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Build-Shy and What That Means for GM

Automaker institutes a new build-shy term to describe its current production methodology. The term “build-shy” is new, but it aptly…

0 152  2 Comments on Buick Envision Debuts With No Fanfare
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Buick Envision Debuts With No Fanfare

The made-in-China Envision is now on sale in North America. The Buick Envision has arrived, the third crossover in this…

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Ford Investment Gives Donald Trump Something to Crow About…or Not

Ford gears up to produce new 10-speed automatic transmissions. Earlier this week, the Ford Motor Company announced a $1.6 billion…

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Shapely Infiniti Q30 Makes its Global Debut

Infiniti introduces the first model from its alliance with Mercedes-Benz. The Frankfurt Motor Show is now in progress and the…

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Renault-Nissan, Daimler Connect in Mexico

You can’t buy a new Renault in the United States, but Nissan, Infiniti, Mercedes-Benz and Smart brand models are available….

Ram 700 Pickup Truck
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Not US Bound: Ram 700 Pickup Truck

Diminutive truck enhances Ram’s Mexican product line. Considering that car manufacturers may push for product unity across different markets, the…

0 115  0 Comment on Kia Motors Announces Mexican Plant Venture
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Kia Motors Announces Mexican Plant Venture

Kia enters the Mexican market in a big way. Korean automaker Kia Motors Corporation announced this week that it will…

0 144  4 Comments on Capacity Unconstrained: Kia Plans Mexico Factory
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Capacity Unconstrained: Kia Plans Mexico Factory

Hyundai might benefit from Kia’s plant too. The Hyundai Kia Automotive Group is the fourth largest automotive manufacturer in the…

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Delayed: 2015 Honda Fit

The battlefield for small cars is an intense one with numerous compact and other small models available to entice first-time…

0 115  1 Comment on Fiat Chrysler Weighs Its Minivan Options
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Fiat Chrysler Weighs Its Minivan Options

Chrysler presses Canada for financial support. ***Update: Chrysler Withdraws Financial Assistance Request to the Federal and Provincial Governments in Canada***…

0 79  1 Comment on Volkswagen Hits 10 Million Unit Milestone in Mexico
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Volkswagen Hits 10 Million Unit Milestone in Mexico

A heritage VW Beetle marks the occasion. VW workers celebrate a significant build achievement in Puebla, Mexico.   Volkswagen’s US…

0 58  1 Comment on Capacity Constraints Has Automakers Fostering Creativity
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Capacity Constraints Has Automakers Fostering Creativity

Car manufacturers are looking at ways to make use of existing capacity, holding off on building new manufacturing plants as…

0 67  0 Comment on Audi Seeks to Close the Luxury Brand Gap
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Audi Seeks to Close the Luxury Brand Gap

In Mexico for the ground breaking of Audi’s first manufacturing plant in North America. Pictured from from left to the…

0 78  0 Comment on Poland to Handle Next Generation Fiat 500 Production
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Poland to Handle Next Generation Fiat 500 Production

It is Mexican labor that has made it possible for Fiat to sell its first model in North America in…

0 93  2 Comments on Ford Confirms Fiesta Production, Hatchback Plans
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Ford Confirms Fiesta Production, Hatchback Plans

Step back in time with me when men’s hair was longer, pants wider, and shirts tighter. The year was 1976…