Facilities

Lamborghini Opens Mega-Store in Dubai

April 27, 2017 at 5:07 PM

Volkswagen AG’s Lamborghini unit has opened its largest showroom in the world, a 19,000-sq-ft facility in Dubai.

Yanfeng Adds Test Lab in Slovak Republic

April 27, 2017 at 3:00 PM

China’s Yanfeng Automotive Interiors has opened a new test lab within the company's technical center in Trencin, Slovak Republic.

Kia Inks Deal to Build $1.1 Billion Assembly Plant in India

April 27, 2017 at 12:32 PM

Kia Motors Corp. has signed a memorandum of understanding to open a $1.1 billion factory in Andhra Pradesh, India, in the second half of 2019.

Michigan Approves More Funding for Autonomous Vehicle Test Center

April 26, 2017 at 9:51 AM

The Michigan Strategic Fund has approved another $15 million in funding for the American Center for Mobility (ACM) to build an autonomous vehicle testing complex in Ypsilanti Township, Mich.

Report: GM Has Fired 2,700 Employees in Venezuela

April 25, 2017 at 12:00 AM

General Motors Co. has fired 2,700 employees of its subsidiary in Venezuela and wired severance pay to their bank accounts, employees tell Reuters.

Tesla Eliminates Prototype Tooling for Model 3 Launch

April 24, 2017 at 2:54 PM

Tesla Inc. plans to go straight to production tooling rather than testing its new Model 3 production line with prototype equipment when the company ramps up output of the electric sedan later this year at its Freemont, Calif., facility, Reuters reports.

Bosch Expands, Relocates Calif. Research Center

April 21, 2017 at 12:23 AM

Robert Bosch LLC is spending $40 million to relocate its California research and technology center from Palo Alto to Sunnyvale by the end of 2017.

Honda Will Build $124 Million Wind Tunnel in Ohio

April 20, 2017 at 3:45 PM

Honda Motor Co. plans to break ground in late summer for a $124 million wind tunnel at the Transportation Research Center (TRC) in East Liberty, Ohio.

Kia Aims to Open First Plant in India in 2019

April 18, 2017 at 11:40 AM

Kia Motors Corp. is in final talks to build its first assembly plant in Andhra Pradesh, India, The Economic Times reports.

Karma to Move Calif. Headquarters

April 14, 2017 at 9:48 AM

Karma Automotive LLC says it has purchased a 260,000-sq-ft facility in Irvine, Calif., that will serve as its new headquarters.

Conti Opens Silicon Valley R&D Center

April 13, 2017 at 7:05 AM

Continental AG has officially opened a 65,000-sq-ft research and development center in San Jose, Calif.

Report: Maserati Will Move Its U.S. HQ to Suburban Detroit

April 12, 2017 at 4:54 PM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will relocate the U.S. headquarters of its Maserati brand from Englewood Cliffs, N.J., to the former Chrysler Museum building within FCA’s Chrysler headquarters complex in suburban Detroit, sources tell Automotive News.