Vehicle Assembly http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53323/more en GM Korea Union Threatens Strike Over Pay, Work Rules http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/gm-korea-union-threatens-strike-over-pay-work-rules <div class="node-body article-body">Korea’s National Labor Relations Commission can order a 10-day cooling-off period before the union can take strike action.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/gm-korea-union-threatens-strike-over-pay-work-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/gm-korea-union-threatens-strike-over-pay-work-rules#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific South Korea General Motors Globalization Labor & Human Resources Production Sales Results Unions Vehicle Assembly Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:48:00 +0000 1307831 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GM Korea hoping new-gen Spark lives up to name on sales front.</strong></p> FCA to Invest $280 Million in Indian Jeep Production http://wardsauto.com/fca-invest-280-million-indian-jeep-production <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Italian-American automaker will expand its existing joint venture with local manufacturer Tata Motors to assemble Jeep models in second-quarter 2017. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/fca-invest-280-million-indian-jeep-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Asia Pacific India Fiat-Chrysler: What's Next Finance Globalization Vehicle Assembly Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:31:00 +0000 1307451 at http://wardsauto.com Spanish Auto Industry Exec Bullish on 2016 Recovery http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/spanish-auto-industry-exec-bullish-2016-recovery <div class="node-body article-body">Mario Armero says factors in his optimistic forecast include falling oil prices, an increase in money available for auto financing after the country’s latest fiscal reforms, and low interest rates set by the European Central Bank.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/spanish-auto-industry-exec-bullish-2016-recovery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/spanish-auto-industry-exec-bullish-2016-recovery#comments Premium Auto Makers Plants & Production Dealers Sales & Marketing Europe Spain Unspecified Companies Retail Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:45:00 +0000 1305331 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Tiguan helps put VW brand in Spanish market&rsquo;s top rank.</strong></p> France’s PSA Raising African Profile in Morocco http://wardsauto.com/africa-middle-east/france-s-psa-raising-african-profile-morocco <div class="field-byline"> Iana Dreyer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The automaker aims to cater to the growing North African and sub-Saharan African market from its Morocco unit. It bets on car-market volume of 8 million units in the region by 2025 and hopes to account for 1 million of those sales.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/africa-middle-east/france-s-psa-raising-african-profile-morocco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/africa-middle-east/france-s-psa-raising-african-profile-morocco#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Africa / Middle East Europe Algeria Morocco Nigeria France Citroen Ford Peugeot PSA Renault Sales & Marketing Globalization Local Content Vehicle Assembly Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1306071 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>PSA rival Renault&rsquo;s Dacia brand came to Morocco in 2012.</strong></p> Hyundai Breaks Ground on China Plant, Adds to HQ Investment http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/hyundai-breaks-ground-china-plant-adds-hq-investment <div class="node-body article-body">The automaker’s fifth plant in China comes at a time when the market is down, and its already hefty outlay for a new headquarters is expected to increase by at least $1.5 billion. Both investments have analysts worried.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/hyundai-breaks-ground-china-plant-adds-hq-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/hyundai-breaks-ground-china-plant-adds-hq-investment#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Asia Pacific South Korea Hyundai Politics Finance Vehicle Assembly Wed, 24 Jun 2015 09:41:00 +0000 1303021 at http://wardsauto.com <p class="NormalNoSpace"><b>Rendering of future Hyundai HQ.<o:p></o:p></b></p> FCA, Tata Expanding Indian SUV Production Capacity http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/fca-tata-expanding-indian-suv-production-capacity <div class="node-body article-body">Initial products to be assembled from kits on the 100,000-unit-capacity line are 5- and 7-seat SUVs being developed jointly by Tata and its Jaguar and Land Rover subsidiaries. Codenamed Q501 and Q502, the vehicles are due on the market in 2017. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/fca-tata-expanding-indian-suv-production-capacity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/fca-tata-expanding-indian-suv-production-capacity#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Asia Pacific India Fiat Jaguar Land Rover Tata Capacity Utilization Engine Fiat-Chrysler: What's Next Globalization Product Development Vehicle Assembly Tue, 23 Jun 2015 09:30:00 +0000 1302391 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New models would join Safari in Tata&rsquo;s limited SUV lineup.&nbsp;</strong></p> Hyundai Reportedly Planning Second U.S. Plant http://wardsauto.com/north-america/hyundai-reportedly-planning-second-us-plant <div class="node-body article-body">The automaker denies a report by the Korean government’s Yonhap news agency that it will build a second U.S. plant to meet demand for CUVs, a market segment in which it offers only two models.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/hyundai-reportedly-planning-second-us-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/hyundai-reportedly-planning-second-us-plant#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific North America U.S. South Korea Hyundai Capacity Utilization Inventories Vehicle Assembly Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:27:00 +0000 1302321 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Automaker boosting exports of Korea-made Tucson to U.S.</strong></p> GM’s Clegg Says Wage Gap Just One Item of UAW Talks http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/gm-s-clegg-says-wage-gap-just-one-item-uaw-talks <div class="node-body article-body">The executive speaks after announcing a $245 million investment to prepare its Orion Twp., MI, assembly plant for a yet-to-be-named product. WardsAuto forecasts a small Cadillac CUV.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/gm-s-clegg-says-wage-gap-just-one-item-uaw-talks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/gm-s-clegg-says-wage-gap-just-one-item-uaw-talks#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Buick Cadillac Chevrolet Capacity Utilization Component Future Products Labor & Human Resources Restructuring United Auto Workers (UAW) Vehicle Assembly Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:02:00 +0000 1302331 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Clegg confident of successful UAW talks.</strong></p> BMW Plant Showcase for Carbon-Fiber Production http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/bmw-plant-showcase-carbon-fiber-production <div class="node-body article-body">The plant in Dingolfing, Germany, has upgraded paint and body shops and new “material trains” for moving components to the line as the sixth-generation 7-Series flagship sedan nears launch.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/bmw-plant-showcase-carbon-fiber-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/bmw-plant-showcase-carbon-fiber-production#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Suppliers Europe Europe - Regional Germany BMW Rolls Royce Aluminum Body Carbon Fiber Employment Manufacturing Technology Product Development Steel Vehicle Assembly BMW 7-Series body panels camera gates Carbon Core Deggendorf Dingolfing EDP material trains Moses Lake semi-anechoic structural components wind chamber Fri, 19 Jun 2015 10:12:00 +0000 1300271 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Warehouse at Dingolfing complex converted to carbon-fiber production for all-new 7-Series.</strong></p> North American Light-Vehicle Production Down 2.3% in May http://wardsauto.com/north-america/north-american-light-vehicle-production-down-23-may <div class="node-body article-body">A sharp drop in Canadian output outweighed gains in the U.S. and Mexico.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/north-american-light-vehicle-production-down-23-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/north-american-light-vehicle-production-down-23-may#comments Public Gated Data Center Auto Makers Plants & Production North America North America - Regional Canada Mexico U.S. Auto Makers Production Vehicle Assembly Wed, 17 Jun 2015 10:45:00 +0000 1299401 at http://wardsauto.com