses new production techniques.</strong></p> Violence, Economic Crisis Hit Ukraine Auto Industry http://wardsauto.com/politics/violence-economic-crisis-hit-ukraine-auto-industry <div class="node-body article-body">ZAZ, the country’s only full-cycle automaker, manufactured only 10,622 cars in first-half 2014, compared with 252,476 in 2008, and may halt production in September because of parts shortages.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/violence-economic-crisis-hit-ukraine-auto-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/violence-economic-crisis-hit-ukraine-auto-industry#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Suppliers Africa / Middle East Europe Egypt Russia Ukraine Chery Chevrolet Daewoo Hyundai Lada Skoda Logistics Production Sales Results Stamping Tariffs Trade Vehicle Assembly Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:19:00 +0000 1070281 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Re-badged Chevrolet Aveo sold as ZAZ Vida.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-106 <div class="node-body article-body">Durr keeps it clean at Audi Mexico paint shop; Georgia town Voestalpine’s newest stamping ground; Dynaudio, Harman, SABIC expand China presence.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-106" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-106#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America China Mexico U.S. Audi Geely TRW Volkswagen Capacity Utilization Global Sources Globalization Manufacturing Technology Navigation Systems OE-Supplier Relations Plastic Sound Systems Stamping Voice Activation Anting Bay St. Louis Cartersville Changan Durr Dynaudio Genk Great Wall Sabic San Jose Chiapa Voestalpine Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:30:00 +0000 1003491 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>TRW electric power-steering technology migrates to Chinese SUV.</strong></p> Renault, Fiat in CV Talks With Russia’s MosAvtoZil http://wardsauto.com/europe/renault-fiat-cv-talks-russia-s-mosavtozil <div class="node-body article-body">Renault and Fiat are seeking more details about managing production, MosAvtoZil’s level of investment and the transfer price, or how much the French and Italian automakers would pay to buy back vehicles made by the Russian JV.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/renault-fiat-cv-talks-russia-s-mosavtozil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/renault-fiat-cv-talks-russia-s-mosavtozil#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Europe Russia Fiat Ford GAZ Mercedes PSA Renault Finance Globalization Stamping Vehicle Assembly Alpha Automotive Technologies Avtoframos Bernd Schanz Bruno Ancelin IHI MosAvtoZil Sollers ZIL Mon, 18 Nov 2013 10:29:00 +0000 892521 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Master CV may be partnership&rsquo;s first product.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-81 <div class="node-body article-body">TRW quits $700 million GM brake deal; AK Steel prevails over ArcelorMittal in patent case; Denso targets ASEAN market with new ignition-components plant in Cambodia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-81" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-81#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Canada China Mexico U.S. Russia Delphi Denso General Motors Mercedes Nissan TRW Volvo Car Chassis Component Finance Global Sources Globalization Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Laws/Law Enforcement OE-Supplier Relations Stamping Steel Advanced Clean Air Technologies AK Steel ArcelorMittal CooTek Durr Emico Saginaw SKF St. Petersburg Unipres Thu, 31 Oct 2013 14:59:00 +0000 878381 at http://wardsauto.com <p> &rsquo;14 S-Class features TouchPal predictive touchscreen technology.</p> Chrysler Working to Increase U.S. Capacity http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/chrysler-working-increase-us-capacity <div class="node-body article-body">Automaker says hourly work-shift changes and improved technology have allowed it to increase capacity without investing in new plants. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/chrysler-working-increase-us-capacity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-amp-production/chrysler-working-increase-us-capacity#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production North America U.S. Chrysler Capacity Utilization Employment Engine Flexible Manufacturing Production Stamping Transmission Vehicle Assembly Thu, 26 Sep 2013 11:01:00 +0000 852461 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Chrysler worker at Kokomo, IN, plant assembles valve bodies. </strong></p>