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Tata Motors May Invest €1 Billion in Romania Production Facility
Tata Motors May Invest €1 Billion in Romania Production Facility

28 Jan 2013, 15:17 UTC / Tata Motors is by far the largest automaker in India, and they have some financial might at their disposal - they did manage to buy the Jaguar-Land Rover group, so it wouldn`t be wise to doubt them,...

 
Canada to Invest $34 Million in Toyota Plant to Build Lexus RX Hybrid
Canada to Invest $34 Million in Toyota Plant to Build Lexus RX Hybrid

28 Jan 2013, 14:25 UTC / Despite the fact that the Canadian automotive industry is not what you`d call under-developed, the Americans' neighbours from the north do not currently build any hybrid vehicles. However, ...

 
Renault Creates Joint Venture With China's Dongfeng for 150,000 Cars Per Year
Renault Creates Joint Venture With China's Dongfeng for 150,000 Cars Per Year

22 Jan 2013, 12:12 UTC / Renault is not as present as some other mainstream manufacturers, on the Chinese market, yet they plan to change that, and the first order of business is the creation of a joint-venture, with a loca...

 
Jaguar Begins Production of XF in India
Jaguar Begins Production of XF in India

22 Jan 2013, 12:00 UTC / In an effort to be able to offer Indian customers the XF at lower prices, Jaguar has just announced the start of local production for the 5-Series-rivalling sedan. Thanks to lower taxes and the vari...

 
Infiniti Range to Gain Four New Models
Infiniti Range to Gain Four New Models

18 Jan 2013, 09:16 UTC / Infiniti is really looking to move the brand along, and into the future, and they want to change many aspects to get there. For starters, they have changed their naming policy, which now uses the Q ...

 
Volkswagen Opens 100th Plant in Mexico
Volkswagen Opens 100th Plant in Mexico

17 Jan 2013, 16:00 UTC / Globalisation and internationalization are perfect words to describe what Volkswagen is doing through its relentless worldwide expansion. Nothing is more eloquent to prove this point than the recent...

 
GM Plans Further Expansion in China
GM Plans Further Expansion in China

15 Jan 2013, 12:22 UTC / China is the best bet, in the current economic climate of the world, for automakers looking to keep their massive sales figures on the rise, when common sense dictates they should be going down. Des...

 
Land Rover to Add 800 UK Jobs
Land Rover to Add 800 UK Jobs

14 Jan 2013, 11:55 UTC / The Jaguar-Land Rover group as just announced that it will be adding some 800 new jobs, at their manufacturing plant, in Solihull, Birmingham, in the UK. Strangely, this is the exact number of jobs ...

 
Honda to Build 2014 Accord Hybrid at Ohio Plant
Honda to Build 2014 Accord Hybrid at Ohio Plant

11 Jan 2013, 10:52 UTC / Honda has announced that it will build the 2014 Accord Hybrid at the Japanese manufacturer’s Marysville, Ohio plant. However, the plant requires $23 million in investment before production can...

 
Russian Output Increase May Not Be Wise - Automakers Still Push
Russian Output Increase May Not Be Wise - Automakers Still Push

10 Jan 2013, 10:29 UTC / The European automotive production sector is crashing down, and it is doing it in a brutal manner. Factories are being closed down, workers sent home, production output is being reduced, automakers ...

 
Nissan Releases Video Detailing Leaf Production at Smyrna Plant
Nissan Releases Video Detailing Leaf Production at Smyrna Plant

9 Jan 2013, 14:50 UTC / Nissan`s plan to produce the Leaf at their Smyrna plant, in Tennessee, is well underway, and cars should begin rolling off the production line soon. It was originally planned to enter production in ...

 
Audi to Build 150,000 Q5s in Mexico as of 2016
Audi to Build 150,000 Q5s in Mexico as of 2016

7 Jan 2013, 09:11 UTC / Audi is very keen to break ground on the construction of a completely new ground-up plant, which is set to be built in San Jose Chiapa, Mexico. Pans are to commence construction in 2014, and once up...

 
Elio Motors to Buy Former GM Plant to Build Frugal Three-Wheeler
Elio Motors to Buy Former GM Plant to Build Frugal Three-Wheeler

4 Jan 2013, 10:56 UTC / The constant expansion and (now) contraction of GM, has affected thousands of people around the US (and the world), whom may have had a stable job one day, and no job the next. This sad reality has ...

 
Ford to Invest $773 Million in Southeast Michigan Plants
Ford to Invest $773 Million in Southeast Michigan Plants

27 Dec 2012, 09:00 UTC / While Ford’s European operation is really shaky, and production is being cut, along with a large percentage of their workforce on the Old Continent, the US side of the business is doing great....

 
Renault Gains Exclusive Rights to Build Cars in Algeria from 2014 to 2017
Renault Gains Exclusive Rights to Build Cars in Algeria from 2014 to 2017

21 Dec 2012, 12:19 UTC / Renault has just announced that it has signed an exclusivity agreement with the Algerian government, to be the only automaker to make cars in the country, between 2014 and 2017, at an all-new plant....

 
Chrysler May Invest $162 to Get Transmission Plant Up and Running
Chrysler May Invest $162 to Get Transmission Plant Up and Running

18 Dec 2012, 12:02 UTC / Just before Chrysler filed for bankruptcy, in 2009, they were on the verge of opening a transmission plant, which they had already finished in 2008. However, aside from the obvious problem - their b...

 
Tesla to Build and Sell Europe-Bound Vehicles in the Netherlands
Tesla to Build and Sell Europe-Bound Vehicles in the Netherlands

14 Dec 2012, 13:56 UTC / We did not think that Tesla had the necessary financial backing to push forth and establish a foothold in Europe so soon, but it is now official - they will begin selling and manufacturing the Model...

 
Local US Production for Nissan Leaf Battery Packs Commences
Local US Production for Nissan Leaf Battery Packs Commences

13 Dec 2012, 15:49 UTC / Nissan has just announced the production start of lithium-ion battery packs, destined for their Leaf EV, at the Smyrna, Tennessee plant, where they will also build the actual car - currently, it is ...

 
BYD to Build EV Manufacturing Plant in Bulgaria
BYD to Build EV Manufacturing Plant in Bulgaria

12 Dec 2012, 16:14 UTC / Chinese automaker BYD has just announced that it will be building a new factory in Bulgaria, after having signed a joint-venture partnership agreement with a local company. The new plant will report...

 
Saudi Arabian Plant Will Build New Land Rover Model
Saudi Arabian Plant Will Build New Land Rover Model

11 Dec 2012, 15:42 UTC / The Jaguar-Land Rover group is set to expand its operations into Saudi Arabia, with the construction of a new plant in the region. However, they will first build an aluminium pressing plant, and an ...