Facilities

Maruti Suzuki Doubles R&D Investment in India

February 22, 2017 at 9:29 AM

India’s largest carmaker, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd., plans to complete second-phase development of an r&d center in Haryana by March 2019, The Nikkei reports.

VW to Make New 6-Speed Transmission in Spain

February 17, 2017 at 12:15 PM

Volkswagen AG’s SEAT Componentes plant in Martorell, Spain, will build the carmaker’s new 6-speed manual transmission starting in 2019 with an expected annual capacity of 450,000 units.

Vauxhall’s Future Unclear as Opel Sale Looms

February 17, 2017 at 11:30 AM

At least one of Adam Opel AG’s two assembly plants in England appears likely to face closure if General Motors Co. is successful in selling Opel to PSA Group.

Nissan Confirms Mexico Plant Will Open in 2018

February 09, 2017 at 2:01 PM

Nissan Motor Co. says it will go forward with plans to begin making Infiniti-brand luxury QS30 small crossover vehicles in Mexico a year from now, regardless of the Trump administration’s vow to revamp or abandon the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Valeo to Expand Michigan Operations

February 02, 2017 at 10:22 AM

Valeo SA plans to hire 290 people and invest about $5 million to upgrade and build new facilities in Michigan.

Daimler to Make EVs in Existing Car Plants

February 01, 2017 at 1:35 PM

Daimler AG says it will begin making electric cars in the same factories that produce its conventionally powered Mercedes-Benz cars, crossover vehicles and Smart minicars.