Vehicle Assembly http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53323/more en Volvo Cites Logistics as Primary Reason for U.S. Plant Site http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/volvo-cites-logistics-primary-reason-us-plant-site <div class="node-body article-body">Volvo in the next few weeks will announce what vehicle it will produce at its new plant, which is to begin output in 2018.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/volvo-cites-logistics-primary-reason-us-plant-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/volvo-cites-logistics-primary-reason-us-plant-site#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Volvo Car Employment Globalization Labor & Human Resources Product Development Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Fri, 29 May 2015 17:49:00 +0000 1289711 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Volvo Americas chief Lex Kerssemakers says South Carolina ideal location.&nbsp;</strong></p> Mexico Presents Opportunities, Challenges http://wardsauto.com/north-america/mexico-presents-opportunities-challenges <div class="node-body article-body">Automotive production in Mexico will reach 4.4 million units by 2019, a 2.9% increase from 2014, according to Plante Moran. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/mexico-presents-opportunities-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/mexico-presents-opportunities-challenges#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers North America Mexico Auto Makers Suppliers Employment Globalization Labor & Human Resources Production Vehicle Assembly Fri, 29 May 2015 11:23:00 +0000 1283871 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Fiat 500 assembled in Toluca, Mexico.&nbsp;</strong></p> GM Confirms $175 Million for Chevy Camaro in Michigan http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/gm-confirms-175-million-chevy-camaro-michigan <div class="node-body article-body">The investment at Lansing Grand River comes on the heels of $2.8 billion in planned U.S. manufacturing facilities expenditures announced by GM in recent weeks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/gm-confirms-175-million-chevy-camaro-michigan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/gm-confirms-175-million-chevy-camaro-michigan#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production North America U.S. Chevrolet Employment Vehicle Assembly Thu, 28 May 2015 14:26:00 +0000 1288881 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Pre-production &rsquo;16 Chevy Camaro on Lansing assembly line.</strong></p> GM’s Russia Pullout Cuts Opel Spain Plant’s Output http://wardsauto.com/europe/gm-s-russia-pullout-cuts-opel-spain-plant-s-output <div class="node-body article-body">The initial 2015 forecast called for production of 400,000 units but was reduced early this year to 388,000. The cutback in Corsa output lowers that figure to 367,000 units, or 81% of capacity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/gm-s-russia-pullout-cuts-opel-spain-plant-s-output" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/gm-s-russia-pullout-cuts-opel-spain-plant-s-output#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Europe Russia Spain Opel/Vauxhall Capacity Utilization Employment Production Restructuring Vehicle Assembly Thu, 28 May 2015 09:45:00 +0000 1288181 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>No break in Mokka CUV assemblies at Opel Spain plant.</strong></p> Hyundai Sticking to 760,000 Target, Sees More Tucson Inventory Next Year http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/hyundai-sticking-760000-target-sees-more-tucson-inventory-next-year <div class="node-body article-body">Hyundai has increased its car sales more than the competition this year, but fallen behind the growth of light trucks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/hyundai-sticking-760000-target-sees-more-tucson-inventory-next-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/hyundai-sticking-760000-target-sees-more-tucson-inventory-next-year#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Hyundai Sales & Marketing Vehicle Assembly Wed, 27 May 2015 10:33:00 +0000 1287451 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Next-gen Hyundai Tucson on sale this summer.</strong></p> Malaysian New-Vehicle Market Stumbles in April http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/malaysian-new-vehicle-market-stumbles-april <div class="node-body article-body">Malaysian domestic-car sales are expected to remain weak for the next three months before making a recovery in the third quarter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/malaysian-new-vehicle-market-stumbles-april" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/malaysian-new-vehicle-market-stumbles-april#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Malaysia Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Wed, 27 May 2015 09:08:00 +0000 1287211 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Car production up 7.4% through April.</strong></p> GM Plans $1.2 Billion Upgrade to Fort Wayne, IN, Facility http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/gm-plans-12-billion-upgrade-fort-wayne-facility <div class="node-body article-body">The automaker says planned improvement to the plant include construction of a new paint operation and modernization of the general assembly area.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/gm-plans-12-billion-upgrade-fort-wayne-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/gm-plans-12-billion-upgrade-fort-wayne-facility#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production North America U.S. Chevrolet GMC Vehicle Assembly Tue, 26 May 2015 16:35:00 +0000 1287351 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Fort Wayne, IN, facility site of Chevy Silverado production.</strong></p> Ford Cuts Back in China, But Hopes High for Future in Asia-Pacific http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/ford-cuts-back-china-hopes-high-future-asia-pacific <div class="node-body article-body">Ford expects 60% of its global sales will come from the Asia-Pacific region, primarily China, India and the ASEAN markets, in the next 10 years. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/ford-cuts-back-china-hopes-high-future-asia-pacific" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/ford-cuts-back-china-hopes-high-future-asia-pacific#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Asia Pacific Asia Pacific - Regional Ford Employment Globalization Production Vehicle Assembly Tue, 26 May 2015 10:56:00 +0000 1286151 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Ford Escort plays in value sub-segment.</strong></p> Hyundai Standing Pat With Winning Hand in India http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/hyundai-standing-pat-winning-hand-india <div class="node-body article-body">Hyundai is balking at building a third plant because it currently has more than enough production capacity in India, allowing it to circumvent tariffs ranging from 80% to 135% on imported cars.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/hyundai-standing-pat-winning-hand-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/hyundai-standing-pat-winning-hand-india#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Suppliers Asia Pacific India South Korea Hyundai Capacity Utilization Sales Results Tariffs Trade Vehicle Assembly Tue, 26 May 2015 09:12:00 +0000 1286031 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Automaker meets local demand for i20 by shifting export builds out of Korea.</strong></p> Chevy Corvette Plant Gets $439 Million Paint Shop http://wardsauto.com/north-america/chevy-corvette-plant-gets-439-million-paint-shop <div class="node-body article-body">Sprucing up Bowling Green likely indicates GM plans to keep building the Corvette there for many years to come in a future of tightening fuel-economy rules.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/chevy-corvette-plant-gets-439-million-paint-shop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/chevy-corvette-plant-gets-439-million-paint-shop#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production North America U.S. Chevrolet Vehicle Assembly Thu, 21 May 2015 15:00:00 +0000 1285021 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Bowling Green, KY, assembly plant investment part of GM&rsquo;s larger, $5.4 billion manufacturing outlay.</strong></p>