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News Automotive Manufacturing General
February 11, 2020  

California company plans to sell China designed SUVs in US

Other Chinese brands have announced U.S. sales plans but have struggled to meet safety and emissions standards

News Automotive Manufacturing General
July 23, 2019  

Ford adding 450 jobs in Chicago to meet rising SUV demand

Auto maker will upgrade a 200,000-square-foot building where it now modifies Explorers into versions for cops.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
June 20, 2019  

GM seeks to avoid Takata recalls for fourth straight year

Would have to repair more than 6 million trucks and SUVs at a cost of US$1.2 billion.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
March 20, 2019  

Ford shifting 550 jobs to boost SUV production in Kentucky

Growing sales for Expeditions and Navigators are driving a 20% production boost at the Louisville plant.

News Economy
December 17, 2018  

GM says it has 2,700 jobs for workers slated to be laid off

That still leaves the majority of the cuts hitting white-collar workers and Canadians.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
November 28, 2018  

Ford shuffling workers to increase production of big SUVs

Several hundred of the workers will be moved to truck and SUV factories where jobs are being added.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
April 27, 2018  

Ford Canada spared from parent’s plan to cut most car models by 2020

Oakville complex currently assembles Edge, Flex, Lincoln MKX and Lincoln MKT, all sport utility vehicles.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
February 12, 2018  

Ford boosts production of 2 big SUVS at Kentucky plant

Demand is driving 25% more production of Lincoln Navigators and Ford Expeditions.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
February 8, 2018  

GM takes a third crack at avoiding Takata airbag inflator recalls

Automaker says it could save $1 billion and avoid recalling up to 6.8 million full-size 2007-2011 pickup trucks and SUVs.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
January 12, 2018  

Auto fuel efficiency makes gains, but falls short of targets

CO2 fuel economy data show 2016 was higher than model year 2015 by only one-tenth of a gallon.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 4, 2017  

Ford plans $14B in cost cuts as part of new CEO Hackett’s strategy

Plan is to reduce material costs by $10 billion by 2022 through new deals with suppliers and simpler designs.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
April 17, 2017  

China car dilemma: Beijing wants electric, buyers want SUVs

Beijing wants electric cars to make up 8% of every brand’s production as soon as next year.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
November 23, 2016  

Volkswagen bets on technology to bounce back from crisis

Will shift focus to battery-powered cars, digital services and SUVs.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
April 27, 2016  

FCA accelerates NAFTA shift from passenger cars

Transition will impact the automaker’s manufacturing footprint across the globe.

News Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
April 4, 2016  

Canadian auto sales off to ‘dream start’ in 2016

DesRosiers says overall sales improved 9.3% for best March.