- SPECIAL REPORTS
PRINCETON, IN—A new partnership in Vincennes University here and Toyota Motor Co. pairs textbooks with on-the-job experience to start a pipeline of college-educated manufacturing workers and fill a void created by the lack of skilled workers for available jobs.
DETROIT—The U.S. government expects to sell the last of its stake in General Motors by the end of the year, bringing an end to a sad chapter in the 105-year-old auto giant’s history.
KANSAS CITY, MO—Automotive supplier Grupo Antolin North America will invest more than $15.7 million to build a 150,000-square-foot assembly plant here, creating an estimated 118 new jobs. The company makes headliners and other interior components.
EVANSVILLE, IN—Systems integrator Evana Automation recently received a contract from a Tier 1 automotive supplier to provide a multicell assembly system to simplify the process of manufacturing steering gear subassemblies.
SEOUL, South Korea—Three top Hyundai executives in Korea have been forced to resign as a consequence of quality problems with the company’s vehicles.
SPARTANBURG, SC—The BMW assembly plant here is actively hiring production and logistics positions. The facility is in the midst of a 2-year, $900 million expansion.
LAFAYETTE, IN—Toyota will reportedly discontinue assembling the Camry at Subaru Indiana Automotive’s plant here in 2017.
FREEMONT, CA—At least three workers at the Tesla Motors assembly plant here were hurt Wednesday when hot metal was ejected from a malfunctioning aluminum casting press.
MANTACHIE, MS—Automotive supplier Toyota Boshoku is adding 180 jobs at its assembly plant here. The company is investing $21 million at the plant, which makes seat components and door panels for the Toyota Corolla.
SENECA, SC—BorgWarner will invest $24.6 million to expand its assembly plant here.
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