GM’s CAMI Assembly gets multiple ENERGY STAR certifications
General Motors’ CAMI Assembly recently received Natural Resources Canada’s…
Ford issues recalls of 63,367 Edge, Lincoln MKX and Corsair
Vehicles with 2016 to 2018 model years built at the Oakville Assembly Plant between mid-2014 and the end of 2017.
Mack Trucks to lay off 300 at Pennsylvania assembly plant
Slowing production at Lower Macungie Township plant to cope with reduced demand.
Worker struck by equipment in assembly plant, company fined $65,000
Company pleads guilty to failing to ensure the machinery was maintained in good condition.
Unifor signs deals with firms affected by GM Oshawa plant closure
Agreements provide for improved severance packages for employees compared with the legislated minimum requirements.
Reshaping the auto industry: Technology innovation is the way ahead
Global restructuring is underway; bold moves are needed.
Ohio governor doesn’t think GM will revive Lordstown assembly plant
Plant built its last car a week ago, eliminating the final 1,700 positions left at the factory.
Martinrea to shut Ajax parts plant when GM ends Oshawa production
Plant is entirely dependent on GM’s assembly line, 77 workers to be relocated.
Quality in real time: How IIoT is changing automotive production
Defects are spotted and fixed before vehicles roll off the assembly line.
FCA to invest $1B in Michigan plant, pay out bonuses
Warren Truck Assembly Plant will make the Ram Heavy Duty Truck starting in 2020.
Tenn. won’t rule out automakers with UAW contracts at Memphis site
The 6-square-mile “mega site” ideally is suited for a new auto assembly plant.
Ballard signs $11M deal for fuel cell bus program in China
Azure to buy licences and FCvelocity-HD7 power modules.
Magna nets $15M in Q2
Sales driven by 7% rise in North American vehicle production.
Ford breaks ground on new plant in Chongqing
Ford Motor Co. is building a sixth plant in China as part of an effort to increase its sales in the world’s largest auto market.
Avcorp extends $80M Boeing contract for wheel wells
Also covers assemblies and components that support the next generation 737, 747-8, 767.
Expert says CAW to target Chrysler first for a contract deal
“They can least afford a shutdown of operations in Canada.” — Tony Faria, University of Windsor
Ford to close Philippines plant
No business case for future manufacturing.
Shortages of parts could slow US auto production
The US auto industry, already stretching to meet rising demand for cars and trucks, is facing shortages of parts and materials that could limit the number of new vehicles in showrooms later this year and crimp a historic turnaround.
Ford investing $760M plant in east China
Ford Motor Co. plans to build a $760 million auto assembly plant in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou, part of a doubling of its production capacity in the world’s biggest vehicle market as it strives to catch up with rivals.
Toyota/Honda cut NA output to preserve parts supply
Honda’s assembly plants in Canada will be part of a dramatic international slowdown by the Japanese automaker, which is suffering from a parts shortage due to flooding in Thailand.
Nederman in position for growth
As the world moves out of the recession, Nederman…