Facilities

Self-Driving Busmaker to Open Michigan Plant

June 21, 2017 at 12:19 AM

France’s Navya Technologies plans to open a manufacturing plant in southeast Michigan this year for its Arma self-driving shuttle buses.

Daimler Begins Construction on Assembly Plant in Russia

June 20, 2017 at 6:00 PM

Daimler AG says it expects to begin assembling Mercedes-Benz cars in 2019 at the €250 million ($278 million) factory it is building 60 km outside Moscow.

Tesla Near Deal for Factory in China

June 20, 2017 at 12:49 AM

Tesla Inc. may announce as early as this week an agreement to build a factory to make electric cars in Shanghai, sources tell Bloomberg News.

Mercedes Breaks Ground on Polish Engine Plant

June 19, 2017 at 12:55 PM

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz Cars unit has begun construction of an engine plant in Jawor, Poland—the carmaker’s first manufacturing facility in the country.

Bosch Confirms $1 Billion Semiconductor Plant in Germany

June 19, 2017 at 9:03 AM

Confirming media reports from last week, Robert Bosch GmbH says it will open a €1 billion ($1.1 billion) semiconductor plant in Dresden, Germany, in 2021.

Report: Bosch Plans €1 Billion Chip Plant in Germany

June 15, 2017 at 11:54 AM

Robert Bosch GmbH plans to erect a €1 billion ($1.1 billion) semiconductor plant in Dresden, Germany, a source tells Reuters.

IAC Opens India Tech Center

June 15, 2017 at 10:22 AM

International Automotive Components Group has opened an engineering center in Pune, India.

Ford to Open Mobility Office in London

June 14, 2017 at 12:47 AM

Ford Motor Co.’s Smart Mobility unit will open an innovation office in London later this year to develop advanced mobility technologies for the European market.

Valeo Expands in China

June 14, 2017 at 12:30 AM

Valeo SA, which operates 30 facilities across China, is expanding at six of those locations and building two more factories in the country.

Dana Opens First Wholly Owned Plant in China

June 13, 2017 at 12:21 AM

Dana Holding Corp. has begun constructing its 15th factory in China—and its first wholly owned enterprise there—to make powertrain components for all-wheel-drive vehicles.

Yanfeng Adds Second Interiors Plant in Czech Republic

June 08, 2017 at 9:45 AM

China’s Yanfeng Automotive Interiors has opened a s second manufacturing plant in Plana nad Luznic, Czech Republic.

Tesla Plans Second North American New Assembly Plant

June 07, 2017 at 1:51 PM

Tesla Inc. says its sole assembly plant—located in Fremont, Calif.—will be at full capacity when it adds the Model 3 electric sedan this summer.