Plants & Production http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53473/more en Q3 Output Still a Record http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/q3-output-still-record <div class="node-body article-body">Despite some judicious paring, the industry’s Q3 slate remains at a record level and output through September is still second-best. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/q3-output-still-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/q3-output-still-record#comments Public Gated Data Center Plants & Production North America North America - Regional North American production schedule Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:30:00 +0000 1308071 at http://wardsauto.com 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> GM Korea Workers Authorize Strike http://wardsauto.com/gm-korea-workers-authorize-strike <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Union members at GM Korea, which accounts for nearly 20% of the automaker's global production, voted to approve a possible strike over wages and production volumes.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/gm-korea-workers-authorize-strike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Asia Pacific South Korea Labor & Human Resources Production Unions & Trade Organizations Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:22:00 +0000 1307111 at http://wardsauto.com 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> Honda’s Thai-Built Models Earn Environmental Honors http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/honda-s-thai-built-models-earn-environmental-honors <div class="node-body article-body">Honda thus far is the only automaker to win Green Label certification that indicates all of its vehicles have passed environmental regulations that cover production processes, uses and disposal as well as resource-management efficiency.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/honda-s-thai-built-models-earn-environmental-honors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/honda-s-thai-built-models-earn-environmental-honors#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Asia Pacific Thailand Honda Emissions Manufacturing Technology Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:45:00 +0000 1306101 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Cutting carbon-dioxide levels priority for automaker.</strong></p> GM Studies Amazon to Improve Factory-to-Dealership Vehicle Deliveries http://wardsauto.com/dealers/gm-studies-amazon-improve-factory-dealership-vehicle-deliveries <div class="node-body article-body">Chevrolet Silverado pickup at GM plant in Fort Wayne, IN, loaded on train car for shipping to dealership. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/gm-studies-amazon-improve-factory-dealership-vehicle-deliveries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/gm-studies-amazon-improve-factory-dealership-vehicle-deliveries#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Dealers North America U.S. Dealerships General Motors Plants & Production Retail Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:30:00 +0000 1304991 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Chevrolet Silverado pickup at GM plant in Fort Wayne, IN, loaded on train car for shipping to dealership.&nbsp;</strong></p> Kamaz Cuts Spare Autonomous-Truck Development http://wardsauto.com/europe/kamaz-cuts-spare-autonomous-truck-development <div class="node-body article-body">Driving the cutbacks in both investment and production is a 40% decline in year-to-date sales from like-2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/kamaz-cuts-spare-autonomous-truck-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/kamaz-cuts-spare-autonomous-truck-development#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology Russia Auto Makers Autonomous Vehicles Finance Future Products Product Development Production Sales Results Fri, 26 Jun 2015 09:51:00 +0000 1304011 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Weak ruble could strengthen exports of Kamaz dump trucks.</strong></p> U.K. Engine Output Slips in May http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/uk-engine-output-slips-may <div class="node-body article-body">The SMMT trade group says plants are gearing up for production of new low-emission Euro 6 engines that should boost exports.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/uk-engine-output-slips-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/uk-engine-output-slips-may#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Europe United Kingdom Engine Fri, 26 Jun 2015 09:14:00 +0000 1304511 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Monthly engine production off 10.6% in U.K.</strong></p>