Facilities

PSA Opens $627 Million Assembly Plant in Morocco

June 21, 2019 at 1:16 AM

PSA Group has officially opened a €555 million ($627 million) assembly plant near Rabat, Morocco.

Mercedes Factory of the Future Gets 5G

June 18, 2019 at 9:32 AM

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit is equipping its new “Factory 56” manufacturing plant in Sindelfingen, Germany, with a 5G communications network.

ZF Expands E-Mobility Division

June 17, 2019 at 8:01 AM

ZF Friedrichshafen AG’s E-Mobility unit is opening a new research and development center and two production facilities.

Ford Opens Research Center in Israel

June 12, 2019 at 9:25 AM

Ford Motor Co. has opened a research center in Tel Aviv, Israel, to work with local tech companies and startups on new mobility technologies. 

Renault-Nissan Open Israeli Innovation Lab

June 11, 2019 at 7:29 AM

Alliance partners Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co. have opened an innovation lab in Tel Aviv, Israel, that will work with local tech startups.

Ford Seeks Buyers for Idled Plants in Russia

June 07, 2019 at 11:38 AM

Ford Motor Co., which is closing three factories in Russia, says it is ready to sell two of the shuttered facilities.

BMW Opens Mexico Assembly Plant as Tariffs Loom

June 07, 2019 at 2:19 AM

BMW AG formally opened a factory in Mexico to make its best-selling 3 Series sedans for North American market and more than 40 other markets worldwide.

Ford Confirms Engine Plant Closure in U.K.

June 06, 2019 at 10:09 AM

Ford Motor Co. has confirmed media reports that it will shut down its British engine plant in Bridgend, South Wales.

Ford Expected to Close Engine Plant in U.K.

June 05, 2019 at 2:50 PM

Ford Motor Co. appears likely to announce tomorrow that it is closing its engine plant in Bridgend, England, eliminating 1,500 jobs, according to media reports.

BMW’s New Factory in Mexico Faces Trump Tariff Hit

May 31, 2019 at 4:47 PM

BMW AG is formally launching its $1 billion factory in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, next week, just ahead of a threatened 5% U.S. tariff on the cars it makes.

Toyota Plans Assembly Plant in Myanmar

May 28, 2019 at 1:33 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. is preparing to build its first assembly plant in Myanmar.

Nissan May Add Crash Test Center in Michigan

May 24, 2019 at 4:57 PM

Nissan Motor Co. says it’s in the final review process about adding a crash test facility at its Farmington Hills, Mich., research and development complex.