Production

Nissan To Cut Production at Truck Plant in Mississippi

January 18, 2019 at 12:33 AM

Nissan Motor Co. is eliminating two production shifts at its truck and van plant in Canton, Miss.

Jaguar to Keep Sedans

January 17, 2019 at 1:31 PM

Despite the ongoing transition from cars to crossover/SUVs, Jaguar Ltd. has no plans to drop traditional sedans from its lineup.

Honda to Suspend Output in U.K. for 6 Days after Brexit

January 10, 2019 at 5:11 PM

Honda Motor Co. is the latest carmaker to announce plans to halt production in the U.K. immediately after Britain leaves the European Union at the end of March.

Thai Carmakers Expect No Growth in Output This Year

January 03, 2019 at 12:15 AM

Thailand’s auto industry expects to build 2.15 million cars this year, about the same as in 2018.

Nissan to Trim Production in China

December 28, 2018 at 12:51 PM

Nissan Motor Co. reportedly will trim its production in China by 30,000 units over the first two months of 2019 because of the country’s cooling auto market.

Car Production in U.K. Plunges 20%

December 21, 2018 at 3:35 PM

Output by British car plants plummeted 20% to 129,000 units last month, the sharpest November decline since the Great Recession in 2008, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders reports.

Nissan Will Lay off 1,000 Workers in Mexico

December 20, 2018 at 4:40 PM

Nissan Motor Co. says “challenging market conditions” are pushing it to cut production and lay off a combined 1,000 hourly workers at two factories in Mexico.

Fate of GM’s Lordstown Plant, Others Tied to 2019 Labor Talks

December 20, 2018 at 2:03 PM

General Motors Co. reiterates that the future of its assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio, will be settled by talks with the United Auto Workers union next summer.

FCA Extends Holiday Plant Shutdowns in N. America

December 17, 2018 at 3:01 PM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV says several of its assembly plants in the U.S. and Canada will be idled in early January to reduce inventories of unsold cars.

Union: FCA Will Idle Canadian Minivan Plant for 8 Days

December 13, 2018 at 1:14 AM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will suspend production at its minivan plant in Windsor, Ont., through the first two weeks of January, according to Canadian union Infor.

Ohio Senators Urge GM to Make EVs in U.S

December 12, 2018 at 1:22 PM

The two senators from Ohio are urging General Motors Co. to use domestic factories to build whatever electric cars they sell in the U.S.

Ford Opens Union Talks About Job Cuts at German Plant

December 10, 2018 at 3:06 PM

Ford Motor Co. says it has begun discussions with unions in Germany about possible job cuts at its Saarlouis assembly plant.