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Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

Mexico warns of automaker exodus if vehicle content dispute not settled

August 25, 2021

Via: Automotive News

Mexico is warning that the U.S. interpretation of the revamped North American free trade deal that also includes Canada could push automakers to abandon the region due to cumbersome and costly content requirements. Luz Maria de la Mora, Mexico’s undersecretary […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla to cut car prices in North America, China

May 27, 2020

Via: Reuters

Tesla also said its Supercharger quick-charging service will no longer be free to new customers of its Model S sedans and Model X sport utility vehicles (SUVs). Auto retail sales in the United States likely halved in April from a […]


Logistics, Process

North America Artificial Intelligence in Fashion Market to 2027 – Regional Analysis and Forecasts by Offerings; Deployment; Application; End-User Industry

December 26, 2019

Via: PR Newswire

The North America artificial intelligence in fashion market accounted for US$ 128.7 Mn in 2018 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 37.9% over the forecast period 2019-2027, to account for US$ 2254.2 Mn in 2027. Artificial Intelligence […]


Process, Production

Ford adds production of electric vehicles at second North American site

March 20, 2019

Via: Reuters

The No. 2 U.S. automaker said it is investing about $900 million in southeast Michigan and creating 900 jobs through 2023 as part of its electric vehicle push. That includes a plan to invest more than $850 million to expand […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

GM’s Mary Barra to Face Pressure on Cutbacks From US Lawmakers

December 5, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Even in a hyper-polarized Washington, there’s been one area of consensus lately on Capitol Hill: anger at General Motors Co. and its CEO, Mary Barra. Barra will face that ire during two days of meetings this week with lawmakers from […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Volvo Trucks to Introduce All-electric Trucks in North America

September 27, 2018

Via: PR Newswire

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has preliminarily awarded $44.8 million to SCAQMD for the Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions) project. The Volvo LIGHTS project will involve 16 partners, and transform freight operations at the facilities of […]


Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Motorized Vehicle, Process

Toyota profits rise, but not in North America

August 3, 2018

Via: Automotive News

TOKYO — Toyota Motor Corp. posted a 19 percent jump in quarterly profit, its best quarterly performance in two-and-a-half years, on the back of higher sales and cost reductions in Asia. Operating profit was 682.6 billion yen ($6.11 billion) for […]


Process, Quality Control

Introducing the 2017 IndustryWeek Best Plants Finalists

October 17, 2017

Via: Industry Week

The finalists demonstrate a commitment to manufacturing excellence, teamwork in driving continued improvements across their operations, and stellar results in response to their efforts. IndustryWeek’s annual search for manufacturing excellence across North America has narrowed. Nineteen manufacturing facilities have been […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Day of reckoning for auto production

December 27, 2016

Via: Automotive News

Automakers are on pace to build more new cars and light trucks in 2016 than in any other year, but efforts to reduce bloated inventories next year could lead to North America’s first production decline since the Great Recession. Record […]