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News Automotive Manufacturing General
July 29, 2020  

Plant closings send GM to 2Q loss, but signs of improvement

The Detroit automaker closed its plants on March 18 and they remained idle for two months due to the coronavirus

News Automotive General Production Sustainability
July 23, 2020  

Tesla picks Texas site for second US vehicle assembly plant

Austin gets the nod to build upcoming Cybertruck pickup, and second US site for the Model Y small SUV.

News Automotive General
July 22, 2020  

Tesla makes US$104M profit in 2Q despite factory shutdown

Picked a site for its second US assembly plant, although the location wasn’t released.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Technology
July 15, 2020  

Europe’s shift to electric cars picks up despite recession

Sales of internal combustion cars have fallen, demand for battery-only cars and hybrids has been stable or even increased.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing General
July 9, 2020  

Back to work: It’s safety first at TMMC’s assembly plants

GHD helps the automaker ramp up and discusses effective measures.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
July 6, 2020  

Ford revives Bronco brand, aims at Jeep’s big off-road sales

Two- and four-door versions aimed at taking sales from Fiat Chrysler’s top brand.

News Automotive Energy Government Manufacturing General
July 2, 2020  

Building Back Better Canada Plan can create, maintain 6.3M jobs: report

The report argues it is essential that the federal government set the right policy framework to drive the transition to net-zero emissions

News Automotive Manufacturing General
July 2, 2020  

Tesla threatens firing if workers afraid of virus don’t return to jobs

Labour activists want state and county officials to do a better job ensuring proper safety procedures are followed at the Fremont factory.

Tech Centre Automotive General
June 23, 2020  

Imaging system speeds up inspection

BitFlow solution created for auto parts.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
June 11, 2020  

Ford, VW to collaborate on vans, pickup, electric vehicle

Detroit 3 automaker will build an unidentified electric vehicle for Europe based on VW’s modular design.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
June 5, 2020  

TMMC tallies 9M vehicles with Lexus RX 450h in Cambridge

500,000 vehicles built annually, making TMMC the highest producing Toyota and Lexus plant in North America.

News Automotive General
June 4, 2020  

Global EV sales increase with stringent emission norms: Frost & Sullivan

Electric vehicles estimated to grow by 8.6% year-on-year, registering 2.5 million unit sales globally in 2020.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
June 1, 2020  

Infected workers, parts shortages slow auto factory restarts

UAW says Ford and GM have had at least a half-dozen cases, while Fiat Chrysler has had five.

News Automotive General
May 28, 2020  

Nissan-Renault alliance to share more parts, technology

Shared technology will include electric cars and autonomous driving

News Automotive Government General
May 28, 2020  

Ottawa contracts GM Canada to provide 10M face masks

Production to begin immediately at the Oshawa plant, to be distributed at cost.