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New Prancing Horses Rollout Plan
New Prancing Horses Rollout Plan

23 Jun 2010, 09:46 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Italian manufacturer Ferrari is planning big for the future, with its recently announced roll out plan to mark the departure from the current gap-years when it comes to new models. According to Moto...

 
Mercedes-Benz to Start Actros Production in Brazil in 2011
Mercedes-Benz to Start Actros Production in Brazil in 2011

8 Jun 2010, 14:42 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / German carmaker Daimler AG announced today plans to launch production of the Mercedes-Benz Actros next year at the Juiz de Fora plant. This means the Actros will be produced in the plants at Wö...

 
Audi Kicks Off EV Production Competition
Audi Kicks Off EV Production Competition

7 Jun 2010, 09:41 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / German carmaker Audi announced today it will start a competition aimed at developing new ideas for production of electric vehicles. Called “The Production of Electric Automobiles,” the c...

 
Toyota to Close Thai Plant
Toyota to Close Thai Plant

14 May 2010, 14:20 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / One of the four plants Toyota is operating in Thailand will shut down at the end of this month, as a result of the sharp drop in exports in the country. The plant in question, in Samrong, has been p...

 
2011 Ford Fiesta Enters Production in Mexico
2011 Ford Fiesta Enters Production in Mexico

12 May 2010, 07:07 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / American manufacturer Ford announced yesterday the very much anticipated new Fiesta model has entered production at its Cuautitlán Stamping and Assembly Plant (CSAP) in Mexico. The facility, ...

 
Audi A1 Production Kicks Off in Brussels
Audi A1 Production Kicks Off in Brussels

11 May 2010, 07:37 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / After on Monday German carmaker Audi released the pricing for the European market for the smallest car in their offering, the A1, news of production starting comes from Brussels. The carmaker starte...

 
Daimler Production Returns to Full Throttle
Daimler Production Returns to Full Throttle

10 May 2010, 06:54 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The recovery seen in recent months in the automotive industry has prompted German carmaker Daimler into returning to full production one month earlier than anticipated. According to Autonews, Daimle...

 
Hyundai May Shift Santa Fe Production to Kia U.S. Plant
Hyundai May Shift Santa Fe Production to Kia U.S. Plant

8 May 2010, 09:38 UTC · By: Dan Mihalascu / Hyundai Motor Company is having difficulties meeting demand for its U.S.-built vehicles and may hand over production of its Santa Fe SUV to sister company Kia Motor Corporation, according to the Aut...

 
Skoda Fabia Enters Full-Cycle Production in Russia
Skoda Fabia Enters Full-Cycle Production in Russia

30 Apr 2010, 14:15 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The second model in the Skoda range to be produced in full-cycle at the company's Kaluga factory in Russia is the new Fabia. The manufacturing process includes welding, painting and assembly of...

 
900 Potential Customers for the Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid
900 Potential Customers for the Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid

27 Apr 2010, 07:08 UTC · By: Dan Mihalascu / Porsche revealed it had almost 900 potential buyers for its 918 Spyder hybrid concept car. Porsche unveiled the 918 Spyder at the Geneva Auto Show last month and said at the time that it would consi...

 
Subaru Global Production Up 166.9 Percent in Q1
Subaru Global Production Up 166.9 Percent in Q1

26 Apr 2010, 10:38 UTC · By: Dan Mihalascu / Subaru reported consistent sales growth for March and for the first quarter of 2010, both in its home market of Japan and in export ones. The global production for March increased for the fifth cons...

 
U.S. Production Not a Priority for Audi
U.S. Production Not a Priority for Audi

22 Apr 2010, 13:44 UTC · By: Dan Mihalascu / Audi has denied speculation that it intends to produce and sell a new model in the US following the increasing sales registered in the last quarter. There had been rumors the German automaker could ...

 
BMW Under the Ash Cloud: 3 German Plants Idled
BMW Under the Ash Cloud: 3 German Plants Idled

21 Apr 2010, 07:24 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / It was only a matter of time until the flight ban in Europe would take it's toll on the day-by-day operations of local carmakers. Although the ash cloud coming from Eyjafjallajokull is dissipat...

 
Production of Ford Fiesta PowerShift Transmission Kicks-Off
Production of Ford Fiesta PowerShift Transmission Kicks-Off

29 Mar 2010, 06:55 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / American manufacturer Ford announced today it has started production of the PowerShift dual-clutch automatic transmission for the 2011 Ford Fiesta. The new dual-clutch automatic transmission is prod...

 
Saab Resumes Production at the Trollhattan Plant
Saab Resumes Production at the Trollhattan Plant

23 Mar 2010, 08:19 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / After some one week ago, Saab was announcing new headquarters in Michigan, NA, the newly independent car manufacturer also revealed it has decided to resume car production at its Trollhattan plant y...

 
Brazilian Built Mercedes A-Klasse, Take Two
Brazilian Built Mercedes A-Klasse, Take Two

22 Mar 2010, 15:53 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / Following a failed attempt to start production of the A-Klasse in Brazil in the late 1990s, it would appear the German carmaker is once again contemplating the idea, as the vice president of marketi...

 
Survey Predicts 25% Car Sales Increase in March
Survey Predicts 25% Car Sales Increase in March

19 Mar 2010, 15:00 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / A JD Power survey has some good news for car dealers. Apparently new-vehicle buyers are returning to dealer showrooms in March, lured by incentives, after the news about recall and bad weather kept ...

 
GM To Restart Saturn and Hummer Production
GM To Restart Saturn and Hummer Production

17 Mar 2010, 10:37 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / Though GM has closed down both the Saturn and the Hummer brands, its seems that the Saturn Outlook and the Hummer H3 are not completely dead, as both models are still in production, says autonews.co...

 
Honda Builds Second Motorcycle Plant in India
Honda Builds Second Motorcycle Plant in India

11 Mar 2010, 11:59 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) revealed plans to build a second motorcycle production plant to meet the company's annual 20 percent increase in demand on the local market. HMSI wil...

 
Mercedes-Benz do Brazil to Increase Production
Mercedes-Benz do Brazil to Increase Production

8 Mar 2010, 14:20 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / Mercedes-Benz has just announced that it signed a contract with the Brazilian bank Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Económico e Social (BNDES) for a loan in the amount of R$ 1.2 billion (rou...