Facilities

BMW Plans Tech Center in Israel

February 21, 2019 at 10:36 AM

BMW AG intends to open a technical center in Tel Aviv this summer to work with software companies, startups and universities in Israel.

Detroit’s Cobo Center to be Renamed

February 20, 2019 at 12:44 PM

Banking giant Chemical Financial Corp. has purchased the naming rights to Detroit’s Cobo Center, the longtime home of the Detroit auto show.

Hyundai Unit Adds Transmission, Seating Production in India

February 20, 2019 at 1:19 AM

Hyundai Motor Co.’s Hyundai Transys unit will open a new factory in India this autumn to build seats and manual transmissions for the carmaker’s Kia Motors plant nearby.

Honda Confirms Plant Closures in U.K., Turkey

February 19, 2019 at 10:51 AM

Honda Motor Co. confirms multiple media reports that it will shut down its assembly plant in Swindon, England, by 2021.

GM Invests in Michigan Crossover Plant

February 19, 2019 at 9:23 AM

General Motors Co. is investing $36 million to ready its Lansing Delta Township plant in Michigan for “future crossover” production.

Honda to Close U.K. Assembly Plant in 2022?

February 18, 2019 at 1:13 PM

Honda Motor Co. will announced tomorrow that it intends to shut down its assembly plant in Swindon, England in 2022, sources tell the U.K.’s Sky News television network.

Nissan Plans Assembly Plant in Algeria

February 14, 2019 at 1:36 AM

Nissan Motor Co. is partnering with Algerian conglomerate and local Nissan distributor Groupe Hasnaoui to build cars and light commercial vehicles for the African market.

Ford Adds Jobs, $1 Billion Investment at Chicago SUV Plants

February 07, 2019 at 1:25 PM

Ford Motor Co. is expanding its assembly and stamping plants in Chicago ahead of the launch of three all-new SUV models later this year.

Eberspaecher Opens Tech Center in China

January 31, 2019 at 12:02 PM

Germany's Eberspaecher Group has opened a technical center in Shanghai to develop and test exhaust systems.

Nexteer to Open 3rd Plant in India

January 29, 2019 at 9:36 AM

Michigan-based Nexteer Automotive Group is opening of a facility in Chennai, India, to produce electric power steering (EPS) and driveline systems.

GM Readies Tennessee Plant to Make More Efficient V-8s

January 25, 2019 at 12:06 AM

General Motors Co. is spending $22 million to prepare its engine making operation in Spring Hill, Tenn., to build more efficient 6.2-liter V-8 powerplants.

Magneti Marelli Expands U.S. Headquarters

January 23, 2019 at 1:07 AM

Magneti Marelli SpA plans a $13 million expansion for its North American headquarters that will add more than 100 employees.