Kia Opens $1.1 Billion Plant in India

By: Bill Hampton - December 06, 2019 at 12:23 AM

Kia Motors Corp. has officially launched a $1.1 billion assembly plant in Anantapur, India.

Bentley to Build New Engineering Center

By: Steve Plumb - December 03, 2019 at 2:34 PM

Volkswagen Group's Bentley unit is building a new engineering center in Crewe, England, for emission testing and electrification technologies.

BMW Investing €400 million in German EV Plant

By: Steve Plumb - December 03, 2019 at 10:50 AM

BMW AG is investing about €400 million ($443) in its Dingolfing, Germany, manufacturing plant in preparation for production of the iNEXT  electric vehicle.

Bosch Building Fuel Cell Center in China

By: Bill Hampton - December 03, 2019 at 12:27 AM

Robert Bosch GmbH will open a fuel cell development and production center in Wuxi, China, in 2021.

BMW Confirms Electric Mini Plant in China

By: Bill Hampton - November 29, 2019 at 2:16 PM

BMW AG confirms it will open a factory with partner Great Wall Motor Co. to make electric Mini-brand cars in Zhangjiagang.  

Hyundai Moves Ahead on Indonesia Plant

By: Steve Plumb - November 26, 2019 at 11:54 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Indonesian government to build a major vehicle production complex near Jakarta.

BASF Building $10 Billion China Complex

By: Steve Plumb - November 26, 2019 at 9:24 AM

Chemical giant BASF SE is building a $10 billion manufacturing complex in Zhanjiang, China, to make advanced plastics for the auto and electronics.industries.

Northvolt Doubles EV Battery Capacity Target

By: Bill Hampton - November 26, 2019 at 3:27 AM

Swedish electric car battery maker Northvolt AB now aims to launch 150 gigawatt-hours of production capacity in Europe by 2030, more than twice its previous goal.

Mitsubishi Motors Moves U.S. HQ to Tennessee

By: Bill Hampton - November 19, 2019 at 2:38 PM

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. confirms it will relocate its North American headquarters from Cypress, Calif., to Franklin, Tenn., next spring.

Tesla to Begin Erecting German Plant in 2020

By: Bill Hampton - November 15, 2019 at 2:44 PM

Tesla Inc. reportedly will begin construction of an assembly plant in Germany next spring.

GM Hamtramck Plant to Make Caddy, GMC EVs?

By: Bill Hampton - November 15, 2019 at 2:43 AM

General Motors Co. reportedly will use its revived Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant to build all-electric versions of its fullsize Cadillac Escalade and GMC Sierra SUVs.

Tesla Picks Berlin for European Factory

By: Bill Hampton - November 12, 2019 at 6:03 PM

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk says the company will erect its first European assembly plant outside Berlin.