Production

FCA May Scrap Plan to Move Pickup Production from Mexico

October 29, 2018 at 4:51 PM

CEO Mike Manley says Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV may reverse a decision to shift production of heavy-duty Ram 1500 pickup trucks from Mexico to Michigan in 2020.

Renault to Double Dacia Production at Moroccan Plant

October 26, 2018 at 3:36 PM

Renault SA plans to double its annual output of Dacia-branded Logan and Sandero cars in Casablanca, Morocco, by 2022.

Report: Honda May Move Fit Production from Mexico to Japan

October 26, 2018 at 10:21 AM

Honda Motor Co. reportedly may supply the U.S. market with Fit small cars from Japan rather than Mexico.

U.K. Vehicle Production Plunges 17%

October 25, 2018 at 11:55 AM

The U.K. built 127,100 vehicles in September, down 17% from the same period in 2017, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders reports.

Ford Idles Car, Engine Output in Spain as Sales Weaken

October 23, 2018 at 4:46 PM

Ford Motor Co.’s Valencia facility in Spain will temporarily halt engine and car production for several days in November because of weak demand.

Ford to Build More GT Supercars

October 18, 2018 at 3:33 PM

Ford Motor Co. plans to build 350 additional GT supercars and extend production through 2022 model year.

JLR to Idle U.K. Plant for 2 Weeks as China Sales Fade

October 08, 2018 at 4:32 PM

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. will halt production at its SUV factory in Solihull, England, for two weeks after sales in China plummeted nearly 50%.

Polestar Ramps up Prototype Production

October 04, 2018 at 9:42 AM

Volvo Car Corp.’s Polestar unit has begun building prototypes of its upcoming hybrid coupe in Sweden.

Audi Aims for Full Production Rate of EV This Year

October 04, 2018 at 3:09 AM

Audi AG—which last month began building its first all-electric car, the e-tron crossover vehicle—hopes to achieve full capacity by the end of 2018.

Tesla’s Quarterly Output Jumps 50%

October 03, 2018 at 2:24 AM

Tesla Inc. reports it assembled 80,100 electric cars in the third quarter, up 50% from its record high for the previous three-month period.

Ford to Halt Focus Car Production in Argentina

October 02, 2018 at 1:15 AM

Ford Motor Co. says it will stop making Focus small cars in Argentina in 2019 in a bid to cut operating losses in the region.

VW Says Lean Production Will Save €2.6 Billion

September 27, 2018 at 11:47 AM

Volkswagen AG estimates that its VW brand will save €2.6 billion ($3 billion) between now and the end of 2025 by implementing leaner production methods.